Honor Students - We Swear!
- The judge shook her head at the young men before her, all of them charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
One was a Whitney Young Magnet High School graduate with a 4.3 GPA who was bound for California Polytechnic State University. Another was the son of a lawyer who also graduated from Whitney Young and had been accepted to the University of Michigan.
The third had an ACT score three points higher than his defense attorney, the lawyer joked. The fourth was a graduate from Lincoln Park High School who hoped to be an actor.
Four adults and a juvenile have been charged with Class-X felonies after police a man trying to sell a bike was attacked with pepper spray, baseball bats and a metal pipe.
Their crime, according to prosecutors: Pulling up in a Mercedes SUV with tinted windows and beating a man with bats and a metal pipe to steal a bike he was trying to sell for $500.
In Daddy's Benz, too? Anyone think these offenders were both high and drunk when they decided this was a good idea?