A man was killed and at least four other people — including two teens — were shot across Chicago within a three-hour span Monday night, Chicago Police said.
Just before 7 p.m., a 33-year-old man was shot in the 2300 block of East 75th Street. …
Former Comcast SportsNet Chicago reporter Sarah Kustok testified Monday that her father was wrong for carrying on a series of extramarital affairs but that he wasn’t capable of killing her mother. “I do not condone that. I find it wrong,” Sarah Kustok said of the affairs. “But, no, it does not change” my opinion on whether Allan Kustok killed Anita “Jeanie” Kustok.
The Northbrook father accused of shoplifting millions of dollars in toys and other merchandise with his family and then selling the goods on eBay was ordered detained Monday after prosecutors said he is a serious flight risk.
A South Side teenager has been charged in last month’s slaying of a livery driver blocks away from U.S. Cellular Field.
A star basketball player at Orr Academy was among six people shot early Sunday after a fight at an Austin house party. Tyquone Greer, 19, a senior and All-City forward, was shot in the calf. Greer had led Orr to a fourth-place finish in last season’s Class 3A state tournament.
A south suburban man is accused of repeatedly stabbing his mother with a steak knife, injuring her badly enough that she ended up needing surgery, and also stealing $101 in cash from her.
A woman who went missing more than two years ago from her Far South Side home was found dead in a drain pipe Wednesday morning in the Morgan Park neighborhood. The woman was identified Friday as 32-year-old Latashia Nevitt, who had last been seen on …
One of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s alleged key lieutenants backed out of his plans to plead guilty in federal court Friday after an inaccurate report by ABC7 News reporter Chuck Goudie may have put his family at risk, the defendant’s attorney said. Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez indicated last week that he would plead guilty to drug trafficking charges under a “blind plea.” But Goudie — who was not in court — incorrectly broadcast later that evening that Vasquez-Hernandez had “turned against El Chapo,” the billionaire Sinaloa Cartel boss who was recently captured in Mexico.
Jermalle Brown and Douglas Bufford were gang members hired to play a small role in helping to combat violence on the South Side through the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, a program hatched by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration. They were paid $8.50 an hour to hand out anti-violence pamphlets in their South Shore neighborhood. Brown, then 19, and Bufford, 16, allegedly broke into a home in July 2012 with one other man. What happened next isn't clear, but Bufford was fatally shot in the back of the head, and Brown and an associate face murder charges tied to the shooting.
As the murder trial of Allan Kustok entered its twelfth day, court proceedings slowed to a crawl Thursday as dueling forensics experts offered competing explanations of how blood ended up on Kustok’s clothing the morning his wife died. Meanwhile, a spectacle-like atmosphere developed outside the courtroom, as word spread that Sarah Kustok – a former Comcast Sports Network broadcaster – may take the stand on her father’s behalf.
A man dressed in body armor, carrying a gun, several rounds of ammunition and a knife was arrested and charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer as he entered the Daley Center court complex in downtown Chicago Tuesday morning, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
A Northbrook family went on a cross-country shoplifting spree that may have netted them millions of dollars worth of children’s toys over the last decade, prosecutors say.
A Chicago water department employee found the body of a woman inside a drainpipe Wednesday morning near 107th and Loomis, Chicago Police said.
A woman thought to be in her 40s suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the back about 10:15 p.m. in the 8800 block of South May Street, police said.
A former death row inmate who was cleared of a double homicide in a re-trial five years ago was denied his “certificate of innocence” Tuesday after a judge issued a lengthy ruling doubting his credibility. In his 50-page decision, Chief Cook County Criminal Courts Judge Paul Biebel Jr. said Nathson Fields has an “apparent predilection to fabricate legal claims” and has perjured himself and asked others to do the same when they took the stand on his behalf.