Stories tagged: child abuse
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
Seattle hospital worker accused of paying girl for sex
A Seattle Children’s Hospital worker accused of pickup up a teenage girl and paying her $40 in exchange for sexual contact is facing felony charges.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
Mother killed newborn by putting him in refrigerator, police say
A South Carolina mother charged with killing her newborn son by putting him in the refrigerator was expected to appear before a judge on Tuesday.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
Court rejects Ohio law that bans police from sex with minors
A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday declared unconstitutional a law that made it illegal for police officers to have sex with minors simply on the basis of their profession.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Documents: Paterno ignored boy’s complaint about Sandusky in 1976
Penn State coach Joe Paterno was told by a teen boy in 1976 that former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky had molested him in the shower but Paterno responded that he …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Portland police chief: Dispute with stepson ‘not my finest hour’
The new Portland police chief has released reports from an investigation into whether he abused a teenage stepson.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
‘CHiPs’ actor Erik Estrada becomes reserve officer in Idaho
The man famous for his many years as a motorcycle cop on the hit `80s TV series “CHiPs” is now a St. Anthony police reserve officer. Mayor Neils Thueson swore …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 4:53 p.m.
Man paid woman to let him sexually abuse girls, prosecutor says
Prosecutors say a New Jersey man paid a Philadelphia woman to allow him to sexually assault two girls for years.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 3:08 p.m.
Ex-wrestling coach gets 10-year sentence for sex abuse
A former youth wrestling coach has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing several boys. KATU-TV reported that Wyatt DeRemer, of Gresham, was sentenced Wednesday.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Michael Jackson stockpiled pornography at Neverland Ranch, documents show
Michael Jackson’s activities at Neverland Ranch are back in the news this week amid the disclosure of documents suggesting the King of Pop kept a stash of pornography there.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 7:40 p.m.
Accused airline groper of teen to stay in jail
A judge Monday ordered the continued detainment of an Oregon man accused of groping a 13-year-old girl during an American Airlines flight last week.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
Dennis Hastert to report to prison in Minnesota this week
Dennis Hastert’s attorney says the former U.S. House speaker will report to a federal prison in southeastern Minnesota this week to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
State office building named for former Gov. Gregoire
Spokane office of the state attorney general named for former staff attorney, Chris Gregoire.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 4:39 p.m.
Kalispell women accused of locking kids in basement
Two Kalispell women are facing charges for allegedly locking three children in a dark basement without food and access to a toilet.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene man gets 15 years in prison for sexual abuse of young girl
A former high school teacher in Coeur d’Alene was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for molesting a 5-year-old family member. Daniel Abram Taylor was sentenced by 1st District …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Ex-Speaker Dennis Hastert won’t appeal conviction, sentence, lawyer says
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert won’t appeal his conviction or 15-month prison term in a hush-money case that centered on his sexual abuse of students when he was a …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Children who went to Oregon standoff taken into protective custody
Seven children who were taken to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year have been placed in the temporary custody of Kansas …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky gets appeals hearing
A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
Ex-Boy Scout leader sexually abused 5 boys, indictment alleges
A former Boy Scout leader from Nashville has been indicted on statutory rape, sexual battery and other felony counts involving the alleged abuse of five boys.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Jerry Sandusky presses appeal, wants to question ex-lawyers
A Pennsylvania judge is considering whether to order a hearing where Jerry Sandusky’s lawyers can question witnesses about defense claims that the former Penn State assistant football coach was unfairly …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
8 children, 2 tied up in backyard, rescued from Texas home
Authorities say they’ve rescued eight unsupervised children from a San Antonio home where a 2-year-old boy was chained to the ground in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl was tied …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
Police: 1 of 2 boys badly beaten at Ohio motel dies
Police in Ohio say one of two young brothers found badly beaten at a motel has died. The police chief in the city of Middletown confirmed the 5-year-old’s death to …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
Woman pleads not guilty to murder in Montana baby’s death
A woman on a Montana American Indian reservation pleaded not guilty to murder Tuesday in the alleged beating death of a 13-month-old relative who was under her care, court officials …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
Woman jailed in death of 1-year-old girl on Montana reservation
A woman was behind bars on a Montana Indian reservation Thursday in connection with the death of a 1-year-old girl who was reported to have been kidnapped from her home …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
Montana Supreme Court declines to intervene in Boy Scout rape case
The Montana Supreme Court has declined to rule in a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America by women who were raped by a scout leader as children.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
Dennis Hastert accused of sexual abuse by at least 4, sources say
For months, federal authorities have hinted at the motive behind the hush-money payments former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has admitted to making: the sexual abuse of a teenage boy …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Small octopus found lodged in boy’s throat; mother’s boyfriend arrested
A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse after Wichita doctors found a small octopus stuck in the throat of his girlfriend’s young son late Tuesday night.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 8:39 p.m.
Mom charged for making kids walk to school
A Tennessee woman is facing child neglect charges after deputies found her driving ahead of her young daughters while making them walk to school.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Man gets 30 years in boy’s fatal beating over missing cake
HAGERSTOWN, Md. – A man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 9-year-old son over a missing piece of birthday cake pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Thursday and was sentenced to …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
Christian school principal arrested on child rape charges
Authorities have arrested the principal of a small Christian school in Sequim, Washington, on charges of child rape and molestation involving students.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Three Franciscan leaders charged in abuse at Pennsylvania school
Three leaders of a Franciscan religious order were charged Tuesday with allowing a friar who was a known sexual predator to take on jobs, including a position as a high …