Charles Oliver, 46, was accused of raping as many as eight women. In February he was convicted of sexually assaulting one woman. He later pleaded guilty to two additional sex charges and remaining charges against him were dropped.
Authorities have reopened the botched investigation into the 1991 rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl, which was wrongfully blamed on the so-called “Dixmoor 5,” some of whom spent two decades in prison.
A 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail.
Marcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman from a gas station at the corner of Halsted and Addison streets, and into a nearby alley Tuesday afternoon.
About 9:30 p.m., the 18-year-old was walking past the north alley in the 4600 block of West Montana Street when a male grabbed her from behind and covered her mouth with his hand, then sexually assaulted her and fled east through the alley.
A brazen pedophile broke into a Calumet Park home, raped a 4-year-old girl while others were inside, and then went into a closet at the residence and started smoking a cigarette.
Tony DeBois last year pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about the number of women he’d had sex with inside south suburban Markham’s police station, but denied he raped a 21-year-old prisoner there in September 2010.
The town of Cicero honored a college freshman on Tuesday for helping detain a man who had sexually assaulted a female student inside a dormitory shower at the University of Illinois-at Chicago last week.
Tavares Humphries got into the Commons South residence hall by following a student inside, then burglarized a co-eds’ dorm room before attacking an 18-year-old woman in the women’s showers Monday morning.
Jose Reyes, 28, who worked in Libertyville, is charged with multiple counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated kidnapping and production of child pornography.
According to a community alert, a 19-year-old woman was walking near Pulaski Road and Armitage Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, when a man grabbed her and pulled her into a gangway.
Charles R. Oliver of Woodstock is accused of raping eight women, many of them prostitutes, who responded to his online ads for sex. His attorney is seeking separate trials for each case.
The young woman was waiting for a visit from a college friend when she said a middle-aged attorney she never met burst into her W Lakeshore Chicago hotel room and sexually assaulted her.
Zale Hoddenbach was affectionately known as “Mr. Z” to the teenagers he counseled at the Logan Square Boys & Girls Club, but a jury branded Hoddenbach as someone more depraved, convicting him of raping a girl who sought his help in landing a job when she was 15.
If convicted, Sharper could face more than 30 years in state prison.
A 24-year-old man told police he was robbed and sexually assaulted at knifepoint near the North and Clybourne CTA station at 1 a.m. Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.