| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A Will County judge today sentenced a Plainfield woman to 52 years in prison for the 2007 murder of her former boyfriend.
A jury in March found Gabriela Escutia, 25, guilty of the shooting death of Javier Barrios near a Meijer store in Plainfield. She...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The Plainfield mother of a pregnant woman who was slain in 2012 is suing the company that employed her daughter and the man convicted of killing her.
Sherry Anicich, the mother of Alisha Bromfield, 21, who was about seven months pregnant in August...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:48 AM
On her second Mother’s Day since the killing of her pregnant daughter, Sherry Anicich returned to church for the first time.
Her priest said she was looking better, as if the Plainfield woman was finally beginning to heal after the August 2012...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:01 PM
A Plainfield man will spend the rest of his life in jail after a Wisconsin judge sentenced him to two consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole last week for murdering a pregnant Plainfield woman in 2012.
Brian M. Cooper, 37, was found...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:49 AM
A 50-year-old Oak Forest woman accused of ramming two Mokena squad cars and nearly hitting two police officers while fleeing into Orland Park and Tinley Park has been charged with three felonies in Will County and DUI/drugs in DeKalb County, where she was...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:23 PM
A seven-minute video shot by a speeding motorcyclist as he eluded police could end up costing the rider up to six years in prison when he is sentenced Friday.
Hamza Ali Ben Ali was accused of trying to goad a Westmont officer into a high speed chase...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:14 PM
As the film community battles to keep Hollywood close to home, another local industry – adult entertainment -- is fleeing Los Angeles.
The number of permits issued for adult productions has plummeted since November 2012, when voters approved a...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:01 PM
DuPage County authorities have charged seven people in an ongoing drug investigation that centered on a Naperville apartment complex.
The arrests capped a four-month investigation, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said today.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A Utah woman was formally charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder in the killing of six of her babies over a 10-year period, but she will not face the death penalty if convicted.
Megan Huntsman is accused of killing the infants between...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:16 PM
As the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Cantor Andrea Rae Markowicz had a personal stake in spending a recent Monday evening glimpsing ominous diary passages penned by a close confidant of Adolf Hitler.
"This is part of my family's narrative, and a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:10 PM
A physician who is charged with public indecency was ordered today to notify the court before he is allowed to check into any hotels.
Dr. Jeffrey Frank, of Lincolnshire, appeared at a brief Cook County court hearing today where the conditions of his...