But an attorney for the former deputy chief of staff to Todd Stroger, said during opening statements at her trial: “There is no evidence that Carla Oglesby knew about, participated in, solicited or had any knowledge of any kickback scheme . . ..”
A Radio Shack electronics store on Touhy Avenue in Niles was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning, police say. The robbery was reported about 11 a.m. at the Radio Shack in the Village Crossing shopping center.
Investigators are searching for a man who attempted to sexually assault a 24-year-old woman Monday night on the Northwest Side, police said.
Eight people -- including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded -- were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city. The most recent shooting happened about 9:55 p.m. in the Little Village neighborhood. One male was shot and suffered graze wounds to both legs, police …
A 21-year-old woman who’d been working as a barista and aspired to a career as a graphic artist was killed late Friday in a hit-and-run crash in Bridgeport. Carissa Hinz was hit by a speeding, dark-colored car around 11 p.m. in the 3200 block of South Morgan Street, about a block from the Bridgeport Coffee Company where she’d worked for more than a year.
Two men critically wounded in weekend shootings died Monday, raising the death toll for 2013’s most violent weekend yet to eight. At least 39 other people were wounded in shootings across the city, authorities said. The most recent fatality stemmed from a drive-by shooting early …
A man attempted to sexually assault a teenage girl at gunpoint Monday morning in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to Chicago Police.
The Village of Merrionette Park has removed from active duty two firefighters accused of sexually abusing a woman last week at a Southwest Side party.
Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano is likely headed back to federal prison after a jury found him guilty Monday of conspiring to pay a bribe. Medrano, 59, showed no reaction as the verdict was announced at the end of a two-week long trial.
A person was wounded early Monday in a drive-by shooting in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood. The shooting occurred at 12:15 a.m. in the 2700 block of West 16th Street, police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan said. The victem was taken in “stable” condition to …
The 22-year-old victim had become ill from too much to drink at the party and was sleeping in a bedroom when Marvin Buehl, 24, allegedly removed her pants and sexually abused her, prosecutors say. Michael Haas, 20, also a Merrionette Park firefighter, is also facing charges for allegedly standing outside the bedroom door and acting as a lookout.
Nearly three years after she was arrested while pulling out of a downtown parking garage, Carla Oglesby – a top aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger – is expected to go on trial on public corruption charges Monday.
The most violent weekend in Chicago this year left at least 41 people injured and six others dead from gunfire.
David Hatyina, 51, of Bartlett, who pleaded guilty to operating his boat under the influence of alcohol and cocaine when he ran over a Libertyville 10-year-old, was before Kane County Judge Clint Hull on Thursday for a sentencing hearing. Hull is expected to deliver the sentence after testimony concludes Friday.
Two teenagers and a man were shot and wounded around 2:15 p.m. Saturday in the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue in Chicago Lawn.
One man was killed and 18 others have been wounded in shootings around Chicago since Friday afternoon.