Waukegan Man Accused Of Locking Daughter In Basement Found Fit To Stand TrialA Waukegan man accused of locking his 10-year-old daughter in the basement for several months has been declared fit to stand trial, after undergoing nearly two months of evaluation and treatment.
Man To Face Mental Fitness Trial For Locking Daughter In BasementRandy Swopes of Waukegan is charged with child endangerment and unlawful restraint for keeping his 10-year-old daughter in a basement room for months because he and his wife believed she was possessed by a demon.
Son Defends Waukegan Couple Charged With Locking Daughter In BasementRandy and Katherine Swopes were arrested on July 17, charged with unlawful restraint and child endangerment.
Family That Allegedly Locked Girl In Basement Known To DCFSThe department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) took away four children living in a Waukegan home after authorities found a 10-year-old allegedly held captive in the family’s basement for several months.
Wheaton College Football Player Pleads In Hazing CaseThe alleged victim, 21-year-old Charles Nagy, said he suffered injuries that prevented him from playing football again. He has since left the school.
Cabbie Charged With Groping Woman In His TaxiPolice said a 24-year-old woman hailed a cab around 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the River North neighborhood. During the ride, the taxi driver locked the doors and grabbed her.
Willow Springs Man Fired Gun At Son For Turning Down RadioA man is facing felony charges after he fired two gunshots at his son when the son turned down his father’s radio in their home.
Cops: Joliet Man Restrains, Rapes Girlfriend Inside Joliet HomeA southwest suburban man was charged Monday for allegedly holding his girlfriend against her will and raping her inside his Joliet home Sunday, according to Joliet Deputy Police Chief Ed Gregory.
4 Wheaton College Football Players Plead Not Guilty In Hazing CaseThe victim told police the players abducted him from his dorm room, bound him with duct tape, and left him half-naked in a baseball field.
Man Charged With Flashing Gun During Party In St. CharlesErik R. Derby, 36, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful restraint and resisting arrest, police said.
Man Charged With Trying To Drag Woman Into Car In ElginMario A. Esqueda was charged with a felony count of unlawful restraint and a misdemeanor count of battery.
Police: Man Kidnaps Girlfriend In Arlington HeightsJustin D. Lueck, 32, has been charged with kidnapping, unlawful restraint and domestic battery, according to Arlington Heights police.
Man Charged With Robbing Teen Election Volunteer In EvanstonLamar D. Berger, 19, has been charged with felony counts of robbery and unlawful restraint, Evanston police announced Tuesday night.
Man Charged With Fatal Shooting In ElginAlberto J. Sepeda, 29, faces felony counts of first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, home invasion and unlawful restraint for the attack in the 800 block of Morgan Street, Elgin police announced Monday night
State Will Continue To Detain Convicted Sex Offender Deemed ‘Sexually Violent’Lawrence Schauer, 63, has been ruled sexually violent and must remain in the custody of IDHS for treatment following a one-day DuPage County trial, according to a statement from the Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office.