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A high school basketball game between North Lawndale and Marshall erupted into a brawl after a punch was thrown in the postgame handshake line Wednesday night. (Credit: Instagram)

North Lawndale Players Challenge Suspension In Wake Of Basketball Brawl

It had been a physical game between two intense rivals Wednesday night, as North Lawndale beat Marshall in the 3A sectional playoff. When the two teams lined up to shake hands, they began exchanging heated words, and soon players were throwing punches.

03/13/2015

A high school basketball game between North Lawndale and Marshall erupted into a brawl after a punch was thrown in the postgame handshake line Wednesday night. (Credit: Instagram)

Schools Get Suspensions Following Brawl At Basketball Game

The handshake line at the end of a boys’ basketball playoff game erupted into an all-out brawl Wednesday night, with fans rushing the court to join a fight between the two teams.

03/12/2015

Navy Pier

Navy Pier Boosts Security After Friday Night Brawl

Police and witnesses have said anywhere from 30 to 100 brawling youths stormed through the pier’s Winter WonderFest, which is billed as a family-friendly event.

12/30/2014

Navy Pier Disturbance

Five Arrested After Brawl At Navy Pier

A huge fight between dozens of teens has led to the arrests of five people Friday night at Navy Pier

12/27/2014

Solider Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Fans Stabbed In Soldier Field Parking Lot

Police were investigating, after a scuffle among football fans outside Soldier field ended with two men stabbed.

12/05/2014

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy talks to reporters about gun violence in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

‘Frustrated’ McCarthy: ‘We Had People Who Died Over The Weekend’

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy became a bit testy Monday during his weekly news conference on gun confiscations, when reporters peppered him with questions about something completely different.

07/14/2014

Police swarmed Montrose Avenue Beach Sunday night, responding to a fight in progress. Four officers were injured, including at least one struck in the head by a bottle thrown at police. Nine people were arrested. (CBS)

5 Charged In Montrose Beach Melee That Left 4 Cops Injured

Two men were charged with throwing bottles that struck police officers who were breaking up a large fight at Montrose Beach on Sunday, and three other men were charged in connection with the melee.

07/13/2014

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Brawl Erupts On Cook County Jail Bus Transporting Inmates

A sheriff’s spokesman says an inmate was injured this afternoon when a brawl broke out on a Cook County jail bus with 52 inmates on board.

10/23/2013

The Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant on Fullerton Avenue in Lincoln Park. (Credit: CBS)

Two Arrested In Brawl Over Prize Tickets At Chuck E. Cheese

At least 30 people were involved in a brawl, which started among a group of people waiting in line for prizes at the Chuck E. Cheese at 1830 W. Fullerton Av.

10/21/2013

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

James Malecek is charged with involuntary manslaughter, aggravated battery, and battery in the death of Kevin Kennelly Jr., 17. (Photo Credit: LaPorte County Sheriff's Department)

Man Gets 145 Days For Punch That Killed Teen On Indiana Beach

A DePaul University student was sentenced to 145 days behind bars Thursday after admitting his role in a deadly Indiana brawl that claimed the life of a Beverly teenager.

05/17/2013

Chairs go flying inside Bacci Restaurant. (Credit: You Tube)

Wrigleyville Brawl Caught On Tape

A violent scene on the North Side is caught on tape: Customers brawling inside a restaurant

04/12/2013

Eduardo Arredondo #14 of Mexico fights with Jay Johnson #57 of Canada during the World Baseball Classic First Round Group D game (Credit: Christian Petersen: Getty Images)

No Suspensions From Canada-Mexico Brawl At Classic

The World Baseball Classic has decided no one will be suspended from the nasty brawl between Canada and Mexico.

03/10/2013

Proviso West High School (Credit: CBS)

18 Proviso West Students Arrested, Suspended Over School Brawls

The first fight happened inside Proviso West’s lunchroom on Monday. Hillside police arrested 15 students, all of them taken out of the school in handcuffs.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

A fight erupted Tuesday at a food stamp office in East St. Louis. (Credit: YouTube)

Brawl Erupts At East St. Louis Food Stamp Office

A dispute over a spot in line at a food stamp office downstate escalated into a full-fledged brawl.

01/24/2013

Graduation Cap

3 Women Arrested After Fight Breaks Out At Beauty School Graduation

The occasion was a beauty school graduation, but the scene was less than beautiful this past weekend when a thrashing fight broke out.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Belmont Avenue Fight

Officer, Others Injured In Brawl Long After Pride Parade

A Chicago Police officer was cut and injured, and at least one other person was reportedly stabbed, when revelry apparently got out of hand in the Clark and Belmont district in Lakeview – long after the vast majority of the crowd out for the Gay Pride Parade had gone home.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Baseball Brawl

Probation For High School Baseball Teams, Coaches After Brawl

The Illinois High School Association has put the St. Rita and St. Laurence baseball programs, and their head coaches, on probation through the end of next season because of an ugly brawl last week.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

File photo of baseball. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

High School Ballplayers, Coaches Face Suspensions Over Brawl

A routine popout during a high school baseball game led to ugliness in Joliet on Friday. Wednesday is the deadline for two rival Chicago high schools – St. Rita and St. Laurence – to explain themselves and announce the penalties players and coaches will face.

CBS 2–05/22/2012

Football Generic

Man Charged After Brawl At Youth Football Game

A fight last month among parents and youth football players in the western suburbs has led to charges against a 41-year old man.

10/25/2011

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