Crimes against children

In this Friday, March 9, 2018 photo, Quinn James appears for a hearing at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich. James, charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Michigan girl, is now accused of killing her before she was expected to testify in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday, April 11 that two men, James and Gerald Bennett, are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey Dumbuya. Her partially clothed body was found in January about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from her Grand Rapids home. (Cory Morse /The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
April 11, 2018 - 4:39 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A man charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Michigan girl is now accused of killing her while free on bond, preventing her from testifying in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday that two men are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey...
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In this photo dated Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Pope Francis arrives in St.Peter's Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience. In an extraordinary letter published Wednesday April 11, 2018, Pope Francis has admitted he made "grave errors" in judgment in Chile's sex abuse scandal and invited the abuse victims he had discredited to Rome to beg their forgiveness.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
April 11, 2018 - 3:59 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis admitted he made "grave errors" in judgment in Chile's sex abuse scandal on Wednesday and invited the abuse victims he had discredited to Rome to beg their forgiveness. In an extraordinary letter published Wednesday, Francis also summoned all of Chile's bishops to...
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Bill Cosby, right, arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrutinizing the 2014 police statement of a woman who reported he drugged and molested her as a 17-year-old decades ago. The police report filed by Chelan Lasha (shuh-...
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In this Friday, March 9, 2018 photo, Quinn James appears for a hearing at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich. James, charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Michigan girl, is now accused of killing her before she was expected to testify in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday, April 11 that two men, James and Gerald Bennett, are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey Dumbuya. Her partially clothed body was found in January about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from her Grand Rapids home. (Cory Morse /The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
April 11, 2018 - 1:50 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A man charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Michigan girl is now accused of killing her while free on bond, preventing her from testifying in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday that two men are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, John Jackson, left, and his wife, Carolyn Jackson, of Mount Holly, N.J., walk out of Martin Luther King Jr. Courthouse in Newark, N.J. The couple, who've been convicted of abusing their young foster children over several years, are due back in court Wednesday, April 11, 2018, for a resentencing after their original sentence was thrown out for being too lenient. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 11, 2018 - 12:54 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl described to a judge Wednesday how as a toddler she was repeatedly abused by her foster parents, an ex-Army couple convicted of child endangerment who were in court to be resentenced. John and Carolyn Jackson lived at the Army's Picatinny Arsenal facility when...
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April 11, 2018 - 11:39 am
DETROIT (AP) — A man charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Michigan girl is now accused of killing her before she was expected to testify in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday that two men are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey Dumbuya. Her...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, John Jackson, left, and his wife, Carolyn Jackson, of Mount Holly, N.J., walk out of Martin Luther King Jr. Courthouse in Newark, N.J. The couple, who've been convicted of abusing their young foster children over several years, are due back in court Wednesday, April 11, 2018, for a resentencing after their original sentence was thrown out for being too lenient. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 11, 2018 - 12:07 am
A former Army major and his wife convicted of abusing their young foster children over several years are due back in court for a resentencing after their original sentence was thrown out for being too lenient. John and Carolyn Jackson are set to appear in federal court in Newark on Wednesday. The...
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FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office shows James Larkin. An indictment unsealed in federal court in Phoenix Monday, April 9, 2018, charges Larkin, a founder of the classified site Backpage.com, with facilitating prostitution and money laundering. (Sacramento County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
April 09, 2018 - 9:09 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The classified advertising site Backpage.com ignored warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution, sometimes involving children, because the lucrative enterprise brought in half a billion dollars, according to an indictment unsealed Monday. The charges against...
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April 07, 2018 - 9:29 pm
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — A body was recovered Saturday in the vicinity where an SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff last month, killing a family of eight in what authorities suspect may have been an intentional crash. The Mendocino County Sheriff's office said in a statement that a couple...
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April 06, 2018 - 8:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with smashing the windows of a car carrying actress Jaime King's son (all times local): 5 p.m. A homeless man has pleaded not guilty to endangering actress Jaime King's son by smashing the windows of her car. City News Service says Paul Floyd entered...
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