Juror Overcome With Emotion Leaves Courtroom During Testimony In Brendt Christensen's Sentencing Hearing"How am I supposed to carry on? I really don't know how to carry on without her," said the mother of YingYing Zhang, the Chinese scholar murdered by Brendt Christensen at the University of Illinois.
Mom Must Get Education, Job After Daughter's Shooting DeathFowler apologized, saying she wanted to enter the problem-solving court for her surviving children.
Multiday Sentencing Starting In Chicago Terrorism CaseDaoud, of Hillside, Illinois, was temporarily deemed mentally unfit in 2016 after declaring Illuminati and "reptilian overlords" were after him. He entered a no-contest plea in November.
Van Dyke Lawyers: No Resentencing Needed In Fatal ShootingProsecutors want the 40-year-old sentenced on the aggravated battery counts, which could result in a longer prison term.
Hadiya Pendleton's Killer Sentenced To 84 Years In PrisonJudge Nicholas Ford, citing Ward's lengthy juvenile record, and chances he had been given to stay out of trouble, sent Ward to prison for 84 years.
Ex-Mexican Officer Faces Sentencing For Leak To Drug CartelAuthorities say Ivan Reyes Arzate drew on U.S. intelligence to unmask a cartel informant, who was later tortured and killed.
Teen Will Spend Up To 2 More Years In Custody For Murder Of Endia MartinThe sentence means the 18-year-old could be paroled as early as April 2019, but could be held in custody until she turns 21.
Bill Cosby's Sentencing For His Indecent Assault Conviction Is Set For SeptemberCosby was found guilty last month of three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home in a Philadelphia suburb in 2004.
Survivor Of Brutal Attack To Face Rapist At Sentencing: 'I Defeated Him'"I defeated him. I took him down. He may have tried to do whatever he could to me, but ultimately in the end, I won," Melissa Schuster said.
Hobos ‘Super Gang’ Leader Up For Sentencing; Feds Want LifeGregory "Bowlegs" Chester’s attorney maintains he was simply a run-of-the-mill drug dealer who ran with bad and “perhaps even evil people.”
Grandmother Sentenced To Life In Prison For Brutal Murder Of 8-Year-Old Gizzell FordHelen Ford, the West Side woman convicted of killing her 8-year-old granddaughter, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.
Feds Seek 9 To 11 Years For Man Tied To Bali Suitcase MurderFederal prosecutors are recommending a prison sentence between nine and 11 years for a man tied to the murder of a Chicago socialite in Bali
Tough-Talking Reputed Mobster Gets 7 Years For ATM ScamWhen Gheorgui Martov’s sentence is complete, he is likely to be deported to Bulgaria, where he was born and raised.
Former Schools CEO Byrd-Bennett To Be Sentenced In Bribery CaseBarbara Byrd-Bennett, 67, faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to mail fraud.
Feds: $1M Stolen From Field Museum Funded Luxury Cars, JewelryFederal prosecutors say the woman who stole nearly $1 million from the Field Museum while working there for a decade used the money to buy expensive clothing, watches, handbags and to drive “one luxury car after another.”