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.
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.