| Mar 4, 2011
| 1:00 PM
The killing of the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle was "cold, calculated and premeditated," prosecutors said today as they outlined their case against Marni Yang.
But defense attorneys countered in their opening remarks that...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Shaun Gayle acknowledged from the witness stand this morning that he had sex with Marni Yang the night before she allegedly killed another woman who was carrying his baby.
The former Chicago Bears player, who so far has been questioned only by...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 1:00 PM
More than three years after the murder of Rhoni Reuter, and more than two years after Marni Yang was charged with the killing, Yang's lawyers rested their defense in less than 30 minutes today.
The defense rested after Yang told the judge that she did...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:21 PM
A jury in Lake County has found Marni Yang guilty in the 2007 murder of the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle.
Following a dramatic 11-day trial, the jurors reached their verdict after four hours of deliberation today.
| Mar 16, 2011
| 11:30 PM
Recordings of Marni Yang, which were taped without her knowledge and were central to her conviction this week on murder charges, have been released by the Deerfield Police Department.
The recordings, released Wednesday in response to a Freedom of...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Which nickname is future NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal going by now that’s he’s retired? Big Daddy? Superman? Shaq Fu? The Big Aristotle?
Nope. Diesel. I know this because that’s how he introduced himself when I answered...
| May 20, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Marni Yang was sentenced to life in prison this morning for gunning down the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle, with the judge citing the “methodical, meticulous and maniacal manner in which you committed this crime.”...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Just walked out of the morning web meeting, where section editors talk about the various stories bubbling up on their areas of expertise.
Makes for an intersting breaking news reading list.
There's a sentencing in the Marni Yang trial this morning. At...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 6:23 PM
A Cook County jury today awarded $40 million to the family of Rhoni Reuter as the result of a civil case against Marni Yang, the woman found guilty of Reuter’s murder.
Yang was convicted in March of killing Reuter, the pregnant girlfriend of former...
| Aug 4, 2009
| 6:20 PM
(WGN-AM) - Lawyers for the woman accused of killing the girlfriend of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle and their unborn child asked a judge for a gag order and a change of venue after a television program about the case aired nationally Friday.
| Mar 5, 2009
Over the past 11/2 years, Shaun Gayle has relied on his former Bears teammates for support during the most tumultuous time of his life.
On Oct. 4, 2007, Gayle's longtime girlfriend, Rhoni Reuter, and their unborn child were murdered in her Deerfield...