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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

CTA train. (CBS)

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

Joseph L. Lopez (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

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

Gavel, Court, Generic Sized Image

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

(Credit: CBS)

Man Charged With Taking Teen Girl To Illinois For Sex

Indiana authorities have arrested a man accused of taking a 14-year-old girl from Hammond into Illinois and forcing her to have sex with him.

10/17/2012

This surveillance image is of a suspect who is believed to have attacked a customer at Ross in Merrillville, Ind. (Surveillance video)

VIDEO: Mom Holding Baby Attacked At Ind. Store

A woman went to a Northwest Indiana retailer to buy a gift and ended up getting assaulted. Now, Hobart police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

10/15/2012

Chuck E. Cheese

Police: Chuck E Cheese Worker Stabbed Customer Over Salad Plate

A Southwest Side Chuck E. Cheese employee was charged with two misdemeanors last month for allegedly stabbing a customer in a dispute over a salad plate, police said.

10/09/2012

Lindsay Lohan attends the Domingo Zapata "Life Is A Dream" Art Exhibition at Dream Downtown on May 10, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Arrest Of Former Aide To Illinois Congressman Voided In Lohan Dispute

A 25-year-old man initially arrested Sunday on an assault charge after Lindsay Lohan claimed he grabbed her in her New York hotel room in an argument over cellphone images was freed hours later and his arrest voided when the charge could not be substantiated, law enforcement officials said.

09/30/2012

Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

Man Punches 11-Year-Old Girl For Lollapalooza Beach Ball

Two people have been charged with assault, for allegedly threatening and punching an 11-year-old girl who would not give them her souvenir beach ball Sunday night downtown near the Lollapalooza music festival.

08/07/2012

(Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Jennifer Hudson Befriends Woman Once Known as ‘Girl X’

Jennifer Hudson recently befriended the victim of another horrendous crime, according to a report Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

Garritt Cullerton.

Son Of Senate President John Cullerton Allegedly Threatened Bouncer

The son of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton is in trouble again, charged with threatening a bouncer at a Wicker Park neighborhood bar on Sunday night.

06/05/2012

Kilmer Elementary School

Principal Accused Of Attacking Student At Rogers Park School

A Chicago Public school principal is accused of assaulting a student at a school in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

Court Case Graphic

Woman Who Battered Child Into Brain Damage Gets 18 Years

Lake Superior Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. imposed an 18-year sentence for aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent for an East Chicago woman who beat her 2-year-old child, causing a permanent, lifelong disability.

02/26/2012

CBS 2 obtained this photo of bagged bodies stacked at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, which is over its storage capacity.

2 County Morgue Workers Fired, 1 Threatens To Come Back With Gun

The overcrowding scandal at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has cost two workers their jobs and led to disciplinary action against a third.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Red Line Train

Police Hope Internet Video Will Help Solve CTA Assault

Chicago Police are using video that has just recently surfaced on the Internet to try to solve an assault at a near north side CTA station.

11/12/2011

Rogers Park Sketch

Man Assaults Same Teenage Girl Twice In Rogers Park

Police hope a new sketch will help them find a suspect who attacked the same teenage girl twice in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Darion Jones

Fenger Coach Charged With Assault In Attack On Student

The suspended head coach of the Fenger High School football team has been charged with assault, amid allegations that he and another coach drove students to the home of a peer to carry out an attack.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Man Shot By Chicago Police Charged With Assault

A man who was shot by police after pointing a gun at officers who were trying to interview him early Tuesday in the Englwood neighborhood has been charged, police said.

09/21/2011

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