In a case of assault on the Red Line that we've been following, the alleged assailants have been indicted on felony and hate crime charges. "Kevin McAndrew and Benjamin Eder, both 23, and Sean Little, 21, all of Evanston, originally faced misdemeanor battery charges stemming from the Jan. 10 incident. Those charges were dropped and the three were immediately re-arrested as they left court on Feb. 24., police said. On Wednesday, the three men were each indicted on one count of hate crime and two counts of aggravated battery, according to Cook County State's Attorney's Office spokesman Andy Conklin. The men will appear for arraignment on March 26."
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