Thursday, January 31, 2013
Jerry Henderson, 41, was convicted of shooting and FBI informant to death during undercover gun and grenade sale.
An Alsip man accused of shooting an FBI informant twice in the head, who was cooperating in an active undercover investigation in 2006, was found guilty, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said in news release. Connect with Patch: Oak Lawn / Beverly-Mt. Greenwood / Evergreen Park A Cook County jury handed down a guilty verdict for first-degree murder to Jerry Henderson, 41, on Tuesday. Henderson was convicted of shooting and killing Timothy Forrest, 41, in May 2006. Forrest was shot to death when he met with Henderson in a car in a parking lot outside the Dolton Animal Hospital as FBI agents monitored the meeting nearby, the Associated Press reported at the time. Prosecutors said that Forrest had agreed to purchase firearms and …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
The Evergreen Park Community High School Jazz Combo recently performed during the Cook County State's Attorney's 14th annual Victim Service Awards.
Congratulations to the Evergreen Park Community High School Jazz Combo recently performed during the 14th annual Cook County State’s Attorney’s Victim Service Awards. A ceremony held in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the night historically marks a time of celebration for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Victim Witness Unit as they recognized those citizens who have shown exceptional service and courage. While attending the event at the Chicago-based Fraternal Order of Police, Evergreen Park Community High School says the combo offered a wide and lovely selection of jazz music during the hour-long reception that preceded the awards’ ceremony.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Also: 15 months later, Kustok murder investigation continues; man accused of New Lenox murder shows faith in his attorney; and a probable-cause hearing in the Painted Pastures raid.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Jesse Marx
Saturday, December 24, 2011
TINLEY PARK — As pretrial hearings begin, the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has filed a list of 52 witnesses whose testimony could be used against Nicholas J. Gorny, who has pleaded not guilty to his involvement in a DUI accident in August that killed a 70-year-old Tinley Park woman. She reportedly died of injuries related to the accident on Sept. 27 — but has been included on a list of possible witnesses, alongside area doctors, police officers, firefighters and one of Gorny's relatives. Gorny posted bond earlier this month after a judge reduced bail from $250,000 to $150,000. He’s scheduled back in court on Jan. 11, 2012. OAK LAWN — Contrary to court testimony last month, prosecutors were still gathering evidence as of Tuesday …