CPS Sex Abuse Scandal Erupted A Year Ago; Now, An Ex-Employee ChargedThe sex abuse scandal at Chicago Public Schools erupted last summer, revealing a least a decade of under-reporting or limited action by the district in cases of rape and sexual misconduct against students.
Federal Charges Ramp Up Pressure On R. Kelly To Make DealAny negotiations would be complicated, as Kelly is charged in four jurisdictions and his lawyers would likely insist on a single deal that resolves all the cases. And prosecutors would only accept a deal that includes a lengthy prison term.
Derrel McDavid and Milton "June" Brown: Fast Facts About R. Kelly Associates Indicted In Singer's Federal Sex Crime CaseR. Kelly was again charged with sex crimes, this time by federal Authorities in Chicago. Charged with Kelly are two of his long time associates: Derrel McDavid, Kelly's former manager, and another former employee, Milton "June" Brown.
R. Kelly Charged: Fast Facts About The Singer's Federal Charges of Child Porn, Enticement, And ObstructionKelly allegedly sexually abused five girls, and recorded four of the victims on multiple videos. A special agent said the Surviving R. Kelly documentary put a spotlight on this type of activity.
Holy Cross Order Releases List Of Accused Abusive PriestsU.S. dioceses and religious orders have named more than 1,000 predator priests and numerous prosecutors are investigating how church leaders handled those cases.
R. Kelly's Attorneys Still Haven't Received Copy Of Video In Sex Abuse Case; 'Maybe The Squirrels Are Working Slowly'“The state has the tape. I can’t get it from them. They have to produce it. They have an obligation to produce it,” defense attorney Steve Greenberg said. “Maybe the squirrels are working slowly.”
Judge In R. Kelly Sex Abuse Case Could Rule On Bid To Preserve Communication Between Prosecutors And Michael AvenattiSinger R. Kelly is due back in court this morning for a hearing on his sex abuse case, and a judge could rule on his attorneys’ request to preserve all communications between Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti.
Police Search For Man In McKinley Park Sex AttackA woman was assaulted in Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood on Monday, and police are searching for the man behind the attack.
Chicago Priest Cleared After Child Abuse InvestigationA Chicago priest who had been the subject of a child sex abuse investigation has now been cleared.
New Report Details Illinois Catholic Priest Sex Abuse CasesA new report out today lists hundreds of names, work histories and background information of Catholic priests in Illinois accused of sexual abuse.
Alleged New R. Kelly Sex Tape SurfacesDennis said he has never met Kelly and doesn’t know how the tape came to be in his possession. He said that because the tape also has a sports game on it, he believes it may have come from a friend.
Unpaid Child Support Further Complicates R. Kelly's Legal TroublesThe R&B singer spent his second night behind bars after failing to come up with 10 percent of the $1 million bond set for him.
Big Jump In U.S. Catholic Dioceses Naming NamesU.S. bishops are holding a retreat outside Chicago for "prayer and reflection" upon the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church.
300 Catholic Bishops To Gather For Conference In MundeleinThe Archdiocese of Chicago says a recent state attorney general's report about priest sex abuse in Illinois will not be discussed.
Illinois Priest Accused Of Child Sex Abuse Has Gone MissingA church official says Rev. Richard McGrath, who is under criminal investigation for sexual abuse, has gone "absent without leave" from his Augustinian order.