Whipping

(Left to right) Donnell Coakley Sr., Tylesha Griffin, and Dominique Lott are charged with the murder of 3-year-old Donnell Coakley Jr. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Parents, Cousin Charged With Killing 3-Year-Old

After determining that her viciously abused and malnourished 3-year-old second cousin was dead, a West Ridge woman allegedly went out, bought some marijuana and then smoked it with the child’s parents near the toddler’s battered corpse.

11/13/2014

Mario Boone (Booking Photo)

Man Charged With Whipping Boy With Electric Cord

A 13-year-old boy who failed to bring a parent to a parent-teacher conference at his school last May was whipped with an electric cord by an “angry” family member, prosecutors alleged in court Sunday.

10/20/2014

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Foster Parents Charged For Whipping Boy For Scuffed Shoes

Lorna C. Bankston, and Timothy K. Bankston, both 47, of 2774 W. 47th Ave. in Calumet Township were charged after the boy complained of pain to his arm to a school nurse at Hosford Park Elementary School on Jan. 29.

05/16/2013

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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.

07/04/2012