Stories tagged: sex crimes
Fri., July 12, 2019
Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on sweeping federal indictments that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
Pope Francis is sending the Vatican’s most respected sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate a bishop accused by victims of covering up for the country’s most notorious pedophile priest.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, a confidant to the stars who fell from grace amid Britain’s investigation of past sexual abuse, died Sunday after collapsing in prison. He was 74.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Civil commitment of offenders who have been designated as sexually violent predators can be indefinitely extended for those whose crimes occurred when they were juveniles, the Washington Supreme Court unanimously …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017
A new state analysis shows that just 4 percent of reported rapes in Idaho result in a guilty conviction of a sex crime.
Mon., June 19, 2017
The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017
The department and city’s legal team said adding a fourth-degree assault charge, along with the ability to argue sexual motivation for city-level crimes, will enhance their ability to track and …
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017
The Spokane police SWAT team late Thursday arrested a man accused of multiple sex crimes.
Tue., May 16, 2017
One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017
Bonner County detectives arrested a registered sex offender Thursday, accusing him of meeting teens online to commit sexual abuse.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday urged all countries that provide troops for U.N. peacekeeping missions to hold soldiers accountable for sexual abuse and exploitation, an appeal that came after …
Thu., April 13, 2017
In the ruins of a tropical hideaway where jetsetters once sipped rum under the Caribbean sun, the abandoned children tried to make a life for themselves. They begged and scavenged …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
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.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
A man wanted for sex crimes against children was arrested near Phoenix last week.
Mon., July 25, 2016
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.
Thu., April 28, 2016
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he’s investigating whether his department misled Congress in order to derail a bill changing how the military handles sexual misconduct allegations.
Mon., April 25, 2016
Nate Piturachsatit, 37, faces a mandatory minimum 15-year federal prison sentence if found guilty of soliciting explicit pictures from a Wisconsin teenager via Instagram.
Thu., April 14, 2016
A federal judge threw out Craig Morgenstern’s request for a new trial Thursday after questioning jurors the former Veteran Affairs surgeon said were inattentive and biased during his February trial.
Tue., March 29, 2016
Robert E. Caruso, 78, had been scheduled to stand trial on a rape charge earlier this month. The pain medication he takes following surgeries to treat cancer would have made …
Tue., March 8, 2016
The attorney defending Craig Morgenstern on more than 30 counts of child sexual assault and production of child pornography has filed for a new trial, claiming that jurors reacted to …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 12, 2015
Craig Morgenstern, the former VA medical doctor indicted on 36 federal counts of child sex crimes, is seeking a change of venue for his February trial because of extensive media …
Tue., Sept. 15, 2015
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 …
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
A Priest Lake man who beat the Environmental Protection Agency in a wetlands dispute decided by the nation’s highest court will spend more than a year in prison for a …
Wed., April 22, 2015
A 28-year-old man faces 30 years in prison for killing a 48-year-old woman in August 2011 just days after his release from federal prison on unrelated child sex charges. Derrick …
Thu., March 19, 2015
Spokane County inmates orchestrated sex crimes from their jail cells by arranging prostitution of underage girls, according to phone calls recorded by local and federal police. Some calls originated inside …
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014
A 54-year-old with a history of sexual violence was ordered by a jury to remain in state custody following his latest stint in prison on rape charges.
UPDATED: Mon., May 12, 2014
Daniel Abell is in custody of the Lincoln County Jail facing charges of sex crimes against a child. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said the alleged crimes did not take …
Wed., April 16, 2014
A minister accused of sexual misconduct with young women is thought to have settled near Spokane. The Washington State Patrol is asking anyone with information about Victor Barnard’s whereabouts to …
Tue., March 4, 2014
William “Billy” Ogan, a 23-time convicted felon and self-proclaimed purveyor of the Lord’s work, was arrested on a felony indecent exposure charge Monday night after allegedly showing his genitalia to …
Tue., Feb. 25, 2014
Colville Police officer Rex Newport pleaded guilty to five criminal felony and misdemeanor counts Tuesday, according to the Washington Attorney General’s Office. Newport admitted to having sex on the job …