Child exploitation

October 13, 2017 - 3:07 pm
DAHLONEGA, Ga. (AP) — The director of a 4-H center in Georgia has been charged with possession of child pornography. The Gainesville Times reports that 48-year-old Paul Travis Williams was arrested Thursday following an investigation by the Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia Bureau of...
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October 12, 2017 - 7:07 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say they found a missing North Carolina girl while conducting a prostitution sting. Citing court records, news outlets report that the underage girl, who was reported missing from Asheville, North Carolina, was found Tuesday in a car parked outside...
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October 09, 2017 - 6:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have taken the rare step of releasing the photograph of a young girl who was the victim of sexual abuse in the hopes of identifying who she is and who posted pornographic pictures of her online. Frankfurt prosecutors said Monday the girl, who is four or five, is...
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Pope Francis walks to his chair for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
October 06, 2017 - 9:25 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday denounced the proliferation of adult and child pornography on the internet and demanded better protections for children online — even as the Vatican confronts its own cross-border child porn investigation involving a top papal envoy. Francis met with...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2015 file photo, Mark Salling arrives at the 32nd annual Paleyfest "Glee" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Prosecutors filed a plea agreement on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in which Salling agrees to plead guilty to possession of child pornography in a case filed after investigators found more than 50,000 images of child porn on his laptop in December 2015. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
October 04, 2017 - 7:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Glee" actor Mark Salling has reached a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to possession of child pornography. The plea agreement filed Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles states the actor is admitting he possessed images of prepubescent children. The agreement...
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September 29, 2017 - 1:10 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Police in Canada have issued an arrest warrant for the Vatican diplomat who was recalled from the United States in a child pornography investigation, accusing him of downloading porn over Christmas last year. Police in Windsor, Ontario said 50-year-old Carlo Capella allegedly...
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August 28, 2017 - 3:18 am
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted four members of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect in connection with a child abuse and child sexual abuse investigation. The Cibola County grand jury voted late Friday to indict the four members of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training...
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In this undated photo, James Green, co-leader of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps, waits in the parking lot of the Cibola County Magistrate Court in Grants, N.M. Four members of the New Mexico paramilitary religious sect rocked by child sexual abuse allegations were arrested while trying to flee the state in two vans full of children, authorities said Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. (Adron Gardner/Gallup Independent via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 3:58 pm
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a New Mexico military-style Christian sect facing child abuse charges (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A judge has refused to lower bond on two leaders of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect who are both facing child sexual abuse charges. Cibola County Magistrate...
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FILE - This is a Saturday, Aug 20, 2011 file photo of British musician Ian Watkins, lead singer of Lostprophets, as he performs on stage at V Music Festival in Hylands Park, Chelmsford, England. Britain's police watchdog said Friday Aug. 25, 2017, that detectives missed chances to stopped pedophile rock star Ian Watkins in the years before he was charged with child sex abuse. Watkins, lead singer of the Welsh band Lostprophets, was sentenced in 2013 to 29 years in prison for crimes against children as young as 1. (AP Photo / Joel Ryan, File)
August 25, 2017 - 8:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Detectives missed chances to stop pedophile rock star Ian Watkins in the years before he was charged with child sex abuse, Britain's police watchdog said Friday. Watkins, lead singer of the Welsh band Lostprophets, was sentenced in 2013 to 29 years in prison for crimes against...
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FILE - This is a Saturday, Aug 20, 2011 file photo of British musician Ian Watkins, lead singer of Lostprophets, as he performs on stage at V Music Festival in Hylands Park, Chelmsford, England. Britain's police watchdog said Friday Aug. 25, 2017, that detectives missed chances to stopped pedophile rock star Ian Watkins in the years before he was charged with child sex abuse. Watkins, lead singer of the Welsh band Lostprophets, was sentenced in 2013 to 29 years in prison for crimes against children as young as 1. (AP Photo / Joel Ryan, File)
August 25, 2017 - 7:16 am
LONDON (AP) — Detectives missed chances to stopped pedophile rock star Ian Watkins in the years before he was charged with child sex abuse, Britain's police watchdog said Friday. Watkins, lead singer of the Welsh band Lostprophets, was sentenced in 2013 to 29 years in prison for crimes against...
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