Jack Schaap, former pastor of First Baptist Church of Hammond, pleaded guilty two years ago to taking a 16-year-old girl across state lines for sex three times. A federal judge sentenced him to 12 years in prison, two years more than the 10-year sentence that federal attorneys had recommended as part of his plea deal.
A Tinley Park High School teacher and coach posted bond Monday night, after appearing in court on charges of having sex with an underage female student.
The program director of a suburban children’s home was ordered held on a $250,000 bond Wednesday for allegedly having sex with a former teenage resident.
A north suburban school bus driver has been arrested for sexual assault and abuse of an underage girl, after the victim’s mother found messages describing their encounters.
A former northwest Indiana megachurch pastor was sentenced to 12 years in prison Wednesday for sex crimes involving a 17-year-old female church member.
The former pastor of a huge Baptist church in Hammond, Ind., has pleaded guilty to taking a 17-year-old girl across state lines to have sex.
A young man from Lockport is facing child pornography charges, after recording an underage girl on a hidden camera he set up in a bathroom.
A 27-year-old Englewood neighborhood woman stands charged with forcing an underage girl to have sex with strangers.