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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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List Of Alleged Rapists Distributed At University Of Chicago

A list accusing a dozen University of Chicago students of rape was circulated over the Internet this past weekend, and although it has been taken down, it has generated plenty of discussion.

09/23/2014

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Baffoe: Sorry You’re Not Sorry, Brandon Marshall

Marshall’s press conference missed the mark Thursday, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

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Critics: Juvenile Offender Monitoring Needs Overhaul In Wake Of Roseland Rape

Some county and union leaders are demanding action after the rape of a pregnant Chicago State University student, allegedly by a teen on electronic monitoring.

09/18/2014

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Fugitive Teacher Held In Bosnia On Charges He Assaulted Student In Lake County

An arrest warrant charged Michael R. Vucic, 41, with five counts of predatory sexual assault and five counts of sexual assault.

09/18/2014

The assault occurred in an alley near 99th and South Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Probation Officer For Teen Charged With Assaulting CSU Student Suspended

The probation officer for the man charged with sexually assaulting a pregnant Chicago State student and forcing her into a car trunk has been suspended.

09/16/2014

The assault occurred in an alley near 99th and South Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Charged In Roseland Sex Assault Was On Electronic Monitoring For Unrelated Crime

The suspect in the sexual assault of a pregnant college student was already on electronic monitoring for an unrelated crime.

09/15/2014

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Chicago State Students On Alert After Coed Is Attacked Near Campus

Chicago state security officials were passing out flyers Thursday, detailing the sexual attack of student just steps from the campus. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

09/11/2014

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