| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:16 PM
A Cook County judge found a woman who spent seven years on the run guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in La Grange in 2003.
Sherry Halligan showed no visible reaction as Judge Hohn Hynes gave his verdict after a 5-day...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A 10-year-old boy was attacked as he slept by a 29-year-old man who went into a bedroom and beat him with a fireplace shovel in a home in unincorporated Lemont over the weekend, Cook County sheriff Tom Dartsaid today.
Police were called to the home on...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Two Chicago brothers facing theft charges in Illinois connected to stealing truck trailers filled with thousands of gallons of milk pleaded guilty to related charges in Indiana federal court this week.
Brian Cerrillos, 50, and Anthony Cerrillos, 45, who...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:20 AM
A mother and her boyfriend face aggravated battery charges in connection to the severe beating of the woman's 4-year-old son.
Amy Pherigo, 31, the boy's mother, and Jose A. Morales, 26, Pherigo's boyfriend, were each ordered held in lieu of $2 million...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:27 PM
A 78-year-old man robbed at gunpoint and beaten up last month has died, authorities said.
J.W. Moore, who lived near 102nd Street and Bensley Avenue, was attacked about 2:45 p.m. on Dec. 10 in an armed robbery near his home, authorities said. Moore's...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 1:54 PM
A Lyons man stopped on suspicion of breaking into a car in the southwest suburb was arrested in a truck stolen from Chicago and is suspected along with his fiancee in dozens of other thefts of items including car radios, tools, and even a child’s...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 5:03 AM
A 30-year-old southwest suburban man has died after being shot New Year’s Day while sitting in his vehicle on Chicago's South Side, authorities said.
Myron Brown, of Bridgeview, was pronounced dead at 8:35 p.m. Saturday at Advocate Christ...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Five grocery stores in the Gresham and Englewood neighborhoods on the South Side were closed after their owners were charged with Link card fraud, officials said.
Walid Mohamed, 50, of Palos Hills, Imad Qatanani, 37, of Burbank and Mohammed Abuzir, 49 of...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 5:46 PM
A 33-year-old Orland Hills man faces drunken driving and reckless homicide charges following a crash Sunday that killed a Tinley Park woman, police said.
Kevin D. Santiago, of the 8800 block of West 170th Street, on Tuesday appeared at the Cook County...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Two days after Cook County rolled out the first phase of its cellphone ban, a former convict from Chicago was taken into custody today after he used his phone to take photos of a circuit judge in a suburban courthouse, authorities said.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:26 PM
An Ohio man sent an underage boy sexually explicit photos and videos, then traveled to the Chicago area several times to have sex with the boy, Palos Heights police said today.
Police and prosecutors had been investigating David H. Six, 53, since the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:46 PM
A 47-year-old Chicago man involved in a one-hour standoff with Oak Lawn police Wednesday afternoon after he barricaded himself in the basement stairwell of a home with a loaded handgun was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, Oak Lawn...