| 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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:04 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A former Newport News investment broker convicted in a federal financial fraud case last year has had a string of lawyers representing him on appeal.
But now, he wants to represent himself.
Following a monthlong trial in the...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:40 PM
A River Forest man allegedly obsessed over taxes and oil prices waged a “campaign of terror” by sending more than two dozen threatening letters and packages, some containing powder or shotgun shells, to city officials and others, prosecutors...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:13 PM
ISLE OF WIGHT — A hearing has been delayed until late October to determine whether a man accused of killing a 72-year-old Smithfield woman in February has been mentally "restored" enough to face the case against him.
David Joseph Ricciardi, 49,...
| 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 17, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Elderly bank robber Walter Unbehaun had just been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison Thursday when he had a request that raised eyebrows in the federal courtroom in Chicago.
Unbehaun, a career criminal who told police he’d robbed a Niles bank last...
| 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...