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A young woman woke up to find a man straddling her in bed, his hands at her throat, after he broke into her condo in Buffalo Grove. (Credit: CBS)

Police Still Searching For Buffalo Grove Home Invader

Buffalo Grove police are hunting tonight for a home invader who may be targeting women in one of the village’s apartment complexes.

08/19/2014

Surveillance footage of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a girl early Saturday on the West Side. (Chicago Police)

Police: Teen Sexually Assaulted In West Town

Police are warning residents in the West Town neighborhood about a criminal sexual assault that occurred Saturday morning.

08/09/2014

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Good Samaritan Chases Off Attacker Near Orange Line Station

The attack occurred shortly before 9 a.m. last Wednesday at a parking lot that sits right next to the CTA bus and el stop at 35th and Archer in McKinley Park.

08/05/2014

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Man Accused Of Six Assaults In Southwest Suburbs Held On $750,000 Bond

A south suburban Steger man was ordered held on $750,000 bail Saturday, accused of sexually assaulting at least six different victims between March and June.

08/03/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted While Jogging In Marquette Park

A 19-year-old woman was jogging shortly after midnight Wednesday morning in the 6500 block of South Artesian Avenue, when a man wearing a black hoodie approached her, and flashed a handgun, police said. The man then forced her into a gangway, and sexually assaulted her.

07/31/2014

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Girl, 16, Sexually Assaulted In Greater Grand Crossing

A teenage girl was sexually assaulted Monday night while walking home in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

07/30/2014

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Plainfield Man Gets Life For Killing Pregnant Woman And Unborn Baby In Door County

Brian Cooper of Plainfield was convicted in May of killing 21-year-old Alisha Bromfield, when the two were at a Nasewaupee resort for his sister’s wedding. He was not the father of Bromfield’s baby but his attorney said the two had once had a romantic relationship. He was also Bromfield’s boss.

07/25/2014

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Ex-CPS Janitor Charged With Sexually Attacking 2 Students

A former Bowen High School janitor raped one student and fondled another in classrooms while working at the South Side school in 2012 and 2013, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.

07/22/2014

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16-Year-Old Sexually Assaulted At Gunpoint In Calumet Heights

The attacker is said to be between 19 and 23. Police said the man approached the girl as she walked east on 93rd Street at Cornell Avenue, made small talk for several minutes, then pulled out a handgun and forced her into an alley near 93rd Street and East End Avenue, where the attack occurred.

07/09/2014

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Former High School Coach Acquitted Of Rape Charges

Kevin Jones, 33, spent six months in jail, and then was under house arrest, all the while maintaining his innocence.

07/03/2014

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Former Bull Rick Brunson Charged With Attempted Rape

Charges were filed after Brunson allegedly grabbed an employee of Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills.

07/03/2014

A woman reported being sexually assaulted in a parking garage in Ravenswood on Wednesday. (Credit:  Network Video Productions)

Woman Raped At Ravenswood Parking Garage

The woman told police she was attacked around 10 p.m., on the top floor of a garage at the corner of Damen and Sunnyside avenues.

06/19/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted At Wrigleyville Business

The victim was attacked around 12:30 a.m. in the 3500 block of North Clark Street and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

06/02/2014

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Sex Assault Suspect Caught After Being Spotted By Victim Months After Attack

Last year, she was the victim of an attempted sexual assault on a popular bike path, but just a few days ago she spotted a familiar face on that same path. Gary Police are now calling her a hero.

05/28/2014

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Portage Police Warning Residents After Woman Bound, Assaulted

Police in Portage, Indiana are warning residents of an apartment building after a woman was bound, assaulted and robbed over the weekend.

05/27/2014

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Attempted Sexual Assault Reported In Logan Square

An attempted criminal sexual assault was reported Monday morning in the Northwest Side Logan Square neighborhood.

05/20/2014

Police artist's sketch of the suspect in the sexual assault of a 7-year-old boy in the restroom of a Little Village restaurant, including a tattoo on one of the suspect's arms. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Boy In Restaurant

Police were asking the public to help them identify the attacker who sexually abused a boy in a Little Village restaurant’s washroom Saturday.

05/02/2014

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7-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted At Southwest Side Restaurant

A 7-year-old boy was sexually assaulted when he went to the restroom alone at a restaurant Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood.

04/30/2014

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Zion Man Charged With Sexual Assaulting Two Girls

A north suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting two young girls after an investigation into child pornography revealed he’d had sexual contact with them, according to police.

04/29/2014

Police blocked off a section of Old Plank Road Trail near the Metra station in Matteson on Thursday, after a woman was raped along the trail around 5:30 a.m. (Credit: CBS)

Cops: Rape Of Woman Along Matteson Trail Could Be Related To Attacks In Other Towns

A 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail.

04/24/2014

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