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Tennessee Man Dies After Park Manor Beating

The 27-year-old man was found battered in the 7000 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 1:30 p.m. on March 26.

04/04/2014

Jose Horta (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Man Gets 59 Years For Role In Blowtorch Murder

The man accused of holding a gun on 27-year-old David Campbell as he was tortured and killed in a north suburban Waukegan body shop in July 2011 was sentenced Thursday to 59 years in prison.

04/04/2014

Heriberto Ramirez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

No Bail For Man Charged In Gang Initiation Beating

Heriberto Ramirez was one of at least three gang members who blindfolded the 15-year-old boy on March 16 before taking him to an undisclosed location where — after refusing to join their gang — he was punched, kicked, stabbed, and robbed, prosecutors said in court.

03/24/2014

Joseph Firek (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Murder, Hate Crime In Death Of Rogers Park Man

Joseph Firek, 59, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and a hate crime for allegedly battering 59-year-old Michael Tingling in the 7100 block of North Clark Street Wednesday afternoon. The stress from the fight led to Tingling’s eventual death.

03/21/2014

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Teen Charged With Attempted Murder In Gang Initiation Beating

The 16-year-old and “several other offenders” hit, stabbed and robbed a 15-year-old boy in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue after he refused to join the gang.

03/17/2014

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Beating Causes Chicago Woman’s Death, More Than A Decade Later

A woman attacked more than a decade ago in the East Garfield Park neighborhood died Sunday, and her death has been ruled a homicide.

03/10/2014

Jason Castro (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Woman Beaten While Waiting For Son’s Class To Let Out

Samantha Radjenovic says her eyes still twitch and she’s developed a stutter since she was beaten last fall while waiting to pick up her son, a first-grader, from Henry D. Lloyd Elementary School.

03/03/2014

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Police: One Charged In Brutal Sex Assault On Northwest Side

A 25-year-old Chicago man has been charged in connection with a brutal sexual assault of a 15 year-old-girl last month in the Northwest Side, Chicago authorities said Sunday.

01/05/2014

A 15-year-old girl was struck in the head, then dragged into this back yard in Belmont-Cragin, where she was raped, and left for dead. She laid in the snow for nearly two hours before the homeowner discovered her. (Credit: CBS)

Residents Worried After Teen Beaten, Raped In Belmont-Cragin

A teenage girl remained in critical condition on Wednesday, and a quiet Chicago neighborhood was on edge, after the girl was beaten and sexually assaulted while on her way to a bus stop.

12/18/2013

(Left to right) Derek Gordon, Deshaude Jones, and Seneca Davis are accused of beating a man in a bungled robbery attempt after learning of the victim's inheritance. (Booking photos)

Trio Charged With Beating Man To Get His Inheritance

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.

11/27/2013

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Man Stabbed, Beaten With Baseball Bat

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.

10/25/2013

Tomichael Maye (Credit: Elgin Police)

Teens Steal Pizza, Wallet, GPS From Delivery Man

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.

10/25/2013

Heriberto Viramontes (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Jury Convicts Defendant In Baseball-Bat Attack Trial

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.

10/24/2013

Heriberto Viramontes (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Closing Arguments Set For Thursday In Bucktown Bat Attack Trial

The attorneys defending Hiraberto Viramontes took only a day to present their case that someone else attacked Stacy Jurich and Natasha McShane.

10/23/2013

Heriberto Viramontes (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Jury In Bucktown Bat Beating Case Hears Suspect’s Calls From Jail

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.

10/23/2013

Heriberto Viramontes (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Baseball Bat Beating Victim Describes Attack

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.

10/16/2013

Stacy Jurich (left) and Natasha McShane were beaten with a bat in the Bucktown neighborhood in 2010.

Jury Selected For Trial In 2010 Bucktown Baseball Bat Beating

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.

10/15/2013

Natasha McShane

Trial To Begin In 2010 Baseball Bat Beating In Bucktown

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.

10/14/2013

Anthony Malcolm (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

30-Year Sentence For Teen Involved In Videotaped Beating Death

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.

09/12/2013

Tythia Thigpen is accused of beating a Chicago police officer with a baseball bat, as the officer was trying to stop a brawl in West Englewood on Aug. 24, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Beating Cop With Baseball Bat

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.

08/28/2013

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