Prosecutors: Damari Perry, 6, Was Being 'Punished' When He Died; Mother, 2 Siblings Charged In His DeathProsecutors now say Damari Perry, the 6-year-old boy who was found dead in Gary, Indiana, this weekend, died because he was being "punished."
Prosecutors Say Child Was Being Punished, Leading To The Death Of 6-Year-Old Damari Perry Who Was Reported Missing Last Week; 3 Family Members ChargedThe mother and two siblings of Damari Perry, 6, who was found dead late Friday night have been charged in his death.
Felony Charges Of Murder Filed Against Teen Suspect In Stabbing That Killed Manny Porties, 18, After State's Attorney Earlier Rejected Such ChargesFelony charges of first-degree murder have now been filed in a stabbing that killed 18-year-old Manny Porties in Schaumburg back in September, after the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office initially rejected such charges.
Victor H. Ayllon Charged With Murder, Bond Set At $3 Million In Strangulation Death Of WifeVictor H. Ayllon, 35, of Elgin was charged by the Kane County State's Attorney with two counts of first-degree murder on Thursday after the Monday strangulation death of his wife, 33-year-old Wendy Ayllon.
Suspect Charged In Fatal Wendy's Parking Lot Stabbing Denied Bond As Judge Notes Video EvidenceA Norwood Park man charged with first degree murder in a fatal stabbing the day before in a fast food restaurant parking lot has been denied bond.
Aleah Newell Charged With Murder In Deaths Of Her Two ChildrenAleah Newell was charged Saturday morning with murdering her two young children and attempting to kill her grandfather.
Murder Charges Dropped For Teens Connected To Attempted Vehicle Theft That Led To Death Of 14-Year-Old BoyThe charges of felony murder are being dropped against five teens accused of an attempted vehicle theft in the northern suburbs that ended in a high speed chase and left a 14-year-old dead.
Prosecutors Say A Failed Business Venture Is Motive Behind Death Of Tyler Bernicky, Son Of A Chicago FirefighterProsecutors say a failed business venture drove a man to murder the son of a Chicago firefighter.
Mother, Daughter Plead Not Guilty To Murdering Marlen Ochoa's BabyThe women lured the Marlen Ochoa to their house in the Scottsdale neighborhood in April. The former certified nursing assistant passed the baby off as her own when she took him to Christ Medical Center.
Hospital Bills Ochoa Family For 'Figueroa Boy' After Baby Was Cut From Mother's WombSome of medical bills are dated during the three week period that Figueroa was claiming to be the boy's mom despite showing no signs that she'd given birth to a child.
Illinois Killer Sentenced To Death For 5 California MurdersAn Illinois killer convicted of murdering five women in Southern California has been sentenced to death.
First Murder Charge Filed In Deadliest Weekend In Chicago This YearAfter nearly two months, Chicago Police have filed the first murder charge stemming from the deadliest weekend in Chicago this year.
Iowa State University Star Golfer Found Dead At Golf CourseA homeless man attacked and killed a top amateur golfer from Spain who was playing a round alone near her university campus in central Iowa, leaving her body in a pond on the course, police said Tuesday.
Family Of Hadiya Pendleton: 'We've Been Waiting For 5 Years, We Got Justice'The family of Hadiya Pendleton showed raw emotion, shouts for joy, tears, and celebration as the jury announced the verdict Thursday.
Christopher Watts Confessed To Killing Pregnant Wife And Daughters, Dumping Bodies, Affidavit SaysChristopher Watts, a Colorado man who faces nine felony charges including five counts of murder for the deaths of his pregnant wife and two daughters, told police that he killed his wife "in a rage" after he saw her strangling their young children.