The Guardian Angels were out in the Washington Heights neighborhood Friday morning, trying to help police catch a serial rapist who attacked two women and a teenage girl on Wednesday, and nearly attacked an 11-year-old girl.
The victims are distracted, sucker punched, and then robbed of smart phones, purses or wallets.
The Guardian Angels volunteer citizen crime-fighting group invited Mayor Rahm Emanuel to join them on one of their patrols in the city’s neighborhoods, after the mayor said they’d be more useful in spots other than the Magnificent Mile.
A volunteer group of citizen crime fighters is calling the Magnificent Mile – a popular tourist destination in Chicago – the “Muggers’ Mile,” to spotlight robberies along Michigan Avenue.
A 28-year-old man has been charged with grabbing a woman at a bus stop in the Ukrainian Village, and raping her in a nearby alley.
Members of the Guardian Angels were patrolling near a CTA Blue Line station on the Northwest Side on Wednesday, two days after a woman was sexually assaulted along a heavily-traveled walkway in the Mayfair neighborhood.
A woman who says she was raped is sharing her story publicly to warn others and to hopefully generate leads for police in her case.
Police have arrested a teenager suspected of molesting underage girls on a CTA Red Line train last month.
The Guardian Angels are on the Red Line this morning — warning commuters to keep a close eye on their smart phones.
Chicago Police hope surveillance pictures help lead them to one of three weekend mob attacks on people downtown.
A second Chicago man has been arrested and charged in connection with the robbery of a CTA Red Line passenger — an attack that turned even more violent with the stabbing of four Guardian Angels who came to the victim’s aid.
Robbers on the CTA Red Line subway sent four Guardian Angels to the hospital overnight.
Police have issued a community alert for people who ride the CTA Green Line on the South Side.
February 17, 2012 – CBS 2 News at 6AM After the robbery of a flower shop in the Wicker Park neighborhood that ended in the stabbing of a store employee, the Guardian Angels are offering […]
Enough is enough for some Chicagoans fed up with attacks on women in Wicker Park, Bucktown and Logan Square.
The Guardian Angels are patrolling near the CTA’s Roosevelt train station after a 21-year-old man was shot there Monday night.
The Guardian Angels are stepping up their anti-crime patrols aboard CTA ‘L’ trains and at ‘L’ stations in response to the recent rash of smart phone robberies.
The Guardian Angels have descended on the CTA Green Line ‘L’ in Oak Park, since five women have been beaten or robbed in recent weeks.
Two men are due in court, charged with hitting a student on a CTA train outside Wrigley Field, and stealing a video camera, before being apprehended by Guardian Angels who were on the train.
Guardian Angels made two citizens arrests on the Red Line, taking into custody two men now charged with felony robbery.