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David Guerrero, 19, detained a rape suspect after an 18-year-old woman was attacked in a dormitory shower at UIC. (Credit: CBS)

Cicero Teen Honored For Detaining Suspect In Rape At UIC Dorm

The town of Cicero honored a college freshman on Tuesday for helping detain a man who had sexually assaulted a female student inside a dormitory shower at the University of Illinois-at Chicago last week.

04/08/2014

Tavares Humphries (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

No Bail For Suspect In Rape At UIC Dorm

Tavares Humphries got into the Commons South residence hall by following a student inside, then burglarized a co-eds’ dorm room before attacking an 18-year-old woman in the women’s showers Monday morning.

04/03/2014

Tavares Humphries (Credit: UIC Police)

Man Charged With Attacking Woman In UIC Dorm Shower

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a dormitory shower on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus on Monday.

04/01/2014

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UIC Faculty Staging Two-Day Strike

Salary has been the biggest issue in contract talks that have stalled after 18 months of negotiations.

02/18/2014

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UIC Faculty Votes For Strike, But Talks Continue

Members of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s faculty union voted to approve a strike Thursday, although union negotiators will continue to attend previously scheduled mediation sessions with school administrators.

12/06/2013

Four buildings at the University of Illinois at Chicago were evacuated on Sept. 24, 2013, after a construction crew ruptured a natural gas line. (Photo courtesy: Chris Matocha)

Four Buildings At UIC Evacuated For Gas Leak

A Level 2 HazMat response was called when a construction company hit a small gas line at 900 W. Taylor St.

09/24/2013

Curtis Granderson.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Granderson Donates $5 Million To New UIC Baseball Stadium

University of Illinois trustees have agreed to a deal in which New York Yankees star Curtis Granderson will pay for most of a new baseball stadium at his alma mater, the University of Illinois-Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2013

Kyle Voissem

Former UIC Gymnast Convicted Of Scalding Dog

Kyle Voissem was convicted Tuesday after a two-day bench trial, and now faces up to three years in prison. The judge also ordered him to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

03/27/2013

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

U. Of I. OKs Smallest Tuition Hike In 18 Years

Tuition for new in-state University of Illinois undergraduate students this fall will increase by 1.7 percent under a plan approved Thursday, marking the smallest tuition hike at the university in almost 20 years.

01/24/2013

UIC professor Dick Simpson (Credit: Regine Schlesinger/WBBM Newsradio)

Study Details History Of Cop Crime In Chicago

On the same day when the city of Chicago is paying out $32 million to settle two police misconduct cases, a new report details the extent of police crime, corruption and cover-ups.

01/17/2013

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UIC Falls To Toledo 75-55

Rian Pearson recorded his first double-double of the season with 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Toledo pulled away to beat Illinois-Chicago 74-55

12/29/2012

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Celebrating Native American Culture In Chicago

See Native American art, attend a powwow and be surprised at who can claim American Indian heritage. Chicago has interesting native events during November and fine native museums to visit any month, including one that identifies some American Indian personalities.

10/29/2012

Amber Price (Credit: CBS)

Dismal Test Conditions Cause Aspiring Doctor To Fail Test By 1 Point

A young Chicago woman’s dream of a future as a doctor has been put on hold, after disastrous conditions while she took a licensing exam led to her just barely failing the test.

CBS 2–10/17/2012

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Two UIC Students Robbed At Gunpoint Near Campus

Police have issued alerts after two UIC students were robbed at gunpoint — and one beaten — in the last three days on the West Side.

10/10/2012

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UIC Study: Car Wash Workers Are Victims Of Routine Wage Theft

Chicago car wash workers are trying to organize a union and are the subject of new research that finds their employers routinely steal from them.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2012

UIC

Another UIC Student Robbed Near Campus

Another student was robbed this week near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, prompting campus police to issue an alert.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

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UIC Student Robbed Blocks From Campus

A University of Illinois at Chicago student was robbed at gunpoint several blocks west of the main campus this week.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Spring Break

UIC Study Examines Views Toward College Students Who ‘Hook Up’

College student “hook-ups” are the subject of the latest study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

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Man, 20, Shot Dead Near UIC Campus

A young man was shot and killed Monday night just blocks from the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

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Best Speakers And Lectures Coming To Chicago This Fall

Check out some featured speakers and lectures that will be coming to Chicago this Fall.

08/06/2012

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