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.
3 More Claim Abuse By Disgraced Priest Daniel MccormackThe men, all in their 30s, claim they repressed memories of abuse that occurred in the late 1990s and early 2000s.