Crimes against children

June 13, 2018 - 2:19 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will deliver a national apology to child sex abuse victims in the government's response to a long-running inquiry that has heard allegations against many government and private institutions and prominent individuals through five years of...
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June 10, 2018 - 6:39 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 24 people suspected of distributing pornographic images of children on the internet. The arrested suspects include citizens from Britain, Ghana, Pakistan and Ecuador. Police found thousands of images of the sexual abuse of minors in the British...
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June 09, 2018 - 9:22 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican court has indicted on child pornography possession charges a diplomat recalled from Washington last year amid ongoing investigations in three jurisdictions. The Vatican said in a statement Saturday that Monsignor Carlo Capella, who was the No. 4 official in its...
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June 09, 2018 - 8:31 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A 48-year-old woman has been sentenced to 90 years in prison for producing pornography involving three young children. Tammy Martin of Carthage in Jefferson County was sentenced in federal court in Syracuse on Thursday. Her ex-husband, 61-year-old Clif Seaway, was sentenced...
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June 08, 2018 - 9:17 am
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan parents are facing charges after one of their 4-year-old twin daughters shot and wounded herself with a loaded handgun she found in a toy closet. The Genesee County prosecutor's office says 32-year-old Eric Brown and 31-year-old Alicia Brown were at home in Flint...
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In this video frame grab Isauro Aguirre, left sits and listens to his sentence on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Palmdale, Calif. Pearl Fernandez has been sentenced to life in prison and her boyfriend Aguirre, was sentenced to death in the killing of Fernandez's son an 8-year-old boy who prosecutors say was punished because the couple believed he was gay. (KTLA via AP, Pool)
June 07, 2018 - 2:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge sentenced a Southern California mother to life in prison Thursday and gave her boyfriend the death penalty in the "beyond animalistic" killing of the woman's 8-year-old son, who prosecutors say was punished because the couple believed he was gay. Los Angeles County...
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June 07, 2018 - 11:29 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The former head of New York's prestigious Dalton School is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl in the 1980s. A lawsuit filed Thursday in Newark, New Jersey, accuses Gardner Dunnan of molesting the girl when she lived with Dunnan and his wife and worked as a family...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich throws during an NCAA college baseball game against UC Davis in Corvallis, Ore. Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old relative, was not selected in the Major League Baseball draft for the second straight year, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. (Mark Ylen/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP, File)
June 06, 2018 - 10:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old relative, was not selected in the Major League Baseball draft for the second straight year. Heimlich is a two-time Pac-12 pitcher of the year and is regarded as one of college baseball's...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:04 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A former law enforcement officer from upstate New York has been convicted of possessing child pornography. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a federal jury voted Tuesday to convict 41-year-old Peter Farnum, of Ballston Lake, after a two-week trial. Investigators say...
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This undated image provided by the Virginia State Police shows Emma Grace Kennedy, who police say was abducted Sunday, June 3, 2018, by a registered sex offender at a gas station in Virginia. (Virginia State Police via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 5:33 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia and North Carolina are searching for a convicted sex offender who kidnapped his 7-month-old daughter from her mother at knifepoint, police said Monday. Police in Danville, Virginia, said Emma Grace Kennedy was taken by her father, 51-year-old Carl Ray...
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