A group of armed young men committed a series of at least nine robberies and carjackings in about 70 minutes Saturday morning, taking cars and then dumping them as they committed more crimes across Chicago and back.
For the second time in a month, Cook County’s sheriff and chief judge are being sued by the survivors of a murder victim who was allegedly killed by people who were on electronic monitoring for pending felony cases.
A 19-year-old man who has three felony juvenile cases pending was shot three times by a concealed carry holder after he opened fire on the man’s car in a McDonald’s parking lot Tuesday, prosecutors said.
After prosecutors recently filed hate crime charges against a Portage Park man for allegedly painting swastikas and racist prison gang symbols on two businesses, we decided to check court records to see how some other Chicago hate crime cases were progressing.
A Cook County jail inmate killed his cellmate in a violent hands-on attack last month, prosecutors said Wednesday. Raymond Montoya, 26, was ordered held without bail on a charge of first-degree murder.