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Better Business Bureau Warns Of Sex Offender Database ScamConsumer advocates were warning about a new email scam designed to trick you into sharing your sensitive personal information.
Commission: Remove Juveniles From Sex Offender RegistriesRequiring juveniles to register as sex offenders impairs rehabilitation efforts for a crime that very few of them ever commit again, according to a study released Tuesday.
2 Investigators: Safe Passage Routes Lead Kids Past Sex Offender SheltersQuestions tonight about two Chicago Public School safe passage routes and whether children are being put in harm’s way. CBS 2's Dave Savini investigates routes having children walk right by shelters with sex offenders.
Sex Offenders File Suit Over $100 Registration FeeSex offenders have filed a lawsuit in federal court saying the city should waive a $100 registration fee because they’re too poor to pay.
Slain Teen's Dad Wants Tough Law Against Violent Sex Offenders In IllinoisThe FBI is honoring a Naperville man Friday, presenting him with the Director's Community Leadership Award for taking a tragedy and using it as a vehicle for change.
NU Investigators Offer To Help Find Holly Staker's KillerThe team that secured Juan Rivera's exoneration in the Holly Staker murder case is now offering to help Waukegan Police find the girl's real killer after 20 years.
Police To Keep An Eye On Sex Offenders This HalloweenRegistered sex offenders are not allowed to give out candy at Halloween, and police departments are gearing up to make sure they comply.
State Revokes Licenses Of 11 Health Care Professionals For Offenses Against PatientsUnder a new law Gov. Pat Quinn signed last month, the state will permanently revoke the professional license of any health care worker who has been convicted of a sex offense or of a violent crime against a patient -- without a hearing.
New Law Bars Sex Offenders From Medical ProfessionRegistered sex offenders are no longer allowed to work in the health care professions, under a bill signed into law this week.
Sheriff's Police Check On Sex Offenders In Cook CountyThe Cook County Sheriff’s office on Saturday checked on dozens of registered sex offenders in unincorporated areas and found them all to be in compliance.
Rape Victim, Mother Fighting For Other VictimsA mother and her daughter have turned an awful experience into an inspiration for others, helping pass a new law calling for stricter penalties for violent sex offenders.