Stories tagged: child rape
Fri., May 19, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Pediatrician convicted of raping young patients loses appeal
A Delaware judge has rejected an appeal from a former pediatrician serving life in prison after being convicted on several counts of raping young patients.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Sweden drops rape investigation for WikiLeaks’ Assange; uncertainty ahead
Sweden’s top prosecutor on Friday dropped an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years, saying that’s because there’s no possibility of arresting him …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Ex-Kennewick teacher pleads guilty to child rape, sex crimes
A former Kennewick teacher faces up to five years in prison after admitting that she sent nude pictures and videos of herself to at least four students and raped one …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Big child webcam sex bust reveals rising abuse
The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. Were they neighbors? Cops?
Tue., May 9, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Ex-sheriff’s sergeant gets probation for sex with teen
An ex-Washington County sheriff’s sergeant has been sentenced to five years of probation for having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Idaho.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Coquille man sentenced to 50 years after rape conviction
A Coquille man convicted of raping a child has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Judge sentences Moscow man on child rape charges
After pleading guilty to raping a 16-year-old girl, a 58-year-old Moscow man encouraged the judge to give him a deferred sentence Monday, saying he’d “like to be a success story.”
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Police arrest 11 for attempted rape of children
Multiple people, including six Clark County residents, were arrested after allegedly trying to contact and meet minors for sex during a nearly weeklong law enforcement sting. Agencies of the Washington …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Babysitter accused of raping young girls
A man hired to babysit two 5-year-old girls is now accused of raping and molesting them repeatedly.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
Officials hid years of sex abuse at boarding school, report says
A grand jury report issued Wednesday found that teachers at a Pennsylvania boarding school sexually preyed on children for half a century while administrators turned a blind eye.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
California man seduced Spokane County girl and moved here to rape her, records say
A 42-year-old man is accused of seducing a 15-year-old girl in online gaming forums and moving from California to Spokane to pursue a sexual relationship with her, according to court …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Ohio day care worker gets life sentence in sex abuse of kids
A former Ohio day care worker convicted of sexually assaulting six children has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says 85-year-old man has sexually abused children for 60 years
Detectives believe an 85-year-old Spokane Valley man has raped and molested numerous young girls since the 1950s and was never prosecuted.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
Man wanted for sex crimes arrested in Arizona
A man wanted for sex crimes against children was arrested near Phoenix last week.
Mon., July 25, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Convicted child rapist Morgenstern gets multiple life sentences
Dr. Craig Morgenstern, the former Veterans Affairs physician who led a secret life as a serial child molester, received multiple life prison sentences Monday morning in federal court in Spokane.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
Pasco man pleads not guilty to raping preschooler
A man who worked as a performer at children’s parties in the Tri-Cities remains jailed on $50,000 bail on allegations that he sexually assaulted a preschooler in 2014.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
Four men assaulted 9-year-old while mother smoked meth, police say
Authorities allege four men sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl at a Utah home while her mother was in the garage smoking meth.
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.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Second victim alleged in child sex case
New charges have bee filed against Erik R. Thompson after a second teenage girl told detectives that Thompson had sex with her after giving her alcohol and marijuana.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Man arrested on child sex charges for a second time
A man has been arrested on child sex charges for the second time this month after allegedly contacting his 14-year-old victim in violation of a court order.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 9:49 p.m.
At child rape trial, victims take stand against physician
Dr. Craig Morgenstern led a secret life as a reckless child molester who made sex videos of himself with young boys he had drugged with prescription sedatives, federal prosecutors told …
Tue., Sept. 15, 2015, 9:36 a.m.
Washington appeals court overturns child rape conviction
An Airway Heights Correction Center inmate has been granted a new trial by the Washington Appeals Court, who said his 2006 conviction on a child rape charge violated his constitutional …
Wed., April 8, 2015, 7:19 p.m.
California judge lowers sentence to child rapist, says man didn’t ‘intend to harm’ 3-year-old
SANTA ANA, Calif. — A California district attorney said Wednesday that he will appeal a judge’s decision to give a lighter sentence to a man who sodomized a 3-year-old girl.
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014, 5:51 p.m.
Federal grand jury indicts Morgenstern
A federal grand jury Tuesday indicted Dr. Craig A. Morgenstern on accusations that during the past six years he took four children from Spokane to Hayden, Idaho where he sexually …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, midnight
Spokane doctor Craig Morgenstern faces federal charges
A Spokane doctor accused of drugging and raping a teen last weekend at his Nine Mile Falls home now faces federal charges after authorities say he took young boys on …
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, 4:25 p.m.
Morgenstern faces federal charges for alleged sexual assault in Idaho
Craig Morgenstern, 45, now faces federal criminal charges for his alleged involvement in an ongoing plot to drug and molest children, according to court records.
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, 8:59 a.m.
Accused child rapist in Spokane jail, likely to face federal charges
COLVILLE – Investigators say they have video evidence that a Nine Mile Falls physician accused of drugging and raping a 13-year old boy last weekend has victimized other minors. Dr. …
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014, midnight
VA doctor arrested for alleged sex crimes
A Nine Miles Falls physician accused of drugging and raping a 13-year-old boy early Saturday is in the Stevens County Jail facing charges of child rape and possession of child …
Thu., Sept. 4, 2014, midnight
Medical Lake man pleads guilty to child porn and rape charges
A Medical Lake man faces a potential 20-year sentence in federal prison after pleading guilty to child pornography and rape charges stemming from misconduct with middle school students earlier this …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2013, midnight
Child rape suspect, 18, had similar case in 2012
An 18-year-old Freeman High School student arrested Wednesday on charges of child rape had avoided registering as a sex offender under a plea deal in a previous similar case, according …