Clarence George, Alleged Victim, Speaks Out About Claims Of Sexual Abuse By Rev. John SmythThe victim at the center of the first lawsuit involving the Rev. John Smyth spoke out this week.
First Lawsuit Filed Against Chicago Archdiocese Accusing Rev. John Smyth Of Sexual AbuseThe first lawsuit was filed late Monday afternoon accusing the Rev. John Smyth, the disgraced now-deceased longtime leader of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines.
Two Women Sue Former University Of Illinois Professor Gary Xu For Sexual, Physical, And Emotional Abuse; 'He Tried To Kill Me'They have filed a complaint in federal court, claiming the university is protecting Gary Xu, despite numerous allegations and complaints against him.
Former Carpentersville Teacher Admits To Sexually Abusing MinorsA former teacher in Carpentersville has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two minors she knew.
Monument Gone, But Painful Memories Stay For Those Accusing Father Smyth Of AbuseA remarkable discovery about a statue of once beloved Father John Smyth, the longtime leader of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines. It now symbolizes pain for grown men who accuse Smyth of sexual abuse.
Standing Tall Foundation Removes Statue Of Rev. John Smyth, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, From Maryville AcademyThe plot thickens with a remarkable whodunnit. Our mystery doesn’t involve a human victim though, but a statue.
Statue Of Disgraced Rev. John Smyth Gone From Maryville Academy, But No One Is Saying Where It WentThe bronze statue came to symbolize pain for grown men who have accused Smyth of sexually abusing them when they were children.
R. Kelly's Federal Trial In Chicago Scheduled For Next AprilU.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber scheduled Kelly's trial to begin April 27, 2020. The trial is expected to last about three weeks.
Longtime R. Kelly Friend Says Singer Is 'Falsely Accused' Of Sex Crimes; 'He's Like God's Gift'“It’s very hard to see a man that’s been painted as a monster that I’ve never seen in 22 years. I’ve never seen none of this,” Kelly's longtime friend Dana Jackson said.
R. Kelly Wants Federal Judge To Reconsider Denying Him Bond On Child Pornography, Obstruction ChargesCalling the latest allegations against Kelly “as stale as old gym socks,” his defense team has argued he is not a flight risk, and not a danger to the public, and deserves to be granted bail.
Sex Offender Gets 5 Years For Exposing Himself, Abusing Children At Elgin PoolA man will be spending five years in prison after exposing himself and sexually abusing children at a public swimming pool in Elgin.