Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
Chicago police said 57-year-old John Hays was arrested Thursday, charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Prosecutors said, when the abuse started, the victim was only 8 years old.
Archdiocesan spokesperson Colleen Dolan said George has sat for several rounds of such questioning, known as depositions. Dolan said lawyers for the alleged victims want a video record this time in the event that the Cardinal dies or is too ill to testify in court.
A negotiated plea deal is being finalized in the case of a former teacher at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein who is accused of abusing a 14-year-old student four years ago.
The investigation began in August 2013 when police became aware of the advertisement on the Internet trading site in which the victim was soliciting sex, said Cmdr. Jay Parrott of the Evanston police department.
Police in west suburban Cicero have charged a youth minister with multiple felonies in a sexual assault case involving at least six children, and authorities believe more victims might be out there.
A volunteer gymnastics coach at south suburban Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 — who was a former gymnastics state champion for the district — has been charged with sexually abusing a female student.
Ryan Dolan, 29, was already facing aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges in Will County, stemming from a March 8 arrest in Tinley Park. Now, the former head wrestling coach has been charged with criminal sexual assault involving the same student in Orland Park.
Ryan Dolan, 29, of Tinley Park had resigned from his positions at the school on March 11. He was a faculty member since 2008 and taught history and was the varsity wresting coach, the freshman football coach and a former sophomore softball coach.
A Grant Park man was charged Monday with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, in connection with incidents that happened in the early ‘90s at a south suburban daycare center.
Zale Hoddenbach was affectionately known as “Mr. Z” to the teenagers he counseled at the Logan Square Boys & Girls Club, but a jury branded Hoddenbach as someone more depraved, convicting him of raping a girl who sought his help in landing a job when she was 15.
The program director of a suburban children’s home was ordered held on a $250,000 bond Wednesday for allegedly having sex with a former teenage resident.
A veteran Chicago Police officer has been charged with molesting a minor girl years ago, and similarly attacking the victim’s 3-year-old daughter late last month.
A former Woodland School bus driver was sentenced to extensive probation Thursday in a negotiated guilty plea to the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old girl.
A serial rapist who has already served 30 years in prison was sentenced to 75 more for sexually assaulting three women within months of his release from prison in 2009.
A north suburban school bus driver has been arrested for sexual assault and abuse of an underage girl, after the victim’s mother found messages describing their encounters.
A Brighton Park neighborhood man is facing multiple felony sexual abuse charges for allegedly fondling several girls on the Southwest Side since late February.
The arrest of Craig L. Tankson stemmed from an investigation that was initiated on March 18 by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the McHenry City Police Department.
A music teacher at a Christian school in southwest suburban Palos Heights has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an underage student.
A 22-year-old man from Naperville has filed a lawsuit against Lifetime Fitness Clubs, alleging he was sexually abused by a trainer, starting when he was 16.
A Wauconda firefighter-paramedic has been charged with sexually abusing a child.