Acid Attack

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez presented Esperanza Medina with an award for her bravery and resilience. (Credit: CBS)

Survivor Of Acid Attack Receives Award

A woman who survived a horrifying attack was honored Tuesday night for fighting to protect other would-be victims, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

04/23/2013

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Acid Threat Used In Bank Heist

Police say the robbery of a suburban TCF Bank follows a rash of similar crimes against the bank chain involving threats where no weapon is actually displayed.

11/09/2010

Karli Butler (Left, Facebook Photo), Esperanza Medina. (CBS)

Acid Attack Victims Ask City To Crack Down On Sulfuric Acid Sales

Acid attacks left them scarred for life. But two women are now using their pain to fight to keep dangerous sulfuric acid off Chicago’s shelves.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2010

Karli Butler (Left, Facebook Photo), Esperanza Medina. (CBS)

Scarred Acid Victims Ask City To Crack Down On Sales

Two women disfigured in separate attacks befriend each other during trial, team up to restrict sales of dangerous substances.

11/08/2010

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Second Woman Sentenced For Acid Attack

A second woman who was convicted of attacking another Chicago woman with acid, leaving her severely disfigured, has been sentenced to 42 years in prison.

11/03/2010

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Cicero Woman Sentenced To 44 Years For Orchestrating Acid Attack

A Cicero grandmother was sentenced to 44 years in prison Monday for orchestrating a vicious sulfuric acid attack against a Logan Square square social worker who became romantically involved with her common-law-husband.

11/01/2010