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.
Jennifer Hudson recently befriended the victim of another horrendous crime, according to a report Tuesday.
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.
A Chicago Public school principal is accused of assaulting a student at a school in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
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.
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.
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.
Police hope a new sketch will help them find a suspect who attacked the same teenage girl twice in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
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.
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.
A 34-year-old south suburban man is being held on $350,000 bond for allegedly assaulting an elderly relative and then hijacking her vehicle.
Three alleged gang members in the south suburbs are in serious trouble, after police say they fought with officers and tried to start a riot during a traffic stop last week.
Police say Tyrone M. Young hid in a stall of the women’s restroom and emerged wearing only boxer shorts as a 35-year-old woman was washing her hands at a sink.
Running back Cedric Benson was released from jail on Sunday following an arrest on an assault charge, the second year in a row he has gotten into trouble in his home state.
A man died Tuesday night after apparently being assaulted Sunday in west suburban Elmwood Park.
Both UIC police and Chicago Police have issued alerts after two people were beaten and robbed aboard separate CTA buses late Saturday into Sunday near the Near West Side campus.
Despite his training to be a monk, police say a Winthrop Harbor man tied up his elderly and frail father before allegedly beating him
A tip from a parole officer led to the arrest Sunday of the key suspect in the attack on a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium after the rival teams’ season opener.
Bryan Stow, the San Fransisco Giants fan who was brutally beaten after an opening day game at Dodger Stadium, has started opening his eyes still remains in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital.
Former Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist and ESPN personality Jay Mariotti was back in court this week, facing new charges after he confronted his ex-girlfriend.