Prosecutors Will Seek To Indict Bernard Kersh, Man Body-Slammed By Officer After Police Say He Spit On CopPolice described the maneuver as an "emergency takedown," but Bernard Kersh's attorneys have called it "a brutal and vicious attack."
Bernard Kersh, Man Slammed To Pavement By Police Officer, Charged With Aggravated Battery, Resisting ArrestBernard Kersh, 29, has been charged with one felony count of aggravated battery, one misdemeanor count of resisting police, and one misdemeanor count of simple assault.
Former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Transferred To Custody In MarylandFormer Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke, convicted in the death of Laquan McDonald, has been moved to a correctional center in Maryland, after he was transferred from a federal prison in New York.
David Lepey Charged In Crystal Lake StabbingDavid Lepey, 23, has been charged with one felony count of aggravated battery and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery.
Former Teacher Says CPS Knew Of Ex-Dean's History Of Violence Before He Was Accused Of Choking Special Needs Student Until He Passed OutA former coworker is speaking out only to CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey, saying he reported Christopher Thomas’ violent behavior to the Chicago Public Schools years ago, but nothing was done.
School Bus Aide Charged With Hitting Special Needs Student, Knocking Out Two TeethJean Micklevitz, 63, is charged with aggravated battery of a child. She was arrested Wednesday and was released after posting 10% of her $30,000 bail.
Marquette Owens Charged With Stabbing Woman In Front Of Her Son In Lake County Forest PreserveMarquette Owens, 60, is charged with aggravated battery and attempted murder, according to the Lake County Forest Preserves Ranger Police.
CPD Searching For Suspect In Aggravated Battery On CTA BusThe man can be seen on video hitting another bus passenger on the head with a cane.
DCFS Takes Custody Of Girl Attacked In Beating Caught On Video; Agency Investigating Report Of NeglectThe Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of neglect against the family of a 15-year-old girl with special needs, who was the victim of a brutal beating caught on video.
4 Girls Charged In Beating Of Special Needs Girl Caught On Video; Girl's Father Speaks Out“It broke my heart to see this group of young people turn on her and escalate it into what we saw, a physical assault," Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said.
Rockford Physician Who Inappropriately Touched Patients Gets Prison TermA Rockford physician who pleaded guilty to aggravated battery after an investigation revealed he inappropriately touched three female patients has been sentenced to a second nine-year prison term.
Man Charged In Old Town ShootingChicago police have identified and charged the man suspected of shooting a man in the Old Town neighborhood Friday, officials say.
Man Charged In Infant Daughter's Beating DeathA Channahon man has been charged in the beating death of his 2-month-old daughter.
Woodstock High Schooler Arrested For Stabbing Another StudentOne student was arrested and charged with aggravated battery for stabbing another student at Woodstock High School Tuesday, police said.
A.J. Freund's Parents Plead Not Guilty To Murder; Attorney Seeks Psychological Evaluation For DadThe parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund pleaded not guilty Friday, after they were formally indicted on a combined 61 charges of murder, aggravated battery, and concealing a homicide.