“This really underscores the problem that has occurred over so many years,” U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky said Wednesday.
Attorneys for the former alderman complain the case is two decades old, and witnesses who could testify about what happened have bad memories.
Refusing to back down three months after losing her trial, O’Brien filed paperwork setting herself up for a retention vote in November.
Michael Clarence Ornelas, 54, and Matthew Petruccelli, 66, were taken into custody after their alleged accomplice started talking with the FBI.
“The defendant made a calculated plan to ambush a group of people from behind with a burst of gunfire,” a federal prosecutor said Thursday.
Lawyers for Bryan Charnot said he used the money he stole from the United Center to cover his gambling debts.
After squandering nearly $7 million, Henry Meyer faced sentencing Wednesday as “one of the most brazen con men” to be prosecuted in Chicago.
William Whitley faces a minimum of 10 years in prison but could be looking at a lifetime behind bars. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 4.
Two alleged Butler victims appeared at the state capitol to speak to a Senate task force looking into sexual discrimination and harassment.
The lawsuit claims the volleyball coach deceived parents and athletes to get them to join his club and sexually abused at least six underage girls.
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The museum, free and open to the public, is dedicated to public education — and aimed at students from grade school to law school.
Scott Reskey also targeted a 7-year-old girl, leading to sexual abuse in 2015 and the creation of photos and videos that “shock the conscience.”
The feds say the victim, a restaurant manager, was beaten up over a $40,000 debt he owed for seafood.