Police: Man Arrested After Beating Mom With Star Wars Lightsaber42-year-old Andrew Vargas was arrested and charged with assault and harassment after officers found his 75-year-old mother, Joan, bleeding from her head.
Another Arrest In Chicago Police Facebook Sting OperationChicago police say they've made another arrest in an investigation in which officers infiltrated an invitation-only Facebook group to buy guns and drugs.
Wanted Man Captured Despite Releasing Large Dog, Hiding In Junk PileA northwest Indiana man wanted on a warrant for resisting arrest and battering an officer is facing similar charges after unsuccessfully using a large dog to distract police when he tried to hide in a pile of debris in his backyard last week, police said.
Police: Man Arrested Carrying 2 Loaded Handguns, Drugs In ElginAn Elgin man was arrested carrying weapons and drugs Monday evening in the northwest suburb, police said.
6 Arrested When Protesters Interrupt Chicago Mayor's SpeechChicago police say six people were arrested after they disrupted Mayor Rahm Emanuel's speech during an interfaith breakfast honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
Man Wanted For Fatal Lockport Shooting Arrested In GeorgiaA 20-year-old man wanted for a fatal shooting in southwest suburban Lockport early this year has been captured in Georgia.
Man Arrested After University Village Traffic Stop, Foot ChaseA man was arrested after leading police on a foot chase following a traffic stop early Tuesday in the University Village neighborhood.
Three CPD Officers Injured During West Side ArrestThree Chicago Police officers were injured, one seriously, while making an arrest after a crash Wednesday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Ogden Principal Said An Arrest Has Been Made For Camera-Like DeviceOgden International School sent out an email to parents on Wednesday night with new information regarding the camera-like device found in one of the school's restroom.
Aurora Man Sentenced To 28 Years For 2013 Gang ShootingA west suburban Aurora man was sentenced to nearly three decades in prison Wednesday for an attempted murder in 2013.
Supt. Johnson Asks For Investigation Into Video Of Officer Kicking Man's HeadThe video, posted to Facebook, appears to show an officer struggling to arrest a man in the 3900 block of West Grenshaw.
Former Bears Player Desmond Clark: My Son Was Racially Harassed, I Was ArrestedClark says he and his wife rushed to Vernon Hills High School after their son claimed a staff member insulted him.
Alcohol Agents Cleared In Arrest Of Student Claiming RacismUniversity of Virginia student Martese Johnson's arrest caused a furor after photos and video of the 20-year-old, pinned to the sidewalk by an officer and bleeding from the head, were circulated widely on social media. Johnson, who is black, could be heard on the recordings calling the officers racist.
Rapper At Lollapalooza Arrested After Inciting Crowd: OfficialsTexas rapper Travi$ Scott, who was born Jacques Webster, urged fans to come over the barricades after he played a song, said Office of Emergency Management spokeswoman Melissa Stratton.
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