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Police Investigate Uber Driver Accused Of Raping Passenger

The alleged assault occurred on Nov. 16, according to Chicago Police. Further details about the incident were not released.

12/10/2014

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Champaign Theater Cancels Two Bill Cosby Shows

The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports Friday that Champaign Park District Executive Director Joe DeLuce said canceling the shows was a difficult decision. DeLuce says the district made the decision because the Cosby scandal “keeps on growing.” Ticket holders will receive full refunds.

11/21/2014

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Rape Victim Mortified At Being Billed For Forensic Exam

A sexual assault forensic nurse from suburban Chicago was thinking of moving away from Illinois, to get away from memories of her own rape, and the nightmare she experienced afterwards when the hospital demanded she pay for her rape kit.

11/13/2014

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Man Charged In Halloween Sexual Assaults, Second Suspect Still At Large

A Chicago man has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of two women as they were leaving a night club last Halloween. Police are still searching for a second suspect.

11/12/2014

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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted After Asking For Directions

Chicago police say a woman was sexually assaulted Monday after asking a man for directions.

11/11/2014

Police have released this image of a pair of suspects wanted in connection with two sexual assaults that occurred Halloween night in the West Loop. (Chicago Police Department)

Police Searching For Suspects In West Loop Sexual Assault

The manhunt continues for two suspects police say snatched two women and sexually assaulted them on Halloween.

11/05/2014

Police have released this image of a pair of suspects wanted in connection with two sexual assaults that occurred Halloween night in the West Loop. (Chicago Police Department)

Police Release Images Of Halloween Sexual Assault Suspects

Two women were sexually assaulted in the West Loop on Halloween, and police were asking for help tracking down the men they believe are responsible.

11/04/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted While Jogging Along Lakefront In Hyde Park

A woman was sexually assaulted while jogging at the lakefront in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side Friday morning.

11/01/2014

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Northwestern Professor Accused Of Sexual Assault Sues Accuser

A Northwestern University professor accused in a lawsuit of attempting to sexually assault a former student is now suing his accuser for defamation, claiming her false accusations invaded his privacy and hindered his career prospects.

10/29/2014

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T-Shirt Activism Stirs Controversy At DePaul

A group of DePaul students has been selling T-shirts to raise awareness of sexual assault, but the message on those shirts isn’t sitting well with some women.

10/29/2014

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Man Awaiting Trial For 2012 Bucktown Rape Kills Himself, Police Say

Michael Giffin, 27, was found dead in the Advocate Sherman Hospital parking lot of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Elgin Courier-News is reporting.

10/28/2014

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Woman Standing On Porch Sexually Assaulted

The victim was smoking a cigarette on the porch about 5:50 p.m. at her home in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood when an unknown male wearing a partial ski mask and gloves grabbed her from behind.

10/27/2014

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Bill Cosby Rape Accusations Brought Back Into Focus By Comedian Hannibal Buress

While performing at the Trocadero, a club in Bill Cosby’s hometown of Philadelphia, Hannibal Buress reminded the crowd of the multiple sexual assault accusations against Cosby that have come to light over the past decade.

10/21/2014

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Baffoe: I’m Sorry That You’re A Notre Dame Fan This Weekend

Jameis Winston doesn’t receive much sympathy outside Tallahassee.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

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Dominican University Student Raped In Her Dorm, Person Of Interest In Custody

River Forest Police investigating a sexual assault at Dominican University say that a person of interest is in custody.

10/13/2014

Eric Chung, 29, is charged with kidnapping and raping a woman inside his cab. (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Former Cabbie Gets 35 Years For Assaults On Female Passengers

Eric Chung received his sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and one count of attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault.

10/09/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In West Suburban Forest Preserve

A woman was sexually assaulted Friday night in a forest preserve in the western suburbs, near Maywood and Forest Park.

10/07/2014

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Police Warn Of Sexual Assault In Lincoln Park

Police said, sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, a 24-year-old woman was attacked while she was walking in the 2500 block of North Lincoln Avenue.

10/01/2014

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Police: Wheeling Man Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

In November 2013, Virgilio Carvajal-Mendoza, 24, of Wheeling provided alcohol to the girl until she was drunk, then drove her to an apartment complex, according to a statement from Wheeling police. Carvajal-Mendoza then sexually assaulted the girl while she was in and out of consciousness.

09/26/2014

Hackers posted the name and photo of an alleged rape victim on a student group website, in apparent retaliation for a list of men accused of "gender-based violence."

University Of Chicago Students Protest Rape Threat From Hackers

Sexual assault victims on the University of Chicago campus staged a protest Wednesday night, saying they were victimized again by anonymous hackers who made threats against their safety.

09/25/2014

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