| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:23 PM
A northwest suburban man was sentenced to 45 years in prison Friday for stabbing his wife to death on Valentine’s Day last year as their young daughter listened in horror from the next room.
But before he was led away in handcuffs to prison,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:48 PM
A former Inverness woman today pleaded not guilty to charges that she arranged the 1979 slaying of her husband during what authorities said was a staged home invasion.
Assistant Public Defender Deana Binstock entered the not guilty plea on behalf of...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 26-year-old Wheeling man today was sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court to seven years in prison for sexually molesting two young girls in 2008.
Carlos Luz-Flores, of the 300 block of Inland Drive, pleaded guilty in Rolling Meadows branch court to...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:27 PM
A McHenry County judge appointed to preside over the trial of a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley held court today for the first time in the controversial case.
Judge Maureen P. McIntyre was appointed over the case of Richard Vanecko after the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Jurors weighing the fate of Robert Maday have asked to see two handguns he is alleged to have used in a high-profile escape and bank robbery in 2009.
The query came Tuesday as the federal jury weighing bank robbery, escape and weapons charges against...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A convicted sexual predator is in custody after being arrested while loitering at a children's play area in a restaurant near Elk Grove Village, the Cook County sheriff's office said today.
Joseph O'Brien, 36, was arrested last Sunday after the manager...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:31 AM
A 77-year-old Schaumburg man is accused of offering a 9-year-old girl money to allow him to perform a sex act with her at a park Sunday, police said.
A judge in the Cook County courthouse in Rolling Meadows set bail at $50,000 this morning for Paul R....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Chicago is engaged in a much-publicized debate over a proposal to ticket rather than arrest people busted with small amounts of marijuana, but in many suburbs, police have been doling out possession tickets for years under local ordinances.
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:57 PM
An Elgin man involved in an Aug. 4 crash in Streamwood that killed a 66-year-old woman was charged in Cook County Circuit Court today with causing a fatal accident while under the influence of drugs.
Bond for Rafael Gonzalez, 37, of the 400 block of...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:32 PM
An 88-year-old Arlington Heights woman reported missing Tuesday died today after police discovered her in her car in a Rolling Meadows ditch, authorities said.
Lillian Kauffman, of the 1200 block of West Sunset Dr. in Arlington Heights, was found about...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Bail was denied this morning for the son of a man found duct-taped to a chair and stabbed to death, while the son's three alleged accomplices were ordered held on bail ranging from $1.5 million to $3 million.
Mathew Nellesen, 19, appeared in Cook County...