| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson has been indicted on charges of attempted criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, aggravated battery and domestic battery stemming from his arrest last month following an encounter with a massage therapist at a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Two west suburban men who authorities say illegally possessed stolen firearms have been indicted on federal gun charges, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Chicago said Monday.
Walter Freeman, 35, of Lisle, and Timothy Vana, 53, of Forest Park, are...
| May 10, 2014
| 3:12 PM
A concerned nurse who called an elderly Melrose Park man Thursday alerted police after his live-in caretaker answered the phone and said his client had fallen out of bed and that he wouldn’t help him up, prosecutors said.
Joseph W. Whitehead, 37,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:03 PM
A father and son who run education companies based in suburban Niles defrauded more than $33 million in federal grants from school districts across the country by misrepresenting the tutoring services they purportedly provided to low-income students,...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Carly Rousso dropped her head down as a Lake County judge declared her guilty Thursday of aggravated drunken driving, exposing her to a potentially lengthy prison term for huffing a keyboard cleaner, losing consciousness and running over a family on a...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Highwood Assistant Fire Chief Ron Pieri's criminal trial begins in Lake County Circuit Court on Sept. 29, on diminished charges, while motions in the related civil case have been continuing.
Pieri faces criminal charges on theft of services and property...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:58 AM
A judge has agreed to schedule a court hearing for rapper Chief Keef so it won't interfere with his tour schedule.
Keef's attorney Leah Starkman made the request this morning at a Lake County court hearing dealing with the 18-year-old musician's March...