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Monroe Akins (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Suspect Charged In Series Of South Suburban Sex Assaults

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.

08/04/2014

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Guardian Angels Assist In Search For West Pullman Rapist

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.

05/21/2014

James Whiteside (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect In Two Rapes Charged In Two More Attacks

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.

01/10/2014

James Whiteside (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Two Sexual Assaults

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.

12/30/2013

Sketch of suspect who sexually assaulted two women and a teen Wednesday in the Washington Park neighborhood.(sketch from Chicago Police)

Suspect Arrested In Series Of Sex Assaults

Police have arrested a man in connection with a series of sexual assaults on the South Side, sources tell CBS 2.

10/15/2013

Sketch of suspect who sexually assaulted two women and a teen Wednesday in the Washington Park neighborhood.(sketch from Chicago Police)

South Side Residents Hold Town Hall Meeting Over Serial Rapist

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.

10/12/2013

Sketch of suspect who sexually assaulted two women and a teen Wednesday in the Washington Park neighborhood.(sketch from Chicago Police)

Guardian Angels Help Search For Washington Heights Rapist

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.

10/11/2013

Sketch of suspect who sexually assaulted two women and a teen Wednesday in the Washington Park neighborhood.(sketch from Chicago Police)

Search Resumes For Suspect In Washington Heights Attacks

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.

10/10/2013

Rasheed Hinton (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Teens Charged In South Chicago Robberies, Rapes

Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with a pair of robberies and sexual assaults in the South Chicago neighborhood over the weekend.

08/06/2013

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Man Linked To 3 Sexual Assaults On West Side

A 20-year-old man stands charged a string of sexual assaults on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

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Indiana Tops Nation For Sex Assaults Of High School-Age Girls

In Indiana, girls have a higher chance of becoming the victim of sexual assault than almost any other place in the country.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

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Man Charged In String Of West Side Robberies, Rapes

A West Side man is behind bars, charged in a series of crimes that happened last year in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

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Report: Poor Supervision Led To Assaults At Psych. Hospital

A new report says inadequate staffing and lax supervision led to alleged sexual attacks at a psychiatric facility on the north lakefront.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011

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Uptick Reported In Chicago Murders, Sexual Assaults This Year

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.

03/11/2011

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Rash Of Sexual Assaults Plagues West Pullman

A rash of sexual assaults has been plaguing the West Pullman neighborhood for more than four months, police say.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

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Far South Side Neighbors On Alert After Attacks

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.

CBS 2–12/31/2010