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.
Police say the videotaped attack left a 48-year-old Park Ridge man with a concussion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Family members told their frightening story to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“One of them hit the bike with the machete, in the back wheel, and that stopped me,” the bicyclist tells CBS 2’s Chris Martinez.
Someone’s attempting to grab women in south suburban Park Forest, and police are urging residents to be on the lookout.
A teen charged in a 2012 Bridgeport beating that went viral after it was videotaped and posted on YouTube pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery Monday.
The mystery of what happened to a multimillion-dollar Stradivarius violin stolen in a stun gun attack was answered Thursday when Milwaukee police recovered the instrument and blamed the heist at least in part on an art thief who once stole a statue from a gallery and then tried to sell it back.
Nathan Haywood, 24, of the 8100 block of South Spaulding Avenue, is accused of choking and beating a 39-year-old Norfolk Southern officer.
The incident occurred about 10:25 p.m. at the Wrightwood Metra station near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue.
A lawsuit claims that a 66-year-old Libertyville man suffering a mini-stroke was threatened, beaten and even bitten by a group of security guards at Advocate Condell Medical Center after attempting to leave following a wait of more than six hours.
A teenage girl remained in critical condition on Wednesday, and a quiet Chicago neighborhood was on edge, after the girl was beaten and sexually assaulted while on her way to a bus stop.
Robert Demon Squzert, 36, was charged Tuesday in Lake Superior Court with a slew of charges in connection with a Nov. 4 incident in which the victim is likely to lose her left eye.