A 55-year-old man from unincorporated DuPage County was sentenced to 33 years in prison for beating and sexually assaulting a 65-year-old woman, according to the state’s attorney’s office.
A federal jury on Monday found an ex-DePaul University student guilty of using his computer skills to help the Islamic State terrorist group spread violent propaganda.
A reputed gang member used his own name to purchase a car used in the slaying of Chicago rapper FBG Duck, then returned the vehicle less than two hours later, prosecutors said.
The former head of a charity for children with disabilities was sentenced Thursday to 3½ years in prison for stealing more than $831,000 from the organization and spending it on luxury vacations, golf outings, sports tickets and other personal expenses.
Fiancé said she begged him not to go out driving with the children, but he left anyway.
The ex-Northwestern professor charged with murder in the 2017 slaying of his boyfriend took the stand again Wednesday for questioning by Cook County prosecutors, who sought to discredit his testimony that the stabbing was committed by someone else during what he thought would be a safe, sexual encounter.
“These were not small bets in a dorm room over beer,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Terry Kinney wrote in a court memo.
The accusations tell a sordid tale that seems straight from a supermarket tabloid: The story of the genius scientist who stabbed his boyfriend to death as part of a violent sex fetish, then led police on a nationwide manhunt, sending his family a chilling video confession along the way.
A former Northwestern University professor is set to stand trial in the stabbing death of his boyfriend as part of what prosecutors said was a sexual fantasy he shared with another man who was charged in the case.
When officers entered the stolen vehicle, several packages were opened, prosecutors said.
The deadline for attorneys to finalize an out-of-court settlement between former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and a man who accused him of child sexual abuse was delayed until next week, the court clerk's office said Friday.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested on a felony hate crime charge after he allegedly hurled racial slurs and spit on a Black woman and her daughter before striking their vehicle with his own car outside a suburban Chicago grocery store, prosecutors said.
Prosecutors on Sunday accused a longtime academic in sports exercise and rehabilitation of hurling racial slurs and spitting at a Black woman parked outside an Oak Park Jewel store in front of the woman’s young child.
Using a speed bump and an open water hydrant, a 19-year-old man trapped a woman inside a car while he fatally shot her in the Back of the Yards neighborhood in June, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
MADISON — A judge ruled Friday that prosecutors can't argue that a man who shot three people during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin is affiliated with the Proud Boys or that he attacked a woman months before the shootings, bolstering his position as he prepares for a politically charged trial.
The judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse case indicated to attorneys Friday that despite the firestorm that has grown around the case, he will be kee…
"She would never do anything to harm this baby. There was a lot of mental issues going on, and we failed to recognize it," her estranged husband said.
Cook County prosecutors Sunday said a city laborer with a concealed carry license who had been exhibiting paranoid behavior told police this weekend that she had fatally shot her 12-year-old son, and led them to the murder weapon.
Jussie Smollett will not be allowed to call the Chicago prosecutor who dropped his alleged hoax charges as a witness in his ongoing case against the City of Chicago.
The upheaval around the eight cases highlights the extraordinarily close-knit nature of Cook County criminal courts and has left attorneys for the detective’s accusers with little clarity on what might come next.
Prosecutors said Hari established a terrorist militia group called “The White Rabbits” in Clarence, Illinois.
Caleb L. Campbell, 22, is charged with first-degree murder and several other charges in the Aug. 4 incident.
A Chicago police officer who was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop was remembered Thursday for a brief career marked by compassion; for her fellow officers, a one-year-old gunshot victim she sped to a hospital, and the stray dogs she ferried to an animal shelter in her squad car.
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday the grand jury investigation into the alleged bribery scheme involving former House Speaker Michael Madigan remains active, but offered no hints on whether new charges will be brought in the high-profile case.