Nicholette Lawrence (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Tragic Details Of Girl’s Death Shock Neighbors, Police

CHICAGO (STMW) – While a north suburban neighborhood remained in shock Monday over the death of an 11-year-old girl, some neighbors also expressed surprise to learn that Raasania Coley had been living on their block. […]


Michael Platt (Credit: Palatine Police)

Man Held On $2M Bond For Palatine Punching Death

Ryan Flannigan, 26, was discovered lying unconscious and bleeding from his head in the 0-100 block of North Bothwell Street about 11:30 p.m. on July 18.


Sedrick Ballard (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney's office)

Man Convicted Of Punching 5-Year-Old In Groin

A former northwest suburban man was convicted Friday of punching his ex-girlfriend’s 5-year-old son in the groin multiple times and severely injuring the boy in 2011.


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Man Charged With Punching Woman, Toddler In Head

A northwest suburban Carpentersville man was charged with felony domestic battery after allegedly punching a woman and a 3-year-old last Sunday.


David Koschman

Judge To Rule On Special Prosecutor Request In Case Involving Daley’s Nephew

A judge is set to rule Friday on whether to appoint a special prosecutor in a politically-charged case involving the nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

David Koschman

BGA Fights For Special Prosecutor In Case Involving Daley Nephew

The Better Government Association is urging the appointment of a special prosecutor to reinvestigate the case of David Koschman, who died after being punched by a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

David Koschman

Report: Court Papers Say Daley’s Nephew Felt Guilty About Punching Man

New court papers suggest Chicago Police may have left out key information in a report about an incident involving a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley in which another man died after being punched.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

David Koschman

Mother Wants Special Prosecutor To Probe Death Tied To Daley Nephew

A woman who blames a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley for her son’s death wants a special prosecutor to investigate.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Scotty Strahan

Teen Surrenders In Attack On Homeless Man At CTA Stop

A teen has turned himself in to police, after allegedly being seen punching an older homeless man in a startling viral video filmed at the Chicago Avenue Red Line subway stop.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

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Man In Critical After Falling To Ground Following Punch On West Side

A 20-year-old man is in critical condition at a hospital Sunday morning after he fell to the ground, striking his head on the pavement, when he was punched on the West Side just after midnight.


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Man, Woman Going On Trial For Deadly Party Game

Two people go are going on trial Monday in Will County, on charges they played a role in the death of a local daredevil.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Illinois State Capitol

State Lawmaker May Face Charges For Punching Colleague

A legislator who allegedly threw a punch at another legislator this week….could wind up facing criminal charges.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

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Man Claims Police Beat Him As Son, 2, Watched

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday, a man claims Chicago Heights police officers dragged him out of his vehicle and punched him while his two-year-old son watched.


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Police: Man Died From Violent “Party Game”

Two people have been charged with reckless conduct after a 27-year-old man died following a violent “party game” in southwest suburban Crest Hill.


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Man Punches Out Female Boss On First Day Back At Work

A man whose job is stocking baby merchandise got into a dispute with his supervisor. She reportedly asked “What are you going to do, hit a girl?” and the answer was “Yes.”

WBBM Newsradio–11/09/2010