Prosecutors allege 37-year-old Eric Hakala posed as a St. Charles East student on a fictitious Facebook account to contact minors in Batavia, Oswego and Naperville, engage in sexually explicit conversations and trade photos.
It didn’t take long for the Chicago Archdiocese’s release of confidential files on pedophile priests to lead to a new lawsuit, this one accusing a former priest and a former boy scout leader of molesting boys at the same church in the 1970s.
Keith Carnes, 61, was charged with violation of the sex offender registration act.
Ripping repeat sex offender Kurt Serzen as “every woman’s nightmare,” DuPage County Judge Robert Kleeman sentenced the Hanover Park man to 60 years in prison for a 1996 rape that went unsolved for years.
Jean Juste, 57, of Skokie, was charged with making a false application or affidavit and presence in a school zone by a child sex offender, according to a statement from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. He was ordered held on a $300,000 bond.
Investigators learned Joseph O’Brien is a registered sex offender – classified as a “sexual predator” – who had been staying at a motel near the restaurant and not at his registered address in Maine Township.
A Naperville man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after admitting he had sexual contact with a girl under the age of 13.
A onetime youth coordinator who was charged with sex crimes nearly 30 years ago now stands accused of trespassing at North Central College in Naperville and using the showers.
A registered sex offender was convicted this week of trying to abduct a 12-year-old boy near a west suburban country club twice in 2011.
A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to six months in DuPage County Jail for possessing child pornography, in a case cracked last year by Wheaton police and the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.
A former teacher at a northwest suburban Christian school has pleaded guilty to fondling himself during class.
A former teacher at Metea Valley High School in Aurora has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a student.
A Naperville man is sentenced to three years probation and must register for life as a sex offender after being convicted of possessing child pornography on his home computer.
A south suburban man described as a savvy sex offender is in a lot of trouble.
At the age of 17, April Kuchta has been sentenced to three years in adult prison for tying a teen boy to a chair naked against his will.
A registered sex offender facing federal charges of having sexual contact with a sleeping passenger on an airliner was in the U.S. on an expired visa, according to investigators.
A former Lake Zurich High School teacher was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after admitting to sexually abusing two students.
A registered sex offender was ordered held on $50,000 bond for leaving the state and disappearing for nine days, a violation of the Illinois Sex Offender Registration Act.
A Bolingbrook man accused of sexually abusing the daughters of a woman he dated was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday.
A registered sex offender from the southwest suburbs has been arrested after reportedly molesting a woman after a night of drinking.