Truck 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.
A 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.
While 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 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.
In 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.
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.
An 18-year-old man from southwest suburban Plainfield is accused of molesting a 12-year-old boy for more than a year.
A west suburban man is going to prison for 35 years, for sexually abusing a little girl he babysat and sharing the images online.
A 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.
Baseball 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.
A north suburban man who admitted molesting a 9-year-old girl when they lived in the same house 10 years ago in Elgin was ordered held on $100,000 bond Thursday.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Lockport man accused of molesting a 6-year-old family member, police said.
Bond was increased to $250,000 on Friday for a Round Lake Beach elementary school teacher accused of molesting four girls, after prosecutors told a Lake County judge there could be more victims.
A Round Lake Beach school teacher has been arrested for sexually assaulting four children under the age of 13.
VALPARAISO, Ind. (STMW) – A tutor accused of child molesting was convicted Thursday night of a Class B misdemeanor count of battery. Jurors deliberated after the defense presented no testimony but relied on its rebuttal […]