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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Man Attacked, Bitten At Lollapalooza

The mood of Lollapalooza shifted quickly for Ben Lenet Friday night. One moment, he and his two friends were enjoying the Arctic Monkeys close out the first night of the three-day fest. The next, Lenet, 29, was defending himself from a man who had “clamped” his teeth into his arm and ripped out a chunk of flesh.

08/05/2014

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Cops: Teens Attacked Adult Near Taste Of Park Ridge

Police say the videotaped attack left a 48-year-old Park Ridge man with a concussion.

07/17/2014

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Rauner Campaign Turns Up The Heat With Anti-Quinn Ad Blitz

It could have been planned all along, or it could have been in response to gains made by incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn that prompted Bruce Rauner’s toughest attack ad yet. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

07/11/2014

Jawaun Westbrook (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Hammer Attack Near Navy Pier

Jawaun Westbrook, of the 400 block of East Ohio Street, was charged Thursday with two felony counts of aggravated battery, police said. He was due to appear for a bond hearing Thursday afternoon.

07/10/2014

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Man Arrested After Attacking Women With Hammer Near Navy Pier

Police said the women were walking on the Lakefront Path near lower Lake Shore Drive and Grand Avenue around 6:30 p.m., when a man attacked them with a hammer.

07/09/2014

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Police: Man Stalked Female Jogger Along Bike Path Before Attack

The 23-year-old victim was running near where the North Shore Bike Path meets the Des Plaines River Trail by Route 176 in Libertyville.

06/19/2014

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Child Helps Foil Knife Attack On Brighton Park Mom

Family members told their frightening story to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.

06/12/2014

Ganaa Otgoo (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Arrested For Attacking Senior On Yellow Line Train

Ganaa Otgoo, 32, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street was charged with one count of aggravated battery for the March 28 attack, according to Skokie Police.

04/18/2014

Surveillance images of a man who attacked a senior citizen on a Yellow Line train on March 28, 2014. (Credit: Skokie Police)

Skokie Cops Search For Man Who Attacked Senior On Yellow Line

The suspect boarded a Yellow Line train and began yelling at passengers on March 28. When a senior citizen told him to leave, the man approached the senior citizen and pulled his jacket over his head before punching and kicking him.

04/17/2014

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Gunmen Threaten Lake View Shop Employees

A worker at Vosges Haut Chocolat in Lake View says four men in a black LTD or Crown Victoria approached him on his way in to work and put a revolver to his head. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/10/2014

This suspect is wanted in connection with attacks on women in Park Forest. (Park Forest Police)

Park Forest Police Warn Parents Against Letting Kids Walk Alone, After Attacks

The most recent attack came Wednesday, near Forest Trail Middle School. A man held a knife, motioning for a 13-year-old girl to come toward him. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

04/03/2014

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