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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


Christopher Colby (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Assault Of Elderly Relative

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.


Summit Suspects

Police: Gang Members Fought With Officers, Tried To Start Riot

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.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

Tyrone M. Young is charged with attacking a woman in the lady's restroom at a Lowe's store. (Aurora Police Department)

Woman Attacked In Ladies’ Restroom At Aurora Lowe’s Store

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.


Cedric Benson of the Cincinnati Bengals carries the ball against the Cleveland Brown. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Ex-Bears RB Cedric Benson Arrested On Assault Charge

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.


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Man Dies Two Days After Elmwood Park Assault

A man died Tuesday night after apparently being assaulted Sunday in west suburban Elmwood Park.


UIC Assault

Chicago, UIC Police Issue Alerts After Two Robbed, Beaten By Group On Bus

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.


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Cops: Son Ties Up, Beats Elderly Father

Despite his training to be a monk, police say a Winthrop Harbor man tied up his elderly and frail father before allegedly beating him

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

Charlie Beck

Suspect Arrested In Giants Fan Beating

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.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

SF General Hospital Holds News Briefing To Give Update On Bryan Stow

Brutally Beaten Giants Fan Opens His Eyes

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.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011

Jay Mariotti

New Charges For Former Sun-Times Columnist Jay Mariotti

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.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011