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  • Judge upholds guilty ruling in 'huffing' crash

    Judge upholds guilty ruling in 'huffing' crash
    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...
  • U of C doctor accused of exposing himself to minors

    U of C doctor accused of exposing himself to minors
    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...
  • 911 tape, crash video played as 'huffing' trial gets underway

    911 tape, crash video played as 'huffing' trial gets underway
    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...
  • Former attorney, radio host pleads guilty in $2.3 million fraud

    Former attorney, radio host pleads guilty in $2.3 million fraud
    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....
  • ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash

    ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash
    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,...
  • La Grange Park District hires help to sell land

    La Grange Park District hires help to sell land
    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...
  • Aaron Hernandez in court to face charges of assaulting fellow inmate

    Aaron Hernandez in court to face charges of assaulting fellow inmate
    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...
  • Appellate court orders new trial for man convicted of killing Aurora boy in 1996

    Appellate court orders new trial for man convicted of killing Aurora boy in 1996
    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...
  • Teen gets 18 years for role in gang shooting

    Teen gets 18 years for role in gang shooting
    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...
  • Man gets probation for role in Aurora murder case

    Man gets probation for role in Aurora murder case
    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...
  • Aurora man convicted of burglary for 7th time

    Aurora man convicted of burglary for 7th time
    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...