This Georgia missing child case led to a stunning discovery in New Mexico
Friday, August 17, 2018

The grim discovery of 11 emaciated children on a filthy New Mexico compound, along with a cache of guns and the remains of a small boy has captured headlines for days. .. read more..

Child sex abuse report in Pennsylvania names priests with ties to SW Florida
Thursday, August 16, 2018

Four priests with ties to Fort Myers, Naples and Port Charlotte were named in a Pennsylvania grand jury report on sexual abuse of children.              .. read more..

Read the letter Pennsylvania's attorney general sent the Pope about child sex...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro sent the Pope a letter last month asking him to call on church leaders to "abandon their destructive efforts to silence the survivors" and stick to his plan of holding "clergy and bishops accountable when they abuse or fail to protect the children." .. read more..

Pennsylvania priests 'abused thousands of children'
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A grand jury report found top Pennsylvania Catholic officials covered up child sex abuse for 70 years. .. read more..

US archbishop defends himself ahead of child sex abuse report
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Cardinal Donald Wuerl contends that he acted diligently to protect children while bishop of Pittsburgh for 18 years through 2006. .. read more..

Archbishop defends himself ahead of child sex abuse report
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Time is ticking down to a court-ordered deadline Tuesday afternoon to decide what information to black out in a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses. .. read more..

Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up
Monday, August 13, 2018

The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court Tuesday to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail. .. read more..

Sheriff walks out of interview about New Mexico compound
Monday, August 13, 2018

Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe walked out of a CNN interview after defending his decision not to search a squalid New Mexico compound for a missing boy, despite having the property owners' permission to comb it. The sheriff has been criticized by the owners of the property where the compou... .. read more..

Illinois megachurch paid $3.25M to settle lawsuits over child sex abuse by ch...
Monday, August 13, 2018

Willow Creek Community Church agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle lawsuits over the sexual abuse of two developmentally disabled boys by a church volunteer, court records show. … Click to Continue » .. read more..

Collinsville Man Sentenced To 30 Months in Prison for Receipt of Child Pornog...
Thursday, August 9, 2018

District Judge John E. Dowdell sentenced Jeffrey Ray Townsend, 52, of Collinsville, to 30 months in prison followed by 5 years supervised release. .. read more..

Former military police officer sentenced to 15 years in prison for production...
Monday, July 30, 2018

As part of his sentence, Christopher Ernest Fox, 21, was ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution to the victim and her family, serve 10 years of supervised release and register as a sex offender.  .. read more..

Former Virginia High School Science Teacher Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison f...
Monday, July 30, 2018

“As a high school science teacher, the defendant held a position of great trust in our society – a trust he abused when he produced horrific images of young children,” said Assistant Attorney General Benczkowski.  “Today’s sentence reflects the unwavering commitment of our prosecutors and law enf... .. read more..

2 men sentenced in Missouri for child exploitation
Friday, July 27, 2018

Ronald Lee Fields, 56, of Joplin, Missouri, and Shannon Calhoun, 33, of Philippi, West Virginia, (formerly of Joplin) were sentenced in separate appearances before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark. Fields was sentenced to 20 in federal prison without parole. Calhoun was sentenced to 30 years... .. read more..

Wilmington man sentenced to prison for producing child pornography
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Miguel Pagan, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography on April 25, 2018. .. read more..

Virginia man sentenced to 23 years in prison for traveling to Haiti and engag...
Monday, July 23, 2018

James Daniel Arbaugh, 40, of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, pleaded guilty on Feb. 6, to one count of traveling in foreign commerce from the United States to Haiti in or about 2016 to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a person under the age of 18 before U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth K. Dillio... .. read more..

Delaware man sentenced to prison for production of child pornography
Monday, July 23, 2018

Daniel Arthur Hill, 30, pleaded guilty to two counts of production of child pornography on Nov. 9, 2017. A U.S. District Judge from the District of Delaware sentenced Hill to serve 300 months in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release. .. read more..

Minnesota man sentenced to 75 months for receipt of child pornography
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Bryan Scott Erickson, 40 of La Crescent. Minnesota, previously pleaded guilty on March 19, 2018, and was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz in Minneapolis on one count of receipt of child pornography. .. read more..

Humacao man sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for production of child...
Thursday, July 5, 2018

A Humacao-area man was sentenced Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico to more than 17 years in prison for production of child pornography. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) conducted the investigation that led to ... .. read more..

Indianapolis-area high school swim coach faces federal child exploitation cha...
Thursday, July 5, 2018

John C. Goelz, 29, of Carmel, Indiana, and a swim coach with Carmel High School, faces charges of sexually exploiting a minor who was one of his athletes, and possessing child pornography. .. read more..

Missouri man pleads guilty to producing child pornography by sexually exploit...
Monday, June 18, 2018

Anthony Cotter, 30, of Springfield, Missouri, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to sexually exploiting children, and producing and possessing child pornography. .. read more..

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