PHOTO: Latoya Baines
Prosecutors: Colored Wildebeest charged with boyfriend's murder suspected he cheated because his penis smelled like ass.
Bail was set at $750,000 Tuesday for a Batavia woman who prosecutors say stabbed her boyfriend to death early Monday after suspecting that he was cheating on her.
Latoya Baines, 24, of the 1200 block of East Wilson Street in the Batavia Apartments complex, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Gerald J. Jackson, 25.
Police, responding around 1 a.m. Monday to a disturbance report at the apartment complex, said they found Jackson lying in a stairwell at 1171 E. Wilson St. He was bleeding profusely from an apparent stab wound, and Baines and another woman were struggling at the bottom of the stairs, police said.
Police found three knives at the scene.
Police: Argument over cigarettes led to fatal shooting in Justice, Illinois - Colored woman charged
A Justice woman has been charged with first-degree murder for shooting her neighbor after they argued about who would pay for cigarettes, police said Monday.
Her attorney said in court Sunday the woman acted in self-defense.
Janine Brown, 33, and her neighbor, Anthony Kingyon, 47, were looking to buy cigarettes Friday when the argument erupted, police said.
The fight turned physical, and Brown retrieved a .32-caliber handgun from her home, authorities said. Brown fired multiple shots at Kingyon, who was fatally hit in the chest just yards from their homes in the 8600 block of South 88th Avenue, police said.
Kingyon was pronounced dead at 12:09 p.m. at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Cops: Woman shot during argument over babysitting chores
A woman was shot in the chest during an argument with her ex-boyfriend over babysitting chores in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said this morning.
The shooting happened about 11:15 p.m. Monday behind a home in the 700 block of North Harding Avenue, according to Chicago police.
A 26-year-old woman was driving through an alley outside the home of a relative of her ex-boyfriend and father of her child, police said.
The woman spotted the man sitting on a rear porch, pulled up and yelled, "When are you going to babysit?" police said.
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