| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:09 PM
It's the damnedest thing:
Justin Snyder, his long hair parted down the middle, his head thrown back as though communing with a higher power, the hood of his hoodie grazing the floor, his mouth working silently in time with the strains and surges of an...
| 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....
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:46 PM
A man sought for more than a decade for a slaying in Schaumburg is in police custody tonight after being extradited from Mexico.
The body of 28-year-old Hanover Park resident Flavio Venancio was found in a pond near the Schaumburg train station on May...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Elgin homeowner charged in the shooting death of a teen came to court Thursday with a travel toothbrush in his pocket, prepared to go …...