Stories tagged: sex crime
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
21 indicted in Thailand-to-US sex-trafficking ring
Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment that charges 21 people in what authorities called …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Sex trafficking trial delayed for former Kennewick superintendent
A former Kennewick school superintendent’s trial on sex trafficking charges has been delayed until October.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Report backs sex abuse claims against 13 at prep school
An investigation into sexual misconduct at an elite prep school in New Hampshire has found substantiated claims of abuse involving 13 former faculty and staff.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Washington man faces 4 child molestation charges
A Washington man is suspected of multiple counts of child molestation.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Kennewick students suing school district over alleged molestation
Jury selection started Monday in a civil trial involving three men who claim the Kennewick School District failed to protect them from being sexually abused by a teacher and coach.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 12:06 a.m.
Man admits to duping women into sex for porn ‘rehearsals’
A Kansas City-area man has pleaded guilty to duping dozens of women into having sex with him on camera by telling them they were rehearsing for roles in pornographic movies.
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 …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Ex-supervisor pleads not guilty to sex with young offender
A former Oregon Youth Authority employee accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl he supervised in juvenile prison has pleaded not guilty to charges of official misconduct …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
20 sex offense arrests made in Central Washington police say
Authorities say 20 sex offense arrests were made in central Washington during a two-day operation by local and federal agencies.
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?
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Seattle mayor drops re-election bid after sex abuse claims
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Tuesday dropped his re-election bid for a second term after four men claimed he sexually abused them when they were teenagers, claims vehemently denied by …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
N.Y. foster parent acquitted of all charges in sex abuse case
A foster father accused of sexually abusing eight of the more than 100 boys he cared for over two decades was acquitted Tuesday of all charges against him.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Chicago Archdiocese to settle priest abuse suits for $4.45 million
The Archdiocese of Chicago will pay $4.45 million to settle three lawsuits brought by three men who allege they were sexually abused over a decade ago by a former Roman …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Inmates distributed child porn inside prison, prosecutors say
Prosecutors say five inmates serving sentences for child pornography used contraband cellphones and removable storage cards to share child pornography inside the prison.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 1:20 p.m.
Oregon woman accused of having sex with teenage boy – again
An Oregon woman convicted of having sex with her neighbor’s teenage son has been arrested after authorities say she did it again.
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Seattle mayor’s lawyers seek sanctions in sex abuse suit
An incident in which Seattle police responded to Mayor Ed Murray’s home last year is the latest point of contention in a lawsuit brought by a man accusing Murray of …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
California beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child porn
A former winner of California’s Mrs. Orange County beauty pageant has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a child.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 11:38 a.m.
International child porn chat network broken up, Spain says
An international law enforcement crackdown on a network that allegedly distributed child pornography via the popular online chat application WhatsApp resulted in the arrests of more than three dozen people …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Police investigating decades of alleged sex abuse at Connecticut boarding school
Wallingford Police Chief William J. Wright is reviewing a report in which Choate Rosemary Hall acknowledged decades of sexual abuse of students by former teachers at the elite private boarding …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Ex-school superintendent pleads innocent to sex charge
A former Kennewick school superintendent has pleaded innocent to arranging to have sex with two girls at a hotel.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Idaho police officer accused of sexually abusing minors
Officials say an Idaho police officer has been accused of sexually abusing two girls within the last 11 years.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Ex-Astoria wrestling coach faces new sex charges
A former high school wrestling coach in Astoria, Oregon, has been arrested at the Clatsop County Courthouse on sexual assault charges shortly after he was formally charged with rape.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Everett fighting inmate’s request for bikini barista videos
The city of Everett is suing to block a prison inmate’s request for copies of surveillance videos of bikini baristas.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Ex-school superintendent allegedly arranged sex with minor
A former Kennewick school superintendent has been arrested for allegedly arranging to meet a juvenile girl for sex.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
Oregon mayor, 71, accused of soliciting sex with 14-year-old girl resigns
The 71-year-old mayor of a southern Oregon town who was arrested and accused of setting up a meeting to have sex with a 14-year-old girl who was actually a police …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
LAPD: Latinos report fewer sex crimes amid immigration fears
Reports of sexual assaults and domestic violence among Los Angeles’ Latino population have plummeted since the beginning of the year, amid fears that immigrants in the country illegally could face …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Cosby wants jury pool prescreened for bias before trial
Bill Cosby’s lawyers hope to prescreen potential jurors to weed out those with opinions about the sex-assault case before jury selection begins in earnest.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Ex-Oregon sergeant pleads guilty to sex with Idaho boy
A former Oregon sheriff’s sergeant has pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Idaho boy he met through a dating app.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Seattle pool lifeguard arrested for voyeurism
A 19-year-old lifeguard at a Seattle pool has been arrested after staff found he had set up a cellphone to record video in an employee locker room.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Authorities dismiss felony sex charge against Eugene priest
Lane County prosecutors have dismissed a felony charge against a Eugene priest charged with paying for sex with an underage girl.