A.J. Freund’s father, Andrew Freund, was sentenced to 30 years in prison nearly one and a half years after his son was found wrapped in plastic and buried in a shallow grave. Following a plea deal, Andrew was sentenced to 11 years for aggravated battery of a child, 14 years for involuntary manslaughter, and five years for the concealment of his son’s murder. In December 2019, A.J.’s mother JoAnn Cunningham pleaded guilty to one count of murder. In July, JoAnn was sentenced to 35 years in prison.
Jeremiah “Jerry” Harris, a star of Netflix’s hit docuseries Cheer, was formally charged Thursday for allegedly producing child pornography. On Friday, Harris’ former Cheer teammates spoke out after his arrest by releasing statements on their respective social media accounts.
A woman was sexually assaulted near her coffee shop on Monday in Chicago. It was a typical day for Allison Howe. She headed to her usual coffee shop in the Wicker Park neighborhood around 10:00 am. Not owning a car, Howe walks anywhere she needs to go. As she walked towards the coffee shop near the Damen Blue line stop, she got assaulted from behind, reports CBS Chicago.
Ohio police are searching for a 15-year-old teen named Andrea Simone Nunn. The girl was last seen on Monday leaving her home in Garfield Heights after an argument with her mother.
Olga Maria Calderon was a 32-year-old mother working at a Walgreens in Chicago. On Sunday, September 6, 18-year-old Sincere Williams repeatedly stabbed her to death. According to the Chicago SunTimes, Williams arrived at the Wicker Park Walgreens in the 1300 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. He entered the store around 9:35 am on Sunday with the intent of robbing it.
Chicago police officials announced Monday they have a suspect in custody in the murder of 9-year-old Janari Andre Ricks, who was fatally shot July 31 while playing with friends outside his house.
Bail was denied Tuesday for a high school senior accused of fatally shooting a transgender woman.
The sudden, violent death of Shapearl Wells’ son, Courtney Copeland, still shakes her to her core.
Police said dental records were used to confirm that the remains were those of Jessica Flores
One guard has been left in hospital and two more injured after an attack by an inmate at the maximum-security wing of a jail.
Thomas Johnson, 69, and Leslie Jones, 67, were found in their Oak Park home on Monday night while police were conducting a welfare check.
Ryan Munn was charged with first degree murder after pushing Mamadou Balde in front of a train.
Alexandria M. Baute, 27, was shot while waiting outside 7-Eleven with a friend
Treja Kelley, 18, was shot five times on the sidewalk near her home by a man who prosecutors allege was hired to “execute” her
An Illinois man who was “foaming at the mouth” yelled “corona” and deliberately coughed in a Chicago cop’s face when the officer responded to a car accident, authorities allege.
A Coppell couple are accused of fencing the stolen merchandise by selling it on Amazon and eBay
The 28-year-old man drove about three miles to a hospital in Chicago after he was shot in the head
NBC is giving three-year renewals to its drama series from veteran producer Dick Wolf, including the perennial “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
No more delays – Starved Rock killer Chester Weger is set to be released from prison next week.
Eight months after his mother was shot to death, Qaw’mane Wilson rolled up to a Chase bank in Chicago in his Ford Mustang.
A 35-year-old man faces multiple felony charges after killing another man in a shooting and wounding a Chicago cop with gunfire Wednesday afternoon on the West Side.
A Chicago man’s death has been ruled a homicide after he died last week of complications from multiple gunshot wounds he suffered in a shooting nearly a decade ago, officials said.
Clarisa Figueroa, 46, her daughter Desiree, 24, and Clarisa’s boyfriend Piotr Bobak, 40, all entered not guilty pleas on Wednesday for the deaths of Marlen Lopez and her baby Yadiel.
Two Chicago women accused of strangling a pregnant teen and cutting out her unborn baby used Facebook to find and their target, authorities said.
A Chicago woman lured a pregnant 19-year-old mother into her home and distracted her with a photo album before strangling her and cutting out her unborn baby, court documents show.