| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The judge who found a Highland Park woman guilty of aggravated DUI for a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl won’t reverse his ruling, he announced today.
Carly Rousso understood when she inhaled a cleaning product that the act would impair her...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Authorities today suspended the license of a prominent University of Chicago neurologist who was charged last week with public indecency and disorderly conduct.
Jeffrey I. Frank, 53, of the first block of Kings Cross Drive in Lincolnshire, surrendered...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The voice of a frantic woman, with screaming and chaos in the background, filled a Lake County courtroom on Tuesday as a tape of a 911 call was played.
Then came the airing of a video that caught the moment that Carly Rousso, then 18, ran her Lexus onto...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Oak Park couple Jamal and Leda Khoury thought they were investing their life savings wisely when they transferred $2.3 million into their real estate attorney’s escrow account three years ago to buy commercial real estate properties in the area....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The late-night scene outside the bank in west suburban LaGrange unfolded like a bad Hollywood script, complete with a burqa-wearing bank robber, a suitcase full of cash, a getaway driver and an alleged plot to escape to a tropical island with the spoils,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The Park District of La Grange has hired a real estate consultant — a former park district board member — to help navigate the potential sale of a nearly three-acre piece of Gordon Park.
Bradley Belcaster was hired to help with...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who has been charged with murdering three men in two incidents in 2012 and 2013, is due back in court Monday to face charges of assaulting a fellow inmate while in jail.
He was charged in May with the February assault of...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:52 PM
An appellate court Friday vacated the murder conviction and ordered a new trial for the man convicted of the 1996 slaying of a young Aurora boy, a crime that shocked the city and sparked an anti-gang backlash.
Late Friday, the Second District...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:24 PM
An Aurora youth who authorities say took part in a gang-related shooting as a 15-year-old was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison, Kane County prosecutors said.
Ryan N. Fingers, 16, of the 500 block of North Root Street, pleaded guilty to...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:26 PM
An Oswego man accused of helping his friend dispose of a murder victim pleaded guilty today to attempted obstruction of justice, according to Kane County prosecutors.
In a negotiated plea, Jose M. Becerra, 22, was sentenced to a term of probation on...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:12 PM
An Aurora man who already has six convictions for burglary stretching more than two decades is facing a prison term after again being found guilty of the crime, Kane County prosecutors said today.
A jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday night against...