| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:48 PM
A South Elgin motorist is accused of firing a gun from his car -- across the body of his wife seated next to him in the passenger seat -- and hitting another vehicle during an apparent road rage incident on I-355 last week, according to DuPage County...
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Former state Rep. Keith Farnham pleaded not guilty today to federal charges he knowingly transported child pornography.
Farnham, 66, a Democrat from Elgin who faces a four-count indictment, appeared in the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse to enter his plea before...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:23 AM
A former state lawmaker who is accused of trading child pornography online has started collecting a state pension of nearly $15,000 a year — an amount he bumped up by purchasing credit for time he didn't work.
Ex-Rep. Keith Farnham, an Elgin...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:26 PM
An Evanston man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison in the 2011 beating death of another man who claimed to want to kiss him during a party they both attended, authorities said.
Ricardo E. Munoz, 38, of the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue, pleaded...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A Lincolnwood man was drunk and had been racing another driver on the Edens Expressway at speeds above 100 mph before he rear-ended a car driven by a Minnesota man, killing him, prosecutors said.
Jose L. Colon, 21, charged with murder, aggravated DUI...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Investigators long suspected Robert Rocco Serritella in the 1992 strangulation of Skokie teenager David Chereck, but they said they never had enough evidence to prove he did it — until now.
Authorities arrested Serritella, 71, at his home in Los...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The former head of school security at Niles North High School in Skokie has been sentenced to 24 months probation and ordered to pay court fee and fines of $609 after he pleaded guilty to stealing electronic equipment from the school and selling it on...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 12:22 PM
A man who was shot in the leg by Skokie police last year after authorities said he had threatened officers with a knife was sentenced to 24 months probation today.
P. Alan Luche Corro, 54, of Mount Prospect, was arrested last September and charged...
| 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.
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:19 AM
A Volusia County teacher and former youth pastor accused of having thousands of child pornography images — including some he produced — made a brief appearance in Orlando federal court Thursday.
Matthew Graziotti, an elementary teacher at...