It’s the dirty little hidden danger of riding public transportation.
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.
Police are looking for Joseph L. Lopez, who is suspected of beating a woman inside a car in an unincorporated area near Palatine.
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.
Police are looking for a man who allegedly approached a teen girl and fondled her on an Orange Line train last week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.