Crimes against children

Fangqin Wan, a graduate student at the University of Illinois, walks for Yingying Zhang, a Chinese scholar who went missing three weeks ago, Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Urbana, Ill. Illinois students and others from the wider community are gathering at the Urbana-Champaign campus to show support for the Chinese scholar who disappeared three weeks ago. (Holly Hart/The News-Gazette via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 1:27 am
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A website that hosted an "Abduction 101" forum linked to a 28-year-old suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois bills itself as the most popular sexual fetish networking site on the internet — and it has faced pressure in recent months to be...
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FILE - This June 18, 2014, file photo shows U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents work at a processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. A new "surge initiative" aims to identify and arrest the adult sponsors of unaccompanied minors who paid coyotes or other smuggling operations to bring young people across the U.S. border, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirmed Thursday, June 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool, File)
June 30, 2017 - 7:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration said Friday it will begin arresting parents and other relatives who hire smugglers to bring their children into the U.S., a move that sent a shudder through immigrant communities nationwide. The new "surge initiative" by Immigration and Customs...
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FILE - This Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, shows the entrance to St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H. New Hampshire police say they've learned of a new game of sexual conquest at the elite prep school where a student was charged in 2014 over a game called the "Senior Salute." The Concord Monitor reported Friday, June 30, 2017, that boys in a St. Paul's School dorm apparently competed to have their names put on a crown. The school said Friday that it's investigating "improper behavior" by students, but it didn't elaborate. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
June 30, 2017 - 4:09 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An elite New Hampshire prep school is facing new revelations about another competition of sexual conquest two years after a student was convicted of sexually assaulting a freshman as part of a tradition called "Senior Salute." Eight boys in a St. Paul's School dorm in Concord...
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June 30, 2017 - 3:52 pm
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A former Clackamas County sheriff's detective has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors for failing to investigate reports of child abuse. Jeffrey Allen Green, 59, pleaded guilty on Thursday, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported ( http://bit.ly/2t9qqDE ). Green is accused of not...
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June 30, 2017 - 1:51 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An elite prep school is again under fire for allegations involving a game of sexual conquest similar to one a few years back where a student was charged with sexually assaulting a freshman over a sordid tradition called the "Senior Salute." The allegations, first reported in...
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FILE - This June 18, 2014, file photo shows U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents work at a processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. A new "surge initiative" aims to identify and arrest the adult sponsors of unaccompanied minors who paid coyotes or other smuggling operations to bring young people across the U.S. border, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirmed Thursday, June 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool, File)
June 30, 2017 - 3:45 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration plans to arrest parents and other relatives who authorities believe smuggled their children into the United States, a move immigrant advocates said would send a wave of fear through vulnerable communities. A new "surge initiative" aims to dismantle...
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June 30, 2017 - 12:33 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration plans to arrest parents and other relatives who authorities believe smuggled their children into the United States, a move immigrant advocates said would send a wave of fear through vulnerable communities. A new "surge initiative" aims to dismantle...
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June 30, 2017 - 12:22 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration plans to arrest parents and other relatives who authorities believe smuggled their children into the United States, a move immigrant advocates said would send a wave of fear through vulnerable communities. A new "surge initiative" aims to identify and...
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June 29, 2017 - 2:41 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued South Dakota on Thursday over the forced use of a catheter to take a urine sample from a 3-year-old boy who was being tested for exposure to drugs as part of a child-neglect investigation. The ACLU filed a pair of federal lawsuits...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2008, file photo, Cardinal George Pell walks onto the stage for the opening mass for World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia. Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday, June 29, 2017, with multiple counts of historical sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
June 28, 2017 - 11:57 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — The Latest on Vatican Cardinal George Pell being charged with sex offenses in Australia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. An Australian support group for adult survivors of childhood abuse is applauding the decision by Australian police to charge a key Vatican aide with sexual assault. Pam...
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