Judge mugged near Obama's home

November 7, 2008 8:52:30 AM PST
A Cook County judge was mugged just blocks from President-elect Barack Obama's home.The attack happened Monday night.

Judge Eileen Brewer tells the Chicago Sun-Times that she was on her front porch when the man struck. She says she was punched in the stomach, arms and back.

The man made off with her purse.