WEEK IN REVIEW: Six killed in Chicago violence

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Four people were shot to death, one man was fatally stabbed and another was beaten and strangled last week in Chicago. Three of the six murder victims were fatally shot over the weekend, when at least 19 other people were wounded by gunfire. The most recent killing happened … Read more →

Prosecutors: Erika Jett fatally stabbed Rodney Wilson during domestic fight in Austin area

Erika Jett / Photo from Cook County Sheriff’s office BY BRIAN SLODYSKO Chicago Sun-Times Erika Jett was ordered held on $500,000 bond Sunday after prosecutors claimed she fatally stabbed her boyfriend during a Thursday night fight in the Austin neighborhood. Jett, 29, and her 30-year-old boyfriend, Rodney Wilson, got in a heated argument on Thursday … Read more →

Erika Jett

Suspected in the Oct. 16, 2014 death of Rodney Wilson.

Photo credit: Erika Jett / Photo from Cook County Sheriff's office