Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
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.
Two more criminal charges have been filed against a track and triathlon trainer accused of sexually molesting a west suburban Naperville boy over a two-year period.
A Troy Township Democratic committeewoman has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a teenage boy.
A teenager is behind bars, accused of having sexual conduct with young children cared for by his mother in far north suburban Winthrop Harbor.
A former academic aide at Neuqua Valley High School in west suburban Naperville was convicted Friday of having had sexual relations with a 17-year-old student she tutored.
A 73-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly fondling girls in Homer Glen and Chicago.
A Will County man will spend the next 3 1/2 years in prison for molesting a 6-year-old girl who saw him as a “trusted family friend.”
An 81-year-old Northwest Side dentist was being held on $300,000 bond Wednesday night, charged with fondling a teenage girl in his office while he was free on bond for charges in a similar case.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Lockport man accused of molesting a 6-year-old family member, police said.
A Harvey man has been sentenced to 50 years behind bars, after admitting to having a sexual encounter with a 9-year-old boy, and videotaping it, in his trailer.