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Tribune reporterA special Cook County grand jury indicted former Mayor Richard Daley's nephew on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of David Koschman in a drunken confrontation on the city’s Near North Side, the special prosecutor said today. The...
WGN NewsCook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is promising a thorough investigation of the Maine West High School hazing case. In their initial assessment of the case prosecutors decided that there was not enough evidence to bring criminal charges. But new...
Tags: Lawyers, Justice System, Sports, Hazing, Soccer
"Is that recording?" asked Lindenhurst police officer Ralph Goar, referring to a pocket video camera resting on the dashboard of motorist Louis Frobe. It was the night of Aug. 15, 2010, and Goar had pulled Frobe over for allegedly driving his Honda...
Tags: Lawyers, Laws, U.S. Supreme Court, Civil Rights, Social Media
Tribune reporterThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal of a controversial Illinois law prohibiting people from recording police officers on the job. By passing on the issue, the justices left in place a federal appeals court ruling that found...
Tags: Lawyers, Trials, Laws, Prosecution, Human Rights
A Chicago man was sentenced to life in prison without parole after being convicted of the murder of a federal informant, prosecutors said today. Spencer Martin, 35, had been convicted by a jury last month of the killing of Earl Willis, who had been...
Tags: Trials, Lawyers, Prisons, Punishment, Prosecution
Special to the TribuneAn Evanston rare coin dealer who was allegedly recorded buying thousands of dollars in stolen coins, jewelry, watches and other valuables from undercover police posing as burglars has been charged with multiple felonies, authorities said today....
Tags: Trials, Lawyers, Justice System, Crimes, Prosecution
Tribune reporterA trio of Democratic women was poised to capture the top Cook County posts on Tuesday's ballot, while a grandson of late Mayor Richard J. Daley was headed to victory in his first run for public office. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, 52, a career...
Tribune reporterPhilanese Stokes was facing felony charges of credit card fraud and knew that a conviction could ruin her dream of becoming a massage therapist. The 23-year-old resident of Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood had already run into trouble looking...
Tribune reporterSo far this month, the number of homicides has surpassed an average of one per day. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy found some consolation in that statistic on Saturday. “The fact is, we’re doing better than we were doing...
Two years ago, Roy McCampbell said in a Tribune investigative story that he earned every penny of his $472,000 salary by holding 10 different village positions. Today he faces indictment. The former Bellwood village administrator, McCampbell, 57, of...
Tags: Interior Policy, Lawyers, Trials, Laws, Prosecution
Tribune reporterA former City Colleges of Chicago professor falsified a doctoral degree to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent pay, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday. Carol Howley, a nursing professor at Richard J. Daley College, was indicted on...
WGN NewsThere`s a new push to investigate an area where some believe there are more victims of John Wayne Gacy buried. Cook County State’s Attorney`s office denied the sheriff`s request for a search warrant several weeks ago for a location on the...
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