CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago teenager is being held on $2 million bond after being accused in last month's shooting death of a taxi driver. Seventeen-year-old Clint Massey is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 28-year-old Javan Boyd. Authorities allege Boyd was sitting in his cab waiting for a fare on February 22nd when he was shot seven times.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) - A Peoria man has been sentenced to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to stealing equipment from Caterpillar Incorporated. Thirty-five-year-old Eliot Wells also agreed to testify against another man who is charged in the case. Authorities say the pair stole items valued at about $1 million from the Peoria-based manufacturing company.
CHICAGO (AP) - A federal judge in Chicago is scheduled to decide whether a father, mother and daughter charged in an alleged $7 million shoplifting spree must stay behind bars. Branko Bogdanov, Lela Bogdanov and their 34-year-old daughter, Julia, were arrested last week at their home in Northbrook. The family is accused of traveling to stores nationwide to steal dolls, toys, cosmetics and other valuables.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Services are set for the former police chief in the southern Illinois city of Carbondale. Meredith Funeral Home says Ed Hogan was 91 when he died Thursday at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion. Hogan served as Carbondale's police chief from the late 1970s until retiring in 1991. Visitation for Hogan will be Tuesday afternoon at Meredith Funeral Home.
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