Facebook Rape Stirs Questions About Witnessing Crimes OnlineThe case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What's the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding? And why do they not intervene?
Man Charged In With Forcing Woman In Trunk; Raping And Kidnapping HerA man has been charged with carjacking a woman in Wrigleyville, forcing her into the trunk, and raping her, before leading police on a chase that ended in West Pullman.
Dean At South Side School Charged With Sexual AssaultProsecutors say Stanley Carothers assaulted a 14-year-old student on campus and in his apartment for several months.
Girl, 16, Sexually Assaulted At A Home On West SidePolice said a 16-year-old girl was beaten and raped inside a home in the Austin neighborhood Monday evening.
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.