Crimes against children

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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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 - 3:59 am
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — The leader of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect rocked by child sexual abuse allegations says "hundreds of kids" have safely passed through the group's compound in New Mexico. But James Green told the KOB-TV in Albuquerque ( https://goo.gl/mY9EKV ) on Thursday that the...
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This Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows an agent holding a male tiger cub that was confiscated at the U.S. border crossing at Otay Mesa southeast of downtown San Diego early Wednesday. CBP said in a news release Thursday that the cub was found during a routine inspection of the car, crossing from Mexico into the U.S. Officials say the 18-year-old driver is a U.S. citizen and has been arrested. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 9:08 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California teenager who says he bought a Bengal tiger cub on the streets of Tijuana for $300 was arrested when he tried to bring it into the United States in his 2017 Chevy Camaro. Luis Eudoro Valencia was charged with smuggling a Bengal tiger into the United States after U.S...
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This Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows an agent holding a male tiger cub that was confiscated at the U.S. border crossing at Otay Mesa southeast of downtown San Diego early Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. CBP said in a news release Thursday that the cub was found during a routine inspection of the car, crossing from Mexico into the U.S. Officials say the 18-year-old driver is a U.S. citizen and has been arrested. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 5:59 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California teenager who says he bought a Bengal tiger cub on the streets of Tijuana for $300 was arrested when he tried to bring it into the United States in his 2017 Chevy Camaro. Luis Eudoro Valencia was charged with smuggling a Bengal tiger into the United States after U.S...
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August 24, 2017 - 1:43 pm
SYLVESTER, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia couple who work as police officers have been arrested on charges related to child abuse. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that 47-year-old Tracy Jones and 36-year-old Rosemary Jones were arrested...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo from left, Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer, former owner James Larkin, COO Andrew Padilla, and former owner Michael Lacey, are sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, prior to testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing into Backpage.com's alleged facilitation of online sex trafficking. California prosecutors can bring money laundering charges against the creators of the website that prosecutors label an online brothel, a judge ruled Wednesday, Aug. 23, but dismissed other charges months after another judge threw out the entire case as violating free speech and federal protections. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
August 23, 2017 - 6:34 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors can bring money laundering charges against the creators of a website that prosecutors label an online brothel, a judge ruled Wednesday. But he dismissed other charges months after another judge threw out the entire case as violating free speech and...
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August 22, 2017 - 12:13 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former member of a military-style Christian sect says that for years she's been trying to draw attention to the New Mexico group whose leader has been charged with dozens of counts of child sexual abuse. Maura Alana Schmierer told The Associated Press on Monday that she...
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August 22, 2017 - 12:02 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former member of a military-style Christian sect says that for years she's been trying to draw attention to the New Mexico group whose leader has been charged with dozens of counts of child sexual abuse. Maura Alana Schmierer told The Associated Press on Monday that she...
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