Misdemeanor Battery

Former Maine West High School soccer coach Michael Divincenzo speaks to reporters after he was found not guilty of criminal charges tied to his players' hazing rituals, which some players have said included sexual assaults. Divincenzo has said he didn't know the details of the hazing rituals. (Credit: CBS)

Former Maine West Coach Acquitted In Hazing Case

A former Maine West High School soccer coach has been acquitted of misdemeanor battery charges, related to alleged hazing rituals committed by his players, shortly after a judge dismissed a charge of failing to report the hazing.


Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Trial Begins For Coach Accused In Maine West Hazings

While students at Maine West have said it was their teammates who assaulted them, prosecutors have said the coach was in the room, and did nothing to stop it.


The Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant on Fullerton Avenue in Lincoln Park. (Credit: CBS)

Two Arrested In Brawl Over Prize Tickets At Chuck E. Cheese

At least 30 people were involved in a brawl, which started among a group of people waiting in line for prizes at the Chuck E. Cheese at 1830 W. Fullerton Av.


David Terrell. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Ex-Bear David Terrell To Plead Not Guilty To Drug Charges

“Mr. Terrell adamantly denies any participation whatsoever in the alleged criminal acts,” said his attorney, Mark Sutter.


US Postal Service Posts 3.5 Billion Dollar Quarterly Loss

Post Office Suspends Service To Area After Carrier Is Attacked

An attack on a Chicago postal carrier has stopped mail delivery in one area of the Logan Square neighborhood.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

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Teen Charged After Hot Sauce Prank At Highland Park High School

A Highland Park High School student who admitted to spiking marinara sauce in the cafeteria has been charged as a juvenile with five counts of misdemeanor battery.


Leah E. Robinson, 22; (Left to right) Aliyah L. Thompson, 22; and Erica D. Riley, 18; are charged with one felony count each of robbery and one misdemeanor count each of battery. (Credit: Chicago Police)

3 Women, Teen Charged With Near North Side Robbery

Three women and a 14-year-old girl have been charged with robbing two other women Sunday morning on the Near North Side.


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2 Men Stabbed, 2 Women Battered In NW Side Fight

Two men were stabbed and two women were beaten up during a fight early Sunday in the Northwest Side Hermosa neighborhood.


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Will County Board Member’s Son Charged In Road Rage Incident

The son of a Will County Board member is accused of whipping a man with a belt Sunday in Joliet in a road rage incident that police said was fueled by a thrown soda.



Cook County Judge Charged With Shoving Deputy At Daley Center

Cook County Judge Cynthia Brim was arrested and locked up by authorities after tossing a set of keys and shoving a sheriff’s deputy in the Daley Center court complex late Friday afternoon.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Fighting Charges After Cop Pulled Gun On Him At Wal-Mart

A Montgomery man was in court Wednesday to fight charges he pushed a Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputy at a Wal-Mart store in Oswego, and ended up having a gun pointed at his chest.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Two sisters have been charged with misdemeanor battery and suspended for school for beating up a classmate during class at Roger C. Sullivan High School on Oct. 6, 2011. (Source: Cell Phone Video)

Sisters Charged With Attacking Girl At Rogers Park School

Two teenage sisters have been charged with battery and suspended from school after viciously beating a classmate in school last week, in an assault captured on cell phone video.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Lyric Opera

Lyric Opera Patron Charged With Shoving Usher

A Lyric Opera patron was arrested over the weekend after allegedly shoving an usher twice when he was not allowed back into a performance of “Carmen” after leaving to get opera glasses.