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.
Suburban Immigration Lawyer Gets 15 Months For Asylum ScamRobert Dekelaita cheated the immigration system like “a well-oiled machine,” the feds say.
Man Gets 40 Years For Murder Of Friend's Parents In 2011Ehab Qasem, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of murder on March 8 before Judge Neil J. Linehan at the Bridgeview courthouse, according to the Cook County court records.
Man Gets 20 Years For Killing Roommate In NapervilleGrant Muren, 24, was convicted in a bench trial last September of second-degree murder and arson in the Jan. 22, 2014, death of Charles Clarke, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For 2 BurglariesA west suburban man who stabbed someone in a Geneva burglary he committed while free on bond for another burglary has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Man Gets 34 Years In Fatal Avondale Home InvasionA South Side man was sentenced to 34 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted his role in a deadly Avondale home invasion that left a teenage boy dead and his mother seriously injured.
Developer Who Conned Foreign Investors Out Of $160M Gets 3 YearsAnshoo Sethi, 32, pleaded guilty to wire fraud more than a year ago, admitting he provided forged documents — including a bogus letter from Hyatt Hotels — to scam the investors who thought it would go toward Sethi’s hotel.
Man Resentenced To 50 Years For Halloween 1990 Murder In AuroraA man sentenced to life in prison for a fatal shooting he took part in as a minor on Halloween 1990 was resentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison.
Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For Unlicensed Plumbing WorkJoel Ullmer, 48, pleaded guilty in DuPage County Circuit Court to indirect criminal contempt for collecting more than $23,000 from consumers for unlicensed plumbing work, according to a statement from Illinois attorney general’s office.
Man Gets 50 Years For 2011 Fatal Shooting In University ParkTommy Crockwell, 47, of Country Club Hills was found guilty of first-degree murder in November after a bench trial before Judge Amy Bertani-Tomczak, according to the Will County state’s attorney’s office.
Man Gets 10 Days In Jail For Drunken Crash That Killed CyclistCook County Judge William J. Hooks also sentenced Ryne San Hamel to four years probation.
Gang Leader Gets 22 Years For Selling Guns, CocaineFrancisco Masias, a Berwyn resident, was the “longtime leader” of the Gangster 2-6 Nation gang, which operated a drug trafficking organization predominantly in the Little Village neighborhood, prosecutors said.
Man Gets 49 Years For Fatal Greater Grand Crossing ShootingA north central Illinois man has been sentenced to 49 years in prison for killing one man and wounding two others in a shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side in 2013.
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.