| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:21 PM
A jury in Lake County has found Marni Yang guilty in the 2007 murder of the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle.
Following a dramatic 11-day trial, the jurors reached their verdict after four hours of deliberation today.
| Mar 16, 2011
| 11:30 PM
Recordings of Marni Yang, which were taped without her knowledge and were central to her conviction this week on murder charges, have been released by the Deerfield Police Department.
The recordings, released Wednesday in response to a Freedom of...
| May 20, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Marni Yang was sentenced to life in prison this morning for gunning down the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle, with the judge citing the “methodical, meticulous and maniacal manner in which you committed this crime.”...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Just walked out of the morning web meeting, where section editors talk about the various stories bubbling up on their areas of expertise.
Makes for an intersting breaking news reading list.
There's a sentencing in the Marni Yang trial this morning. At...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Which nickname is future NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal going by now that’s he’s retired? Big Daddy? Superman? Shaq Fu? The Big Aristotle?
Nope. Diesel. I know this because that’s how he introduced himself when I answered...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 6:23 PM
A Cook County jury today awarded $40 million to the family of Rhoni Reuter as the result of a civil case against Marni Yang, the woman found guilty of Reuter’s murder.
Yang was convicted in March of killing Reuter, the pregnant girlfriend of former...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Jerod Mayo has earned Pro Bowl and Rookie of the Year honors. He's led the NFL in tackles and secured the approval of football's most finicky and poorly dressed coach.
What he hadn't enjoyed before this season was playoff success.
What he's poised to do...
| Mar 5, 2009
Over the past 11/2 years, Shaun Gayle has relied on his former Bears teammates for support during the most tumultuous time of his life.
On Oct. 4, 2007, Gayle's longtime girlfriend, Rhoni Reuter, and their unborn child were murdered in her Deerfield...
| Mar 6, 2009
A casual conversation that quickly turned to the subject of murder as two old friends ate soup led to the arrest of the prime suspect in the slaying of Rhoni Reuter, the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle, investigators said Thursday....
| Mar 6, 2009
Marni Yang had a history of harassing romantic rivals years before she was charged this week with killing Shaun Gayle's pregnant girlfriend, authorities said Thursday.
Over the years Yang sent threatening messages to several of Gayle's girlfriends and to...
| Aug 4, 2009
| 6:20 PM
(WGN-AM) - Lawyers for the woman accused of killing the girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle and their unborn child asked a judge for a gag order and a change of venue after a television program about the case aired nationally Friday.