Gary City Council President Dodges Questions After Arrest While Attempting 'Citizen's Arrest'Gary City Council President Ron Brewer on Tuesday dodged questions as he faces kidnapping charges after trying to get his stolen car back.
Kidnapped Missouri Teen Gabriella Sarah Yonko Might Be Near Chicago, Police SayPolice said 16-year-old Gabriella Sarah Yonko was kidnapped from her uncle's home near St. Louis, and her abductor's phone later pinged just east of Chicago.
Body Cam Video Shows Deadly Police Shooting After Search For Elgin Couple's KidnapperDramatic body cam video released Friday night shows a deadly police shooting the night officers went looking for an Elgin couple who said they had been carjacked, kidnapped and brought to Chicago.
Man Charged With Kidnapping, Robbing Two Teens In Oak ForestA 25-year-old man has been charged with kidnapping and robbing two teenagers in south suburban Oak Forest earlier this month, after he allegedly forced his way into their car at a gas station.
Alexander Curry-Fishtorn Facing 21 Charges In Alleged Kidnapping Of Indiana TeenA man has been charged in the alleged kidnapping of a northwest Indiana teenager who disappeared Saturday and was found in Arkansas.
Yingying Zhang's Family Told Her Body Likely In Landfill Near Danville, But 'May Be Impossible' To Recover“There is nothing in the world that we want more than to find our daughter and bring her home. We now understand that finding her may be impossible,” her father said.
Source: Prosecutors Had Information About Location Of Chinese Scholar's Remains Months AgoAn attorney for the family of Yingying Zhang, a Chinese scholar kidnapped and brutally slain two years ago, is planning an announcement Friday about the search for her remains.
Brendt Christensen Sentenced To Life In Prison For The Murder Of Yingying Zhang
Convicted Killer Brendt Christensen Could Be Illinois' First Death Sentence in DecadesThe death penalty was abolished in Illinois years ago, but the man convicted of killing a Chinese student at the University of Illinois could still be the first person from Illinois sentenced to death in nearly 15 years.
R. Kelly Charged: Fast Facts About The Singer's Federal Charges Of Racketeering, Sex TraffickingFederal prosecutors in New York have filed new sex crimes charges against R. Kelly, in a racketeering indictment accusing him of holding women and girls against their will, forcing them to follow strict rules, sexually abusing girls, and not telling them he had sexually transmitted disease.
Professor Says Brendt Christensen Was Good Student Before Kidnapping And Murder Of Yingying ZhangMatthew Herndon of University of Wisconsin-Madison physics testified Thursday he taught Brendt Christensen and went on to employ him and wrote a letter of recommendation to get Christensen into Illinois' physics program.
Brendt Christensen's Father Asks Jury To Spare Him From Death Penalty; 'He Has Too Much To Offer'Brendt Christensen and his father broke down in tears Wednesday as Michael Christensen pleaded with jurors to spare his son’s life for killing Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang, saying “he has too much to offer.”
Prosecutors Expected To Rest Their Case In Death Penalty Case Against Brendt Christensen, Convicted Of Killing Yingying ZhangThe jury deciding Brendt Christensen’s fate is preparing for another day of emotional testimony in the death penalty phase of his trial in the murder of Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang.
Suspect In Kidnapping, Carjacking of Couple Killed By Police; Elgin Police Say It Was Not RandomThe couple escaped, running down the street in interlocked handcuffs, 30 miles from where they kidnapping took place.
Judge Won't Delay Sentencing For Brendt Christensen In Murder Of Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangA federal judge has denied former University of Illinois doctoral student Brendt Christensen's request to delay sentencing in the kidnapping and murder of visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang.