A 22-year-old man from Naperville has filed a lawsuit against Lifetime Fitness Clubs, alleging he was sexually abused by a trainer, starting when he was 16.
Erin Merryn is convinced she would have spoken out much earlier if she had been taught at a young age about the threat of sexual abuse. Instead, she endured abuse at the hands of a neighbor and older cousin for years before seeking help.
A west suburban man is behind bars Thursday, charged with having a sexual relationship with an 11-year-old girl, and police believe he may have had contact with other young girls.
A dean at Foreman High School is under investigation for a past child abuse conviction and claims of sexual abuse. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talked to one victim.
Two students at a northwest suburban middle school have been suspended after the district investigated a series of alleged sexual abuse incidents that took place earlier this month on a school bus, Pioneer Press is reporting.
A former local youth soccer coach is heading to prison after pleading guilty Monday to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and one count of aggravated child pornography.
Officials at West Aurora High School, already under fire for not stopping a sexual predator, now are being accused of trying to cover up the whole mess.
A 40-year-old man has taken the southwest suburban Burbank park district to court, charging he was sexually abused during the 1980s.
A former student of a band teacher convicted of sexual abuse is now suing the West Aurora School District.
For the second time in as many weeks, a carnival worker stands charged with sexually assaulting small children.
The Roman Catholic bishop in Joliet is allowing an accused predator priest to return to limited ministry, and advocates for priest sex abuse victims are livid over the decision.
A DuPage County health club trainer is out of jail on bond, after being charged with sexually molesting a teenage boy.
A Naperville man could be sentenced to life in prison after his conviction for sexually assaulting two young sisters who were sent to live with him after their mother was murdered.
Authorities say a traveling salesman from Georgia lied and said he was a lifeguard, all so he could molest two young girls and a grown woman in the middle of a hotel swimming pool near O’Hare International Airport.
A former Buddhist priest from the southwest suburbs has been brought back to the Chicago area to face charges he sexually assaulted a teenage girl.
Ten years ago in Dallas, American Catholic bishops responded to an exploding priest sex abuse scandal with a “zero tolerance” charter. Now, there are some that see the charter as a success, and some who do not.
A Buddhist priest who once lived and worked in the southwest suburbs has been arrested on sexual assault charges.
The Chicago Catholic Archdiocese is facing another priest sex abuse lawsuit, involving a now-dead priest who allegedly molested a boy nearly 30 years ago.
Daley Plaza will resemble a child’s bedroom Monday, in an effort to draw awareness for the victims of child sexual abuse.
An Iowa man is back in custody, after being captured in Chicago following a nationwide manhunt on charges that he tried to sexually assault at least one of his own children.