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Victim Describes Videotaped Attack By Machete-Wielding Assailant

“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.

03/27/2014

Billy Varner (Lake County Jail booking photo)

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Wife With Machete, Suffocating Mom

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.

12/05/2013

Billy Varner (Lake County Jail booking photo)

No Bail For Man Charged In Vicious Slayings Of Wife, Mother

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.

11/05/2013

Endia Rivera (Supplied to CBS)

Woman Charged In Machete Attack

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.

06/20/2013

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Men Rob South Side 7-Eleven, Slash Clerk With Machete

Chicago Police are looking for two suspects who used a not-so-ordinary weapon during a hold-up overnight on the South Side.

WBBM Newsradio–07/10/2012

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Man Arrested After Threatening Roommate With Machete

An argument between two north suburban roommates last Friday evening resulted in one man threatening the other with a machete, police said.

10/18/2011