Four Dismissed In Black Souls Trial; One Juror Let Go After FaintingThe trial of alleged top leaders of the Black Souls street gang took a bizarre turn two days into jury deliberations, as nearly half the jury was dismissed in a matter of hours Thursday — four for showing signs of bias, and a fifth who fainted in the jury room and left the courthouse in an ambulance.
Jurors To Be Sequestered In Black Souls Racketeering TrialProsecutors on Monday compared the six square blocks of the West Side controlled by the Black Souls to technology behemoth Apple Inc., while defense lawyers said the street gang was simply a “random collection of dudes.”
Jury Convicts Fourth Defendant In 2013 Joliet Double MurderA Will County jury deliberated for about 90 minutes Monday before finding 21-year-old Adam Landerman guilty in the strangulation deaths of Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins, both 22.
Video Camera Monitors Cook County Murder TrialAfter a week of testimony on what happened leading up to a deadly police chase, a verdict may be near. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.
Jury Acquits Suspect In Shooting Death Of Former Simeon StandoutThe Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict in the trial of Ed Thomas, 21, one of two men charged in the slaying of the 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago. Reed played his high school career at Simeon Academy.
Federal Jury Convicts Ex-Cop In Torture, Murder PlotSteven Mandell was accused of plotting to kidnap, torture, extort money, and then kill and dismember Riverside businessman Steve Campbell in an office he and an accomplice had equipped with saws and a sink in which to drain the victim's blood.
Ex-Cop: Talk About Torture-Murder Was Just That -- TalkSteve Mandell admitted he could be heard on audio tapes talking about killing, draining the blood and even dismembering one of the men he says he was hired to investigate. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
City, Bartender Reach Agreement On Abbate Beating, Ask Judge To Vacate VerdictThe city of Chicago and a female bartender beaten by a Chicago cop five years ago are asking a federal judge to set aside the judgment in the lawsuit stemming from the videotaped bar beating.
Abbate Juror: Panel Weighed Damages Against Ex-Cop, City CarefullyOne of the jurors in the Anthony Abbate federal trial is explaining why the panel sided with the bartender the former cop assaulted in an infamous beating captured on surveillance video.
Case Of Ex-Cop Anthony Abbate Now In Hands Of JuryThe potentially landmark civil trial that confronts the sensitive question head-on of whether there's a code of silence and protection ingrained in Chicago's police department was turned over to the jury Wednesday.
Peterson Jurors: 'We All Knew It Was A Homicide'Jurors in the Drew Peterson trial said the hearsay testimony in the trial was “extremely critical” in reaching a guilty verdict.