When it comes to safety, a city is often judged by the number of homicides and shootings it has in a year. Where does that leave other crimes like criminal sexual assault? Not a priority, say some sexual assault advocates.
Latayuss Curry, 21, was charged with single counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon, home invasion and kidnapping by force or threat of force, police announced Tuesday night.
Thursday’s filing asks a federal judge to impose the minimum prison sentence on former state Rep. Keith Farnham. The Elgin Democrat faces between five and 20 years for transporting child pornography. Sentencing is scheduled for March 19.
Jonathan Ferguson, 23, is charged with armed robbery and aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon. After allegedly raping two women, he lectured them about how they shouldn’t be prostituting themselves, Cook County prosecutors said.
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Twenty-five-year-old Byron Edwards was sentenced on Thursday. He’d been convicted by a jury on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and sexual assault for the November 2008 attack.
A 49-year-old woman from Dallas says she was raped by a security guard at the Skokie Holiday Inn – and now she is suing the hotel and the guard.
Sergio Tinajero, 54, was convicted Dec. 3, 2014, of four counts of predatory sexual assault of a child and aggravated sexual abuse, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office. He was sentenced Wednesday to 31 years in prison by Circuit Judge Susan Clancy Boles.
Armando Vega, 51, was convicted Tuesday of four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, according to a statement from the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
A 25-year-old woman was walking in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. Monday, when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her by the neck, and dragged her into an alley.
A Chicago driver accused of sexually assaulting an Uber passenger was not authorized to drive for the ride-sharing company and used an account created in his wife’s name to pick up customers, the company said Wednesday.
Maxime Fohounhedo, 30, has been charged with one count of criminal sexual assault and one count of criminal sexual abuse, police said.
Devonte Willis, 21, pleaded guilty on Monday to aggravated criminal sexual assault with a firearm, according to a statement from the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
The rape conviction of a 40-year-old PR executive in Chicago illustrated the difficulty prosecutors often have in pursuing cases of so-called “acquaintance rape.”
The alleged assault occurred on Nov. 16, according to Chicago Police. Further details about the incident were not released.
A sexual assault forensic nurse from suburban Chicago was thinking of moving away from Illinois, to get away from memories of her own rape, and the nightmare she experienced afterwards when the hospital demanded she pay for her rape kit.
The teen, whose name was not released by police because he is a juvenile, faces two felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and a misdemeanor count of obstructing identification, according to Chicago Police.
Bail was denied on Tuesday for two men charged with calling escorts to arrange meetings in vacant buildings, where they sexually assaulted the women and robbed them at gunpoint.
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While performing at the Trocadero, a club in Bill Cosby’s hometown of Philadelphia, Hannibal Buress reminded the crowd of the multiple sexual assault accusations against Cosby that have come to light over the past decade.