Brendan Dassey To Be Released Pending Appeal Of 'Making A Murderer' CaseA federal judge in Wisconsin has ordered a man featured on the Netflix series “Making A Murderer” be released from prison, while prosecutors appeal a ruling overturning his murder conviction, but Brendan Dassey has a deadline to meet before he’s set free.
Woman Beat Accused Rapist With Glass Mug, CrowbarCook County prosecutors say a 58-year-old woman attacked by a longtime neighbor knocked the man out with a glass mug and a crowbar after he broke into her West Side home Monday and demanded sex.
Woman Weeps In Testimony Against NBA Star Derrick RoseThe ex-girlfriend accusing NBA star Derrick Rose and his friends of rape battled her emotions as she tried to piece together a night she remembers only in "flashes."
Lisle Man Gets 40 Years For "Numerous" Rapes Of Young GirlA west suburban man was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting his girlfriend’s young daughter at her Lisle home over a period of five years.
Mexico Nabs Man On FBI's 10 Most Wanted For Chicago KillingThe federal attorney general's office said Thursday that Fidel Urbina was detained on a U.S. extradition warrant in a tiny hamlet named "El Polvo" in a remote part of the border state of Chihuahua.
Three Boys Charged With Rosemoor Home Invasion, RapeThe boys — ages 12, 15 and 16 — were charged for a robbery and sexual assault that took place about 11 p.m. Sept. 14 in the 9600 block of South Prairie, according to Chicago Police. The three boys entered the home of a 34-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her before leaving with her property.
Man Charged With Raping Boy In Forest PreserveArmando Robles, 46, faces one count of criminal sexual assault and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Illinois Agrees To $450,000 Settlement In Prison Rape LawsuitThe Illinois Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $450,000 to a man who says he was punished and humiliated by prison officials after he reported that his cellmate raped him.
Convicted Sex Offender Charged In 1991 Rape, Murder Of Dixmoor GirlNearly five years after the so-called Dixmoor Five were cleared of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl, a convicted sex offender has been charged in the case.
Accused Serial Rapist Free On Bond, Alleged Victims Asking, Why?A suspected serial rapist is out of jail on bond tonight, and his accusers are asking why.
Former Tanning Salon Owner Charged With Fourth RapeMarc Winner, 45, who previously owned Soleil Tanning Salon at 1018 W. Madison, was charged with sexual assault Wednesday, according to a statement from the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Serial Rapist Sentenced To 70 Years In PrisonKerwinn Cross was sentenced for a rape on June 25, 2013. He still faces charges in two other attacks that occurred within five days in 2013.