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Man Who Molested, Photographed 11 Kids Gets 50 Years In Prison

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.

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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

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Attorneys: Archdiocese, 4 Victims Of Pedophile Priest Reach $8M Settlement

The victims of sexual abuse will receive about $2 million each, attorneys for the men said in a news release.

05/31/2012

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Lawsuit: Archdiocese Knew About Pedophile Priest As Far Back As 1992

A new lawsuit claims that the Chicago Archdiocese knew as long ago as 1992 that an incarcerated former priest was molesting young boys, bud swept it under the rug until his arrest in 2006.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011