Erin Meyer

Court Reporter @ErinMeyer1 emeyer@dnainfo.com
Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Norwood Park »

September 30, 2014

Man Charged in Brutal Murders of Daughter, 7, and Girlfriend on NW Side

Maciej Kotlinski was ordered held without bail in the murders of his girlfriend and their daughter.

Pilsen, Little Village, Near West Side »

September 30, 2014

Stranger Torches 3-Year-Old's Birthday Bash After Being Denied Beer: Police

The man was walking by the party in the Heart of Chicago when he allegedly became enraged.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Norwood Park »

September 29, 2014

Man Accused of Air Traffic Center Fire 'Regrets What He Did,' Attorney Says

Brian Howard "made a tragic mistake in the course of trying to end his own life," his attorney said.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

September 29, 2014

'Gilligan's Island' of Strangers Come Together After Craigslist Theft

They all thought they were renting separate rooms, but it allegedly was the same one rented repeatedly.

Lincoln Square, Albany Park & Irving Park »

September 26, 2014

Former Olympic Bobsledder Charged with Sex Abuse For Second Time

Rodney Woolford, of Irving Park, abused a 13-year-old girl in his basement, prosecutors said.

Hyde Park & Kenwood »

September 26, 2014

Safe Passage Route Worker, 73, Threatened With Box Cutter: Prosecutors

Ericka Blair, 35, insulted and threatened the woman as she worked in South Shore, prosecutors said.

Garfield Park & North Lawndale »

September 25, 2014

Propane Tanks Explode During Massive West Side Fire

An extra-alarm fire on the West Side Thursday created huge plumes of smoke seen citywide.

Lincoln Park & Old Town »

September 25, 2014

Ex-Prosecutor Stabbed While Defending Gay Couple Felt 'Life Slipping Away'

The former prosecutor recalled the night he almost died during his attacker's sentencing hearing.