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Cody M. Sarantakos (Elgin Police Department)

Elgin Police Arrest Suspect In June 3 Jogger Attack

Cody Sarantakos, 21, is charged with unlawful restraint and aggravated battery for the June 3 incident on the bike path near McBride and Kimball streets, according to Elgin police.

06/11/2015

A woman was attacked along the Fox River Trail in Elgin on Wednesday. A cyclist who witnessed the attack scared off the assailant. (Credit: CBS)

Joggers, Cyclists On Alert After Teen Attacked On Fox River Trail

A bicyclist in Elgin scared off a man attacking a young woman who was jogging on the Fox River Trail on Wednesday.

06/04/2015

Matthew Boger and Tim Zaal in the documentary "Facing Fear." (Credit:  Jason Cohen Productions, LLC)

Hate Crime Victim To Screen Documentary About Befriending And Forgiving His Attacker

If you were the victim of a vicious beating prompted by bigotry, could you forgive the assailant? That is the subject of an Oscar-nominated film that will be screened in Chicago on Monday night.

05/18/2015

Shawn Milliner, Christina Hedges and Michael Green (Glendale Heights police)

Man Beaten, Robbed After Being Lured Into Park Via Social Media

Four people were arrested Thursday after a woman lured a man into a park in west suburban Glendale Heights, where the man was attacked and robbed by three males.

05/15/2015

A family of geese was taken to the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn, after a group of teens attacked the father with a board near Arlington Heights in late April. (Credit: Fox Valley Wildlife Center/Twitter)

Goose Recovering After Attack Near Arlington Heights

Wildlife specialist Laura Kirk said the goose was protecting his family, when teens hit him in the head with a board last week on Bonhill Drive, south of Lake Cook Road in unincorporated Arlington Heights.

05/08/2015

Jonathan Gonzalez (left) and Luis Olvera (right) are charged with aggravated battery, for allegedly throwing a fire hydrant cap through a car window, injuring two children. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Charged With Tossing Fire Hydrant Cap Through Car Window, Injuring Kids

Two young men have been charged with felonies, after injuring two children when they threw a fire hydrant cap through a car window.

05/06/2015

Police are searching for a male who sexually assaulted a woman on a Blue Line train Monday afternoon. | Chicago Police photo

Teen Charged In CTA Attack Spent Stolen Money On Junk Food, Track Suits: Prosecutors

Details emerged Thursday about the alleged sexual assault of a CTA Blue Line passenger by a 15-year-old suspect.

04/23/2015

Police sketch of a suspect in an attack Sunday in Bussie Woods. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's police.)

Woman Jogging In Cook County Forest Preserve Fends Off Attacker With Pepper Spray

A runner is said to be doing ok after being attacked in a Cook County Forest preserve over the weekend, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.

03/30/2015

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Pit Bulls Attack Collie In Riverside: Police

The owner of the pitbulls, a Chicago man whom police did not identify, was ticketed under a village ordinance for having a dangerous or fierce dog unleashed.

03/27/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Ravenswood home.  (Credit: CBS)

Candidate Asks: How Could Emanuel Bodyguards Have Missed Attack On Mayor’s Son?

Ald. Bob Fioretti commented Monday about the Friday night robbery of Mayor Emanuel’s son outside the family’s North Side home. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

12/22/2014

Police have released this surveillance image in connection with a Wednesday attack in Logan Square. (Chicago Police)

Armed Robber Attacks Woman In Logan Square: Police

Chicago police have released a surveillance image from the attempted robbery and rape from early Wednesday.

12/19/2014

This screen grab appears to show a young man harassing an older rider on a CTA train. (Facebook)

Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train

A video posted on Facebook is generating hundreds of responses, and it shows at least two young men on a CTA Blue Line train, slapping an older man and taunting him.

12/11/2014

Jimmie Smith (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Sheriff: Cook County Jail Inmate Attacked Public Defender During Visit

Eleven years ago, the same public defender was attacked by another inmate inside a courtroom, when he was knocked to the floor, and hit his head.

12/11/2014

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pit Bull Attacks Mail Carrier In Carpentersville

The pit bull’s owner said the dog broke through a screen door to get outside.

10/23/2014

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Women Attacked In Series Of North Side Muggings

The incidents happened in Lakeview and in Ravenswood, not far from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home.

10/06/2014

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Suit: Public Storage To Blame After Raccoon Attacks Renter

Michael Giangrand is suing California-based Public Storage due to injuries he suffered by a surprise raccoon attack that happened after he opened the door to his storage locker, according to a lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County Thursday.

09/04/2014

Sergio Vicenteno is accused of biting two people at Lollapalooza. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Biting Two People At Lollapalooza

A 33-year-old man has been charged with tackling a man at Lollapalooza, and biting the victim and another man, before running off like nothing had happened.

08/22/2014

CTA train. (CBS)

Passenger Injured When Fight Spills Onto Blue Line Train

CTA officials tell CBS 2 the victim was injured around 2:30 p.m. when an altercation erupted at the Washington Blue Line stop beneath Dearborn Street. The fight then spilled onto a Blue Line train, which never left the station.

08/07/2014

Jasmine Jafferali (Credit: CBS)

Woman Says Good Samaritan Saved Her From Attack In West Loop

It was a surprise confrontation in the West Loop and then someone stepped in. A Chicago woman believes that Good Samaritan saved her from an attack last week.

08/05/2014

Ben Lenet's arm a day after he was attacked and bitten at Lollapalooza. (Credit: Ben Lenet/Imgur)

Attacker Bites Man On The Arm At Lollapalooza

A 29-year-old Wicker Park resident would like to find the man who has complicated his life for the next four months, after a complete stranger bit his arm and attacked a friend at Lollapalooza.

08/05/2014

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