US Carries Out The First Federal Execution In Nearly 2 DecadesThe execution of Daniel Lewis Lee came over the objection of the victims’ relatives and following days of legal wrangling and delays.
Judge Blocks Federal Executions; Trump Administration AppealsU.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan said there are still legal issues to resolve and that “the public is not served by short-circuiting legitimate judicial process."
Michael Robinson Charged With Murder, Accused Of Beating Toddler To DeathPolice said Michael Robinson punched 23-month-old Antwun Gayden several times in the face on Tuesday at Robinson's home on the 4200 block of South Calumet Avenue.
Man Charged With Beating Another Man To Death With Baseball Bat In Albany ParkA man stood charged with murder Wednesday, after police said he beat another man in the head and face with a baseball bat in Albany Park.
Toddler Dies After Being Punched In The Face In BronzevilleAn approximately 23-month-old boy was killed when a man punched him several times in the face Tuesday afternoon at a home on the 4200 block of South Calumet Avenue.
No Bail For Reginald Merrill, Accused Getaway Driver In Slaying Of 7-Year-Old Natalia Wallace On July 4thReginald Merrill is charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery.
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit By Slain Chinese Scholar Yingying Zhang's Family Against U Of I CounselorsJudge Jason Bohm wrote what happened to Yingying Zhang was unconscionable. However, counselors Thomas Miebach and Jennifer Maupin didn't cause or contribute to her death.
Laroy Battle, 19, Charged With Murder Of 2 Teenage Boys In South ChicagoA suspect was charged Thursday evening in the murder of two teenage boys in the South Chicago neighborhood last weekend.
Suspect In Custody In Murder Of 2 Teenage Boys In South Chicago This Past WeekendA suspect was in custody Wednesday afternoon in the murder of two teenage boys in the South Chicago neighborhood last weekend, police said.
Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple SlayingTandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state’s attorney’s office, said in a statement that eyewitness accounts were found to be unreliable.
Lawyers Discuss JoAnn Cunningham's Comments In AJ Freund CaseCunningham and A.J.’s father, Andrew Freund, were indicted on a combined 61 counts last May, including murder, aggravated battery, and concealing a homicide.
Second Man Charged In Murder Of Kimberly Underwood, Grandmother Mistaken For Rival Gang MemberCook County prosecutors alleged Avion King, 31, and six other gunmen targeted Kimberly Underwood, 53, believing she was rival gang member.
Man Charged With Killing Kimberly Underwood, Daycare Worker Gunned Down In Altgeld GardensMurder charges were filed Wednesday against a Chicago college student accused of being part of group of men who were targeting rival gang members but ended up killing a grandmother.
Illinois State Police Say Accused Serial Killer Clark Perry Baldwin Not A Suspect In Slaying Of Tammy Jo ZywickiState police appeared to rule out what had seemed to be a promising lead in the case of Zywicki, who was abducted after experiencing car troubles on Interstate 80 near La Salle, Illinois in 1992.
Authorities Back Away From Probe Of Accused Serial Killer Clark Perry Baldwin In Tammy Jo Zywicki MurderInvestigators had been looking into whether accused serial killer Clark Perry Baldwin might have been linked to the cold case murder of Tammy Jo Zywicki, but authorities have since backed away from the idea.