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Charged with Domestic Violence in Chicago?

About Illinois Domestic Battery Charges A crime of battery is when someone inflicts purposeful physical harm on another person, or tries to provoke violence through contact (this could be as simple as ...
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What It Means to Face an Aggravated Battery Charge in Illinois

Assault is the charge that comes against anyone who has threatened to inflict immediate physical violence. Battery is when physical contact is meant to antagonize someone, such as a push, or when ...
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Father and Son Arrested in Chicago Suburb on Indecent Solicitation Charges

Saturday, June 14 a father and son in Bolingbrook were accused of attempting to lure a 15-year-old girl, trying to get her into their van, and then to try attacking adults who stepped in to help the ...
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Cook County Police Arrest Man for Not Paying His Taxi Driver

Thursday, May 8, a man was arrested on charges related to his allegedly not paying a taxi driver for a drive that was worth $80. The 24-year-old suspect has been charged with misdemeanor theft for ...
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Eighth-Grader Arrested for Purportedly Throwing a Snowball at a Chicago Officer

Thursday, February 20, a 13-year-old boy who was waiting outside of school with several other kids was arrested when he was accused of flinging a snowball at a police officer in Chicago. The officer ...
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Chicago Investigative Reporter Arrested on DUI and Battery Charges

An investigative reporter for CBS 2 Chicago was arrested earlier this month in Naperville on multiple criminal charges. He was charged with misdemeanors that include battery, driving under the ...
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Assault and Battery Charges in Chicago

If you have been charged with assault in Chicago, then you are not actually being charged with a violent action, only a violent threat. While you cannot land this charge for just a verbal threat, if ...
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Naperville Man Charged with Driving 124 MPH Under the Influence

This past weekend, a 24-year-old man from Naperville was charged and arrested for driving under the influence while reaching speeds of 124 miles per hour. The speed limit for where he was driving is ...
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Woman Convicted of Murder Asks for New Trial After Coroner Realizes He Made Wrong Diagnosis

In 2009, a woman was convicted of first degree murder and aggravated battery in the death of a 16-month old. He had died while at a day care center in a northern suburb of Chicago. A jury decided that ...
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Teen Given Probation for Hate Crimes

In 2011 Matthew Herrmann was arrested for hate crimes, along with two other teens who were involved, after threatening an African American with a knife while yelling racial slurs at him. Herrmann, who ...
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Teens "Knock 'Em Out" Ends in the Death of a Passing Dad

Delfino Mora was a 62-year-old father collecting cans in an alleyway to make some extra money. On the streets of Chicago, a group of teenagers decided to play a dangerous game known as “Pick ...
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Judge May Lose Position after Outburst

It is rare to remove a judge from a bench on short notice. However, that is exactly what happened in Cook County, Illinois earlier this month. The judge in question is set to undergo a medical ...
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Numerous Fights Ensue at Football Game

Two long-time football rivals played each other last Sunday in Wisconsin. Tensions were so high that when the game finally ended, twenty people had been arrested for causing fights. The game between ...
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A Chicago Man beat an Elderly Nurse to Death

A Chicago man on parole for an attempted murder conviction beat an elderly nurse to death in her Bridgeport garage, stole her wedding and engagement rings and used them to propose to his girlfriend, ...
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Charges Dropped for Deadly Party Bet Punch

Charges were dismissed this morning against a woman in Will County being accused of fatally striking a man who accepted a $5 bet to take a punch from her. She had been on trial charged with reckless ...
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Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney gets a NOT GUILTY verdict for Co-Defendants accused of punching and kicking security guards in face and body .

People vs. J.J. and D.H. NOT GUILTY of BATTERY and RESISTING ARREST Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney gets a NOT GUILTY verdict for Co-Defendants accused of punching and kicking security guards in ...
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Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney receives NOT GUILTY verdict on a battery charge for a Defendant in final stages of obtaining legal residency.

People of the State of Illinois vs. A.G. NOT GUILTY of BATTERY Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney receives NOT GUILTY verdict for a Defendant in final stages of obtaining legal residency. The Defendant ...
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NOT GUILTY - Domestic Battey

People vs. J.B. NOT GUILTY Domestic Battery The Defendant was charged with Domestic Battery, a Class A Misdemeanor in the State of Illinois. It was alleged that the Defendant beat her children with a ...
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Sitter Caught Beating Toddler on Nanny Cam

Paul Carlos, a 34 year old father, was curious as to why his two year old child was so obedient and submissive toward his babysitter, so he installed a nanny cam while she was watching his son. As it ...
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Murder Charges Against Husband Dropped; Wife's Death Caused by Heart Attack

John Sadler, 67, was accused of murdering his wife with a hammer. Court pathologists have now determined that the cause of the cause of death is indeterminate. According to the court documents, Sadler ...
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Two Women Found Guilty in Acid Attack Case

More than two years after the attack, two women have each been convicted of 3 counts of heinous battery for hiring three teenagers to throw acid on another woman, and then beat her with a bat and ...
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68-Year Old Woman Shoots Teen for Breaking Windows

A 68-year old woman returned home to find all of the windows on her home had been broken by two teenagers who had been throwing rocks at them. The children later returned, harassed her, and threatened ...
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