criminal sexual assault

Zale Hoddenbach (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Former Youth Counselor Convicted Of Raping Teen

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.

02/21/2014

Kelvin Perry (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Waukegan Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Girl

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.

02/12/2014

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

Two More Victims Accuse Woodstock Man Of Sexual Assault

A northwest suburban man already charged with sex-related crimes against several women he met on Craigslist was charged Monday with attacking two more victims.

02/11/2014

Amber Kraus, 30, of Mundelein. (Credit: Grayslake Police)

Former Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault Of Student

Kraus was arrested this fall and charged with sexual assault of a student between the ages of 13 and 17 at her former home in Grayslake.

12/13/2013

Jose E. Reyes (Mundelein Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Kidnapped 3-Year-Old Girl

Charges of sexual assault and child pornography have been filed against a Chicago man who allegedly abducted a 3-year-old north suburban girl in September, then returned her a short time later.

11/08/2013

Bridgette Miller

Teacher Charged With Having Sex With Student

A criminal court judge effectively removed 39-year-old Bridgette Miller from the classroom, by barring her from any contact with the student, witnesses, or anyone else under the age of 18.

08/10/2013

Alejandro Flores, a former priest and convicted pedophile, was taken into custody by federal agents after his release from prison on Aug. 5, 2013. He was deported to Bolivia the next day. (Photo from U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement)

Convicted Pedophile Priest Deported To Bolivia

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.

08/07/2013

Kristin Miks, 32, is charged with sexual assault and sexual abuse of a girl under the age of 17. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

School Bus Driver Charged With Sexual Assault Of Underage Girl

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.

05/15/2013

John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Stroger Hospital Doctor Accused Of Assaulting Patients

An arrest warrant has been issued for a doctor from Chicago’s Stroger Hospital, on allegations he sexually assaulted two patients during gynecological exams.

05/02/2013

Ex-doctor Ricardo Arze, 53, of Berwyn, was convicted of criminal sexual assault. (Berwyn Police Dept.)

Former Doctor Gets 13 Years For Raping Patient

A jury convicted Arze of criminal sexual assault in May 2012 for the attack on a 48-year-old woman in his Berwyn office.

04/15/2013

Edwin Klemm (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Wheaton North H.S. Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student

Edwin Klemm, 43, faces 11 counts of criminal sexual assault. He allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student in 2011, starting when the girl was 16 years old.

03/20/2013

Kevin Jones, 35, is accused of sexual assault. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Former Coach Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault, Seeks Lower Bond

A former basketball coach at a South Side charter school pleaded not guilty Tuesday to sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in the South Chicago neighborhood, and also asked a judge to lower his $500,000 bond.

03/12/2013

Colin Cahill Kennedy (Credit: Chicago Police)

Loyola Students Admit Socializing With Alleged Rapist; ‘Didn’t Want My Friends To Hate Me’

Two Loyola University students admitted Tuesday that they socialized with the man they have accused of sexually assaulting them in the days after the alleged attack in their dorm rooms on the school’s Lake Shore campus.

02/20/2013

Colin Cahill Kennedy (Credit: Chicago Police)

Loyola University Student Charged With Raping Two Women

A Loyola University freshman was charged with criminal sexual assault after allegedly raping two female classmates in their dorm rooms on the school’s Lake Shore campus.

01/29/2013

Elgin Man Charged With Raping Sleeping Woman

A northwest suburban Elgin man charged with raping a sleeping woman was ordered held on $75,000 bond Thursday.

01/13/2013

Timothy Kinsey (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Security Guard Pleads Innocent To Sex With Waukegan Student

The Waukegan High School safety officer accused of having sex with a student faces a mandatory prison sentence if he is convicted, Judge Christopher Stride said Thursday.

11/17/2012

Corderro A. Pollard, Eric Stallworth Jr., and Shammrie M. Brown (left to right) are charged with criminal sexual assault for allegedly having sex with a woman who was too intoxicated to give consent. (Credit: Aurora Police)

Three Charged After Two-Month Investigation Of Aurora Sex Assault

Three west suburban Aurora men have been charged with criminal sexual assault as the result of an ongoing investigation into an August attack on a 25-year-old Joliet woman.

10/06/2012

Derrick Chaney (Credit: Aurora Police)

Aurora Man Charged With Raping Woman He Met Online; Cops Seek Other Victims

A case of online dating has turned into a massive sex assault investigation.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

Gavel

Naperville Man Could Get Life For Molesting Girls Who Lost Mother To Murder

A Naperville man could be sentenced to life in prison after his conviction for sexually assaulting two young sisters who were sent to live with him after their mother was murdered.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Dale Fry is charged with sexually assaulting a teen in Oswego.

Former Oswego High Teacher Gets Five Years In Prison

A popular former Oswego High School teacher was sentenced to five years in prison for having sexual contact with a student at the school.

07/14/2012

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