A man threatened his mother with a machete and later held her hostage in a west suburban police station parking lot because she refused to buy him $4,000 worth of basketball cards and a costume mask on eBay, according to police.
“One of them hit the bike with the machete, in the back wheel, and that stopped me,” the bicyclist tells CBS 2’s Chris Martinez.
A north suburban man accused of nearly decapitating his wife with a machete and later suffocating his elderly mother will spend the rest of his life behind bars if he is convicted their murders.
An Antioch man was ordered held without bond Tuesday morning, accused of brutally killing his wife and mother in the apartment they all shared, then fleeing the state.
As she slashed and cut a 30-year-old Crown Point woman with a machete, onlookers shouted for Endia Rivera to stop, saying she would kill the victim.
Chicago Police are looking for two suspects who used a not-so-ordinary weapon during a hold-up overnight on the South Side.
An argument between two north suburban roommates last Friday evening resulted in one man threatening the other with a machete, police said.