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Samuel Galvan (Credit: Elgin Police)

Elgin Man Charged With Child Porn Possession

Samuel Galvan, 26, was arrested after the Elgin Police Department’s Major Investigations Division executed a search warrant at his home in the 700 block of North Grove Avenue, according to a statement from the police department.

07/23/2015

James Parsino (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

North Barrington Man Charged With Child Pornography

Authorities found devices containing “an extensive amount” of images and videos of pornography depicting children under the age of 13, the statement said.

07/09/2015

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Raid On The Home Of ‘Jared From Subway’ Connected To Child Pornography Investigation

The FBI have not publicly confirmed the reason for the search on Fogle’s Zionsville, Indiana home, though sources have confirmed that the raid does stem from a child pornography investigation.

07/07/2015

Eric Shank Van Eenige (Credit: Chicago Police)

Chicago Public Schools Teacher Charged With Child Pornography

Eric Shank Van Eenige, 39, faces two felony counts of possession of child pornography with a victim under the age of 13, according to Chicago Police.

06/18/2015

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Joliet Teens Charged With Child Pornography

A 15-year-old girl and three of her classmates recorded consensual sex acts one week ago, and posted the video on Twitter. The girl’s mother found out about the video, and reported the Twitter post to police, who seized the original recording.

03/31/2015

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-Rep. Farnham Gets 8 Years For Child Pornography

U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang also ordered former state Rep. Keith Farnham to begin serving that prison term in two months, denying his attorneys request to allow him to stay on house arrest and die at home.

03/19/2015

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Former State Rep. Farnham To Be Sentenced For Child Pornography

A federal judge faces questions about terminal illness and just punishment when he sentences a former Illinois lawmaker for compiling and trading hundreds of pornographic images online of toddlers and other children.

03/19/2015

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Agrees To Move Ex-Illinois Legislator’s Sentencing

A judge in Keith Farnham’s child pornography case is taking the rare step of moving the ex-Illinois lawmaker’s sentencing from Chicago’s federal courthouse to a venue closer to the Democrat’s suburban home.

03/16/2015

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Defense: Ex-Lawmaker Was Sexually Abused As A Chld

Thursday’s filing asks a federal judge to impose the minimum prison sentence on former state Rep. Keith Farnham. The Elgin Democrat faces between five and 20 years for transporting child pornography. Sentencing is scheduled for March 19.

03/13/2015

Edward McMenamin (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Downers Grove Doctor Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin says that 68-year-old Edward J. McMenamin pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one child pornography count. He faces up to 30 years in state prison when he’s sentenced in May.

03/11/2015

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Won’t Delay Sentencing For Ailing Ex-Lawmaker Charged In Child Porn Case

Judge Edmond Chang says in an order filed Friday that the Democrat seems “physically capable” of attending the hearing. He adds there are “victim interests at stake” in sticking to the March 19 sentencing date.

02/27/2015

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Feds: Sentencing Of Ex-Rep Farnham Shouldn’t Be Delayed

Prosecutors want a federal judge in Chicago to go ahead with the sentencing of former Illinois Rep. Keith Farnham on a child pornography conviction despite illness that could soon take his life.

02/26/2015

Clovis Javier Vilchez-Parra (Credit: Palatine Police)

Catholic Priest From Arlington Heights Church Charged With Child Porn

Clovis Javier Vilchez-Parra, an associate pastor at Mission San Juan Diego Catholic Church, has been charged with one count of reproduction of child pornography, and one count of possession of child pornography.

02/25/2015

Henry Jones (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Buffalo Grove Man Charged In Child Pornography Case

A northwest suburban man is facing 10 child pornography charges after authorities found explicit images and videos featuring children under 13 at his home and office, according to police.

02/06/2015

Andrew Castro, left; Levi Castro (Will County State's Attorney)

Will County Brothers Face Child-Porn Charges

Andrew Castro, 26; and Levi Castro, 29, were arrested Friday morning after officers executed a search warrant at their Crest Hill home.

12/19/2014

Albert Galus (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Former Middle School Tutor Charged With Child Porn Possession

Authorities began investigating 47-year-old Albert Galus in December 2011 after he took his computer in for repair and a technician found a video of child pornography on the machine, according to a statement from the Cook County Sheriff’s office.

12/18/2014

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-Lawmaker Farnham Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

Former Illinois State Rep. Keith Farnham pleaded guilty to child pornography charges on Friday, after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.

12/05/2014

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-Lawmaker Expected To Change Plea In Child Porn Case

A defense filing this week said Elgin Democrat Keith Farnham intends to plead guilty in federal court in Chicago on Friday as part of a plea deal.

12/05/2014

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-State Rep. Farnham Could Change Plea In Child Porn Case

A lawyer for Elgin Democrat Keith Farnham said Monday during a hearing in Chicago federal court that his client is negotiating a plea deal. If that falls through, attorney Terry Ekl says Farnham could still plead guilty without a deal or choose to still go to trial.

10/27/2014

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Farnham Discussing Possible Plea Deal On Child Porn Charges

A lawyer for a former Illinois state representative charged with child pornography has told a federal judge his client is talking with prosecutors about a possible plea agreement.

07/10/2014

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