Crimes against children

March 02, 2017 - 1:07 pm
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — A snowshoe racer from India who competed last weekend at the World Snowshoe Championships in New York is accused of sexually abusing a local girl. Police say 24-year-old Tanveer Hussain, of Kashmir, is charged with sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child...
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March 02, 2017 - 10:33 am
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — A 24-year-old snowshoe racer from India has been charged in New York's Adirondack Mountains with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Tanveer Hussain, of Kashmir, who competed last weekend at the World Snowshoe Championships in Saranac Lake, is accused of...
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February 27, 2017 - 12:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's problem-plagued inquiry into child sex abuse finally began Monday, years after it was organized, amid revelations that entertainers, clergy and senior politicians were involved in abuse. The far-reaching probe began hearing evidence after being beset by criticism and delays...
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February 27, 2017 - 12:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared likely Monday to strike down a North Carolina law that prohibits sex offenders from using Facebook and other social networking sites. At least five justices suggested during argument that they would rule for North Carolina resident Lester Packingham Jr...
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February 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — A former upstate New York firefighter who chaperoned his fire department's teen dances has been sentenced to three years in prison for raping underage girls. Justin S. Martindale pleaded guilty last month to three counts of rape. Glen Falls' The Post-Star newspaper ( http...
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February 23, 2017 - 2:51 pm
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — A former upstate New York firefighter who chaperoned the department's teen dances has been sentenced to three years in prison for raping underage girls. Justin S. Martindale pleaded guilty last month to three felony counts of third-degree rape. The Post-Star of Glens Falls...
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Owen Labrie, 21, is seen during an evidentiary hearing on whether he will be granted a retrial at Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Labrie, a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure an underage girl for sex returned to court Tuesday for a hearing on whether his lawyers damaged his case. (Elizabeth Frantz/The Concord Monitor via AP, Pool)
February 22, 2017 - 12:10 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A hearing resumes Wednesday in New Hampshire on whether a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure a girl for sex deserves a new trial. Owen Labrie (lah-BREE'), of Tunbridge, Vermont, was acquitted in 2015 of raping a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of...
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