Jury Expected Next Week In Chinese Scholar's Slaying TrialThe case has garnered enormous interest in China and among Chinese students in the U.S. Several Chinese diplomats are attending the Peoria trial.
Jake Patterson Gets Life In Prison For Kidnapping Jayme Closs, Killing Her ParentsA Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities for months until the girl made a daring escape from the remote cabin where she was held for 88 days.
Man And Woman Wanted For Attempted Kidnapping In Morgan ParkChicago police said a man and woman tried to kidnap a child Monday evening in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
UPDATE: Police Determine Reported Kidnapping In Gage Park UnfoundedUPDATE: Chicago police determined a reported kidnapping in the Gage Park neighborhood Thursday afternoon to be unfounded.
2-Year-Old Sleeping Inside Stolen Vehicle Reunited With FamilyA 2-year-old, who was sleeping in the back seat of a vehicle that was stolen, has been reunited with her family.
Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Wanted For Attempted Kidnapping In ChathamPolice are searching for two men accused of attempting to kidnap a 10-year-old boy in Chatham.
Group Of Men Tried To Kidnap 11-Year-Old Girl Walking To School On Chicago's South SideAn 11-year-old girl walking alone Thursday morning on Chicago's South Side was targeted by a group of men who tried to kidnap her, according to Chicago police.
3-Year-Old Ashby Moore Found Safe After Reported KidnappingChicago police said a 3-year-old boy who allegedly was kidnapped by his babysitter on Thursday has been found safe.
Jake Patterson, Accused Of Kidnapping 13-Year-Old Jayme Closs, Plans To Plead GuiltyThe man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs is expected to plead guilty in Wisconsin Wednesday.
Bail Denied For Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Robbing, Sexually Assaulting College StudentBond was denied for a Chicago man suspected in the kidnapping, armed robbery and sexual assault of a 21-year-old college student.
UPDATE: Body Of 2-Year-Old Noelani Robinson Found In Minnesota, Dariaz Higgins Charged With Murder Of Girl's MotherAuthorities in Wisconsin continue to search for a missing 2-year-old girl from Milwaukee, who might have been kidnapped her father, who also is suspected of killing her mother.
Jessica Flores Still Missing; Drew Carter III Charged With Kidnapping And MurderA man charged in the disappearance of a South Chicago Heights mother of six is due in court today. Family reported Jessica Flores missing last month.
'I Can't Believe I Did This,' Jayme Closs' Alleged Kidnapper Writes In Letter From JailThe man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents reportedly expressed his remorse and detailed his plans for trial in a letter from jail.
Defense Asks For July 1 Trial In Chinese Scholar CaseProsecutors are trying to prove Christensen kidnapped and killed 26-year-old Yingying Zhang in 2017. The trial was originally scheduled for September 2017. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
Girl, 14, Escapes Attempted Kidnapping In Front Of Chicago Elementary SchoolA 14-year-old girl was able to fight off two men who attempted to kidnap her in front of a Marquette Park elementary school Thursday evening, police say.