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.
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.
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.
“Mr. Terrell adamantly denies any participation whatsoever in the alleged criminal acts,” said his attorney, Mark Sutter.
An attack on a Chicago postal carrier has stopped mail delivery in one area of the Logan Square neighborhood.
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.
Three women and a 14-year-old girl have been charged with robbing two other women Sunday morning on the Near North Side.
Two men were stabbed and two women were beaten up during a fight early Sunday in the Northwest Side Hermosa neighborhood.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.