United Airlines Sued Over Alleged Sex Abuse By Mentoring Program SupervisorThe first lawsuit against United was filed more than a year ago. The latest is the 19th accusing United of not doing enough to stop sex abuse of boys who ranged in age from 5th grade through high school in the late 1990s.
Hastert Attorneys Shed Light On Strategy, Gear Up For TrialDennis Hastert’s lawyers will try to defend the former U.S. House speaker against allegations that he lied to the FBI and skirted banking laws by first picking apart the indictment unveiled by federal prosecutors in May.
Hastert Pleads Not Guilty To Federal IndictmentFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he paid hush money to conceal wrongdoing before he entered politics, and lied to the FBI when questioned about the money.
Olympian And Sex-Abuse Survivor Brings Message To ChicagoKayla Harrison was the first American to win an Olympic Gold Medal in Judo. She's also a sexual abuse survivor. WBBM Newsradio's Lisa Fielding reports.
SNAP Hands Out Leaflets On Investigation Into Pastor Outside St. AlphonsusPriest sex abuse survivors leafleted outside a Catholic church on Chicago's North Side Sunday to draw attention to an on-going investigation, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Former Priest Pleads Not Guilty To New Sex-Abuse ChargesDaniel McCormack pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse before Judge Angela Munari Petrone.
Bond Denied For Defrocked Priest Facing New Sex Abuse ChargesDaniel McCormack’s attorney Daniel Coyne said the former priest is currently receiving treatment and said he suffers a “mental disorder” and is a “sexually violent person.”
Ex-Firefighter To Serve 13 Years For Sex Abuse A onetime north suburban Antioch firefighter was sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday after he pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of a minor, the Lake County News-Sun is reporting.
Tae Kwon Do Instructor Charged With Molesting 8-Year-Old Student A local elementary school is warning parents after learning a former tae kwon do instructor there was charged with molesting one of his students.
Former Youth Ministry Leader Charged With Sexually Abusing Two GirlsA former youth ministry leader at a West Chicago church is accused of having sexual contact with two underage girls.
Archdiocese Agrees To Pay More Than $1 Million To Settle Sex Abuse SuitThe Archdiocese of Chicago agreed to pay $1.68 million to $2.1 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged former priest and convicted sex offender Daniel McCormack sexually abused a former fifth grade student at Our Lady of the Westside School, the plaintiff’s attorney announced Wednesday.
Attorneys Promise Bombshells In Release Of Church Sex-Abuse DocumentsSix thousand pages of investigative reports will be made public as part of an agreement between victims' attorneys and the Chicago Archdiocese. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.