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

Woman, 18, Visiting Chicago From Poland Had To Relearn How To Walk And Talk After Brutal West Town Rape, Prosecutors Say

Rufus Carson, 38, charged in the West Town rape, rejected a 30-year plea deal Tuesday and could face 150 years in prison if the case goes to trial.

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

Hey, 1st Ward Residents: Here’s Your Chance To Tell Alderman La Spata How To Spend Money

Help Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) choose which alleys, sidewalks, traffic signals and street lights need repaired in 2020.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Foxglove Coffee Brings California-Style Breakfast Sammies And Space For Young Entrepreneurs To Pilsen

Foxglove owner Michelle Yee hopes her new shop on 21st Street can be a launching pad for other young entrepreneurs looking to kickstart their business.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Long-Vacant West Ridge Building Could Finally Be Used … As A Parking Garage

The Monsoon Plaza building has sat vacant since it was built, but new owner Joe Perillo has a plan for the structure.