A southwest suburban man was beaten to death with baseball bats Sunday morning after confronting a group of teens for stealing his son’s skateboard several days earlier.
Ryan Flannigan, 26, was discovered lying unconscious and bleeding from his head in the 0-100 block of North Bothwell Street about 11:30 p.m. on July 18.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly punching and trying to kidnap a girl as she walked into her Lincolnshire home on Wednesday.
Cook County prosecutors said 42-year-old Gerald Gaddy has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, criminal sexual assault, and aggravated battery. Gaddy allegedly had “inappropriate sexual contact” with three girls, ages 15, 16 and 17.
Daniel Gluckman, 34, is charged with one felony count each of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, aggravated fleeing and leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury, police said. He is also facing two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance.
Jawaun Westbrook, of the 400 block of East Ohio Street, was charged Thursday with two felony counts of aggravated battery, police said. He was due to appear for a bond hearing Thursday afternoon.
The boy, whose name was being withheld because of his age, has been charged with three counts of attempted murder and three counts of aggravated battery.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested for trying to sexually assault a woman on a jogging path in a Lake County forest preserve earlier this month.
Dominique Hodrick, 23, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder, and three counts of aggravated battery in connection with the May 29 death of Dr. Betty Howard.
The boys have been charged with armed robbery and aggravated battery.
Jerrell Harris, 21, is charged in the Dec. 6, 2011, attack at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, when two suspects attacked Rev. Daniel Mallette while wearing “ninja masks” after they broke into the rectory as he lay sleeping.
A west suburban man severely beat his longtime girlfriend, then attempted to disarm a police officer who responded to a call at the couple’s apartment Saturday night.
The uncle of a 14-year-old girl accused of killing a classmate during a fight over a boy has been charged with giving his niece the murder weapon and accompanying her to the fight in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Ganaa Otgoo, 32, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street was charged with one count of aggravated battery for the March 28 attack, according to Skokie Police.
Henry Jackson is charged as an adult with one felony count each of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm and attempted first degree murder, according to Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton.
Cedryk Davis, 23, was charged with two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated battery. Police said he pulled the trigger in the Jan. 30 attack that left 38-year-old Shawn Harrington paralyzed.
Romando Williams, 21, of the 7600 block of South Crandon Avenue, was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of cannabis possession.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating a woman and her boyfriend, who faces felony charges for allegedly shaking the woman’s 14-month-old daughter, causing critical brain injuries.
Richard Martin, of the 7200 block of South Cambpell Avenue, has been charged with aggravated battery, police said.
Two men charged in connection with a shooting Monday night in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side have been ordered held on $250,000 bond each.