Crimes against children

April 04, 2017 - 8:43 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday approved the extradition to Canada of a convicted cyberbully who faces charges in the case of a Canadian teen who killed herself after being bullied online. It was not immediately clear when the suspect, identified by Dutch...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A Los Angeles judge on Monday, April 3, 2017 rejected a request by Polanski to end his 40-year-old case for unlawful sex with a minor without the director's presence in court, as well as other request that would draw the case to a close. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
April 03, 2017 - 10:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Monday rejected Roman Polanski's bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court or being sentenced to more prison time. Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon refused to address how Polanski would be...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A Los Angeles judge on Monday, April 3, 2017 rejected a request by Polanski to end his 40-year-old case for unlawful sex with a minor without the director's presence in court, as well as other request that would draw the case to a close. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
April 03, 2017 - 7:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Monday rejected Roman Polanski's bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court or being sentenced to more prison time. Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon refused to address how Polanski would be...
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Chicago Police Department Area Central Detective Commander Brendan Deenihan talks with reporters about charging the first of several juvenile offenders from the March 19 criminal sexual assault incident broadcast on Facebook, during a press conference Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the City of Chicago Public Safety Headquarters. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 3:42 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a second teenage boy in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook, and further arrests are expected, police said Sunday. A day after announcing the arrest of a 14-year-old boy on sexual assault and child...
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April 02, 2017 - 3:34 am
SEXUAL ASSAULT-FACEBOOK Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in rape on Facebook Live CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed live on Facebook. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a statement late...
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April 02, 2017 - 12:26 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook and watched by about 40 people who didn't report it to authorities, police said late Saturday. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said more arrests are...
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April 01, 2017 - 11:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook, police said late Saturday. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a press release that the juvenile suspect faces felony charges of aggravated...
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March 30, 2017 - 7:22 am
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Persecutors say a suburban Atlanta woman accused of sitting on her 2-year-old son's head has been indicted. Local news media reports the Cobb County District Attorney's office said on Wednesday that Susan Elizabeth Kelley was charged with first-degree child cruelty March 23. An...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Suffolk County District Attorney's office in Riverhead, N.Y., shows Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu, a New York foster father who took in more than 100 troubled boys over 20 years. Gonzales-Mugaburu is set to go on trial on charges he sexually abused eight of the children. Opening arguments are scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (Suffolk County District Attorney's Office via AP, File)
March 29, 2017 - 6:25 pm
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A foster father who took in more than 100 troubled boys over 20 years and is on trial for sexually abusing eight of the children operated a house that was a "horrific place" where boys lived in fear and needed permission to go to the bathroom, prosecutors said Wednesday. In...
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former Team USA gymnast Jeanette Antolin, right, accompanied by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, to call on Congress to pass legislation that would require amateur athletics governing bodies to immediately report sex-abuse allegations to law enforcement and strengthen oversight of member gymnasiums and coaches. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2017 - 7:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports. Jamie Dantzscher, a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist, and three-time...
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