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Stories with subject: Crimes against children
  • Florida school principal with molestation 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:37 am
  • TAMPA, Florida - A Tampa Day School principal was arrested after deputies said he admitted in a phone call to inappropriately touching a 14-year-old male student he had befriended.

  • Pennsylvania man accused of sex assaults in NJ 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:34 am
  • MANSFIELD, New Jersey - Authorities have accused a Pennsylvania man of sexually assaulting three boys in New Jersey's Warren County.

  • Colorado makes child abuse information public 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 9:07 am
  • DENVER - Colorado has created a website that provides the public with child-protection and child-abuse information for each county following a number of child deaths.

  • Portland man faces child exploitation charge 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:49 am
  • PORTLAND, Maine - A Portland man has been arrested on charges that he made a video of himself having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

  • Denham Springs man booked with sex crimes 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:22 am
  • DENHAM SPRINGS, Louisiana - The state Attorney General's Office says a 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes against children.

  • La. man charged in Miss. sex-trafficking case 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:31 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Attorney in New Orleans says a Louisiana man has been indicted in a 2012 sex trafficking case.

  • Iowa sex offender gets 18 years for child porn 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:10 am
  • SIOUX CITY, Iowa - An Iowa man twice convicted of child sex offenses have been given 18 years in prison for possessing child pornography.

  • Dutch supreme court bans pedophile group 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:07 am
  • AMSTERDAM - The Dutch Supreme Court has banned a Dutch group that advocates the legalization of pedophilia.

  • Ex-Biddeford pastor pleads guilty child porn 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:52 am
  • ALFRED, Maine - The former pastor of a Biddeford church has avoided prison time after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

  • Former nurse will serve 15 years for child porn 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:47 am
  • PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - A former nurse at Ocean Springs Hospital will serve 15 years for downloading thousands of images of children engaged in sex acts.

  • Man details abuse claims against 'X-Men' director 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:46 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - A man who claims he was sexually abused by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.

  • Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:10 pm
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Canadian police confirmed Thursday an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed to expose herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after detailing her harassment on a YouTube video watched by millions around the world.

  • Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:43 pm
  • ELDORADO, Texas - The secluded Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents on Thursday, nearly six years after FBI agents raided the property and removed hundreds of children amid child sex abuse allegations.

  • Massachusetts teacher charged in child pornography case 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:31 pm
  • BOSTON - Federal prosecutors in Boston filed a child pornography charge Thursday against a Cambridge fifth grade teacher they said acknowledged secretly videotaping children changing clothes, including in a locker room.

  • Couple charged with human trafficking and slavery 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:56 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - A suburban California couple has been charged with human trafficking and slavery involving a nine-year-old girl smuggled from El Salvador.

  • Cold-case suspect sentenced in Ogden girl's death 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:37 pm
  • OGDEN, Utah - A man accused of raping and killing an 11-year-old Ogden girl in 1983 pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of rape and manslaughter.

  • Kapaa woman sentenced in child sexual abuse case 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:35 pm
  • LIHUE, Hawaii - A Kapaa woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a child sexual abuse case, months after pleading no contest to charges.

  • Bismarck woman charged with child neglect 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:31 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Police say a Bismarck woman was too intoxicated to care for her son after she reported she didn't know where he was even though the boy was at home with her.

  • Indiana man pleads guilty in teen's rape, murder 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:10 pm
  • JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana - A convicted sex offender has pleaded guilty to the rape and killing of a 17-year-old southern Indiana girl.

  • Justice Department IDs ousted investigators 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:32 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Justice Department has released the names of two investigators who lost their jobs after they let child pornography cases languish for months.

  • 30 arrested in NC on sex trafficking charges 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:04 pm
  • WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - Police have arrested 30 people in Winston-Salem on sex trafficking charges resulting from an investigation spanning more than four years.

  • Ky. jury says ex-priest should serve 15 years 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:07 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A jury says a former Catholic priest stricken with late-stage cancer should serve a 15-year prison sentence for sexually abusing a teenage boy at a Louisville church in the early 1970s.

  • Albuquerque dad facing child abuse charges 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:02 pm
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Albuquerque infant is in critical condition after police say she was shaken by her father.

  • Ex-county commissioner guilty of child enticement 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:04 pm
  • MOBILE, Alabama - A former Mobile County Commissioner has been found guilty of trying to entice a child for sex over the Internet.

  • 4 New Jersey men arrested on child pornography charges 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:59 pm
  • NEWARK, New Jersey - Four men have been arrested on child pornography charges following a long-running investigation by authorities in southern New Jersey.