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Heriberto Viramontes,  and Marcy Cruz are charged with aggravated battery and armed robbery in the beating and robbery of two women in Bucktown.

Alleged Getaway Driver Testifies In Bucktown Bat Attack Trial

28-year-old Marcy Cruz, a former stripper and mother of two young children, cut a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty, accepting a 22-year-sentence in return for the testimony she offered today against Heriberto Verimontes.

10/21/2013

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Cop Hospitalized After Being Attacked With Baseball Bat

A police officer is in serious condition after he was hit in the head with a baseball bat while trying to break up a fight early Saturday in West Englewood.

08/24/2013

Marcy Cruz (Cook County Sheriff's office)

Woman Pleads Guilty In Bucktown Bat Attack

Marcy Cruz pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder and was sentenced to 11 years in prison for each count, Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said.

07/09/2013

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Boy Attacked With Bat In Broad Daylight

A 17-year-old boy is on life support Thursday morning, after being savagely beaten with a baseball bat in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

10/07/2010