A Unit-5 first grade teacher pleads not guilty to sexual abuse claims

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NORMAL, Ill. — A Unit 5 first-grade teacher pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of sexually assaulting two students since 2005.

47-year-old Jonathan Hovey, is being charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, and four counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Hovey has been on paid administrative leave since April and police say there could be more victims as they continue to investigate.

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