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Dec 10, 2018
CHICAGO (AP) — A NEW office created to look into cases of sexual abuse in Chicago’s public schools after an investigation revealed that the officials had failed to adequately do so has received nearly 500 allegations of student-on-student sexual violence in less than three months. The Office of Student Protections...
Dec 6, 2018
Neil DeGrasse Tyson has been accused of sexual misconduct by a fourth woman, who says the star scientist sexually harassed her at a party in 2010. The woman, who remains anonymous, described the incident in a Buzzfeed News report published on Wednesday, that also includes accounts by Tyson’s three previous...
Dec 5, 2018
The Washington attorney general said Tuesday he will notify every law enforcement agency in his state and direct them to ensure that rape kits are not being inappropriately destroyed. His action comes in response to a CNN investigation into the destruction of rape kits nationwide and on the heels of...
Dec 4, 2018
A 27-year-old man fatally shot a 25-year-old woman Monday evening before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide on the city’s South Side, Chicago police said. The pair had argued before the shooting around 8:15 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Bennett Avenue in the South Shore...
Dec 3, 2018
A Chicago police officer is under investigation, after hitting a teenager in the head while holding a pair of handcuffs last week at the Roosevelt subway station on the Red Line....
Nov 30, 2018
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her investigation in to priest sex abuse has discovered more names of abusers than were previously disclosed. Madigan asked for records from all the Illinois Catholic dioceses after the bombshell report from a Pennsylvania grand jury. Late Wednesday night the Archdiocese issued a press...
Nov 29, 2018
Sullivan-Knoff sued the City of Chicago in federal court, arguing that its ban on the exposure of “female breasts” in establishments that serve liquor is unconstitutional....
Nov 21, 2018
Convicted sex offender Christopher Colon was working as a tour manager at the former John Hancock Center’s observatory four months ago when the Chicago Tribune revealed he was under federal investigation for disturbing new allegations involving child-sex fantasies. A Tribune reporter who visited the observatory at 875 North Michigan Avenue...
Nov 20, 2018
Jimenez was shot in the lobby of the hospital by a man who shot a woman in an apparently domestic-related dispute and a pharmaceutical assistant, police officials said at a Monday evening news conference. In a statement to officers, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson called Jimenez’s shooting a “despicable act of...
Nov 19, 2018
White House officials have reportedly sent a letter to CNN’s Jim Acosta indicating that they will suspend his press pass again once the temporary restraining order that required them to restore Acosta’s credentials expires, CNN reported late Sunday. The 14-day order was issued Friday, and unless the judge extends it,...