Police say the Hoffman Estates man molested an 8-year-old at the church's special needs child care center, the Daily Herald reports.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, May 16
A teenage Willow Creek Community Church volunteer has been charged with molesting an 8-year-old boy, the Daily Herald reports. Officials say 19-year-old Robert Sobczak of Hoffman Estates was volunteering in a care center for special-needs children when the molestation occurred. If convicted, he could face three to seven years in prison, the newspaper reports. Willow Creek is headquarted in South Barrington, with campuses in Northfield, Crystal Lake, Huntley, Chicago and West Chicago.
Barrington’s Courtney Quigley finds hope and a life mission amidst the squalor of people living in and near the Guatemala City garbage dump.
She’s still a teen, but Courtney Quigley has already found her mission: to help poverty stricken families who live in the garbage dump of Guatemala City. It is a challenging place to visit and to work in as Courtney describes. “You are thrown into a situation where you are completely surrounded by garbage. It is nauseating; there are mangy dogs, dead rats, dead dogs, drunk men,” she said. “There is nothing here that is hopeful, but when you shake hands, hug, and talk to people, they are so full of hope, so full of faith,” Courtney said. “No one should live that way, and yet, they find hope and faith. It is so inspiring. “These people deserve anything I can give them, no matter how much it hurts to hear their stories or see the pain in …