Chicago Alderman To Change Plea In Federal Bribery CaseA judge posted a brief order Thursday in Chicago federal court setting Willie B. Cochran's change-of-plea hearing for Nov. 28.
Driver Charged In Beecher Crash Pleads Not GuiltyA man facing reckless homicide charges for causing a crash last month in Will County that killed a pregnant woman and her three children as she drove them to Bible camp pleaded not guilty on Wednesday.
Former Dorothy Brown Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Lying Case A former top deputy to Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges alleging she lied to federal investigators in a long-running probe of Brown’s office.
Suspect Pleads Guilty In Shooting Death Of Gary Police OfficerOfficer Jeffrey Westerfield was investigating a reported domestic disturbance between Carl Blount and his girlfriend when he was shot in his squad car in 2014.
No Plea Yet For Reynolds On Immigration Charge In ZimbabweThe lawyer for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds said Thursday his client needed more time to understand the "essential elements" of the charges he faces after he failed to enter a plea on charges of violating immigration law.
Hobart Man Pleads Guilty In Death Of 3-Year-Old BoyA Hobart man pleaded guilty on Wednesday just as his trial was winding down on charges stemming from the death of his ex-girlfriend's three-year old son.
Chicago Cop Admits Taking Protection Money From Drug DealersWentworth District tactical unit Officer Kallatt Mohammed said in court he took protection money from heroin and crack dealers at the Ida B. Wells public housing complex on the South Side in 2007 and 2008.
Crown Point Man Gets Probation After Shooting Wife In HeadLake Superior Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. said he was reluctant to accept a plea agreement calling for probation for a retired firefighter who shot his ex-wife in the head.
Rep. Derrick Smith Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery ChargeState Rep. Derrick Smith has pleaded not guilty to charges that he accepted a $7,000 bribe.
Notre Dame's Floyd Pleads Not Guilty To DUI ChargeSuspended Notre Dame star wide receiver Michael Floyd hopes to have a plea deal in place on his misdemeanor drunken driving charge before his next court appearance in June, his attorney said Monday.