PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A man who was charged by federal prosecutors with producing child pornography after former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued a commutation for state sex crime convictions has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A manager at an Arby's fast food restaurant in Washington state has been accused of urinating into a milkshake mix that might then have been served to dozens of people.
Police in Vancouver, just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, said they uncovered footage of the 29-year-old man peeing into a bag of milkshake mix as they were executing a search warrant on his phone as part of a child pornography investigation, The Columbian newspaper reported.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s executive arm on Wednesday unveiled a plan to require online platforms to detect and report the sharing of child sex abuse images on the internet, which quickly triggered privacy concerns.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A divorced Indiana couple who prosecutors say shared sexually explicit photos and videos of children with former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle were sentenced Monday to decades in prison.
NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for Keith Raniere, the former leader of the cult-like NXIVM group, want a new federal judge to consider a motion for new trial filed last week that argues federal authorities framed Raniere by planting child pornography on a computer hard drive.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Maryland man to 20 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for production of child pornography, according to a prosecutor.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California piano teacher who molested students as young as 10 years old during lessons was sentenced Friday to 100 years to life in prison, prosecutors said.
John Mordecai Scott, 65, was sentenced in an Orange County courtroom after being convicted in March of more than 20 felony charges.
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former U.S. Air Force officer has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to moving videos of child pornography from Maryland to New York, a federal prosecutor said.
ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) — A former Maine gubernatorial candidate charged with possession of child pornography can get back online, a judge ruled Tuesday, even as an affidavit was unsealed indicating the defendant possessed thousands of videos of young children being sexually abused.
GONZALES, La. (AP) — A south Louisiana deputy in training has been fired after his arrest on multiple counts of child pornography.
Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre said Brandon Morris, who has been with the agency for eight months in the Patrol Division, was arrested Wednesday following an Attorney General's Office probe.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man was arrested for allegedly posing as a young girl on social media and convincing more than 80 children to make pornographic videos, authorities said Tuesday.
MILFORD, Del. (AP) — A Delaware school custodian has been charged with dealing in child pornography, according to court documents.
Court documents state Darin Albright was arrested Friday after admitting to sending and receiving photos on Twitter of children performing sexual acts, The News Journal reported.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s longest-serving state senator announced Monday that he would resign following a report that he had traded scores of text messages with a man jailed on child pornography charges.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Fresno man who was part a California child exploitation ring in which members filmed themselves sexually abusing more than 20 children and then distributed the footage on the dark web was sentenced to life in prison Friday, prosecutors said.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A former Maine gubernatorial candidate charged with possessing child pornography has asked a judge to allow him to get back online.
The attorney for Eliot Cutler asked a judge this week to amend the bail conditions so Cutler can access the internet.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — An administrator at a Delaware prep school whose graduates include U.S. Sen. Chris Coons and television personality Dr. Oz has been charged with dealing child pornography.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's longest-serving state senator resigned Wednesday as head of a powerful panel that oversees the Legislature's business between sessions, just days after a published report that he had exchanged scores of text messages with a man jailed on child pornography charges.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Mandan man with a record of child sex crimes will spend the next 40 years in a federal prison after he traveled to Madagascar to solicit sex from minors.
The Bismarck Tribune reported U.S.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Venezuelan woman has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of conspiring with a Vermont man to kidnap and kill a man in a foreign country, and producing child pornography.
Moraima Escarlet Vasquez Flores, also known as Johana Martinez, 39, was arraigned in federal court in Burlington on Monday following her extradition to the United States from Colombia.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s top judge for settling disputes between citizens and state agencies is facing child pornography allegations.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for producing a video of a minor engaging in sexually explicit behavior, federal prosecutors said.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal marshals have arrested an Iowa man in Washington state who has been on the run for six years after allegedly faking his own death to avoid a trial on child pornography charges.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man facing child pornography charges is suspected of recording videos of more than 100 children between the ages of 5 and 17 at YMCAs in Chicago and Niles, the FBI said Tuesday.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's overall crime rate continues to decline, but the country has seen a steep increase in the distribution of child pornography and cybercrime, top security officials said Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A second judge has sealed additional court documents stemming from the arrest of a former Maine gubernatorial candidate on charges of possessing child pornography.
Justice MaryGay Kennedy on Thursday barred the public release of a search warrant, affidavit and list of items seized from Eliot Cutler’s Portland home on March 23.
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Friday they have filed charges against four men over their alleged involvement with a major international platform for child pornography that was taken down last year.
BOSTON (AP) — A former employee at the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, who also worked for the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to possessing child pornography.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man was sentenced to 27 years in prison following his guilty plea to federal charges that he commissioned a woman in Venezuela to make videos of the torture of a boy and the torture and killing of a man, records show.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A judge has sealed court documents stemming from the arrest of a former Maine gubernatorial candidate on charges of possessing child pornography.
Eliot Cutler is scheduled to make his first court appearance on May 3.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is pushing Ketanji Brown Jackson closer to confirmation, setting up a vote next week to recommend her nomination to the full Senate and seat her as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The leader of the Wisconsin veterans policy board resigned Monday, bowing to mounting pressure to step down as he fights child pornography charges.
ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills is donating campaign contributions from a former political candidate charged with possessing child porn to the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault, her campaign said Monday.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A former gubernatorial candidate in Maine was bailed out of jail on Saturday after his arrest on charges of possession of child pornography.
Officials with the Hancock County Jail said Eliot Cutler made bail in the afternoon after a day in custody.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Two-time Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler was arrested for possession of child pornography on Friday, two days after search warrants were executed on his two homes in the state.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A custodian at a Rhode Island middle school is facing child pornography charges, state police said.
Michael Macari, 34, of Cranston, was arraigned Thursday on two charges.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The leader of the state veterans policy board is refusing to step down as he fights child pornography charges, creating another appointment headache for Gov.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for recording people using the restroom at a Vancouver hospital and possessing child pornography.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first full day of questions Tuesday for Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson tackled the big issues of race, abortion and judicial philosophy, a grueling marathon of debate over President Joe Biden's historic pick.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former emergency room doctor at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington was sentenced Tuesday to more than eight years in prison after his guilty plea to a federal child pornography charge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Long Beach police officer pleaded guilty Monday to distributing child pornography, including while on duty.
Anthony Brown, 57, of Lakewood, entered the plea to a single federal count.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to serve more than six years in federal prison after he admitted possessing hundreds of images of child pornography.
Justin Bryan, 34, of Hephzibah, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and was sentenced Wednesday to serve six years and eight months in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release, according to online court records.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the court of public opinion — like the Supreme Court nomination hearings coming this week — politicians ask questions of witnesses to score points for their side. In the court of law, judges ask questions to get answers.
STURGEON BAY, Wis. (AP) — The fired president of Indiana's Franklin College has pleaded no contest to child enticement and other felony charges more than two years after his arrest in a Wisconsin sex crime sting.
ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for using an online messaging application to distribute child sex abuse materials, a federal prosecutor said.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine county treasurer did not meet the deadline to file for reelection after he refused to leave office when he was arrested last year for the alleged stalking and harassment of a woman.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire pastor was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of child sexual assault images.
Stephen Bates, 46, the pastor of the Bible Baptist Church in Nashua, was arrested after the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at the church parsonage and found two flash drives containing “numerous" child pornography images, police said.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana has ordered an Alabama boat captain to serve 160 years in prison for exploiting a girl to make child pornography, and to pay the girl more than $200,000.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former Sioux Falls police officer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of attempted production of child pornography and transfer of obscene materials to a minor
Luke John Schauer, 28, appeared in a Sioux Falls federal court Friday.
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — The former mayor of Beaverton, Oregon, has been charged with possessing child pornography, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Officials said “between November 2014 and December 2015, Dennis “Denny” Doyle is alleged to have knowingly and unlawfully possessed digital material containing child pornography, including images depicting minors under twelve,” the U.S.