Undercover FBI Agent Denies Pressuring Terrorism Suspect Adel Daoud In Bomb PlotAn undercover FBI agent who played the central role in ensnaring a teenager in a 2012 sting told a sentencing judge Tuesday he didn't hoodwink the then-18-year-old into agreeing to participate in a plot to bomb a Chicago bar and didn't think the teen's incessant laughter might have pointed to psychological problems.
LIVE UPDATES: Sentencing Hearing For Jason Van Dyke In Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldA sentencing hearing is underway for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who has been convicted in the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Former Officer Jason Van Dyke To Be Sentenced For Fatal Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldIt’s decision day for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. A Cook County judge will hand down his sentence for the 2014 murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Van Dyke's Family And Fellow Officers Ask For Probation Ahead Of Sentencing; Prosecutors Make Case For PrisonWith Police Officer Jason Van Dyke facing a sentencing hearing this week in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, his attorneys have submitted nearly 200 letters from family, friends, and fellow officers; asking a judge to give him only probation.
Gunman In Murder Of Hadiya Pendleton To Be SentencedThe man convicted of gunning down 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton in 2013 will learn his fate in court on Monday, nearly six years after the honors student was slain on the South Side.
Teen To Be Sentenced In 2014 Murder Of 14-Year-Old Endia Martin Over Facebook FeudAn 18-year-old woman who admitted to killing a fellow teenager over a feud on social media in 2014 will face sentencing on Wednesday.
Ex-Treasurer Of Illinois Town Gets 4-Year Sentence For TheftRyan Thorpe was indicted by a federal grand jury on wire fraud and embezzlement from a local government charges, accused of stealing more than $315,000 from the city of Ziegler.
Former Congressman Mel Reynolds To Be Sentenced On Tax ChargesFormer U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, who failed to file tax returns for income he made while consulting for Chicago businessmen in Africa, is about to learn his punishment.
Father Of Three Victims Attacks Larry Nassar In CourtA father of three survivors of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse lunged at the convicted serial child molester in court on Friday, after a judge denied his request for “five minutes in a locked room with this demon.”
Judge Allowing Witness Testimony For Hastert Sentencing HearingA filing in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case confirms prosecutors intend to call at least one witness at the former U.S. House speaker's sentencing, which has been delayed until April 27.
Prosecutors Depict Convicted Killer As Violent Serial Woman AbuserProsecutors at the sentencing hearing for convicted murderer Reginald Potts put more witnesses on the stand Thursday, depicting Potts as a violent con man who abused and took advantage of women and business partners on a routine basis.