Man Charged With Killing Mother, Attacking Brother In Archer HeightsMaria Sadelski, 54, was found at 8:10 p.m. in the basement of her home in the 4800 block of South Karlov Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She had apparent “blunt trauma to the head” and was dead at the scene, authorities said.
Burglars Use Hammers To Break Into Loop StoreBurglars used a hammer to smash through the front door of a high-end men’s fashion retailer in the Loop early Thursday, the second time the store has been robbed in two months.
Man Charged In Hammer Attack Near Navy PierJawaun Westbrook, of the 400 block of East Ohio Street, was charged Thursday with two felony counts of aggravated battery, police said. He was due to appear for a bond hearing Thursday afternoon.
Man Arrested After Attacking Women With Hammer Near Navy PierPolice said the women were walking on the Lakefront Path near lower Lake Shore Drive and Grand Avenue around 6:30 p.m., when a man attacked them with a hammer.
Hammer-Wielding Robbers Shake Down Victims In LakeviewAll three robberies occurred between midnight and 3:45 a.m. In each case, between one and six people approached the victim on the sidewalk and threatened the person with a hammer and demanded property.
January Trial Set In Aurora Hammer AttackCamilo Rivera, 45, remains held in Kane County Jail on $750,000 bail, and charged with attempted murder.
Prostitute Turns In Alleged Bank RobberA prostitute given $300 in dye-stained $20 bills led police to the home of the man suspected of robbing a northwest suburban bank while wielding a hammer, according to the FBI.
Armed With Hammer, Man Robs Park Ridge BankPolice say that a man armed with a hammer who robbed a bank Monday in northwest suburban Park Ridge visited three other bank branches in the northwest suburb before the robbery.
Man Armed With Hammer Robs Park Ridge BankA man armed with a hammer robbed a bank Monday in northwest suburban Park Ridge.
Robber Attacks Liquor Store Clerk With Claw HammerAaron Federman, 29, grabbed a pack of gum and went to the register, where he allegedly struck a store clerk with the hammer.
Man Charged With Beating Liquor Store Cashier With HammerA man is behind bars for allegedly bludgeoning a liquor store employee with a hammer to the head during a robbery early Monday in Jefferson Park
Stroger Hospital Employee Attacked With Hammer At Work Suing Employer A Stroger Hospital kitchen worker whose boyfriend beat her with a hammer before committing suicide last April is suing the facility’s food vendor, claiming a supervisor walked in on the attack but did nothing to stop it.