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Pheasant Chase Court in Bolingbrook looked like any other quiet suburban street last week. A young girl built a snowman in a front yard. Cars pulled into driveways as people returned home from work. More important, there wasn't a single TV truck...
Just weeks after the five-year anniversary of the slaying of five women in a south suburban Lane Bryant store, police in Tinley Park are looking to a consultant to breathe new life into the unsolved case. Police Chief Steve Neubauer last week asked...
Tribune reporterTwenty years ago today, Juan Luna and Jim Degorski entered a Brown's Chicken and Pasta restaurant in Palatine and committed one of the most awful crimes in Illinois history, killing seven people in what jurors later found to be premeditated murder....
Tags: Juan Luna, Crime, Law and Justice, Palatine, Punishment, Murder
(WGN-AM)- With jury selection set to begin Thursday in the trial of the second of two men charged in the Brown's Chicken massacre, Palatine residents once again will confront the horrific event that focused world attention on their community. Just...
Tags: FBI, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System, Crimes, Juan Luna
Tribune staff reporterEleven of the jurors who convicted Juan Luna of the 1993 Brown's Chicken massacre voted to sentence him to death Thursday, but his life was spared because of a lone holdout. The 12-member jury spent just two hours deliberating, then voted...
Tags: Illinois, Crime, Law and Justice, Death, Punishment, Elections
1993 - January 8: Seven people slain at the Brown's Chicken and Pasta in Palatine. - March 18: Palatine authorities arrest a 26-year-old Arlington Heights man who allegedly admitted supplying false information that sent investigators searching for a...
Tribune staff reporterProsecutors have subpoenaed the tape of a radio broadcast in which a suspended Cook County correctional officer is believed to have discussed allegations he struck a jailed suspect in the Brown's Chicken and Pasta restaurant slayings. Thomas Wilson, 38,...
Tribune staff reportersJoyce Sojoodi slipped into a crowded hearing room in the Cook County Criminal Courts building Tuesday, determined to look into the faces of the two men accused of killing her parents and five other people in the 1993 Brown's Chicken & Pasta slayings....
Tribune staff reportersA man who since 1998 knew who allegedly committed the Brown's Chicken & Pasta Restaurant slayings is expected to testify Monday before a Cook County grand jury, according to police sources, potentially adding more evidence to the case from a person who...
Tags: Illinois, Crime, Law and Justice, Death, Punishment, Witnesses
Tribune staff reporterAfter following false leads for nine years, police working the Brown's Chicken & Pasta slayings found themselves listening to a woman who knew a detail of the killings that had never been revealed to the public. During the slayings, sources say the woman...
Tribune staff reporterMore than nine years after seven people were slain in a Brown's Chicken & Pasta in Palatine, police late Thursday were questioning two men in the case after making a DNA match between one suspect and crime scene evidence. Police said a former...
A Cook County jury Friday night found a Palatine man guilty of fatally stabbing a neighbor. The jury convicted Melvin Paige, 18, of first-degree murder in the slaying of Emil Mennes, 78, on Aug. 20, 1999.The jury also found Paige guilty of residential...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Death, Rolling Meadows, Palatine, Trials
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