Cops: Waukegan Sex Offender On House Arrest Cut Off Ankle MonitorCody Powell now faces felony charges of escape and criminal damage to government property.
Judge Orders Dennis Hastert To Report To Prison By June 22Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case.
National Wrestling Hall Of Fame Revokes Hastert's AwardsThe National Wrestling Hall of Fame said Monday that it has revoked all honors for Dennis Hastert after the former House speaker was accused of sexually abusing teenagers decades ago.
Sex Abuse Survivors: Don't Keep SilentSurvivors of sexual assault and their supporters came together to raise awareness in a unique way, CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Madigan Wants To Abolish Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex CrimesIn the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s child sex abuse scandal, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has renewed her call to eliminate the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children.
Judge Allows Hastert Victim's Breach Of Contract Lawsuit To ProceedA day after former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for trying to cover up allegations of sex abuse, a Kendall County judge allowed an individual at the center of the case to proceed with a lawsuit seeking the rest of the hush money Hastert had promised him.
Testimony From Alleged Hastert Victim Sends Powerful MessageCBS 2's Sandra Torres reports on how Scott Cross' words in court made an impact.
UIC Student Sexually Abused At Campus Residence Hall A University of Illinois at Chicago student was sexually abused by another student at a Near West Side residence hall last week.
Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Hush Money CaseCalling former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert a "serial child molester," a federal judge has sentenced him to 15 months in prison for trying to skirt banking regulations to conceal hush money payments intended to cover up sex abuse allegations from the time he was a high school wrestling coach and teacher in Yorkville decades ago.
Hastert Acknowledges Sex Abuse For First Time; "I Am Sorry To Those I Hurt"The brother of former Illinois Republican House Leader Tom Cross testified Wednesday that he was sexually abused by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who is facing sentencing for violating banking laws to conceal hush money payments to another victim.
In Hastert’s Hometown, Many Support Jail Time For Former House SpeakerCBS 2's Derrick Blakley spent the day in Plano, where the Hasterts lived for 20 years and where, for many, support has turned to scorn.
Pastor Of North Aurora Church Charged With Sexually Abusing Child A pastor has been charged with sexually abusing a child at his North Aurora church, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.