sexual abuse

Gavel

Soccer, Tae Kwon Do Instructor Accused Of Molesting 2 Boys

Bond was set Thursday at $1 million for a 35-year-old Cicero soccer and Tae Kwon Do instructor accused of sexual misconduct with two boys.

WBBM Newsradio–04/06/2012

Graphic Of A Girl In Silhouette. (AP Graphic)

Man Gets Nine Years For Sexually Abusing Young Girl

A southwest suburban man who admitted in court Tuesday that he molested a young girl in 2006 was sentenced to nine years in prison.

03/27/2012

Former West Aurora High School band director Steve Orland has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing two students. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff's Office)

Former Band Director Unapologetic At Sex Abuse Sentencing

In what will likely be his final public performance, Steve Orland was defiant and unapologetic. On Friday, the former West Aurora High School band director pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two band students, then read a lengthy statement that praised his own accomplishments and ignored his two victims.

03/11/2012

Prison fence

Man Gets 35 Years For Molesting Girl, Creating Child Porn

A west suburban man is going to prison for 35 years, for sexually abusing a little girl he babysat and sharing the images online.

02/16/2012

Lincoln Park High School

3 Teens Charged With Sex Abuse Of Lincoln Park High Student

Three teenage boys stand accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl to perform a sex act on them in a stairwell at Lincoln Park High School.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

(Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

SNAP President: New Vatican Guidelines Not Likely To Stop Priest Sex Abuse

The worldwide priest sex abuse scandal is the focus of a gathering of hundreds of Catholic bishops and priests in Rome this week. But the president of the Survivors’ Network of Those Abused by Priests calls it a PR maneuver.

WBBM Newsradio–02/08/2012

Steven E. Reynolds (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Carl Sandburg Substitute Teacher Accused Of Abusing Student

A teacher and coach at a high school in Orland Park was being being held on $250,000 bond Tuesday morning, on charges he sexually abused a student.

02/07/2012

CTA Train Car

Teen Sues CTA Over Guard Who Allegedly Abused Him

A teenager who claims he was sexually abused by a CTA security guard at an Orange Line stop last year is suing the guard, the CTA and the transit agency’s security companies.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Stephen Orland (Kane County State's Attorney)

Prosecutors Find ‘Intimate’ Texts From Band Teacher Accused Of Sex With Students

Details are emerging about sexual misconduct allegations against a former West Aurora High School band teacher, who was arrested and charged last spring.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Jerry Sandusky. (Courtesy: Office of the Attorney General)

Sandusky Waives Right To Preliminary Hearing

Former Penn State assistant football Coach Jerry Sandusky has waived his right to a preliminary hearing, during which some of his accusers had been expected to testify.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Zachary Owens

Suspected Child Molester Charged With Making Hooch In Jail

A suspected child molester now faces a new charge, for allegedly making alcohol in his cell at the Kendall County Jail.

WBBM Newsradio–12/07/2011

Daniel McCormack

Pedophile Priest’s Victim Settles With Archdiocese For $3.2M

One of the victims of a sexually abusive priest has reached a $3.2 million settlement with the Chicago Archdiocese.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Joe Paterno in 1998. (Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Report: Paterno Contacts Criminal Defense Attorney

A published report says dismissed Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno has contacted a criminal defense attorney.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

Sexual Abuse

Officials Advise Parents To Be Vigilant About Sexual Abuse

The scandal at Penn State University has parents wondering what to look out for when they sign up their kids for various youth programs, and how to talk to their children about sex abuse.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2011

Mihael Jocic, 37, is charged with groping a 23-year-old woman near the DePaul University campus on Oct. 22, 2011. He is also suspected of groping another woman near DePaul on Nov. 2. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Suspect Arrested, Charged For Groping Two Women Near DePaul

Police have arrested a man suspected of groping at least two women near the DePaul University campus.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Scales Of Justice

Lawsuit: Counselor Working At Archdiocese Molested Boy

A new sex abuse lawsuit has been filed against the Archdiocese of Chicago, but this one has a twist.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Robert Deja

Police: Man Plotted Murder Of Adopted Daughter He Sexually Abused

A Steger man has been charged for allegedly trying to hire his brother to kill his adopted daughter and her boyfriend.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

Herbert Mallalieu Burgess (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Man Faces More Charges In Sexual Abuse Of 15-Year-Old Boys

A northwest suburban man already charged with sexually assaulting two 15-year-old boys is now facing more charges, after police recovered additional evidence in his apartment.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Church Generic

Northwest Suburban Minister Investigated For Naked ‘Therapy’ Ritual

Police are investigating claims that a minister who broke away from the Willow Creek Community Church held naked religious ceremonies with his female followers.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

Daniel McCormack

Lawsuit: Archdiocese Knew About Pedophile Priest As Far Back As 1992

A new lawsuit claims that the Chicago Archdiocese knew as long ago as 1992 that an incarcerated former priest was molesting young boys, bud swept it under the rug until his arrest in 2006.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

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