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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


Filed under Crime Watch, News

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...

Chicago to sue Jussie Smollett for costs of investigation

Chicago to sue Jussie Smollett for costs of investigation

Michael Tarm, Associated Press

April 5, 2019


Filed under Metro, News

Jussie Smollett has refused to pay more than $130,000 to reimburse Chicago investigative costs and the city said Thursday it will sue the "Empire" actor for the money as reimbursement for investigating what officials say was a phony racist, anti-gay attack that Smollett staged. Mayor Rahm Emanuel's la...

Recent robberies around campus have left students on high alert

Recent robberies around campus have left students on high alert

Carina Smith, News Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under News

A recent string of robberies that have taken place on and around DePaul’s campus has many students on edge about their safety. According to Public Safety alerts that are sent out to students, faculty and staff, there have been multiple separate robbery incidents since Oct. 16. The fi...

Safety report shows campus crime statistics stagnating

Safety report shows campus crime statistics stagnating

Carina Smith, News Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under News

The 2018 Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report was released late last month, showing that DePaul’s crime has remained nearly unchanged throughout the last few years. The report includes statistics from both on-campus and public data, a requirement under the federal Cleary ...

Private security guards hired to patrol State Street

Private security guards hired to patrol State Street

Timothy Duke, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Metro, News

In response to panhandling, graffiti and shoplifting in the Loop, the Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) has hired two private armed security guards to assist in the prevention and catching of such crimes and their perpetrators. Retail workers along State Street are glad to have additional assistance in dea...

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


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 »...

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