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.
Juvenile Charged In Connection With Mugging Of Mayor's SonA juvenile male suspect was arrested Saturday in connection with the Dec. 19 mugging of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's teen son near the family's North Side home.
Former Chicago Cop Gets 3 Years For Battering Elderly ManA former Chicago Police officer was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday for shoving an elderly man at a gas station in Oak Lawn, leaving the 89-year-old senior citizen with a broken hip.
Grieving Mom Wants 'The Chair' For Man Accused Of Killing SonChristopher Shaffer, 19, of the of the 4300 block of West 23rd Court, was charged Thursday with felony counts of neglect of a dependent and battery in the Saturday death of Juanzo Vargas Jr., 21 months.
Ex-Bull Brunson Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault ChargesFormer Chicago Bulls player and coach Rick Brunson is denying charges that he sexually assaulted a masseuse at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills.
Police: Ex-Bull Brunson Used Fake Name To Book Masseuse Before AssaultAfter a masseuse told Rick Brunson to stop requesting her services, the former Chicago Bulls player and coach used the name “Patrick Ewing” to book her for another appointment, according to the police report obtained Tuesday.
Judge Tosses Criminal Case Against Gary CopJudge Diane Ross Boswell’s decision Wednesday in the case against Demonte Yanders was not requested by prosecutors nor Yanders’ attorney and came after the judge rejected the state’s request that Tiffany Swagerty be jailed until she appeared for pretrial questioning by the defense.
Cicero Youth Minister Charged With Sexually Assaulting 6 BoysPolice in west suburban Cicero have charged a youth minister with multiple felonies in a sexual assault case involving at least six children, and authorities believe more victims might be out there.
Woman Charged With Punching Off-Duty Cop Outside Chuck E CheesePolice were called at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, to help an Oak Lawn officer who was working security at the family restaurant, located at 4031 W. 95th St.