Jury To Hear Closing Arguments In Brendt Christensen Trial, Charged In Murder Of Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangClosing arguments are scheduled for Monday in the trial of former University of Illinois doctoral student Brendt Christensen, charged with kidnapping and killing Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang in 2017.
Second Man Charged In Murder Of Sound Bar Security Guard Thurman BaileyA second man has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of security guard Thurmond Bailey at Sound Bar nightclub in the River North neighborhood in March.
Prosecutors To Wrap Up Case Against Brendt Christensen In Murder Of Yingying ZhangProsecutors are expected to wrap up their case against former University of Illinois student Brendt Christensen on Friday in the murder of Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang.
Brendt Christensen's Ex-Girlfriend Testifies About Wearing A Wire In Yingying Zhang Murder CaseTerra Bullis said she truly cared about Brendt Christensen, but also "cared about this missing person" Yingying Zhang. "And it's incredibly painful," Bullis said.
Demonstrators Gather At Hearing In Murder Case Against A.J. Freund's ParentsA group of activists in McHenry County is seeking changes at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, as the parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund face murder charges in his grisly death.
FBI Probing Brendt Christensen's Claim That Chinese Scholar Yingying Zhang Was 1 Of 13 Murder VictimsThe FBI is investigating the claim by a former University of Illinois doctoral student that the visiting scholar from China he's charged with killing was his 13th victim, even though no evidence has been found to indicate whether he was telling the truth, an FBI agent testified Monday.
Family Mourns Tyler Bernicky, Son Of Chicago Firefighter Killed In 'Vicious Homicide' In ChathamTyler Bernicky, the son of a Chicago Fire Department lieutenant, is being remembered as a "good kid" who loved being with his family, "happy, laughing."
Testimony Resumes After Jurors Hear Brendt Christensen Admit To Killing Yingying ZhangThe federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois student accused of killing a visiting Chinese scholar continues on Monday.
Son Of Chicago Firefighter Killed In 'Vicious Homicide' In ChathamEarly Saturday morning, Chicago police were called to 79th and Ingleside for a car on fire, but what they found was much more disturbing.
Death Of Marlen Ochoa's Baby Ruled A HomicideThe Cook County Medical Examiner's Office determined Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died from lack of oxygen to the brain.
Documents From Advocate Christ Detail What Hospital Did Wrong In Case Of Marlen Ochoa's BabyDocuments released Friday detail what Advocate Christ Medical Center did wrong when a baby, cut from his mother's womb, was taken there in April.
Brendt Christensen Trial Continues With 3rd Day Of Testimony About Murder Of Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangHours of FBI interviews, dozens of pictures and videos; that’s what jurors are sifting through in the murder trial for a former University of Illinois student accused of kidnapping and killing Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang.
Marlen Ochoa's Baby, Yovanny Lopez, Has Died Two Months After Being Cut From Slain Mother's WombAfter nearly two months on life support, Marlen Ochoa's baby, Yovanny Lopez, has died. Yovanny was cut from his mother's womb, after two women strangled her to steal her baby.
Teen Trying To Sell Xbox Shot And Killed In Front Of Father In GaryA 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his father in Gary, Indiana, when a robbery turned violent Thursday evening.
Testimony: Brendt Christensen Bought Drano Three Days After Murder Of Chinese Scholar Yingying ZhangA former University of Illinois doctoral student on trial in the killing of a visiting scholar from China bought Drano and garbage bags three days after the slaying, according to testimony Thursday.