| Jul 30, 2012
| 1:19 PM
A Hoffman Estates man was sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court on Monday to nine years in prison for selling drugs in the parking lot of a hospital to an undercover police officer.
Malatios Jabbour, 36, of the 1800 block of Huntington Boulevard in...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The number of reported cases of humans with West Nile Virus in Illinois increased over the past week from two to six, and all instances were found in Cook County, officials said today.
The Illinois Department of Public Health updates its records of human...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:36 PM
A Cook County Jail inmate locked up only five days ago jumped into a construction pit and was trapped as he and other inmates were escorted to kitchen duty this afternoon, a jail spokesman said.
The man, 40, was expected to be given a psychological...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A man has been charged with felony stalking after authorities said he spent hours placing phony orders for pizza for his estranged wife.
Prosecutors said that, in one day, the man placed orders for 18 pizzas at four Schaumburg-area restaurants,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Two more felony drug cases were dismissed in Cook County Circuit Court today as a result
of the arrest of three Schaumburg police officers who authorities say set up their own narcotics business.
“We're just happy the state did the right thing in...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:59 PM
A Cook County judge has set a $2 million bail for a Hoffman Estates teen accused of trying to kill his girlfriend.
Prosecutors say Apolinar Serna-Jacobo, 17, went to his 17-year-old girlfriend’s house on Monday and stabbed her more than a dozen...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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....