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.
Ex-CPD Sergeant Gets 6 Months For Swapping Police Info For CashRay M. Ramirez, 53, admitted in a plea deal that he traded information he got from police databases to a liquor store clerk for cash payments of $150-200, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Mastermind Of CPS Contract-Rigging Scandal Pleads GuiltyGary Solomon pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of honest services wire fraud in the courtroom of U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang.
Ex-Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle Gets More Than 15 Years For Sex CrimesFormer Subway pitchman Jared Fogle was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison on Thursday for trading in child pornography and having sex with underage prostitutes, with the judge describing his "perversion and lawlessness" as "extreme."
Man Gets 16 Years For Selling Guns To Gang MembersWalter Freeman, 36, of Lisle, was sentenced after he was found guilty of selling revolvers and semi-automatic weapons to gang members, according to a statement from U.S. Department of Justice.
Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert Pleads Guilty In Hush Money CaseFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has pleaded guilty to illegally structuring bank withdrawals in an effort to conceal hush money payments, under a plea agreement that includes a sentence recommendation of up to 6 months in prison.
Ex-Speaker Hastert Plans To Plead Guilty In Hush Money CaseAttorneys for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert have told a federal judge he intends to plead guilty in a case alleging he agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to cover up misconduct from before his time in politics.
Former Red Light Camera Company CEO Pleads Guilty To BriberyProsecutors say the former executive at Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to a retired Chicago official to secure $124 million in city contracts.