- Kennebec County man gets 15 years for rape of young girl Updated: Aug-28-15 8:55 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Kennebec County man will serve 15 years in prison for the rape of a girl under the age of 14.
- Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has died Updated: Aug-28-15 8:31 am
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the highest-ranking Holy See official to ever be charged with sexually abusing young boys, was found dead Friday as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.
- Police: Florida man raped 2 young girls in upstate New York Updated: Aug-28-15 6:58 am
GRANBY, New York - Authorities say a Florida man has been charged with raping two young girls in central New York over a seven-year span.
- Mesa man pleads not guilty in sexual exploitation case Updated: Aug-28-15 6:17 am
MESA, Arizona - A Mesa man has pleaded not guilty after being accused of inappropriately touching a young girl and recording and saving multiple photos and videos to his cellphone.
- Court: Mom can't see records of child's abuse investigation Updated: Aug-28-15 3:49 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Supreme Court has blocked a mother's efforts to inspect children's services agency records regarding an abuse investigation focusing on her daughter.
- Lawyer: Former franchisee alerted Subway ad exec about Fogle Updated: Aug-27-15 8:22 pm
NEW YORK - A former franchisee alerted an executive in charge of Subway's advertising in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.
- Oakland man sentenced for shooting boy who beat up teen son Updated: Aug-27-15 8:20 pm
HAYWARD, California - An Oakland man who shot and wounded a 16-year-old boy for beating up his son has been sentenced to 35 years to life in state prison.
- Rape charge filed against teen accused in girl's death Updated: Aug-27-15 8:01 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah teenager accused in the strangling death of a 12-year-old neighbor girl has also been charged with sexually assaulting her, a judge said during a Thursday court hearing.
- Oro Valley man gets 103 ½ years in prison in sex abuse case Updated: Aug-27-15 7:15 pm
FLORENCE, Arizona - An Oro Valley man has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison for sexually abusing two of his adopted children.
- Father punches man being sentenced for daughter's slaying Updated: Aug-27-15 5:16 pm
DETROIT - A father punched a man being sentenced for the beating death of his 3-year-old daughter.
- Board punts decision on embattled Albuquerque schools chief Updated: Aug-27-15 4:41 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The new but embattled superintendent of New Mexico's largest school district has been granted a reprieve after school board members put off making a decision Thursday regarding his future at the helm of the troubled district.
- Youth soccer coach arrested on child pornography charges Updated: Aug-27-15 4:26 pm
MARIETTA, Georgia - Police say a youth soccer coach was arrested on child pornography charges in suburban Atlanta.
- The Latest: Jurors begin deliberating prep school rape case Updated: Aug-27-15 4:07 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):
- US senator: Cultural change needed to stop human trafficking Updated: Aug-27-15 2:50 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - While laws are changing to reflect the reality that child prostitutes are victims, cultural attitudes also need to change, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday after hearing from experts and a survivor of child trafficking.
- Court vacates convictions in child sex abuse case Updated: Aug-27-15 1:44 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A Cheyenne man is getting a new trial in a child sex abuse case.
- Colorado bail increased for ex-New Mexico school official Updated: Aug-27-15 1:31 pm
DENVER - A judge has increased bail for a former New Mexico school administrator facing separate child sexual abuse and assault cases in Colorado.
- Diocese: Peoria priest removed for prior abuse allegations Updated: Aug-27-15 11:52 am
PEORIA, Illinois - A central Illinois Catholic priest has been forced to step down from public ministry for past allegations of sexual abuse of a minor.
- Former student sues teacher imprisoned in child pornography case Updated: Aug-27-15 10:52 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A former student says she was impregnated at age 13 and forced to seek an abortion by a central Pennsylvania teacher who's now imprisoned on child pornography and child sexual abuse charges.
- Kern County school official accused in child pornography probe Updated: Aug-27-15 9:16 am
BAKERSFIELD, California - An official at a Bakersfield-area charter school has been arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography.
- Fairfield dance instructor pleads guilty to assaulting girl Updated: Aug-27-15 7:59 am
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A Fairfield dance instructor has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old female student.
- Teen to be tried as adult for filming sex assault of girl Updated: Aug-27-15 6:57 am
BENTONVILLE, Arkansas - A 19-year-old man accused of filming the rape of a girl in Siloam Springs will be tried as an adult.
- 4 Los Angeles men accused of filming teen for pornography Updated: Aug-27-15 5:32 am
LOS ANGELES - Four Los Angeles men have been accused of filming a 15-year-old girl to make child pornography.
- Police: Man took girl from her bedroom, assaulted her Updated: Aug-27-15 3:44 am
NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut - Authorities in Connecticut are searching for a man who they say took a young girl from her bedroom and sexually assaulted her earlier this month.
- Feds warns Montana it faces cutoff of abuse program funding Updated: Aug-26-15 7:31 pm
The federal government says it will strip Montana of a child abuse prevention grant if the state does not start providing the public with mandatory details about children who die from abuse and neglect.
- Missouri man convicting of rape dies in prison Updated: Aug-26-15 5:54 pm
LICKING, Missouri - A 53-year-old Missouri man convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl has died in prison.