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.
Three teenage girls have been charged, and police are searching for a fourth, after they allegedly hit a 12-year-old boy with a ketchup bottle; and stole cash, jewelry, and cell phones from the boy’s home in Palatine.
Dennis Tisdale was beaten so severely with a bat he went into a coma. Now, for the first time, that victim is speaking out about what happened and the search for suspect, who is still out there. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Three men have been sentenced to probation for a July 2012 beating in Wrigleyville that left four injured — including a police officer — and was filmed as a part of a rap video.
One man was beaten to death at a CTA station, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot and at least 15 other people were wounded in separate acts of violence across the city this weekend.
Police are looking for a 22-year-old south suburban man suspected of severely beating and stabbing his mother Monday, then driving off after dumping her in a ditch.
A northwest suburban Elgin man was ordered held without bond after he allegedly invaded the home of his estranged wife, used a pipe to beat a man he found there and later was hit by a truck — all on the night of Valentine’s Day.
Two Cook County Jail guards were charged Thursday with arranging the beating of an 18-year-old inmate after he short-circuited power in the jail.
The victim of an alleged abduction and carjacking that began in Chicago’s River North area early Friday and ended in northwest suburban Schaumburg wants police to stop their investigation and will not pursue charges if the alleged offender is found, according to police.
On Dec. 22, 2012, police responded about 3:15 a.m. to the 7200 block of South Bennett Avenue and found Steven Cannon unconscious.
The 19-year-old Richton Park man who allegedly was kidnapped and beaten said he eventually was able to talk his way out of his situation and escape.
Terry Reichert spent last Tuesday night shooting pool with his brother. The following morning, the 51-year Oak Lawn man was found unconscious at the door of his home, the apparent victim of severe beating.
A 46-year-old southwest suburban man was denied bond Thursday after being charged with beating and trying to strangle his elderly father over the weekend.
A south suburban man who admitted that he routinely beat his 13-year-old son and chained the boy to a dryer at night pleaded guilty last week and was sentenced two months in jail and probation.
A federal jury has ruled against the city of Chicago and a former Chicago police officer, in a civil trial alleging a code of silence in the Chicago Police Department led to the brutal beating of a female bartender five years ago.
The potentially landmark civil trial that confronts the sensitive question head-on of whether there’s a code of silence and protection ingrained in Chicago’s police department was turned over to the jury Wednesday.
One of the highest ranking members of the Chicago Police Department took the witness stand Tuesday, and was grilled about her role in an alleged cover-up of the beating of a female bartender at the hands of a drunk Chicago cop in 2007.
Police are looking for a man who beat, robbed and tried to rape a woman early Friday in the Edgewater neighborhood.