Father Christopher Ciomek, Pastor Of St. Peter Damian Parish In Bartlett, Removed Amid 30-Year-Old Child Sex Abuse ClaimsCiomek has been instructed to move out of the parish while the allegations are under investigation, and retired Father Curtis Lambert will serve as temporary administrator.
Pope Francis On Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care For The Little Ones'Pope Francis on Monday published a scathing letter condemning the cover-up of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.
All Prosecutors Can Offer Most Pennsylvania Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Is Solace, DA SaysA district attorney is lamenting his office's inability to prosecute any sex abuse allegations against Catholic priests detailed in a Pennsylvania grand jury's report this week.
Cardinal Cupich Laments 'Catalogue Of Horrors' In Pennsylvania Priest Sex Abuse ScandalThe report, released Tuesday, outlines the accounts of more than 1,000 children abused over seven decades across six dioceses in Pennsylvania.
Plainfield Man Gets 12 Life Sentences For Sexually Abusing 2 Children Over 10 YearsA Plainfield man who sexually abused two young children over a ten-year period received 12 consecutive life sentences for his crimes, according to Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow.
CPS Launching New Website Outlining Response To Sex Abuse ScandalChicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson has unveiled a new tool for parents and students in the wake of the school sex abuse scandal.
CPS Sex Abuse Victim: 'I Was Having Panic Attacks Every Time I Had To Go To His Class'For years, CPS failed to protect abused students in more than 100 cases. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports one young woman’s story is one of confusion and fear.
Investigation: Chicago Schools Failed To Report Abuse CasesA newspaper investigation has found Chicago Public Schools officials failed to protect hundreds of students who were sexually abused by school employees.
Northern Illinois Officials See More Juveniles Abusing KidsNorthern Illinois officials are reporting what they call an "alarming" trend, the increase of both the number of children under six who are victims of sexual abuse and the number of sexual offenders who are juveniles.
15 Lawsuits Filed Against Boy Scouts Over 1980s Sex Abuse In Burbank TroopThe 15 suits, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, name the Boy Scouts of America and the organization’s Chicago Area Council as defendants.
Judge To Dennis Hastert: Stay Away From Porn, Sex Phone NumbersFive months after leaving a federal prison, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert faces several new restrictions on his freedom.
Teacher Accused Of Buying Booze For Students, Making Teen Fondle HerMegan Kotarski, 28, was charged with a felony count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim between 13 and 18 years old, according to Chicago Police.
Kendall County Judge Dismisses Sex Abuse Suit Against Dennis HastertJudge Robert Pilmer said the statute of limitations had expired on the case.
A Mass of Healing And HopeDaily stress and anxiety ultimately led Michael Hoffman to open up. He said he wasn't judged as he had feared.
Dixon Man Kills Son, 5, Then Himself Amid Child Sex Abuse ProbeDixon Police Chief Danny Langloss said both Christopher Michaels and his father, Robert, suffered gunshot wounds to the head.