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.
Man Sentenced To 3 Years For Beating, Choking Girlfriend In St. CharlesNicholas L. Janacek, 25, was convicted of felony aggravated domestic battery and a misdemeanor domestic battery.
No Prison Time For Ex-Cop Tied To Wrigleyville Rooftop SchemeRichard Zasiebida pleaded guilty in July 2016 to dodging about $140,000 in federal taxes in connection with the Wrigleyville fraud.
10 Years For Hong Kong Arms Dealer Who Shipped Items To ChicagoGuan Ying Li pleaded guilty in April 2014 to attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Chicago Trader Gets 1 Year For Stealing Trade Secrets From EmployerDavid J. Newman, 34, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of trade secrets last year, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Double-Murder Life Sentence Reduced To 60 Years For Eric AndersonA man convicted at age 15 of killing two eighth-graders in 1995 had his life sentence for the double-murder reduced to a 60-year prison term
Former CPS Chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett Sentenced To 4 1/2 YearsFederal prosecutors had asked for a sentence of up about 7 ½ years in prison, while the defense asked for 3 ½ years.
Doctor Accused In Sexual Assaults Get 9 Years For Medicare FraudCharles Dehaan was sentenced to 9 years for fraudulently billing Medicare for house calls in which he allegedly molested home-bound patients
Blagojevich's Lawyers Back In Court To Seek Lesser SentenceAttorneys for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich were back in court Tuesday, trying again to get his 14-year prison sentence reduced.
Lynwood Woman Gets 4 Years For Identity FraudA south suburban woman was sentenced to more than four years in prison for stealing personal information from hospital patients in an identity fraud scheme.