A man invited a friend to a north suburban home earlier this month to watch the Bears-Packers game, but instead, along with two others, gagged and beat him in a bungled abduction attempt over a windfall inheritance.
The man was walking in the 2600 block of North Leclaire Avenue at 12:45 a.m. when several people exited a vehicle and attacked him.
The victim was attempting to deliver a pizza when he was approached by two males, who demanded the food, then started to punch and kick him until they were able to steal it.
Heriberto Viramontes, 34, has been charged with 25 felony counts, including attempted murder, attempted murder, and armed robbery; accused of beating an exchange student from Northern Ireland and her friend as they walked home after a night of dancing in April 2010.
The attorneys defending Hiraberto Viramontes took only a day to present their case that someone else attacked Stacy Jurich and Natasha McShane.
In the phone calls played for the jury, Heriberto Viramontes complained mostly about the attempted murder charge against him. He said he didn’t mean to kill anyone.
A man charged with beating two young women with a baseball bat in 2010 lurked in the shadows of a Chicago night until he “unleashed his violent rage” on his victims, a prosecutor said Wednesday during opening statements.
The jury was selected Tuesday in the trial of the man charged with beating two women with a baseball bat in Bucktown in 2010, leaving one of them with severe brain damage.
Natasha McShane won’t face the man accused of cracking her skull with a baseball bat under a railroad viaduct in Bucktown in 2010. But her mother will.
Victim Delfino Mora had been picking up soda cans in the alley for money when he was attacked by three teens playing a game called “Pick ‘em out, knock ‘em out,” prosecutors allege.
Tythia Thigpen was charged with attacking the officer as he exited his police cruiser to break up a street fight in the West Englewood neighborhood on Saturday.
Two men have been charged with breaking the jaw of a 62-year-old man after he moved one of their bicycles, which was blocking the entrance to a west suburban gas station.
The woman was throwing out her garbage around 1:45 a.m. Friday, when two men approached her in the parking lot of the Woodbury Place apartment complex.
A northwest suburban man pleaded guilty but mentally ill Friday to beating a woman with a hammer, raping a child and stabbing a dog during a 2012 crime spree at a friend’s home.
Police have released a photo of a suspect wanted for beating a Northwest Side store owner with a baseball bat last week.
A 23-year-old man has been charged with beating his pregnant girlfriend so badly, she lost her nearly full-term baby earlier this month.
The woman, 25, was walking in the 4800 block of South Laflin Street when a group of males and females approached her and exchanged words, then knocked her to the ground and beat her.
A Cook County judge has found a 19-year-old man guilty in the beating death of a disabled Chicago man — a brutal crime captured on videotape and then posted on Facebook.
Anthony Malcolm told Chicago Police detectives he wasn’t certain his friend was going to clock the older man collecting soda cans in the West Rogers Park alley, even after Malik Jones allegedly boasted on video “I think I’m gonna knock this mother f—– out.”
When Pierre Scarbrough realized his 11-year-old daughter had eaten his ice cream, prosecutors say the South Side man and his girlfriend plotted for hours to beat the little girl with an electrical cord when she came home from school.