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Carl Chatman's inmate mugshot. (Illinois Dept. of Corrections)

Inmate Convicted In Courthouse Rape Case To Be Freed

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez confirms the case against inmate Carl Chatman is about to be dismissed and Chatman set free.


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Woman Charged With Raping Man, Bond Set At $75K

A 33-year-old man was allegedly held at gunpoint and forced to have sex with a woman in the backseat of a car after the woman’s female companion offered him a ride.


Julius Anderson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Convicted Rapist Gets Another 75 Years Behind Bars

A serial rapist who has already served 30 years in prison was sentenced to 75 more for sexually assaulting three women within months of his release from prison in 2009.


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High School Security Guard In Cicero Charged With Having Sex With Student

A security guard at a west suburban high school allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old student.


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Plano Mom Talks About Son’s Alleged Sex Assault By Classmates

A recently filed hazing lawsuit claims a Plano High School lawsuit was held down by four other schoolmates, while a fifth student sexually assaulted him in the boy’s locker room.


A police car monitors a section of the Sauganash neighborhood, where an off-duty cop was attacked Thursday. (CBS)

Off-Duty Chicago Cop Fights Off Rapist

The attack happened in the 5800 block of North Rogers between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., police said. Neighbors say the site of the incident is a jogging path used by people all the time.



Man Arrested For Sexual Assault Downtown

The sexual assault occurred at 10:30 p.m. in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive.


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Woodstock Man Charged With Attacking 6th Woman He Met On Craigslist

A northwest suburban man already charged with several sex-related crimes he committed against woman he met on Craigslist was charged Tuesday with attacking a sixth woman.


The CTA station at Midway Airport. (Credit: CBS)

Two Passersby Help Woman Escape From Rape Attempt Near Midway

Two good samaritans were able to help an 18-year-old woman fight off a man who tried to rape her near Midway International Airport earlier this week.


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Woman Raped Inside River North Shop

The 42-year-old woman was closing one of the businesses in the 0-100 block of East Illinois Street around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, when a man held her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her.


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Suspect Sought In Attempted Sexual Assaults In Chicago Lawn

The man got into the homes through windows about 3:30 a.m. in the 6800 block of South Washtenaw Avenue and about 4 a.m. in the 7000 block of South Talman Avenue.


A woman waiting at this bus stop in West Town was dragged into a nearby gangway and raped around 5 a.m. Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Police Warn About Rape Near Bus Stop In West Town

Police were warning women in a trendy North Side neighborhood to take extra precautions, after a woman was brutally attacked while waiting for a bus.


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Youth Minister Charged With Sexual Contact With Minor

A youth minister at a West Dundee church has been charged with having sexual contact with a minor, according to a release from the Kane County State’s Attorney’s office.


Edwin Klemm (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Former Teacher Gets 10 years For Sex With Former Student

A former west suburban teacher and speech team coach was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday for having inappropriate sexual contact with a former student.


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Suspect Sought In 2 Sex Assaults On Near North Side

A 26-year-old woman was sexually assaulted as she walked in the Gold Coast neighborhood early Sunday morning.


Albany Park Man Charged With Sexual Assault

CHICAGO (CBS) – A North Side Albany Park neighborhood man was charged in connection with the sexual assault of an underage girl on the Northwest Side last Sunday. Edwin Hernandez, 30, of the 4600 block […]


Members of the Guardian Angels were patrolling a landscaped path near the Montrose station on the CTA Blue Line on June 19, 2013, two days after a woman was sexually assaulted on the path. (Credit: CBS)

Guardian Angels Patrol Blue Line Stop Near Scene Of Sexual Assault

Members of the Guardian Angels were patrolling near a CTA Blue Line station on the Northwest Side on Wednesday, two days after a woman was sexually assaulted along a heavily-traveled walkway in the Mayfair neighborhood.


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Man Sexually Assaults Woman On Northwest Side

Police have issued a community alert in the Mayfair neighborhood, after a woman was sexually assaulted Monday night.


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Man Attempts To Sexually Assault Teenage Girl In West Lawn

A man attempted to sexually assault a teenage girl at gunpoint Monday morning in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.


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Will County Forms Task Force To Investigate Sexual Harassment At Industrial Workplaces

Will County has a new task force to investigate the sexual harassment of women working in industry. The story from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.