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.
West Chicago Murder: Luis Guerrero Strangled, Stabbed, Run Over, Burned AliveThe body of Luis Guerrero was found by firefighters conducting a training exercise in West Chicago Tuesday. The body was found strangled, stabbed, lit on fire, and then run over with a Jeep.
Golden State Killer Suspect Charged With 13th MurderProsecutors added another murder charge Monday against the alleged Golden State Killer, boosting the number of victims to 13 in the Golden State Killer case.
Joliet Teacher Charged With Murder In Beating Death Of WifeA northern Illinois teacher is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, also a teacher.
Millionaire Charged In Death Of Man He Hired To Dig Tunnels Beneath His HomeA Maryland millionaire will soon be out on bond as he fights charges of "depraved heart" murder in a bizarre chain of events that led to a 21-year-old man's death. News outlets report that a judge set day trader Daniel Beckwitt's bail at $100,000 in the death of Askia Khafra.
Man Pleads Guilty To 2010 Murder Of RoommateA former Gilberts man has pleaded guilty to the 2010 death of his roommate, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.
Aurora Man Sentenced To 55 Years For Killing Teen Over Small Amount Of MarijuanaAn Aurora man will spend 55 years in prison for shooting and killing of a teen over a small amount of marijuana, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.