Crime

Investigators Looking for Fourth Suspect in Home Invasion

Investigators are looking for a fourth suspect in a botched home invasion involving a war veteran.

10 wounded in Thursday shootings on South, West sides

At least 10 people were shot in separate attacks on the South and West sides of Chicago on Thursday. 

2 teen boys shot in Humboldt Park drive-by

The boys, ages 14 and 15, were shot about 8:40 p.m. in the 2600 block of West Hirsch.

Judges: ‘Making a Murderer’ Confession Improperly Obtained

The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday.

Illinois man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump

After making the online threats, Pickett also posted several times that he was "still waiting" for the Secret Service to come arrest him.

Fishers tax preparer sentenced to 4 years in $1.5M fraud scheme

A Fishers tax preparer was sentenced to four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to his role in directing the filing of more than 2,300 false tax returns.         

23-year-old man shot in East Garfield Park drive-by

A 23-year-old man was shot Thursday evening in an East Garfield Park neighborhood drive-by on the West Side.

Officials, volunteers search for missing Cambridge teen

Isanti County emergency officials and volunteers are searching for a Cambridge teen who is considered vulnerable and hasn’t been seen since he wandered away from home late Wednesday. Volunteers can join the search until 9 p.m....

Former tax court judge and her husband convicted in tax fraud case

A former U.S. Tax Court judge and her husband recorded nine vacations as “business expenses.” On Thursday, they were convicted of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and obstruction of an IRS audit, respectively.

He claimed his fiancee’s toddler fell. Now Willernie man goes on trial in tot’s death.

A man charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his fiancee’s toddler will go to trial in February in Washington County District Court.

Man, 24, shot in Back of the Yards

A man was shot Thursday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. 

Drug user who climbed on semi and shut down I-94 is found dead in jail cell

The 25-year-old man who brought traffic to a standstill on Interstate 94 while high on drugs in March recently died at the St. Cloud Hospital after being found not breathing in his jail cell.

Son of mob enforcer gets extra prison time for extortion attempt

The man will likely serve several additional months in prison for throwing around Outfit figure names as he tried to help shake down a businessman.

Former Hoboken council president faces prison in $7M cab leasing scam

In a plan that used straw buyers to finance cars they could not afford, former Hoboken councilman Christopher Campos was convicted of fraud an conspiracy in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday. NEW YORK--Former Hoboken City...

Northwest Indiana officer charged with raping co-worker

A northwest Indiana officer was indicted Thursday on six charges, including two counts of rape.