WEEK IN REVIEW: Eight killed throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Six men were fatally shot, one man was stabbed to death and a baby had her neck slashed with a saw in slayings throughout Chicago last week. Four of the slayings happened over the weekend, when at least 24 other people were shot and wounded. The most recent … Read more →

Little Village grandmother held without bond in infant granddaughter’s grisly murder

BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times After Maneula Rodriguez allegedly stuffed a sock deep down her 7-month-old granddaughter’s throat, bashed the infant’s head with a metal pipe wrench and used a motorized circular saw to slash the baby’s neck, chest and shoulder, she called her sister to tell her what she had done, prosecutors said. “I … Read more →

Manuela Rodriguez charged with murder after granddaughter killed with saw in Little Village

Manuela Rodriguez / Photo from Chicago Police BY SUN-TIMES STAFF A 52-year-old woman has been charged with murder after her 7-month-old granddaughter’s neck was slashed with a circular saw in the Little Village neighborhood on Monday. Manuela Rodriguez, of the 2800 block of South Avers Avenue, is charged with one count of first-degree murder, according … Read more →

Manuela Rodriguez

Suspected in the March 9, 2015 death of Rose Herrera.

Photo credit: Manuela Rodriguez / Photo from Chicago Police