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Man Gets 5 Years For Throwing Chair At Cop In Court

A black plaintiff who threw a courtroom chair at a white Joliet cop after he lost a civil rights trial was on Thursday sentenced to five years in prison for “assault with a dangerous weapon.”

08/22/2014

Kasandra Bellamy says an off-duty cop assaulted her at a bathroom at the 31st Street Beach.

Woman Claims She Was Arrested After Being Assaulted By Off-Duty Cop

An argument about a woman using the men’s bathroom along the lakefront last night ended with a Chicago woman’s arrest and her allegations against an off-duty cop, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

07/05/2014

Surveillance photo of the suspect who assaulted an elderly man at a northwest Indiana train station Thursday morning. (NICTD police)

Suspect Assaults, Robs Elderly Man At Hammond, Ind. Train Station

Indiana authorities have released a surveillance photo in an effort to catch the man who assaulted an 84-year-old man and stole his wallet.

06/27/2014

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Woman Attacked On Gary, Ind. Bike Path

Police say a man used his bike to knock a woman off hers and attacked her. The woman managed to get away.

05/08/2014

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Dixmoor Trustee Accused Of Assaulting Police Chief

Michael Smith, 23, was charged with misdemeanor aggravated assault following the 11 p.m. incident outside the Dixmoor Village Hall, Cook County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Cara Smith said.

03/28/2014

Luis Pantoja. (Chicago Police Photo)

Man Suspected Of Raping Teen Had Charges Dismissed In Previous Case

Luis Alberto Pantoja is being held on $2.5 million bond after being charged with brutally raping and beating a 15-year-old girl in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood last month.

01/07/2014

A police officer talks with a motorist Sunday about an attack in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood. (CBS)

Police Canvass Neighborhood Where Girl Was Attacked

The crime outraged Mayor Emanuel and his police superintendent, Garry McCarthy, who vowed the department will solve the crime.

12/22/2013

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Cops: Man Flees Police, Then Rams Squad Car

A Lombard man was charged with attempted murder Wednesday night after he allegedly rammed his car into a squad car he thought was occupied.

12/13/2013

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Cop, Two Paramedics Attacked While Responding To Emergency Call

Two paramedics and a police officer were hospitalized Tuesday night after responding to a call on the Near North Side.

12/04/2013

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Woman Speaks Out For First Time After Assault That Left Her In Coma

The man accused of beating Jen Hall is in jail again, this time for going after a woman on Monday at the same store. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talked with Hall today.

07/10/2013

Cell phone video shows an employee at Dunbar Career Academy pushing a female student down a flight of stairs. (Supplied to CBS)

Mother Of Student Pushed Down School Stairs ‘Enraged’ At Security Guard

New video surfaced Friday that appears to show sophomore Lauren Goodlow being pushed by a male security guard. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

05/24/2013

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Stroger Hospital Doctor Accused Of Assaulting Patients

An arrest warrant has been issued for a doctor from Chicago’s Stroger Hospital, on allegations he sexually assaulted two patients during gynecological exams.

05/02/2013

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Northwest Side Neighborhood On Alert After 2 Women Attacked

Even in the full light of day the fear is still there, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

04/14/2013

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Man Grabs Woman’s Breasts, Shouts ‘April Fools’

A 26-year old man was arrested after shouting “April Fools” before he allegedly attacked a woman along a jogging trail in New Lenox yesterday.

04/02/2013

A robber targeted a business along the 2300 block of West Leland Avenue. (CBS)

Employees Injured In 2 Lincoln Square Robberies

The Lincoln Square neighborhood was the scene of two recent retail robberies in which store employees have been attacked.

03/25/2013

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Women Riding Packed L Trains Assaulted By Aroused Men

It’s the dirty little hidden danger of riding public transportation.

02/15/2013

Lavelle Watts Jr. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged With Throwing Courtroom Chair At Cop He Accused Of Assaulting Him

Just moments after a federal jury ruled against Lavelle Watts Jr., and in favor of Officer Joshua Sawyer, the Joliet cop Watts had sued, an enraged Watts grabbed a chair and flung it at Sawyer, witnesses said.

02/15/2013

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Police Seek ‘Armed And Dangerous’ Man Wanted In Beating

Police are looking for Joseph L. Lopez, who is suspected of beating a woman inside a car in an unincorporated area near Palatine.

01/24/2013

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Woman Charged After S&M Encounter Ends In Attack

A south suburban woman is out on bond on charges she beat another woman with a bat when plans for a S&M-themed photo shoot went awry, authorities said.

01/23/2013

Police describe the man as white, between 55-60 years old, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-8 with white hair. He was wearing a tan jacket and black shoes. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Teen Girl Assaulted On Orange Line Train

Police are looking for a man who allegedly approached a teen girl and fondled her on an Orange Line train last week.

01/19/2013

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