When a 57-year-old Lake County, Illinois, judge tried to give support to a teenager being berated by his mother, the judge was attacked.
Thirty-three-year-old Elizabeth Pope of Kenosha is accused of punching the female judge several times. The had made eye contact with the 14-year-old boy, telling him he wasn't an "idiot," while his mother was cursing and criticizing him. Her name hasn't been released. The bleeding judge began pleading with other passengers for help, the conductor was called and Pope was taken off the train and arrested at the next station. The judge needed five stitches to close a cut on her lip.