Crimes against children

FILE - In this April 27, 2016, file photo, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who is is serving a 15-month prison term in a sexual abuse case, departs the federal courthouse in Chicago. Illinois is set to eliminate the statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases through legislation passed with support from a victim of imprisoned former U.S. Rep. Hastert. The Illinois House unanimously approved the measure on Thursday, May 18, 2017, sending it to a supportive Gov. Bruce Rauner.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
May 19, 2017 - 12:25 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is set to eliminate the statute of limitations in child sex-abuse cases, a change prosecutors and a victim of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert called for after Hastert was imprisoned for violating banking laws while trying to silence a student he abused decades ago...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:26 pm
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Rapper Travis Scott's recent arrest after a concert in Arkansas is not his first on accusations of encouraging fans to join him on stage. Police in Rogers say the Houston-born musician, whose real name is Jacques Webster, was arrested Saturday night on charges of inciting a riot...
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May 15, 2017 - 7:01 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan soldiers in Central African Republic have sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015, including at least one rape, Human Rights Watch said Monday. The rights group said in a report Monday that two of the women were girls when the abuse...
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In this April 21, 2017 photo, Gen. Liborio Carabbacan of the National Police Women and Children Protection Center gestures during an interview in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Authorities in the Philippines have arrested 3 women who were livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of girls to men paying by the minute to watch from half a world away. Carabbacan said the incidents are increasing in the Philippines because many people are gaining access to the internet and English fluency is common, making it possible to communicate with would-be customers. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 12, 2017 - 12:34 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States. Three sisters ages 8, 9 and 12, and an 11-...
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In this April 21, 2017 photo, Gen. Liborio Carabbacan of the National Police Women and Children Protection Center gestures during an interview in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Authorities in the Philippines have arrested 3 women who were livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of girls to men paying by the minute to watch from half a world away. Carabbacan said the incidents are increasing in the Philippines because many people are gaining access to the internet and English fluency is common, making it possible to communicate with would-be customers. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 11, 2017 - 11:29 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States. Three sisters ages 8, 9 and 12, and an 11-...
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May 09, 2017 - 8:41 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Savannah High School assistant principal has been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student. The Savannah Morning News reports that 43-year-old Marvin Johnson turned himself in to police Monday. He's charged with sexual assault by persons with...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wyandotte County Detention Center shows Michael Jones. The Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday, May 8, 2017, for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. (Wyandotte County Detention Center via AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas bail bondsman was sentenced to life in prison Monday for killing his 7-year-old son, who authorities say endured abuse and starvation before his remains were fed to pigs on the family's rental property. Under the sentence, Michael Jones, 46, won't be...
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Actress Priyanka Chopra is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Chopra said after visiting Zimbabwe Friday as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe. She says government officials there told her many young girls are "asking for it." (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
May 06, 2017 - 2:09 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are "asking for it." Chopra spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday after visiting the southern African...
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Actress Priyanka Chopra is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Chopra said after visiting Zimbabwe Friday as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe. She says government officials there told her many young girls are "asking for it." (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
May 06, 2017 - 1:19 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are "asking for it." Chopra spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday after visiting the southern African...
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Actress Priyanka Chopra is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Chopra said after visiting Zimbabwe Friday as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe. She says government officials there told her many young girls are "asking for it." (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
May 06, 2017 - 1:02 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are "asking for it." Chopra spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday after visiting the southern African...
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