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Guardian Angels Assist In Search For West Pullman Rapist

The suspect attacked each woman from behind, and showed or implied he had a handgun. He covered each victim’s head with a piece of clothing, and forced them into a vehicle, where he raped them.


Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

‘Craigslist Rapist’ Gets 36 Years

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.


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

South Side Residents Hold Town Hall Meeting Over Serial Rapist

Residents of the Roseland and Washington Heights neighborhoods held a town-hall style meeting today to discuss the search for the serial rapist who attacked two women and a young girl on Wednesday morning and attempted to attack another girl, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


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

Guardian Angels Help Search For Washington Heights Rapist

The Guardian Angels were out in the Washington Heights neighborhood Friday morning, trying to help police catch a serial rapist who attacked two women and a teenage girl on Wednesday, and nearly attacked an 11-year-old girl.


Cook Elementary School (CBS)

Suit: Teacher Failed To Intervene Before Adult Raped Student, 11

A parent says the instructor watched his daughter and a would-be rapist walking away from her school and was concerned enough to take photos of the man – yet did not alert police. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.


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Cops Seek Suspected Serial Rapist On Northwest Side

Police were warning Northwest Side residents about a man suspected of raping several women at knifepoint.


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State Supreme Court To Hear Convicted Rapist’s Torture Allegation

The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday regarding a convicted rapist’s effort to get a new trial, based on an alleged tortured confession.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man between the ages of 17 and 20, according to the alert. He is 5-foot-7, 185 pounds with a dark complexion and a “fade” haircut. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.))

Police Release Surveillance Image Of Logan Square Rapist

Police have released a surveillance image of a man wanted for sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint Wednesday night in the Logan Square neighborhood.


Chelsea, a rottweiler, helped three witnesses chase a rapist who attacked a woman in a Logan Square gangway on Aug. 24, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Witnesses, Dog Chase Rapist, Back Off When He Points Gun

A pair of witnesses chased down a rapist in the Logan Square neighborhood overnight, but had to give up the chase after he pointed a gun.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

Russell Amos Jr. of Joliet, 46, filed a lawsuit against Matthew Guzman and Christine Vukmir late last week.

Convicted Rapist Claims Prosecutors Ruined His Reputation

A southwest suburban man serving a 90-year prison sentence for a brutal rape, who’s also been arrested for other violent crimes and served time for kidnapping, says prosecutors are ruining his “good name.”