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Archdiocese of Chicago examines sex abuse policies following Attorney General’s investigation

Archdiocese of Chicago examines sex abuse policies following Attorney General’s investigation

Cailey Gleeson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Prompted by abuse claims in Philadelphia in August, a December report from now former Attorney General Lisa Madigan found that the number of abusive clergy members in Illinois is higher than reported. Madigan’s preliminary investigation found that while 185 clergy were “credibly” reported for abusive beh...

DOJ investigates Pennsylvania clergy members

DOJ investigates Pennsylvania clergy members

Emmanuel Okirie, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Over 300 Catholic priests across Pennsylvania sexually molested children for more than 70 years, protected by Bishops and other top leaders in the church, persuading victims not to report the assault and law enforcement not to investigate it, according to a grand jury report released on Aug 14th. The...

Former Miss America running for Attorney General

Former Miss America running for Attorney General

Richard Bodee, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under News

A former Miss America is running for Illinois Attorney General against a former governor, a mayor from Highland Park, a former chief administrator of Chicago's police accountability office and a handful of other hopeful candidates. It’s a heated race that kicked off in mid-September of last year when curre...

National Briefs: Sept. 29

National Briefs: Sept. 29

Associated Press

September 28, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

US Attorney General Eric Holder resigns Washington, DC — Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced his resignation Thursday after leading the Justice Department since the first days of President Barack Obama...

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