Final Defendant Gets 7 Years In Facebook Live Beating, Torture CaseTwenty-year-old Tesfaye Cooper pleaded guilty this month to committing a hate crime and aggravated kidnapping.
Man Gets 76-Year Sentence For 2010 Murder Of Chicago Police Officer David BlakeProsecutors said that Blake, 45, had been a friend and mentor to Bernard Williams – then the teenage brother of Blake’s girlfriend.
Chicago Man Gets Over 4 Years For Selling Illegal Guns From IndianaRicky Hatchet, 25, bought the guns from an unlicensed individual in Bloomington on three separate occasions in 2015, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
Former Attorney Gets Over 4 Years For Stealing $1M From Estates Of Dead ClientsRobert B. Beck, 50, of Mount Prospect, pleaded guilty in September to a single felony count of theft between $500,000 and $1 million, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Blair Holt's Killer Gets 75 Years At Resentencing Hearing"The defendant's actions were evil, they were cold, they were calculated, they were premeditated; with the specific intent to kill," Judge Matthew Coghlan said in court.
Former City Tow Truck Driver Gets 9 Years For Bribery SchemeCook County Circuit Court Judge Lawrence Flood sentenced Lennie Perry to nine years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of supervised release, according to a statement from the Chicago Office of Inspector General.
Con Man Gets 12 Years For $23 Million Sports Memorabilia FraudKnowing he would soon be sentenced for a brazen $23 million scam involving scores of phony pieces of sports memorabilia, an Arkansas con man looked at his oldest son in court and said, “I screwed it up.”
Ex-Chicago Cop Gets 5 Years In Prison For Tipping Off Target Of Drug RaidRonald Coleman insists he didn’t make the call that tipped off the Conservative Vice Lords to a massive federal investigation in June 2014.
Man Gets 11 Years For Role In Gun Heist From South Side Rail YardPatrick Edwards, 38, of Chicago, was sentenced to 132 months in prison by U.S. District Judge John J. Tharp Jr. in federal court Thursday.
Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Stealing 111 Guns From Freight TrainAndrew Shelton pleaded guilty earlier this year to illegal possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.
Hobos Gang Leader Sentenced To 40 Years In PrisonU.S. District Judge John Tharp said Gregory "Bowlegs" Chester had chosen to “advance the cause of evil. There’s no other way to look at it.”
Chicago Trader Who Stole $1.7M From Clients Gets 5 Years In PrisonRandall Rye, 26, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a count of wire fraud, prosecutors said.