The Daily Northwestern

Chicago man arrested for murder of cab driver in Evanston sentenced to 35 years

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 5, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 24-year-old Chicago man accused of murdering a taxi cab driver in Evanston almost five years ago pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder in court. Darien Marquez-Connerly, 24, was sentenced to 35 years in the Illinois Depart...

Client of School of Law’s wrongful convictions center cleared of 1980 murder and attempted rape

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Daniel Andersen, a client of Northwestern School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth and The University of Chicago’s Exoneration Project, was cleared Thursday of murder and attempted rape convictions for w...

Man exposed himself to children, police say

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

May 11, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police arrested a Chicago man in connection with exposing himself to two girls at the McGaw YMCA, officials said Monday. Tony Allen, 33, was charged with three felonies, including two counts of sexually exploiting a child,...

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office sued for not complying with FOIA request

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 9, 2015

Filed under City, Local

The Cook County State's Attorney's Office is being sued by a Chicago activist who claims it refused to comply with his request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act.   The lawsuit was filed Thursday against...