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.
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.
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.
A huge fight between dozens of teens has led to the arrests of five people Friday night at Navy Pier
Police were investigating, after a scuffle among football fans outside Soldier field ended with two men stabbed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A violent scene on the North Side is caught on tape: Customers brawling inside a restaurant
The World Baseball Classic has decided no one will be suspended from the nasty brawl between Canada and Mexico.
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.
A dispute over a spot in line at a food stamp office downstate escalated into a full-fledged brawl.
The occasion was a beauty school graduation, but the scene was less than beautiful this past weekend when a thrashing fight broke out.
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.
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.
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.
A fight last month among parents and youth football players in the western suburbs has led to charges against a 41-year old man.