Crimes against children

February 01, 2018 - 9:00 am
PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — A rabbi who was accused of sexual abuse and fired from a private Jewish school in a Baltimore suburb is suing the parents of his accusers and an activist in New York. The Baltimore Sun reports that Rabbi Steven Krawatsky, who also goes by the first name Shmuel, filed the...
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In this Jan. 23, 2018, photo, Brianne Randall-Gay gives her victim statement during Larry Nassar's sentencing at the Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. As a teenager Randall-Gay complained to the Meridian Township police department in 2004 that Nassar had molested her during treatment for an abnormal spine, an official said Wednesday, Jan. 31. (Neil Blake/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 4:26 am
DETROIT (AP) — A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar and will publicly apologize to the victim who accused the doctor of molesting her during treatment for an abnormal spine, an official said Wednesday...
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In this Jan. 23, 2018, photo, Brianne Randall-Gay gives her victim statement during Larry Nassar's sentencing at the Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. As a teenager Randall-Gay complained to the Meridian Township police department in 2004 that Nassar had molested her during treatment for an abnormal spine, an official said Wednesday, Jan. 31. (Neil Blake/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 12:36 am
DETROIT (AP) — A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar and will publicly apologize to the victim who accused the doctor of molesting her during treatment for an abnormal spine, an official said Wednesday...
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Eve Petrie, right, gives her statement next to her parents Mary Schulz and Eric Petrie during Larry Nassar's sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. The former Michigan State University sports-medicine and USA Gymnastics doctor is being sentenced for three first degree criminal sexual abuse charges related to assaults that occurred at Twistars, a gymnastics facility in Dimondale. Nassar has also been sentenced to 60 years in prison for three child pornography charges in federal court and between 40 to 175 years in Ingham County for seven counts of criminal sexual conduct. (Cory Morse /The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 9:52 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Another wave of victims confronted Larry Nassar on Wednesday, this time about sexual abuse at an elite Michigan gymnastics club where young athletes felt they had to use the disgraced doctor's services and could not question the adults who ran the facility. The judge...
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Eve Petrie, right, gives her statement next to her parents Mary Schulz and Eric Petrie during Larry Nassar's sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. The former Michigan State University sports-medicine and USA Gymnastics doctor is being sentenced for three first degree criminal sexual abuse charges related to assaults that occurred at Twistars, a gymnastics facility in Dimondale. Nassar has also been sentenced to 60 years in prison for three child pornography charges in federal court and between 40 to 175 years in Ingham County for seven counts of criminal sexual conduct. (Cory Morse /The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 9:11 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Another wave of victims confronted Larry Nassar on Wednesday, this time about sexual abuse at an elite Michigan gymnastics club where young athletes felt they had to use the disgraced doctor's services and could not question the adults who ran the facility. The judge...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2016, file photo, United States' Simone Biles waits to perform her floor routine during the artistic gymnastics women's qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sunday. Biles has met the new president of USA Gymnastics but hasn't heard from the U.S. Olympic Committee regarding the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. The four-time gold medalist at the Rio Games is training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
January 31, 2018 - 7:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Simone Biles met the new president of USA Gymnastics but hasn't heard from the U.S. Olympic Committee regarding the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. The four-time gold medalist at the Rio Olympics is among those who say they were sexually abused by Nassar, a former team doctor for...
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Larry Nassar listens to 17-year-old Jessica Thomashow's victim impact statement Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, during the first day of victim impact statements in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich., where Nassar is expected to be sentenced on three counts of sexual assault some time next week. Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in a similar hearing in another county last week. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 11:55 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse cases and investigations surrounding former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Former Michigan Gov. John Engler says he won't be political as interim president of Michigan State University, as it deals with scathing...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. The House has followed up on the sex abuse scandal involving Nassar with the passage of legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to promptly report claims of abuse to law enforcement. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
January 31, 2018 - 10:30 am
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The final sentencing hearing began Wednesday for disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who will again be confronted by scores of victims as he faces another prison sentence for molesting gymnasts at an elite Michigan club run by an Olympic coach. Judge Janice...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. The House has followed up on the sex abuse scandal involving Nassar with the passage of legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to promptly report claims of abuse to law enforcement. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
January 31, 2018 - 10:27 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse cases and investigations surrounding former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The final sentencing hearing is underway in a Michigan courtroom for disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who has been accused by scores...
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March 06, 2017 - 3:01 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Monday freed a cleaning lady who had been convicted of disseminating child pornography in a social media post decrying abuse, a case that has caused uproar in Russia. Yevgenia Chudnovets, who worked in a kindergarten in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, was sentenced...
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