An Uptown man is accused of groping five women over the course of several days last week until his 25-year-old neighbor finally had him arrested for allegedly forcing his way into her home and throwing her on the bed in a violent attack.
Alexander Carr received probation for allegedly firing a handgun through the floor of a Wicker Park apartment. Two other men, facing gun charges under other unusual circumstances, have also reached plea deals.
Cook County Judge John Lyke unleashed during a bond court hearing Tuesday for a convicted armed robber who’s freshly accused of firing a gun during a Rogers Park shoot-out when the man was supposed to be on electronic monitoring and home confinement.
Vehicular hijackers seem to be increasingly willing to use violence during their crimes, and ride-hail service drivers are being targeted by robbers who lure them into carjackings by using stolen phones.
A Chicago man is facing multiple felony charges for an incident that all started when he refused to pay his bus fare — and then beat up a CTA supervisor who was preparing to let him ride for free, according to prosecutors.