Thursday’s filing asks a federal judge to impose the minimum prison sentence on former state Rep. Keith Farnham. The Elgin Democrat faces between five and 20 years for transporting child pornography. Sentencing is scheduled for March 19.
Another former teacher in the Orland Park schools has been accused of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, the second in less than a week.
Cara Labus met the victims while she was a teacher and basketball coach at Jerling Junior High School in Orland Park, prosecutors claim.
Two separate lawsuits filed by seven men allege a series of sexual abuses against adolescent boys by a Presbyterian pastor from the early 1980s through the late ’90s at ministries in the Austin and Ukrainian Village neighborhoods.
Jian Feng is accused of inappropriately touching two 3-year-old girls on multiple occasions while they were in his care, Chicago police said.
Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
Two counselors sexually abused a boy in June 2013 during a summer camp hosted by the south suburban Markham Park District, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.
A 17-year-old has been charged with sex abuse after an incident in Sauganash Park earlier this month, according to Chicago Police.
Police are searching for a man who sexually abused a female on a Forest Glen neighborhood sidewalk Wednesday morning on the Northwest Side.
The victim was walking east in the 4300 block of West Peterson Avenue, when the man walked up behind her and slapped her on the buttocks, police said. The man then ran away, but as the female proceeded to walk back west, he came back and fondled her genital and breast areas
Monroe Akins, of Steger, has been charged in a string of assaults between March and June in Park Forest, Forest Park, and Richton Park. He allegedly abused six different women and teens beginning in mid-March.
Former Chicago Bulls player and coach Rick Brunson is denying charges that he sexually assaulted a masseuse at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills.
After a masseuse told Rick Brunson to stop requesting her services, the former Chicago Bulls player and coach used the name “Patrick Ewing” to book her for another appointment, according to the police report obtained Tuesday.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested for trying to sexually assault a woman on a jogging path in a Lake County forest preserve earlier this month.
Father Michael O’Connell returned to face his parishioners at St. Alphonsus in Lakeview. They gave him a standing ovation, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Charles S. Dehaan, 59, was charged Friday with aggravated criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse against a physically handicapped person, both felonies.
A former Lifetime Fitness trainer convicted of sexually abusing a teenage athlete was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday.
The investigation began Jan. 25 after two girls told the church that Matthew Harder had sexual contact with each of them while driving them home from church on separate occasions, police claim.
An employee at Lake Forest High School has been charged with having illegal sexual relationships with two female students, police said Friday.
McMahon said people can agree or disagree with his decision not to file charges, but he stands by it as the right thing to do. He said there was no evidence of a coverup, and that the problem was more one of ignorance of the state’s reporting law than anything else.