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James Whiteside (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect In Two Rapes Charged In Two More Attacks

A man being held without bond for allegedly carjacking and raping two women in December has been charged in connection with two additional attacks that same week on the North Side.

01/10/2014

Luis Pantoja. (Chicago Police Photo)

Man Suspected Of Raping Teen Had Charges Dismissed In Previous Case

Luis Alberto Pantoja is being held on $2.5 million bond after being charged with brutally raping and beating a 15-year-old girl in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood last month.

01/07/2014

A 15-year-old girl was struck in the head, then dragged into this back yard in Belmont-Cragin, where she was raped, and left for dead. She laid in the snow for nearly two hours before the homeowner discovered her. (Credit: CBS)

Residents Worried After Teen Beaten, Raped In Belmont-Cragin

A teenage girl remained in critical condition on Wednesday, and a quiet Chicago neighborhood was on edge, after the girl was beaten and sexually assaulted while on her way to a bus stop.

12/18/2013

Dr. Bruce Sylvester Smith, gynecologist (Photo from Cook County sheriff's office)

Ex-Chicago Gynecologist Sentenced To 18 Years For Raping Patient

A former gynecologist was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday for raping his pregnant patient while performing an exam on her in his South Side office.

12/10/2013

An 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted while walking home near 63rd and Marshfield on Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Raped Near CTA Stop In West Englewood

Police said the attack happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday, near the Green Line station at 63rd Street and Ashland Avenue.

11/12/2013

Michael McChriston (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Ninth Man Charged In Videotaped Rapes Of 3 Girls

Michael McChriston, 20, was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail Wednesday for the Oct. 19 attack

11/07/2013

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Fourth Teen Charged With Raping Girl, 12, Posting Video On Facebook

The suspects asked the 12-year-old victim three times to engage in sex acts. She refused the first two times, but then agreed the third time because she knew the suspects were gang members, and feared they would shoot her.

10/25/2013

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Police Search For Man Who Posed As Cop, Raped Woman In Uptown

The man told the woman he noticed someone following her and that she should enter his vehicle for safety. He later sexually abused her when he forced her to exit the vehicle so he could “search” her.

10/16/2013

Sketch of suspect who sexually assaulted two women and a teen Wednesday in the Washington Park neighborhood.(sketch from Chicago Police)

Search Resumes For Suspect In Washington Heights Attacks

Police have resumed searching for a man suspected of raping two women and a teenage girl in Washington Heights early Wednesday, and hiding in another girl’s closet, after determining a “person of interest” they were questioning was not responsible for the crimes.

10/10/2013

Chicago police search an alley for evidence, after two women and a teenage girl were raped in the Washington Heights neighborhood. The same suspect also allegedly broke into a family's home, and hid in an 11-year-old girl's closet. (Credit: CBS)

Police Question ‘Person Of Interest’ In Washington Heights Rapes, Break-In

All of the attacks happened within a three-block radius in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

10/09/2013

Stanley Wrice (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Convicted Rapist’s Appeal Will Stay In Cook County

Stanley Wrice has claimed he was tortured into a false confession and his attorneys have subpoenaed former Mayor Richard M. Daley to testify in a post-conviction appeal.

09/27/2013

Elhadji Gueye (Credit: CHicago Police)

Local Fashion Designer Charged With Raping Streeterville Woman

A local fashion designer who has dressed celebrities, including Mike Tyson and the late comedian Bernie Mac, was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bond Wednesday for allegedly raping a Streeterville woman.

09/18/2013

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Man Charged With Raping Drugged Woman

A Valparaiso man accused of raping a drugged house guest in April faces up to 20 years in prison if he is convicted in a Dec. 16 trial.

09/13/2013

Stanley Wrice (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Convict Who Claims Police Torture Wants Case Moved Out Of Cook County

Lawyers for a man who has spent 31 years in prison for a rape he claims he did not commit have requested the case be moved out of Cook County, after the judge hearing the politically-charged case recused herself.

09/11/2013

Occupy Chicago protesters rally at Daley Plaza on Wednesday. (Credit: John Dodge/CBS Chicago)

Hundreds Take Part In Anti-Rape Rally

Hundreds of women and men rallied at Daley Plaza and marched through the Loop with the message that rape victims should not be shamed or blamed by society. WBBM’s Bob Roberts attended the third annual “Slut Walk.”

09/07/2013

Julius Anderson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Convicted Rapist Gets Another 75 Years Behind Bars

A serial rapist who has already served 30 years in prison was sentenced to 75 more for sexually assaulting three women within months of his release from prison in 2009.

09/04/2013

James Starkey (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Sexual Assault At Downtown Park

James D. Starkey allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old man in a park in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive.

08/30/2013

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Man Arrested For Sexual Assault Downtown

The sexual assault occurred at 10:30 p.m. in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive.

08/29/2013

Antinette “Toni” Keller (Photo From Facebook)

Convicted Killer Seeks To Withdraw Plea In NIU Student’s Murder

It might be two weeks before a DeKalb County judge rules whether the man who pleaded guilty to the murder of Northern Illinois University student Toni Keller can change that plea.

08/21/2013

Michael Dixon (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Raping Woman Near Loyola Campus

Michael Dixon, 37, of the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, is charged with felony aggravated criminal sexual assault, battery and attempted robbery.

08/19/2013

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