WEEK IN REVIEW: Nine murdered throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Nine people were murdered last week in Chicago, and a 10th person died from injuries suffered in a mid-April shooting. The killings included seven shooting deaths, one stabbing and one man intentionally run over by an SUV. Four of the murders happened over the weekend, when 26 other … Read more →

Prosecutors: Miata Phelan fatally stabbed Larry Martin for not buying her gifts

Miata Phelan / Photo from Cook County Sheriff’s police BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times Miata Phelan’s rage was sparked when she found out her boyfriend bought gifts for his cousin and brother after a trip to the mall, Cook County prosecutors said. And before it was over, the Columbia College student’s anger boiled over to … Read more →

Miata Phelan

Suspected in the April 30, 2014 death of Larry Martin.

Photo credit: Miata Phelan / Photo from Cook County Sheriff's office