Rufus Carson was charged in an August 2018 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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73 More People Die Of Coronavirus In Illinois In The Worst Day To Date

There have now been 380 deaths in Illinois. An additional 1,287 positive cases were added in the past 24 hours.

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New Pilsen Mural ‘We Will Figure It Out. Aqui Juntos’ Inspires Hope During Coronavirus Crisis

"We wanted to let our neighbors know we are thinking about them," artist Shelby Rodeffer said.

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Undocumented Chicagoans Are Eligible For City’s Coronavirus Relief Benefits As Mayor Signs New Order

Undocumented people pay taxes — but the federal government isn't helping them with relief programs during the pandemic, so Chicago is stepping up.