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University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (C) and his lawyer, Daniel Watkins (R) walk to the Charlottesville District Court before Johnson's hearing on March 26, 2015 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Johnson, a Chicago resident, was arrested by Virginia's Alcoholic Beverage Control agents on March 18. Video in which Johnson appears bloodied, went viral after his arrest. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Alcohol Agents Cleared In Arrest Of Student Claiming Racism

University of Virginia student Martese Johnson’s arrest caused a furor after photos and video of the 20-year-old, pinned to the sidewalk by an officer and bleeding from the head, were circulated widely on social media. Johnson, who is black, could be heard on the recordings calling the officers racist.

08/10/2015

Rapper Travi$ Scott at Lollapalooza before his set was canceled. (Twitter)

Rapper At Lollapalooza Arrested After Inciting Crowd: Officials

Texas rapper Travi$ Scott, who was born Jacques Webster, urged fans to come over the barricades after he played a song, said Office of Emergency Management spokeswoman Melissa Stratton.

08/01/2015

Amara-Enyia

Black & Female in Chicago: How the Fate of Sandra Bland Hits Home

(CBS) — “How much of our rights do we give away just so that we can stay alive?” asks former Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia, Ph.D. Dr. Enyia is referring to the death of Sandra Bland, whose arrest […]

07/24/2015

A general view of atmosphere during Fare Thee Well, A Tribute To The Grateful Dead at Soldier Field on July 3, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Police Keep Focus Elsewhere As Deadheads Light Up For Final Shows

With more than 210,000 Deadheads crowding Soldier Field for three nights over the weekend, it should be no surprise there was a pervasive smell of marijuana in the air in and around the stadium as the Grateful Dead bid a final farewell to their fans.

07/07/2015

University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (C) and his lawyer, Daniel Watkins (R) walk to the Charlottesville District Court before Johnson's hearing on March 26, 2015 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Johnson, a Chicago resident, was arrested by Virginia's Alcoholic Beverage Control agents on March 18. Video in which Johnson appears bloodied, went viral after his arrest. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Charges Dropped Against Chicagoan Whose Bloody Arrest At Va. Sparked Uproar

Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney David Chapman said he made the decision after reviewing results of the investigation into Martese Johnson’s arrest.

06/11/2015

University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (C) and his lawyer, Daniel Watkins (R) walk to the Charlottesville District Court before Johnson's hearing on March 26, 2015 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Johnson, a Chicago resident, was arrested by Virginia's Alcoholic Beverage Control agents on March 18. Video in which Johnson appears bloodied, went viral after his arrest. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Case Continued For Chicago Man In Bloody Arrest In Virginia

In a show of solidarity, supporters crowded into a courtroom Thursday as a University of Virginia student made his first court appearance after a bloody arrest outside a bar that sparked a police investigation.

03/26/2015

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Sheriff: Beware Phone Calls Threatening Arrest, Demanding Cash

The caller tells victims that they must make payments via pre-paid debit cards or a wire service and implies that an arrest is imminent, the sheriff’s office said.

06/27/2014

Richard Eddington (cityofevanston.org)

Evanston Police Chief Detains Suspects, Helps Recover Firearm

Evanston Chief of Police Richard Eddington was in the area of Greenbay Road and Simpson Street when two women reported a vehicle was following them, police said.

06/20/2014

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Study: Police Still Arresting — Not Writing Tickets — For Marijuana Possession

Researchers at Roosevelt University spent more than a year studying marijuana arrests across the state, why and where people are arrested and how much it costs.

05/19/2014

Amber Creek (Credit: Racine County Sheriff)

Details Expected Tuesday On Arrest In 1997 Murder Of Palatine Teen

Police in Racine County have arrested a suspect in the murder of Amber Creek. Her badly beaten and nearly frozen body was found near Burlington, Wis., in 1997.

04/08/2014

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Man Arrested For Stabbing Woman In Rogers Park

The 21-year-old woman was arguing with a man around 6:10 a.m. in the 1600 block of West Touhy Avenue when he allegedly began stabbing her.

12/19/2013

Billy Varner (Credit: Antioch Police)

Man Charged In Antioch Double Murder

Billy Varner, 54, was arrested in Williston, N.D., after walking into a church, armed with a shotgun, and committing a robbery.

11/04/2013

Blood stains the SUV and driveway where a man attacked a longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw. (Credit: CBS)

Man Arrested After Allegedly Attacking Friend With Chainsaw

A 50-year-old man accused of attacking his longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw was taken into custody overnight.

08/22/2013

A bank robbery suspect wields a hammer at a TCF Bank branch in Park Ridge. (Credit: BanditTracker)

Prostitute Turns In Alleged Bank Robber

A prostitute given $300 in dye-stained $20 bills led police to the home of the man suspected of robbing a northwest suburban bank while wielding a hammer, according to the FBI.

08/09/2013

Jeremy Lydon (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cops Find Guns, Drugs While Arresting Man For Threatening Girlfriend

Police arresting a West Side man for threatening his girlfriend with a gun Saturday night discovered assault weapons and drugs at his home.

05/13/2013

Immigration rights activists packed Monroe Street as they marched from a park on the Near West Side to Federal Plaza downtown, for a May Day rally on May 1, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Immigrants Complain Of Family Member Arrests During March

While immigrants and supporters were attending Tuesday’s May Day rally for immigration reform in downtown Chicago, they say agents with Homeland Security were arresting some of their family members in their homes.

05/03/2013

Bears rookies Evan Rodriguez and Alshon Jeffery. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Charges Dropped Against Bears TE Evan Rodriguez

All charges have been dropped against Bears tight end Evan Rodriguez after he was arrested last month in Miami, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.

04/26/2013

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Violent Arrest Includes Officer’s Own Stun Gun Going Off — On Him

A struggle between northwest suburban Elgin police and a 40-year-old man Sunday morning ended up with the suspect and two of the officers being sent to hospitals and the suspect facing four felony charges. One of the officers drew his stun gun, but ended up shooting himself in hand.

04/09/2013

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Man Arrested After Threat At Elementary School In Pullman

Shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday police responded to Schmid Elementary School in the 9700 block of South Greenwood Avenue following a report of a threat.

03/21/2013

Crowds file past the open casket of Hadiya Pendleton Friday. (CBS)

Man Arrested After Causing Disturbance Outside Pendleton’s Funeral

A 43-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning after causing a disturbance outside the church where funeral services for 15-year Hadiya Pendleton were to later be held.

02/09/2013

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