Former Ald. Ricardo Munoz Pleads Guilty To Using Political Funds He Controlled For Personal ExpensesMunoz admitted to stealing nearly $38,000 for use on personal expenses including travel, tickets to sporting events, jewelry, clothing, car insurance, and a relative's college tuition.
Diego Vargas Pleads Guilty To Setting Off Explosive Device At Naperville Restaurant During Widespread Looting Last SummerDiego Vargas pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of maliciously attempting to damage and destroy a building by means of an explosive device.
A.J. Freund Case: Andrew Freund Sr. Pleads Guilty To Involuntary Manslaughter In Killing Of 5-Year-Old Son, Gets 30 Years In PrisonFreund, 61, pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated battery to a child, and concealment of a homicide.
Former State Sen. Terry Link Pleads Guilty To Tax EvasionAccording to his plea agreement, Link under-repoted his income in 2016 by $93,859, including $73,159 in campaign funds he spent on personal expenses.
A.J. Freund Murder: Boy's Father, Andrew Freund Sr., Expected To Take Plea Deal On FridayMcHenry County Judge Robert Wilbrandt scheduled a hearing on the negotiated plea for Friday afternoon.
Plea Deal Expected Next Month For Andrew Freund, Charged With The Murder Of His 5-Year-Old Son A.J.During a status hearing on Friday, McHenry County Judge Robert Wilbrandt set a tentative Dec. 9 trial date for Freund, 61.
Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Promised To Go 'Balls To The Wall' For Red Light Camera Firm SafeSpeed"I take full responsibility for my actions. I'm ashamed, and I'm sorry. I want to apologize to the people of Illinois and to my constituents," Sandoval said after pleading guilty to bribery and tax charges.
Former NU Professor's Co-Defendant To Testify Against Him In Grisly Murder CaseThe case against a former Northwestern University professor accused of murder just got a lot stronger.
Former Chicago Police Commander Kenneth Johnson Pleads Guilty To Stealing $363,000 From Social Security After Mother's DeathA former Chicago Police Department commander once hailed for his work reducing violent crime in Englewood has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $363,000 in Social Security benefits after his mother died in 1994.
South Side Ald. Willie Cochran Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud ChargeSouth Side Ald. Willie Cochran pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of wire fraud for misusing his campaign funds for gambling and other personal expenses, including tuition for his daughter.
Trump Says 'Flipping' Like Michael Cohen Should Be 'Illegal,' Tears Into Jeff SessionsThe president said former lawyer Michael Cohen implicated him in his fraud case in order to get a better deal with prosecutors.
Trump Defends Manafort, Accuses Cohen Of Making Up Stories To Get A ‘Deal’President Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning, just one day after his former attorney and personal fixer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to a series of charges including tax fraud and campaign finance violations.
Michael Cohen Decides To Take Plea Deal With DOJFormer longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen has decided to take a plea deal with the Justice Department to resolve his criminal investigation, and this was expected to be a straight plea deal to resolve the case against him, CBS News' Paula Reid has confirmed.
Former Officer Pleads Guilty But Mentally Ill In Drunken Hit-And-RunFormer Lake County Sheriff's Lt. Guy Mikulich was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in the Lake County Community Corrections program as part of the plea agreement.
Wheaton College Football Player Pleads In Hazing CaseThe alleged victim, 21-year-old Charles Nagy, said he suffered injuries that prevented him from playing football again. He has since left the school.