Fifty-six young women complained of sexual misconduct in 2020. Officials now say they didn’t give them “the prompt compassion and respect you deserve.”
The Cook County state’s attorney put a similar call out in 2019 to ask women abused by singer R. Kelly to call her office directly.
Ald. Rossana Rodríguez Sánchez adds to the growing pressure on Park District CEO Michael Kelly, who has defended his handling of the sex abuse allegations.
Alderman Scott Waguespack is the first Chicago City Council member to call for the removal of parks boss Michael Kelly after lifeguard abuse scandal.
Report Says Miami University ‘Acted Appropriately’ On Sex Assault Claims Against Ex-Blackhawks Coach
The coach, who was on the Chicago Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup-winning 2010 team, faces lawsuits from other allegations.
The mayor says top park district officials did not tell her prosecutors are investigating alleged abuse at pools and beaches.
Records obtained by WBEZ show Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office began its own investigation of the Chicago lifeguard abuse probe nearly a month ago.
Elaine Little resigned after WBEZ reported Little had herself been under investigation in a previous job for alleged conflicts of interest.
Elaine Little quit a government job while under scrutiny — and now leads a probe into alleged sexual violence against Chicago lifeguards.
Ald. Scott Waguespack raised concerns about the park district’s internal investigation into alleged sexual violence against lifeguards.