Sex Abuse Survivor Urges Lawmakers To Change State Statues On Child Sex AbuseCross joined Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan in testifying before the Senate Criminal Law Committee's Subcommittee on Statutes of Limitation.
Hastert Accuser Files Lawsuit Over $1.8 Million In Unpaid Hush MoneyAn individual at the center of the Dennis Hastert hush money case is suing the former U.S. House speaker for breach of contract.
Hastert Case Brings Up Painful Memories For Priest Sex Abuse VictimCBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on how the pain of sex abuse for some, never goes away.
READ: Feds Detail Hastert's Alleged Sex Abuse Of Teen Boys In Hush-Money CaseProsecutors recommend the former U.S. House speaker serve up to six months in prison.
Report: 4 "Credible" Sex Abuse Allegations Against HastertAt least four people have made "credible allegations of sexual abuse" against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday, citing unidentified law enforcement sources.
Northlake Woman Files Suit Against Church Over Alleged Priest Abuse A 34-year-old woman, known only as Jane Doe 247, says she was sexually abused by a priest at St. John's The Baptist Church in Northlake from the ages of 14 to 17.
United Airlines Sued Over Alleged Sex Abuse By Mentoring Program SupervisorThe first lawsuit against United was filed more than a year ago. The latest is the 19th accusing United of not doing enough to stop sex abuse of boys who ranged in age from 5th grade through high school in the late 1990s.
Hastert Attorneys Shed Light On Strategy, Gear Up For TrialDennis Hastert’s lawyers will try to defend the former U.S. House speaker against allegations that he lied to the FBI and skirted banking laws by first picking apart the indictment unveiled by federal prosecutors in May.
Hastert Pleads Not Guilty To Federal IndictmentFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he paid hush money to conceal wrongdoing before he entered politics, and lied to the FBI when questioned about the money.
Olympian And Sex-Abuse Survivor Brings Message To ChicagoKayla Harrison was the first American to win an Olympic Gold Medal in Judo. She's also a sexual abuse survivor. WBBM Newsradio's Lisa Fielding reports.
SNAP Hands Out Leaflets On Investigation Into Pastor Outside St. AlphonsusPriest sex abuse survivors leafleted outside a Catholic church on Chicago's North Side Sunday to draw attention to an on-going investigation, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Former Priest Pleads Not Guilty To New Sex-Abuse ChargesDaniel McCormack pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse before Judge Angela Munari Petrone.
Bond Denied For Defrocked Priest Facing New Sex Abuse ChargesDaniel McCormack’s attorney Daniel Coyne said the former priest is currently receiving treatment and said he suffers a “mental disorder” and is a “sexually violent person.”
Ex-Firefighter To Serve 13 Years For Sex Abuse A onetime north suburban Antioch firefighter was sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday after he pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of a minor, the Lake County News-Sun is reporting.
Tae Kwon Do Instructor Charged With Molesting 8-Year-Old Student A local elementary school is warning parents after learning a former tae kwon do instructor there was charged with molesting one of his students.