Crimes against children

October 05, 2017 - 8:50 am
ELLENWOOD, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a metro Atlanta man has been sentenced for beating and sexually assaulting two girls over the span of two years. DeKalb County district attorney spokeswoman Yvette F. Jones says 56-year-old Russell Cook, of Ellenwood, was sentenced to seven life terms, plus 89...
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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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September 29, 2017 - 6:32 am
ARCHDALE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged in connection with the abuse and subsequent death of his 11-week-old daughter. News outlets report Archdale police arrested 23-year-old Shamus Patrick King and charged him with murder Thursday. Police say medical personnel at Wake Forest...
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September 26, 2017 - 4:15 pm
ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have filed multiple charges against a husband and wife after deputies found a number of methamphetamine labs at their home. The News & Record of Greensboro reports the Randolph County Sheriff's Office said 34-year-old Justin David Sherman and...
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August 30, 2017 - 6:44 am
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The mother of a boy on life support in Georgia is accused of leaving both her children unattended in a bathtub. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 23-year-old Britianie Pace was arrested June 29 on a charge of second-degree child cruelty after an investigation by the...
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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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August 25, 2017 - 9:54 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on videos showing high school cheerleaders in Denver forced into doing splits (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Colorado school district official says educators should have gone to the police in June when they learned of videos showing a high school cheerleading coach pushing...
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August 25, 2017 - 8:44 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on videos showing high school cheerleaders in Denver forced into doing splits (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A Colorado high school cheerleading coach has been fired amid videos showing him pushing cheerleaders down in splits. Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg...
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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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