Police investigate report of sexual assault at St. Francis de Sales High School

April 30, 2015

The Chicago Sun-Times reports,

Chicago Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault at St. Francis de Sales High School on the Far South Side in late March.

Cops: Extensive amount of child porn found in Waukegan home

April 30, 2015

The Chicago Tribune reports,

A Waukegan man is facing 10 counts of possession of child pornography this week after a search warrant executed at his home allegedly turned up an extensive amount of images and videos identified as child pornography, police said.

Chicago Evangelist Named in Sex Abuse Case

April 29, 2015

Chicago’s WMAQ-TV “News Channel 5” reports,

A prominent evangelist who built a following ministering to gang members in Chicago and around the United States, who had unprecedented access to inmates, and who is credited with helping hundreds, if not thousands of youths change their lives, also allegedly had a secret life in which he preyed upon some of the same youths he vowed to help.

Elburn police officer charged with child sexual assault

April 28, 2015

The (suburban Chicago) Daily Herald reports,

An Elburn police officer has been charged with preying on and sexually assaulting a child he knew over a 10-year period.

The assaults took place between March 2005 and April 2015. The victim was younger than 13 when the assaults began.

Former Hinsdale Central teacher charged with sexual abuse

April 13, 2015

The Pioneer Press reports,

A former technology teacher at Hinsdale Central High School faces sexual abuse charges for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a former student.

Man Driving White Sedan in Lincoln Park Tells Girl ‘Get Into Car’: Police

April 22, 2015

DNAinfo Chicago reports,

Police are looking for a man in a white sedan after he tried to lure a Lincoln Elementary student into his car Wednesday morning, according to a community alert.

Feds ask for help in Hammond child prostitution, porn case

April 23, 2015

The (Gary, Ind.) Post-Tribune reports,

Federal officials are asking for the public’s help in their case against a Hammond man charged with prostituting an underage girl and making child pornography.

According to court records, a 15-year-old girl told police that she had stayed with Cosby and his friends for several days. During that time, he pimped her out to men at least 15 times, the girl told investigators.

Charged with child solicitation, ex-Libertyville monk trainee mulls plea deal

April 17, 2015

The Lake County News-Sun reports, and this involved the Serbian Orthodox Church, that:

A new trial date has been set for a former Libertyville Serbian Monastery monk trainee who was charged with indecent solicitation of a minor, but a defense attorney indicated Friday he believes the case will be settled through a plea deal.

Spasic was arrested and charged in September, after allegedly agreeing on the Internet to meet in person with someone he believed to be a 14-year-old boy, police said. Authorities said he actually had been chatting online with a member of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit.

Des Plaines man accused in child sex assault arrested

April 18, 2015

The Northbrook News reports,

Northbrook police arrested a Des Plaines man April 15 on charges of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, police said.

…had illegal sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl in a home in central Northbrook, near Techny and Shermer roads, according to police and Cook County court documents.

Ex-Lake County officer accused of taking lewd photo of child inmate

April 16, 2015

The Lake County News-Sun reports,

Accused of persuading an inmate under the age of 17 to pose for a lewd photograph, a former Lake County probation officer and juvenile counselor pleaded not guilty Thursday in Lake County Circuit Court to charges including child pornography and official misconduct.