Rufus Carson has been charged in a Sunday morning rape and beating that left an 18-year-old woman hospitalized in serious condition with severe facial fractures.Alisa Hauser / Chicago Police Department

West Town Neighbors Rally Behind Victim Of Brutal Rape, Start GoFundMe To Help With Her Recovery

The man accused of raping a West Town woman and leaving her for dead was out on bond for alleged sexual exploitation of a child, a court advocate said.

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Tatas Tacos In Portage Park Celebrates Holiday Season With 12 Days Of Tacos

The restaurant is also collecting donations for a special holiday meal at the Irving Park Food Pantry Dec. 19.

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King Drive Lights Up As Hundreds Of Donations Pour In To South Side Group

Here's how you can help My Block, My Hood, My City set up lights at South Side homes this weekend.