Monroe Akins, of Steger, has been charged in a string of assaults between March and June in Park Forest, Forest Park, and Richton Park. He allegedly abused six different women and teens beginning in mid-March.
The suspect attacked each woman from behind, and showed or implied he had a handgun. He covered each victim’s head with a piece of clothing, and forced them into a vehicle, where he raped them.
A man being held without bond for allegedly carjacking and raping two women in December has been charged in connection with two additional attacks that same week on the North Side.
A Lincoln Park man has been charged in connection with two sexual assaults that allegedly took place Friday – one against an elderly woman near Midway International Airport, and in a separate attack hours earlier in the Montclare neighborhood.
Police have arrested a man in connection with a series of sexual assaults on the South Side, sources tell CBS 2.
Residents of the Roseland and Washington Heights neighborhoods held a town-hall style meeting today to discuss the search for the serial rapist who attacked two women and a young girl on Wednesday morning and attempted to attack another girl, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
The Guardian Angels were out in the Washington Heights neighborhood Friday morning, trying to help police catch a serial rapist who attacked two women and a teenage girl on Wednesday, and nearly attacked an 11-year-old girl.
Police have resumed searching for a man suspected of raping two women and a teenage girl in Washington Heights early Wednesday, and hiding in another girl’s closet, after determining a “person of interest” they were questioning was not responsible for the crimes.
Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with a pair of robberies and sexual assaults in the South Chicago neighborhood over the weekend.
A 20-year-old man stands charged a string of sexual assaults on the city’s West Side.
In Indiana, girls have a higher chance of becoming the victim of sexual assault than almost any other place in the country.
A West Side man is behind bars, charged in a series of crimes that happened last year in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
A new report says inadequate staffing and lax supervision led to alleged sexual attacks at a psychiatric facility on the north lakefront.
Murders were up by 18.2 percent, while sexual assaults and car thefts also saw uptick for the first two months of the year in Chicago compared to the same period last year.
A rash of sexual assaults has been plaguing the West Pullman neighborhood for more than four months, police say.
He tells his victims to count to 100 — as he walks away. Police say the man has attacked two women in the Far South Side’s West Pullman neighborhood.