Dennis Hastert’s lawyers will try to defend the former U.S. House speaker against allegations that he lied to the FBI and skirted banking laws by first picking apart the indictment unveiled by federal prosecutors in May.
Thomas Green, Hastert’s New-York based defense attorney, said during a status hearing in Chicago that he’s concerned information that’s been disclosed to the media may inhibit Hastert’s right to a fair trial.
Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying a man to keep a sexual relationship a secret, according to a report on the Chicago Tribune’s website.
As Porter County Superior Judge Mary Harper read each guilty verdict, the 39-year-old Portage man raised his eyebrows in apparent disbelief as the victims’ families and his family both showed tears.
A former band teacher at West Aurora High School has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexual misconduct with two students.
A Union Township, Ind., man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl and disseminating nude photos she sent to his phone.
A psychologist at a southwest suburban mental health center was ordered was formally charged Friday with sexual misconduct with a disabled patient.
A psychologist working at a state mental institution in Tinley Park is charged with coercing a patient to perform a sex act on him.
Lawrence Taylor will be require to register himself as a sex offender as a result of pleading guilty Thursday to sexual misconduct and patronizing a prostitute, misdemeanor charges that carry no jail time.
Notre Dame’s president says the university acted with integrity in its handling of sexual misconduct allegations against a football player by a St. Mary’s College student who later committed suicide.