Cook County criminal judge shot to death in Chicago

Cook County criminal judge shot to death in Chicago

Police say a Cook County Circuit Court judge has been shot to death outside his home on the South Side of Chicago.

A police source identified the man as Cook County Associate Judge Raymond Myles, the Sun-Times is reporting.

Judge Myles, 66, worked at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, Cook County's main criminal courthouse at 26th and California. Police said Associate Judge Raymond Myles was fatally shot early this morning. Photos of the home show a large driveway leading to a parking pad behind the home. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was later prononuced dead, the report added. The woman, who was taken to the same hospital, was listed in serious condition.

The shooting is under investigation.

According to court records, Myles was attacked in fall 2015 after a driver hit his vehicle, according to the Chicago Tribune. He had been involved in several high-profile cases, including hearings involving suspects in the 1992 massacre of seven people at the Palatine Brown's Chicken Restaurant, and involving the suspect in the murder of three members of singer Jennifer Hudson's family in 2008. Myles' nose was broken, and he had to have reconstructive surgery to his face.

A suspect in the beating was arrested 10 months later and he was released pending trial, according to the Tribune's March story.

"I'm deeply saddened to share with you that the Chicago Police Department called my office this morning with tragic news concerning one of our colleagues".



Latest news

Goku Dies Again Because of Majin Buu? Android 17
After all, the Tournament of Power is something that would require a massive team effort from the Universe 7 fighters. Seeing Gohan die will definitely make Goku mad and he will then decide to go all out against whoever he will face.

Apple to launch red iPhone 7 this Friday
Consumers are now able to buy the iPhone 7 in red, as well as the existing colours Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold. These new mobiles will be available on the official website with the red iPhone 7 starting at $749 and the red 7 Plus at $869.

Lexi Thompson handed four-stroke penalty mid-round at ANA Inspiration
So to the officials, or whatever called in, that was not my objective . "Nobody gets to call ins and outs in tennis". Thompson was also looking to capture her second major, having won the ANA Inspiration in 2014.

Melania Trump Shortened Her $5500 Red Dress to Host China's First Lady
The two first ladies were greeted by dozens of 7th and 8th-grade girls singing " Astonishing " from " Little Women the Musical". A matter of hours later Melania showed her maternal side meeting children with China's first lady Peng Liyuan in Florida.

Dead bat in Fresh Express salad prompts recall
The salads were sold in a clear container with the production code G089B19 and best-if-used-by date of April 14, 2017. The company said "extraneous animal matter" was allegedly "found in a single container of the salad".

Other news