Trial To Begin In Lawsuit Over 2015 Fatal Police Shooting Of Quintonio LegrierJurors will hear opening statements Monday in a wrongful death case against the Chicago Police Department and Officer Robert Rialmo, in the shooting death of 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier in 2015.
Jury Deliberations Begin In Trial Over SIU Student's DeathTwenty-three-year-old Gaege Bethune of Eldorado, Illinois, is accused of striking 19-year-old Pravin Varughese several times and driving off, which led to his death from hypothermia.
Judge Rejects Bid To Delay Trial Of Legrier, Jones LawsuitsA judge has refused a request by the city of Chicago to separate the trial of lawsuits resulting from the 2015 fatal police shooting of a teenager and a grandmother.
Accused Serial Rapist Takes Stand In His DefenseWinner has been charged in four separate rape cases. The women all making similar accusations.
Woman Testifies Against Former Tanning Salon Owner In Rape TrialAuthorities describe him as a serial rapist. Today, a former West Loop tanning salon owner is back in court for another day of his criminal trial.
Attorney For Indicted Judge Says She’s Not Guilty, Acted In Good FaithThe Cook County judge on trial this week for fraud may have made mistakes, her attorney said Tuesday. But so did the government when it indicted her, he added. “Mistakes are not fraud,” he said.
Jason Van Dyke Lawyers To Hire Pollster For Motion To Move Laquan Mcdonald CaseSpecial Prosecutor Joseph McMahon told Judge Vincent Gaughan that the prosecution team also intended to commission a poll.
Four Dismissed In Black Souls Trial; One Juror Let Go After FaintingThe trial of alleged top leaders of the Black Souls street gang took a bizarre turn two days into jury deliberations, as nearly half the jury was dismissed in a matter of hours Thursday — four for showing signs of bias, and a fifth who fainted in the jury room and left the courthouse in an ambulance.
Imprisoned Ex-Cop Takes Stand In Civil Trial Over Drunk-Driving DeathsAn ex-Chicago police detective imprisoned for a drunken 2009 crash that killed two men in a fiery wreck testified Thursday that he remembers little of the events that landed him an eight-year prison sentence.
Jurors To Be Sequestered In Black Souls Racketeering TrialProsecutors on Monday compared the six square blocks of the West Side controlled by the Black Souls to technology behemoth Apple Inc., while defense lawyers said the street gang was simply a “random collection of dudes.”
Jury Weighing Whether Chicago Police Framed Woman For Son’s DeathNicole Harris spent nearly eight years in prison, accused of murdering her own boy. She has since been exonerated and insists the child’s death was a “tragic accident.”
Jurors To Soon Consider Case Of Man Mysteriously Shot In Cop’s HomeMichael D. LaPorta was shot in the head with a bullet from Officer Patrick Kelly’s service weapon on Jan. 12, 2010.