Child Sex Abuse Video Prompts "Sex-tortion" InvestigationPolice in northwest Indiana were investigating what they believe might be one of “the worst cases of ‘sex extortion’” they’ve ever seen, after a video of the sexual abuse of a high school student was posted on social media.
DeKalb Man Charged With Sexually Abusing MinorA man has been charged with sexually abusing a minor after he allegedly violated an order of protection last month in DeKalb County.
Archdiocese To Pay $2.3M Settlement To Alleged Mccormack VictimJohn C. Doe sued the Archdiocese in April 2014, claiming he was abused at a West Side parish on two occasions in 2005, when he was 12 years old, according to a statement from the victim’s attorney, Lyndsay Markley, announcing the settlement.
Man Gets 55 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing Young GirlMario Barjas Carbajal was accused of repeatedly sexually abusing a young relative starting in 2003, when she was only 6 years old.
Former Student Sues School District Over Sexual Abuse By JanitorKendrick Ingram, 48, was sentenced to 18 years in prison in 2007 after he pleaded guilty to a felony count of predatory criminal sexual assault.
Hastert’s Prison Release Date Pushed BackAfter initially predicting the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives would go free on July 23, 2017, the Federal Bureau of Prisons now apparently expects Hastert to spend a little more time behind bars.
Hastert Lawyer Says Victim's Lawsuit Should Be Thrown OutThe sordid secrets in Dennis Hastert’s past began to fully unravel in March 2015, when federal agents approached one of his alleged victims to find out why Hastert was paying him hundreds of thousands of dollars, documents show.
Sex Abuse Survivors Call For End To Statutes Of Limitations On Child Sex CrimesWhile many in Chicago joined the annual Pride Parade on the North Side on Sunday, others marched downtown to call on lawmakers to eliminate all statutes of limitations on child sex crimes.
Judge Orders Dennis Hastert To Report To Prison By June 22Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case.
Madigan Wants To Abolish Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex CrimesIn the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s child sex abuse scandal, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has renewed her call to eliminate the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children.
Indiana Man Gets 37 Years For Taking Girl Across State Lines To Molest HerEdwin Tollinchi-Rodriguez, of East Chicago, Ind., pleaded guilty to transporting a minor across state lines with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana.
Man Gets Life Sentence For Having Sex With InfantChristopher M. Bour, 40, pleaded guilty in January, without a plea agreement, to paying Natisha Hillard a total of $500 to have sex with a 4-month-old girl, an arrangement that lasted until the child was 18 months old