Woman Charged With Beating Mother In GaryTashana Beard, 19, of Gary, has been charged with two counts of battery resulting in injuries, according to a statement from Gary police.
Elgin Woman Charged With Punching Man, Stealing His PhoneInvestigators were called to the 100 block of Dawson Drive in Elgin about 2:20 p.m. for reports of a fight in progress, according to a statement from Elgin police. When officers arrived, an 18-year-old man told them he was driving when a vehicle started following him.
Police Shoot At Vehicle After Driver Tries To Run Down OfficerA man was arrested early Tuesday after he tried to hit a police officer with his vehicle, prompting an officer to open fire in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side, police said.
Police: Uber Driver Hit Two Women With Snow ScraperPolice said 37-year-old Chieh Wang was taken into custody Tuesday evening after he hit the women with a snow brush in the 200 block of East Grand Avenue around 6 p.m.
Gary Man Wanted For Beating, Choking Estranged WifeWillie Carter, 28, was charged with two counts each of criminal confinement, battery causing serious bodily injury, residential entry, theft and domestic battery, according to a statement from the Gary Police Department.
Three Charged In Gary Store RobberyAllan Blackmon and Kahlil Diggs, both 17, and 18-year-old De’Monte’ Coleman were charged with roberry resulting in bodily injury, armed robbery, two counts of criminal confinement, felony intimidation, battery by means of a deadly weapon and misdemeanor battery, according to Gary police.
Attorney Joseph “The Shark” Lopez Charged With Hitting Client“The Shark” has gotten hooked. Well-known criminal defense attorney Joseph “The Shark” Lopez was charged with one count of simple battery for allegedly striking an inmate in the holding area at the Cook County criminal courts building late last month, authorities said Thursday.
Two Men Charged In Lakeview RobberyBond was set at $100,000 for each of two men charged with robbing a woman Monday night in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side.
Woman Charged With Hitting Passenger, Flight Crew; Forcing Emergency LandingA 25-year-old Chicago woman was being held on multiple criminal charges Tuesday, a day after she allegedly struck two people on an airliner headed from Miami to Chicago, causing the flight to divert to Indianapolis.
Man Arrested On United Flight After Drunken Disturbance, Punching Another PassengerPolice said 31-year-old Adam Kealing, of Austin, was on board United flight 5587, bound for Dayton, Ohio, around 7:40 p.m., when he drunkenly refused a flight attendant’s instructions to turn off his cell phone. Keeling then allegedly punched a fellow passenger.
Saints Fan Convicted Of Shoving Bears Owner At Soldier FieldRichard Kohnke, 58, of New Orleans, was convicted of the charge following a bench trial before Judge Anthony Calabrese, court records show. He was sentenced to six months of court supervision.
Man Charged With Killing Toddler In Northwest IndianaAntonio Harris, 19, is charged with murder, neglect of a dependent, and battery in connection with the death of Nieyely Lopez of Lake Station, Ind., according to the Lake County (Ind.) state’s attorney’s office.

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