In his ruling, the judge cut a break for Jason Van Dyke, sentencing him only on the second-degree murder charge, not 16 counts of aggravated battery.
The ex-Chicago cop received 81 months in prison on the charge of second-degree murder of Laquan McDonald.
Matthew Gregory Berger was arraigned Monday over an incident Dec. 17 outside the FBI’s Rolling Meadows office.
An autopsy conducted Sunday morning found that Christopher Lambert died from multiple blunt force injuries related to the crash.
Cook County lawyers want U.S. District Judge Robert Dow to find the settlement “fair and reasonable.”
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals noted Marco Proano’s “brazenness.”
Mayoral contender Toni Preckwinkle said in an email Sunday she is returning all of the $116,000 she raised at Ald. Ed Burke’s house in January 2018.
An organizer with ties to a political group that endorsed Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign will finish the Illinois Senate term of Kwame Raoul.
Chicago’s most powerful alderman, Ed Burke, is charged with trying to leverage legal work out of Burger King executives who needed permit approvals.
The appellate court noted the FOP waited “for nearly a year” to try to intervene, despite realizing the consent decree might affect its interests.
Juan Morales’ life story has already taken him from foreign battlegrounds to his current home — a suburban jail.
A jury found O’Brien guilty in February after prosecutors said she pocketed $325,000 during a mortgage fraud scheme.
Federal prosecutors made their comments in a letter to a judge ahead of hearings set for Thursday in New York and Chicago.
“He was a great father. Adored his child,” said Mike Gary about his son, Conrad. “He was a great husband. And he was a good police officer.”
The city’s lawyers made the request Monday amid its ongoing quarrel with the Justice Department over so-called sanctuary city policies.