Mack Heard

Mack Heard (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Teen Charged With Hate Crime Gets Probation, Community Service

One of three teens charged with a hate crime for making derogatory statements and threatening a man near Millennium Park last summer was sentenced to two years’ probation on Wednesday.


Mack Heard, left; and Kendrick Towner are accused of a hate crime that occurred near Millennium Park. (Chicago Police Dept.)

3 Charged In Alleged Hate-Crime Confrontation Near Millennium Park

The victim says he was accosted by three individuals Thursday night near Millennium Park, and police say the comments they made violated the state’s hate-crime law.