River Forest man charged with sexual abuse

February 4, 2012 8:49:36 PM PST
A River Forest man who took in dozens of foster children is now charged with sexually abusing two girls.

Sixty-three-year-old Robert Gaskill was ordered held today on $50 million bond.

Prosecutors say the abuse took place between 1996 and 2009.

Gaskill and his wife operated a foster care service in their home. He's also served on the board of the River Forest youth soccer program.

Gaskill works for Lydia Home here in Chicago, a facility for abused children.