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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

Herbert Mallalieu Burgess (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Suburban Man Charged With Sexual Abuse of 15 Year Olds

A 57-year-old northwest suburban man has been charged with sexual assault and two counts of sexual abuse for two incidents involving 15-year-olds, police said.

08/23/2011

Golden Buddha statue (AP file photo)

Protest Tied To Buddhist Monk Accused Of Sex Abuse

A protest was planned Sunday morning at a Buddhist temple in the near southwest suburbs, where a former monk is accused in a civil suit of fathering the child of a 14-year-old girl.

WBBM Newsradio–08/21/2011

Michael Cardamone

Judge Drops New Sex Abuse Charges Against Gymnastics Coach

A DuPage County judge has dismissed felony sex abuse charges filed this spring against former gymnastics coach Michael Cardamone.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

Sexual Abuse

Police Warn Of Girls Being Sexually Abused On NW Side

Police issued an alert on Wednesday after two teenage girls were fondled by someone who approached them in separate incidents on the Northwest Side.

08/17/2011

Ronald Culver taught drama and English at Lake Zurich.

Former Teacher Gets Prison For Molesting Students

A former Lake Zurich High School teacher was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after admitting to sexually abusing two students.

08/09/2011

Reuven Bogoff

West Rogers Park Man Charged With Sexual Abuse

A West Rogers Park neighborhood man is charged in a series of sexual abuse incidents that happened several years ago.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Jail/Prison

Suburban Man Gets 10 Years In Prison For Sexual Abuse

A Bolingbrook man accused of sexually abusing the daughters of a woman he dated was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday.

07/13/2011

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