Stories tagged: sex crime
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
A Hayden Meadows Elementary School teacher accused of molesting three children in the early 2000s appeared in court Monday afternoon on two felony charges of lewd conduct and one of …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
An Oregon prison guard and his wife, a teacher, have been charged with crimes after prosecutors say they tried to lure a teen girl into a sexual relationship.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to three years of probation and two weeks in jail for allegations that he repeatedly masturbated in retail locations around Bend.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
The Seattle Archdiocese has paid $1.3 million to settle a sex-abuse lawsuit involving a former member of a religious order who taught in its schools.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the White House …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was “a bit late” in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
A federal grand jury has indicted a Washington state couple accused of sexually abusing children after an airline passenger reported seeing text messages about the abuse on a man’s phone …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
The trial for a retired Kennewick school superintendent, accused of trying to meet up with two teen girls for sex, has been postponed to the end of the year.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has lost a multimillion-dollar contract to operate two fish hatcheries following a report of a sexual culture among top-ranking employees at one of …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
A Pierce County Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy has been fired after investigators accused him of having sex with an inmate.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
A 29-year-old Indiana man who started a crowdfunding site to raise money so he could travel to Montana to be with his 14-year-old “fiancee” is charged with felony sexual abuse …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Commanders at an Army post in Georgia have suspended “multiple” drill sergeants as the military investigates allegations that trainees were victims of sexual assault and other sexual misconduct, an Army …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
A Montgomery County judge on Tuesday agreed to delay Bill Cosby’s retrial until early 2018, acting on a request from the entertainer’s new defense team.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Three elderly brothers have been arrested in Seattle for allegedly possessing images of child-sex abuse with police still investigating them.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Prosecutors say a 38-year-old Massachusetts man charged with impregnating an 11-year-old girl denies raping the girl, and instead suggested that she might have become pregnant by having sex with him …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis is expected to make his first court appearance in Australia on Wednesday, as he vows to …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
A suspect in the rape and assault of an 83-year-old woman has been arrested at the University of Washington light rail station.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
A Salem-Keizer teacher arrested in June on sexual abuse charges involving a student is facing additional charges for allegedly abusing a second student under the age of 14.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
A prosecutor argued to jurors Tuesday he finds it odd that a former Evergreen High School teacher on trial for allegedly trying to take “upskirt” images of females, including students, …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Disgraced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is far from putting his child-sex-abuse scandal behind him after being released from federal prison in Minnesota where he served a little over …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
At least 547 members of a prestigious Catholic boys’ choir in Germany were physically or sexually abused between 1945 and 1992, according to a report released Tuesday.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
A 29-year-old groomsman has been jailed for sexually assaulting the 15-year-old bridesmaid he escorted at a Pennsylvania wedding.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Northern Idaho investigators say there may be hundreds of victims linked with a child pornography case recently uncovered.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
A mother of two boys who received sexually explicit videos from a Kennewick teacher said she doesn’t know how to protect her kids if they’re not safe at school.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
More allegations of child sexual abuse by priests raise new questions about Pope Francis’ handling of issue
A top Vatican official denied allegations of sexual offenses on Thursday after being charged by Australian police, saying he would take a leave of absence as one of Pope Francis’ …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 6:35 a.m.
A state audit says Penn State fails to ensure all workers coming in contact with children through university-operated youth camps have required background checks, even five years after reforms announced …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
An Oregon man has been indicted on charges he sexually abused two girls, one from when he worked as a special education assistant at Newport High School.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
The Church of England “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
An Oregon strip club has agreed to pay $1.25 million to a dancer it employed when she was 13 years old.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
A brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children sought to impregnate women to create more victims and had been suspected of molesting youngsters for years, Northern California prosecutors said Monday.