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.
All of the attacks happened within a three-block radius in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
James D. Starkey allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old man in a park in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive.
The sexual assault occurred at 10:30 p.m. in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive.
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.
Michael Dixon, 37, of the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, is charged with felony aggravated criminal sexual assault, battery and attempted robbery.
A northwest suburban man pleaded guilty but mentally ill Friday to beating a woman with a hammer, raping a child and stabbing a dog during a 2012 crime spree at a friend’s home.
Cortez Lyons, 25, and Timothy Moore, 26, were charged with armed robbery and aggravated criminal sexual assault for the attack on three teens in a Maywood alley in 2006.
The 42-year-old woman was closing one of the businesses in the 0-100 block of East Illinois Street around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, when a man held her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her.
A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping his estranged wife in a vehicle in Carol Stream while the couple’s 3-year-old son was in the car with them.
Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with a pair of robberies and sexual assaults in the South Chicago neighborhood over the weekend.
A former postal worker convicted of sexually assaulting a teen was sentenced to nearly 90 years in prison Tuesday.
Anthony Triplett wore a cable repairman’s uniform and carried a tool kit when he came to his victim’s home, but those “trappings” cloaked a diabolical intent, a fuming Cook County judge said Friday in handing down a life term for the convicted murderer.
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.