Crimes against children

November 03, 2019 - 3:07 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's top Roman Catholic cleric has apologized for the alleged sexual abuse by a priest of an unidentified minor 25 years ago. San Salvador Archbishop José Luis Escobar Alas said in a news conference after celebrating Sunday Mass that "we have apologized to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2019, file photo, Nehemiah Griego appears during his sentencing hearing in Albuquerque, N.M. A man who shot and killed his parents and three young siblings as a juvenile in New Mexico has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Judge Alisa Hart issued 22-year-old Nehemiah Griego's long-awaited sentence Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, saying he could become eligible for parole after 30 years. Griego was 15 when authorities say he plotted the killings at his family's Albuquerque-area home. (Jim Thompson/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)
November 01, 2019 - 8:18 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting his parents and three siblings in New Mexico as a 15-year-old was sentenced Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in a case that has tested the limits of mental treatment for juvenile offenders. Judge Alisa Hart...
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November 01, 2019 - 10:27 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spaniards are voicing outrage after five men were acquitted of rape on the grounds that their 14-year-old victim had been unconscious at the time. The Barcelona-based court ruled Thursday that the men were guilty of the lesser crime of sexual abuse and sentenced them to 10-...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2019, file photo, musician R. Kelly departs from the Leighton Criminal Court building after a status hearing in his criminal sexual abuse trial in Chicago. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, Kelly’s lawyer told a federal judge that an infected toe prevented his client from attending a hearing in his child pornography case in Chicago. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File)
October 30, 2019 - 12:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly's lawyer has told a federal judge that an infected toe prevented the R&B star from attending a hearing in his child pornography case in Chicago. Kelly is detained at a jail two blocks from the courthouse and had been expected to appear at Wednesday's status hearing. But...
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October 30, 2019 - 8:28 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly is slated to appear in a Chicago federal courtroom, where his lawyers could broach a longshot request for a judge to grant him bond as he awaits his child pornography trial. Wednesday's status hearing comes nearly a month after a judge in a related federal case in New...
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October 25, 2019 - 12:08 am
DALLAS (AP) — Top Republican leaders in Texas this week weighed in on two parents' battle over their 7-year-old child's gender identity after the case was shared widely on social media and conservative news sites. Former spouses Anne Georgulas and Jeffrey Younger, who live in the Dallas area, have...
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October 24, 2019 - 11:30 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Top Republican leaders in Texas this week weighed in on two parents' custody battle over their 7-year-old child's gender identity after the case was shared widely on social media and conservative news sites. Former spouses Anne Georgulas and Jeffrey Younger, who live in the Dallas...
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October 24, 2019 - 10:34 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Texas GOP leaders are weighing in on a custody battle over a 7-year-old child's gender identity after the case was shared widely on social media and conservative news sites. Former spouses Anne Georgulas and Jeffrey Younger, who live in the Dallas area, have been embroiled in a legal...
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October 21, 2019 - 9:43 am
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a German woman with membership in a terrorist organization and child endangerment for taking her three minor children to Syria and joining the Islamic State extremist group. Prosecutors said Monday that Carla-Josephine S., whose last name wasn't released, took...
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This Sept. 18, 2019, booking photo released by the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office shows Ed Kramer, a co-founder of Dragon Con. Kramer was indicted Oct. 9 on a charge of sexual exploitation of children. The indictment says Kramer possessed a digital image showing a minor "engaged in sexually explicit conduct." Kramer’s attorney says the image is a published photograph by artist Sally Mann and can’t be considered child pornography. (Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
October 16, 2019 - 4:56 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With the filing of yet another criminal charge against a co-founder of Dragon Con, his attorney has renewed his call for a prosecutor to be barred from any matter involving his client. Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter last week secured an indictment against Ed Kramer on...
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