Child Molestation

School Bus Driver Accused Of Molesting 9-Year-Old GirlA school bus driver was ordered held on a $100,000 bond Tuesday for allegedly fondling and kissing a 9-year-old girl he was baby-sitting over the weekend, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Former Pastor Accused Of Molesting Boy For 6 YearsChicago 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.
Man Who Molested, Photographed 11 Kids Gets 50 Years In PrisonTruck driver Bobby Cruz, 34, of Des Plaines, committed sick acts that were “brazen beyond belief” when he photographed himself abusing the children ages 2 to 11, U.S. District Judge Robert Dow said during an emotionally raw hearing Tuesday.
Mother Of Child Sex Abuse Victim Seeking New State LawA Plainfield mother has taken up the fight to change what she sees as a loophole in the state’s child sex abuse laws, after her daughter’s experience with the justice system in Will County.
Files Show Chicago Archdiocese Hid Decades Of Child Sex AbuseWhile disturbing stories of clergy sexual abuse have wrenched the Roman Catholic Church across the globe, the newly released documents offer the broadest look yet into how one of its largest and most prominent American dioceses responded to the scandal.
Hammond Man Charged With Molesting Child Hammond man has been charged with three counts of Class C felony child molesting and with Class D felony dissemination of matter harmful for minors for allegedly showing a 10-year-old pornography and forcing sex with her.
Convicted Pedophile Priest Deported To BoliviaIn 2004, Alejandro Flores, a priest in the Diocese of Joliet, befriended a then-7-year-old boy while a seminarian at St. Mary’s Church in West Chicago, and had repeated sexual contact with him over a five-year period.
Trainer Accused Of Molesting Naperville Boy Faces New ChargesTwo 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.
Man Accused Of Molesting BoyAn 18-year-old man from southwest suburban Plainfield is accused of molesting a 12-year-old boy for more than a year.
Man Gets 35 Years For Molesting Girl, Creating Child PornA west suburban man is going to prison for 35 years, for sexually abusing a little girl he babysat and sharing the images online.
Ex-Minister Gets Jail For Molesting Naperville GirlA former pastor and community college instructor was sentenced Friday to six months in DuPage County Jail for sexually molesting a girl from Naperville on numerous occasions in 2010.
Philadelphia Sportswriter Accused Of Child MolestationBaseball Hall of Fame sports columnist Bill Conlin of the Philadelphia Daily News retired abruptly today after learning that he’s been accused of molesting underage girls decades ago.