Two Men Get 10 Years In Prison For Fatal Police Chase And ShootingAkeem Clarke, 24; and Martel Odum, 25, pleaded guilty to robbery and unlawful vehicular invasion on Monday, according to Cook County court records.
Man Convicted Of 2013 Baseball Bat Attack On Chicago CopTythia Thigpen, 31, was found guilty of four counts of felony aggravated battery — including aggravated battery to a peace officer — and one count of resisting a peace officer following a bench trial before Judge Charles Burns, according to court records.
Police Shoot Suspect In Old TownPolice said officers responded to a street brawl near the intersection of Halsted Street and Clybourn Avenue around 4:30 a.m. When they arrived, the officers saw one man beating another with a baseball bat.
Hate Crime Victim To Screen Documentary About Befriending And Forgiving His AttackerIf you were the victim of a vicious beating prompted by bigotry, could you forgive the assailant? That is the subject of an Oscar-nominated film that will be screened in Chicago on Monday night.
Man Charged With Beating Wife To DeathCharges have been upgraded to murder against a 64-year-old man whose wife died three days after a beating in their home in northwest suburban Huntley.
Stolen iPhone Leads Police To Robbery Suspects In Oak BrookTwo men, who police tracked through a stolen iPhone, have been charged with beating and robbing a man Wednesday night during an argument over gas money in west suburban Oak Brook.
Third Man Charged In 2013 Slaying Outside Chatham Gas StationSteven Blanchard, 26, who was charged with first-degree murder, is accused of being the triggerman who killed Leroy Griffin. He was ordered held without bail during a brief appearance before Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil.
Police: Protester Beat Chicago OfficerA man is facing a felony charge of beating a police officer after he was among three people arrested in the Loop Wednesday afternoon while protesting the decision of a Missouri grand jury to not charge a Ferguson police officer with fatally shooting an unarmed 18-year-old black man.
Suspect Charged In Beating Of Off-Duty Chicago Police SergeantDuring the fight at a Loop garage with Joseph E. Baskins of Country Club Hills, the Chicago police sergeant pulled his gun. Another man kicked the gun away.
Officials: Man Questioned In Beating Of Off-Duty Cop ReleasedA man who turned himself in to police in south suburban Harvey on Saturday in connection with the beating and robbery of an off-duty Chicago Police sergeant was released Sunday without charges, officials said.
2 Investigators: Video Shows Kid Get Beat On Way To School While Driver Does NothingVideo showing a 13-year-old being beaten on his way to school has surfaced and the boy's outraged parents say school officials put him in danger. CBS 2's Dave Savini has their story in this Original Report.
Man Beaten, Critically Injured At Bears Tailgate PartyThe 57-year-old was at a tailgate before the game a few minutes before 11 a.m. Sunday in Section 1E of the McCormick Place parking lot when he got into an argument that turned physical, police said. The man was discovered “incapacitated” near his SUV with blunt trauma to the head and face,