CPD Says Sex Offender Registry Is Back Open, But Offenders Now Say They Can't Get ThroughFor months, sex offenders In Chicago were given a grace period. The registration office was closed due to COVID-19, to the dismay of some of their victims. Now the registry is back open, but some sex offenders can’t get through.
Sex Offenders In Chicago Given Grace Period To Update Registration Due To COVID-19, Victims Not PleasedSex offenders in Chicago are getting a literal get-out-of-jail-free card in some cases.
Man Says Sex Offender Who Lied About Where He Lives Attacked Him Outside Hyde Park ChurchA church in Hyde Park has hired a security guard to protect its members from an allegedly violent neighbor who turned out to be a registered sex offender – and who is lying about where he lives.
Illinois Sex Offender Registry Still Full Of Errors, Bogus Addresses Months After CBS 2 ReportThe day after kids collected treats, CBS 2 discovered yet again that the sex offender registry is full of tricks.
Halloween Safety: Check Sex Offender Registry Before Trick-Or-TreatingBefore the kids go out trick or treating tonight, officials recommend that parents check the Illinois Sex Offender Registry, which is available online.
Sex Offender Who Listed Home Address As Child Care Center Back Behind BarsMark Heyer, 52, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and is now charged with a felony for violating the sex offender registration multiple times.
Convicted Sex Offender's Home Address Is Listed As A Child Care Center In ChicagoA website meant to keep Illinois communities informed is causing confusion on Chicago's North Side because a registered sex offender's listed home address is actually that of a child care center.
Sex Offender On The RunJoseph Kopacz, 54, was on trial for an October 2016 home invasion and criminal sexual assault when he went on the run Nov. 8.
Chicago Aldermen Troubled By Gun, Sex Offender Registry SystemSome Chicago aldermen are dismayed by the system meant to inform local residents about sex and gun offenders living on their blocks.
Madigan: Check Sex Offender Registry Before Trick-Or-TreatingIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is reminding parents to check the state’s sex offender registry ahead of Halloween trick-or-treating.
Police Caution Parents To Check Sex Offender Registry Before HalloweenKane County Undersheriff Pat Gengler said it's prudent to know whose door your kids are knocking on, and make sure they're accompanied by an adult. He expects a busy Halloween this Friday.
Commission: Remove Juveniles From Sex Offender RegistriesRequiring juveniles to register as sex offenders impairs rehabilitation efforts for a crime that very few of them ever commit again, according to a study released Tuesday.
Registered Sex Offender Faces 'Super X' Felony Charges In Child Porn CaseCorey A. Olney, 34, of Deer Park is being held in the Lake County Jail on a $3 million bond after being charged with five counts of reproduction of child pornography, according to the Attorney General’s office.
Madigan: Parents Should Check Sex Offender Registries Before Kids' Trick-Or-TreatingIllinois law bars sex offenders under court supervision from handing out Halloween candy to children.
Naperville Man Gets Probation For Possessing Child PornographyA Naperville man is sentenced to three years probation and must register for life as a sex offender after being convicted of possessing child pornography on his home computer.