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Man Gets 35 Years In 2011 Beating Death

A south suburban man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for attacking a 61-year-old man as he walked to work in Evanston in 2011, taking $10 from the his pocket as he lay bleeding and unconscious in the street.

02/07/2014

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Trial Delayed For Man Charged With Fatally Beating Girlfriend

Michael Axtell, 42, is charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of Tammy Stone, 40, in October 2012.

12/20/2013

Alfreda Giedrojc (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Oak Lawn Woman Indicted For Brutal Murder Of Granddaughter

No family members were in attendance Monday when Alfreda Giedrojc, the 62-year-old Oak Lawn woman charged with the murder of her granddaughter, made a brief appearance at the Bridgeview courthouse to be officially indicted for the crime.

10/29/2013

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Gary Man Convicted Of Killing Stranger Who Gave Him A Ride Home

Robert Lewis III, 40, was convicted of murder, murder in perpetration of criminal deviate conduct, criminal deviate conduct and resisting law enforcement in the beating and strangulation death of Jennifer Kocsis, 37.

10/11/2013

Andre Ford and his mother, Helen Ford, are charged with murder in the death of his 8-year-old daughter, Gizzell Ford, who was beaten, tortured, and strangled. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Bedridden Man Charged With Ordering Torture Of Daughter Who Died

When a skeletal Andre Ford was wheeled into court last week, even prosecutors said the ailing man was too frail to beat the 8-year-old daughter he is accused of murdering, but what Ford couldn’t do with his hands, he allegedly did with his mouth.

09/23/2013

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Man Found Slain In Park Manor Apartment

he body of a man was found, apparently beaten to death, in an apartment in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to police.

06/03/2013

Catherine Glenn, 82, was found dead inside her home on Mother's Day. (Family Photo)

Relative Questioned In Elderly Woman’s Death On South Side

An elderly woman was beaten to death inside her South Shore home, and one of her daughters found her body on Mother’s Day.

05/13/2013

Anthony Jackson is accused of stomping a man to death on a CTA train platform. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Murder Suspect Asks For Low Bond To Take College Exams

A public defender’s plea for a low bond so a murder suspect could take his college exams fell on deaf ears, as a judge set his bail at $500,000.

03/21/2013

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Man Dies Following December Beating

On Dec. 22, 2012, police responded about 3:15 a.m. to the 7200 block of South Bennett Avenue and found Steven Cannon unconscious.

02/13/2013

A Chicago woman was apparently beaten to death during a barricade situation inside a home in Munster, Ind., on Jan. 1, 2012. Her estranged husband is suspected of killing her. (Credit: CBS)

Man Suspected Of Beating Estranged Wife To Death In Munster

The estranged husband of a Chicago woman is in custody after she apparently beaten to death during a northwest Indiana barricade situation early Tuesday.

01/01/2013

Delfino Mora died after being beaten in an alley. (family handout)

Prosecutors: Teens In Fatal Attack Were Playing “Knock ‘Em Out” Game

Three teens accused of attacking a man in a West Rogers Park alley and posting video of the fatal beating online were allegedly playing a game called “pick ‘em out and knock ‘em out.”

CBS Chicago–07/15/2012

John Hurt, 27, is charged with first-degree murder and concealment of a homicidal death in the beating and strangling of 16-year-old Jessica Tetter. (Credit: Calumet City Police)

Man Charged With Killing Calumet City Teen, Dumping Body In Hammond

A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder, for allegedly killing a teenage girl and leaving her body in a Dumpster in Hammond, Ind.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2012

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7 Dead, At Least 21 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Seven people are dead and at least another 21 people have been wounded in acts of violence across the city since Friday afternoon.

05/13/2012

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Man Bound, Beaten, Suffocated At NW Side Home

A man was beaten and suffocated after two men bound him and two women in his Northwest Side apartment, then ransacked the home early Sunday.

05/13/2012

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Toddler Beaten To Death In Englewood

A 2-year-old South Side girl who was found unresponsive in her bed, with bite and scratch marks on her body, was beaten to death and her death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy Sunday has determined.

04/15/2012

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Elderly Alzheimer’s Patient Beaten To Death At Nursing Home

An 80-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease was beaten to death at an Oak Park nursing home and police said Tuesday it appears another resident is to blame.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Cesar Ruiz, 34, (left) and Crystal Valdez, 28, (right) are charged with murder and concealing a homicide in the death of Valdez's 4-year-old son, Christopher Valdez. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

DCFS Under Fire For Handling Of Valdez Abuse Case

Cook County Public Guardian Robert Harris is criticizing the Department of Children and Family Service’s handling of a case involving a Southwest Side boy killed on his fourth birthday.

11/30/2011

Cesar Ruiz, 34, (left) and Crystal Valdez, 28, (right) are charged with murder and concealing a homicide in the death of Valdez's 4-year-old son, Christopher Valdez. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Mother Now Charged With Murder In Death Of 4-Year-Old Son

A day after she was charged with concealing the death of her 4-year-old son at the hands of her boyfriend, a 28-year-old woman has been charged with murder.

11/28/2011

Mark R. Lewis, 51, of Lakemoor, is charged with the beating death of his sister on June 6, 2011. He was arrested in Florida on July 14, 2011, after fleeing Illinois. (Credit: Naperville Police Department)

Slain Naperville Woman’s Brother Charged With Murder

A man who disappeared after the beating death of his sister in Naperville was charged Monday with four counts of murder, one count of home invasion and one count of burglary.

11/28/2011

Raymond Harris, 36, is charged with first-degree murder and robbery in the beating death of Virginia Perillo, 73, in her garage in Bridgeport on Oct. 22, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Murder Suspect Accused Of Using Victim’s Rings To Propose To Girlfriend

A Carpentersville man allegedly beat an elderly woman to death in her garage last month and then used the victim’s engagement and wedding rings to propose to his girlfriend.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

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