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Man attempts to lure 13-year old into his car near DePaul, police say

Man attempts to lure 13-year old into his car near DePaul, police say

Amber Colón Nuñez

July 14, 2017


Filed under Crime Watch, News

A Chicago Police crime report warned Lincoln Park residents of a driver who allegedly who tried to lure a 13-year-old girl into his car on the 1300 block of West Fullerton Avenue early Wednesday evening. Around 7 p.m. on Wednesday a man unknown to the girl was driving a brown or gold two-door, late-model...

Public Safety responds to shooting of DePaul student

Public Safety responds to shooting of DePaul student

DePaulia Admin

March 28, 2017


Filed under News

According to a Public Safety alert, an 18-year-old male DePaul student “was a victim of attempted robbery” while walking home around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. The student was “approached by two individuals who (demanded) money” on the 1100 block of West Lill Avenue and was shot in the leg when...

Aggravated assault reported on Loop campus

Aggravated assault reported on Loop campus

Kyle Woosley

July 28, 2016


Filed under News

An aggravated assault was reported in the Maggie C. Daley Building at DePaul’s loop campus. According to Public Safety, the incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in an elevator of the Daley Building. The victim said an individual displayed a handgun in the elevator and threatened to shoot the victim’s bro...

Two robbed at gunpoint near Lincoln Park campus

Kyle Woosley

July 11, 2016


Filed under News

Two men were robbed at gunpoint near the Fullerton Red Line CTA stop Saturday morning. According to DePaul Public Safety, the two men, who were in no way affiliated with DePaul, were walking eastbound near 940 W. Fullerton Ave. at approximately 4:45 a.m. when they were approached by the two a...

Shooting reported near Loop campus

Shooting reported near Loop campus

Jessica Villagomez

July 5, 2016


Filed under News

An aggravated battery was reported to DePaul’s Public Safety Tuesday morning near the Loop campus. According to an email sent to the DePaul community, a shooting occurred on Jackson between Wabash and Michigan at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. “A 20 year old female was grazed by a bullet on her left l...

Sexual assault reported in Munroe Hall

Sexual assault reported in Munroe Hall

Mariah Woelfel

February 23, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Crime Watch, News

A criminal sexual assault alleged to have happened in January in Munroe Hall was reported to Public Safety last Monday, Feb. 15. Read More »...

Suspect arrested in sexual assault of DePaul student

Suspect arrested in sexual assault of DePaul student

Megan Deppen

August 23, 2015


Filed under Campus News, News

A man who is charged with sexually assaulting a DePaul student on the 900 block of W. Belden Ave. Aug. 20 was arrested Aug. 22. The female student identified the suspect, police say. Read More »...

The reality of crime: Theft highest among crimes reported at DePaul

The reality of crime: Theft highest among crimes reported at DePaul

Courtney Jacquin

April 12, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Sheila Gerhardt, a third-year student at DePaul, stands on Fullerton Avenue just west of Sheffield Avenue in the location where she and her roommate were mugged September 2013 on their way to class. Theft is the most common crime reported to DePaul Public Safety and the Chicago Police Department near the Lincoln Park campus. (Courtney Jacqu...

INFOGRAPHIC: Crime on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus

INFOGRAPHIC: Crime on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus

Courtney Jacquin

April 12, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

In a survey of data kept by DePaul Public Safety, theft was found to be the most prevalent crime on the university's Lincoln Park campus, mirroring data kept by the Chicago Police Department. For The DePaulia's report on campus crime, click here. ...

Increasing street presence of Chicago police: An effective solution?

Increasing street presence of Chicago police: An effective solution?

Jackson Danbeck

April 12, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

As instances of police brutality and crime continue across the nation, Chicago is forced to look at its own crime problem and whether the policies of newly re-elected Mayor Rahm Emanuel will prove effective or stoke the gathering flames.  Read More »...

Lincoln Park crime increases in August

Lincoln Park crime increases in August

Rachel Hinton

September 15, 2014


Filed under Metro, News

Despite much of the coverage of crime in August focused on the city’s South and West sides, 14 violent crimes were reported last month in Lincoln Park, eight of which were robberies. Read More »...

Student approached by man near campus demanding phone number

Student approached by man near campus demanding phone number

Grant Myatt

September 8, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

A DePaul student reported a battery incident after a man got out of his car and began flirting with her near the corner of Webster and Racine at about 1 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, according to Public Safety. Read More »...

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