The Dirksen Courthouse is pictured in Chicago. (Capitol News Illinois)

Charles Cui filed a renewed motion to sever Friday in which he claimed that jurors could become “confused” and consider Cui to have been part of a conspiracy that is only alleged to have involved Burke and co-defendant Peter Andrews.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., right, and his wife Nadine Arslanian, pose for a photo on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 20, 2022. (AP Photo  /Susan Walsh, File)

A search of the couple’s home turned up $100,000 in gold bars and $480,000 in hidden cash, said prosecutors, who announced the charges against the 69-year-old Democrat nearly six years after an earlier criminal case against him ended with a deadlocked jury.

A file photo shows a crime scene blocked off by the Chicago Police Department. (WTTW News)

According to the Chicago Police Department, there were nine separate armed robberies reported between 12:50 a.m. and 2 a.m. Thursday morning. In each incident, victims were approached by multiple armed males who took their belongings and then fled in a dark colored sedan.

Sergio Brown speaks during an NFL event for kids in south London, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham, File)

Sergio Brown, 35, is still considered a missing person, Maywood police spokesperson Carmen Rivera said in an email Tuesday, acknowledging police were aware of the videos and were investigating.

(WTTW New)

Get an inside look at how a regional task force is working to apprehend carjackers across Chicago. 

Sergio Brown speaks during an NFL event for kids in south London in 2015. (Matt Dunham / AP)

The search continues for former NFL player Sergio Brown after his mother was found dead with assault injuries near a creek behind her suburban Chicago home, according to the Maywood Police Department.

(WTTW News)

The two adults, their two children and the dogs were found with gunshot wounds in their home in Romeoville, officials said. Police do not consider the deaths a murder-suicide and are investigating the incident as a murder. 

The Dirksen Courthouse is pictured in Chicago. (Capitol News Illinois)

A federal jury in Chicago on Monday found 70-year-old Thomas James Zajac guilty on three charges stemming from the Sept. 1, 2006, bombing that injured one person.

(Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)

Illinois officially became the first state in the country Monday to officially eliminate the pre-trial practice of requiring that some criminal defendants pay a set cash amount in order to secure their release from custody ahead of trial.

Sergio Brown is shown here helping to coach a team of local school children on July 15, 2015, in London, England. (Dan Mullan / Getty Images via CNN)

Authorities discovered the body of 73-year-old Myrtle Brown on Saturday after relatives alerted police they’d been unable to find or contact her or her son, the Maywood Police Department said in a news release.

(Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)

Chicago Police Department data shows 24 people were shot in 20 separate shooting incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

Capitol News Illinois file photo. (Capitol News Illinois)

Illinois on Monday will become the first state to fully abolish cash bail through an act of the legislature — a major criminal justice overhaul spurred by the advocacy of a progressive faction of the Democratic Party that’s grown increasingly powerful in recent years.

Leighton Criminal Court Building (Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)

The long-anticipated elimination of cash bail officially takes effect in Illinois Monday, following extensive delays, legal challenges and pushback from critics who sought to keep the existing system in place.

(WTTW News)

During a brief case management hearing Monday morning, Judge Victoria Rossetti said she intends to set a trial date for Robert Crimo III when he next appears in court Dec. 11.

(Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)

According to Chicago Police Department data, 26 people were shot in 21 separate shootings between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

(Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)

“Pandemic relief fraud by CPS employees causes significant reputational harm to CPS and diminishes trust in the school district,” The Office of Inspector General wrote in the report.