A man who broke into a home and tried to sexually assault a woman fled after children interrupted the attack, police said.
A 25-year-old woman was walking in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. Monday, when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her by the neck, and dragged her into an alley.
It happened just before 2 a.m. Monday in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue, Chicago police say.
Another black eye for Uber after a passenger levels disturbing allegations against a driver.
A former Chicago cab driver was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in the Lincoln Square neighborhood during a 2012 robbery attempt.
An elderly Westmont woman told authorities an armed suspect awakened her at 5 a.m. Thursday.
A Chicago driver accused of sexually assaulting an Uber passenger was not authorized to drive for the ride-sharing company and used an account created in his wife’s name to pick up customers, the company said Wednesday.
Maxime Fohounhedo, 30, has been charged with one count of criminal sexual assault and one count of criminal sexual abuse, police said.
The alleged assault occurred on Nov. 16, according to Chicago Police. Further details about the incident were not released.
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.
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.
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.
Chicago police say a woman was sexually assaulted Monday after asking a man for directions.
The manhunt continues for two suspects police say snatched two women and sexually assaulted them on Halloween.
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.
A woman was sexually assaulted while jogging at the lakefront in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side Friday morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.