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.
Hastert Judge Won't Consider Support Letters Unless They're Made PublicThe judge in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case says that if the former U.S. House speaker wants letters of support considered during his sentencing, they must be made public.
Hastert Accuser To Speak At Sentencing; Judge To Consider Lies About ExtortionThe judge in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case signaled Wednesday that he will consider the former U.S. House speaker's lies to investigators that he was being extorted on a false claim of sexual abuse at his sentencing hearing, where prosecutors say one person who says he was abused is expected to speak.
Dance Teacher Accused Of Groping, Sexting StudentsA Noble Street College Prep dance instructor allegedly groped two of his 16-year-old students and sent the boys and another male student at the West Town school pictures of his genitals on Snapchat.
Police Search For Elgin Man Convicted Of Sexually Abusing A ChildA warrant has been issued for 50-year-old Jaime Rodriguez, who was last seen Sept. 14 during a bond hearing at the Kane County Judicial Center, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office. The trial was completed despite his absence, and he was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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