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Analysis: 2019 DePaul Public Safety report

Analysis: 2019 DePaul Public Safety report

Ella Lee and Mackenzie Murtaugh

October 21, 2019

Though crime has increased significantly in both Lincoln Park and the Loop, the university’s annual Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report presents crime on campus as remaining practically stagnant. Reported rapes are down in Lincoln Park, with three in 2018, compared to five...

Man suspected of summer attack on recent DePaul graduate charged

Man suspected of summer attack on recent DePaul graduate charged

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

September 19, 2019

A man suspected of stabbing and slashing a recent DePaul graduate near the Lincoln Park campus in July was formally charged with the crime Thursday, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a post on Twitter. Adam Bramwell, 32, was brought back to Chicago from Texas, where authorities arrested him last ...

Crime rates up in Lincoln Park, double in Loop

Crime rates up in Lincoln Park, double in Loop

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

September 16, 2019

A 35-year-old man was critically wounded after being shot early Sunday morning in the 400 block of West Fullerton Parkway, an area typically considered among the safest in the city. It was the latest in a series of violent crimes near DePaul’s Lincoln Park and Loop campuses. The man was standing on the sidewal...

Police: 7 injured in overnight shooting at Chicago park

Police: 7 injured in overnight shooting at Chicago park

Associated Press

August 4, 2019

Chicago police say seven people have been injured in an early morning shooting at a park on the city's West Side. Authorities say a group of people was standing in Douglas Park around 1:20 a.m. Sunday when someone fired shots from a black Camaro. Seven people were hit. A 21-year-old man was...

Chicago police release video of man wanted for questioning in attack on DePaul student

Chicago police release video of man wanted for questioning in attack on DePaul student

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

July 24, 2019

Chicago police are looking for a man who may have been involved in the July 18 attack on a recent DePaul graduate near the music buildings on the Lincoln Park campus. The man is also believed to be involved with a West Town vehicle theft case in the 353 North Desplaines Avenue area, but has "similar de...

Woman slashed in face, neck near DePaul Lincoln Park campus

Woman slashed in face, neck near DePaul Lincoln Park campus

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

July 18, 2019

A recent DePaul graduate was slashed in the face and neck early Thursday morning near the music buildings on the Lincoln Park campus, according to DePaul Public Safety and Chicago police. The attack occurred near the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Halsted Street, according to an alert sent by DePaul...

Chicago police warn of multiple sexual assaults in Lincoln Park

Chicago police warn of multiple sexual assaults in Lincoln Park

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

June 6, 2019

A man is suspected of sexually assaulting at least three women in the Lincoln Park neighborhood over the past three weeks, according to Chicago police. The man usually approaches women walking alone from behind and gropes them, police said in an alert. In one of the incidents, the man assaulted a...

4 adults and 2 kids shot and wounded at Chicago baby shower

4 adults and 2 kids shot and wounded at Chicago baby shower

Associated Press

April 7, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say two children were among the six people who were wounded when two men opened fire on a baby shower outside of a home on the South Side of Chicago. The attack happened Saturday evening in the West Englewood neighborhood. The Chicago Tribune reports that about 20 childre...

Incident of aggravated battery reported in Lincoln Park campus

Incident of aggravated battery reported in Lincoln Park campus

Yazmin Dominguez

October 3, 2017

Students woke up this morning to emails from Public Safety alerting them of an incident of aggravated battery at approximately 8 a.m. in the Lincoln Park Campus. The altercation took place between a DePaul student and a student's checked in guest residing in Sanctuary Townhomes on Kenmore Avenue....

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

July 14, 2017

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...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

Ben Gartland

December 14, 2016

DePaul men's basketball has gained a reputation this season as a team that plays better in the second half. They've made several comebacks, both successful and unsuccessful, that lead to overall better results after halftime. On Wednesday night they were on the other end of the spectrum as the Blue...

DePaul crime watch: March campus crime

DePaul crime watch: March campus crime

Mariah Woelfel

April 4, 2016

This map reflects crime reported to Public Safety for the month of March. This map is updated on a weekly basis with data made available to The DePaulia from DePaul's Office of Crime Prevention. See our full crime database here.  Read More »...

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