Brothers File Lawsuit After Proviso West Cafeteria Monitor Charged With Sexually Assaulting Students
Two brothers, both students at a west suburban high school, have filed a lawsuit against the district and board of education, alleging they were both molested by a cafeteria monitor who has since been charged with the crime.
Police have a suspect in custody following an attempted sexual assault on the CTA Red Line.
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office says the boy was assaulted last April, and it’s taken this long for authorities to run the DNA evidence and then find 45-year-old David Vega.
A man stole a woman’s iPhone and tried to sexually assault her in an alley Tuesday night in the West Town neighborhood.
Authorities have issued a warning to women living in Lincoln Park, after a woman was raped in her apartment, by an attacker who followed her home from a nearby bar.
Officer Juan Belmontes filed the lawsuit Monday. In April 2013, Belmontes was charged with sexually assaulting a Chicago Police sergeant while at an apartment in Woodlawn. Three weeks after the charges were filed and Belmontes posted a $2,500 bond, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office declined to further prosecute him.
Woodstock police were called to a home in the 1500 block North Seminary Avenue about 11 a.m. Sunday to a report of the sexual assault of a child under 13. After meeting the victim, the victim’s mother and the mother’s boyfriend, officers took the man—34-year-old Anthony N. Williams—in for further questioning.
In the summer of 2011, while he was supposed to be baby-sitting a 9-year-old relative, a west suburban man sexually assaulted the girl, according to prosecutors.
Victims of campus sex assaults in Illinois would have confidential university advisers to help guide them through the legal and medical systems under a legislative proposal that has passed the state House.
According to the White House, Thursday’s talk is expected to highlight the “It’s on Us” campaign President Obama kicked off last year. The president’s initiative began as sexual assaults on college campuses became a frequent topic of news coverage.
The narrative of Chicago’s crime is a tale of two cities – one safe, one violent. For proof, look no further than the number of reported sexual assaults across Chicago’s 77 community areas.
An Uber driver’s secret recording of his conversation with a passenger prompted Cook County prosecutors Monday to drop rape and kidnapping charges against him, his attorney told the Chicago Sun-Times.
The manager of a massage therapy business in northwest suburban Barrington is facing sexual assault charges for the second time since March.
“One of the priorities of this new working group will be to address the challenges that discourage our victims from reporting sexual assault,” said Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.
School officials said the attacker is not believed to be a student at the Evanston campus, where a young woman was raped inside a dorm room between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday.
When it comes to safety, a city is often judged by the number of homicides and shootings it has in a year. Where does that leave other crimes like criminal sexual assault? Not a priority, say some sexual assault advocates.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with one abuse victim’s advocate outraged by the signing.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan brought together college administrators, law enforcement and victim’s advocates Monday to discuss sex assaults on college campuses.
Authorities claim Ricky L. Fecht inappropriately touched a 16-year-old who was volunteering at Northwest Compass Inc. in Mount Prospect.
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