Margaret Matthews

Margaret Matthews

Boys Get Probation For Throwing Bricks At Woman’s Home

Two pre-teen boys have been sentenced to probation for throwing bricks at the home of an elderly South Side woman, who in turn shot and wounded one of them in the shoulder.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Margaret Matthews

Boys Who Threw Bricks At Elderly Woman’s Home Get Probation

Two schoolboys who threw bricks at an elderly South Shore homeowner have pleaded guilty to aggravated assault of a senior citizen and criminal damage.


Margaret Matthews

Boy In Psychiatric Care After Being Shot By Elderly Woman

A boy who was shot by an elderly woman after he allegedly threw bricks at her is in psychiatric care, recovering from the trauma of being shot.


Margaret Matthews

Gun-Wielding Senior Margaret Matthews Praying For Teen She Shot

Some people condemn her actions, but others call her a hero. Now the senior citizen is explaining why she fired her gun at some kids to protect herself. As CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports, the last 48 hours have been so tough for Margaret Matthews.

CBS 2–10/01/2010