Dennis Jackson, 22, was arrested early Saturday morning in West Town and charged with a string of armed robberies and one attempted rape, police announced on Sunday. Chicago Police Department; Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Man Charged In Attempted Rape Near West Town School And String Of Armed Robberies

Dennis Jackson, 22, was arrested around 6:25 a.m. Saturday just a few blocks from where he allegedly robbed and tried to rape a woman walking to work earlier this week, police said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

After Several Weeks Of Waiting, Innertown Pub Is Finally Opening Its Outdoor Beer Garden

At the request of Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd), neighborhood leaders met Saturday and voted to not oppose the bar's permit.

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West Side Church Offering $100 Per Gun At Turn-In Event Saturday

The no-questions-asked gun dropoff is an effort to reduce gun violence on the West Side.

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Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a $50 million campus with a health center, urban farm and affordable housing to life.