Text Messages

Allan Kustok (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

At Hospital With Dead Wife, Kustok Got Texts From Another Woman

While Orland Park detectives peppered Allan Kustok with questions about the shooting death of his wife, several text messages from a potential paramour were sent to his cellphone, requesting an extramarital rendezvous


Jordan Elementary School. (Credit: CBS)

Two Rogers Park School Staffers Step Down Following Texting Scandal

A teacher and an assistant principal at Jordan Community School in the Rogers Park neighborhood have resigned, following a text messaging scandal that came to light earlier this year.


Raul Martinez (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Arrested For Posting Nude Photos Of Ex Online As Threat

A Berwyn man is facing harassment charges for allegedly posting naked photos of his ex online — and threatening to post more if she didn’t come back to him.


(CBS File Photo)

Police To Use Twitter, Texting To Communicate With Residents

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy will be unveiling some technological additions designed to improve the department’s communication with the community.



Feds Sue Text Message Spammers

Federal authorities have filed a series of lawsuits against individuals and companies responsible for sending out unsolicited text messages offering free gift cards to popular stores.


Cell Phone (Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Police Investigate ‘Inappropriate Text Messages’ Involving New Trier Students

A brief statement issued by the Winnetka police on Monday indicates that police are working with New Trier and that there is no other information available at this time.


Idris Bridgeforth

Elementary School Gym Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

A Chicago Public elementary school teacher and coach has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Stevenson Students Arranged Drug Deals Via Text Messages, Police Say

Police say two students at Stevenson High School are now facing charges after an investigation into alleged drug sales.



Students’ Text Messages Probed In Drug Case At Stevenson High School

Drug peddling and abuse are the focuses of an investigation underway at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire and authorities have been reading students’ text messages as part of the case.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

Denzel Hayes

Police: Man Sent Explicit Texts, Facebook Messages To Underage Girls

A 19-year-old Woodstock man is charged with sending sexually explicit texts and Facebook message to girls as young as 13, and trying to arrange to meet them.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

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

Metea Valley High School

Threats Bring Anxiety To High School In Aurora

Violent threats at a high school in Aurora have left parents and students on edge.

CBS 2–12/07/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

School District Reopens Probe Of Lake Forest Principal’s Sexual Harassment

The principal of a Lake Forest Middle School has been placed on leave as the school district re-investigates his conduct with a college student three years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011