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.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says the number of internet crimes against children were up in 2021.
Statistics released Friday by Donovan’s office show the Vermont Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received 452 CyberTips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children last year, up from 376 tips in 2020.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation said it has received a record number of reports of suspected online child exploitation for a second year despite many students' return to classrooms and parents' return to offices.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is set to receive $500,000 to help the state fight internet crimes against children.
The U. S. Department of Justice awarded the money to the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, Mississippi's sole Democratic congressman, Bennie Thompson, announced this week.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Interpol member countries are calling on nations to urge local online end-to-end encryption providers “to take responsibility” and design products with the aim of protecting children against abuse, the international policing body said Wednesday.
BURKE, Va. (AP) — A man who works for the sergeant-at-arms of the U.S. House of Representatives has been charged with possession of child pornography, according to police.
Stefan Bieret, 41, of Burke, Virginia, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with 10 felonies related to possessing child pornography, Fairfax County police said.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man has been sentenced to 16 concurrent life sentences plus 107 years for committing sex crimes against children for more than a decade.
Stephen Turner, 56, of Nevada, was sentenced Friday on 33 felony counts, including statutory rape, forcible rape and use of a child in sexual performance.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois and federal officials on Monday unveiled a mobile unit that they say will add speed and efficiency to digital investigations of child pornography and exploitation at a time when young people are using the internet more than ever before.
BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A child psychologist facing dozens of counts related to child pornography pleaded guilty to child endangerment and tampering with evidence in exchange for all other counts being dismissed.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The police department in North Carolina’s largest city has expressed concern over what it said is a 210% increase in sexual assault cases involving children this year.
A news release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Thursday said detectives in its Crimes Against Children Unit had observed small changes in the number of cases year to year.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma woman was sentenced Tuesday to six years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.
Lynn Burnworth and her boyfriend Michael Kellar were arrested in August 2017 after a passenger on a flight to San Jose noticed disturbing texts between Kellar and Burnworth and alerted a flight attendant, the U.S.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington State Patrol employee has been arrested in a sting operation after showing up at a hotel room where he expected to find two children but was instead met by a SWAT team, authorities said...
RHINELANDER, Wis. (AP) — A Rhinelander hospital employee is accused of secretly videotaping an unclothed patient...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has ordered flags to be lowered at half-staff on all public buildings across the state on Saturday after the death of FBI agent Laura Schwartzenberger, who was gunned down this week while serving a search warrant in Florida...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Two FBI agents were killed and three wounded in a shooting that erupted on Tuesday when they arrived to search an apartment in a child pornography case, a confrontation that marked one of the bloodiest days in FBI history...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man who sexually abused three young children related to women he knew or dated has been ordered to serve nine consecutive life sentences...
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TRENTON, N..J (AP) — An extensive investigation that targeted people who sexually exploited children online has netted 21 arrests in New Jersey,...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman accused of hiding 26 children behind a false wall at her daycare center was arrested for investigation of misdemeanor child abuse, police said Thursday...
A Claypool woman was arrested on child exploitation and child pornography charges after an investigation by the Indiana State Police who said they found disturbing images on her cellphone.
Roselyn Beatrice Burkhart, 38, of North Rebecca Street in Claypool, was taken to the Kosciusko County Jail after being arrested at home Thursday, Indiana State Police said.
Judge suppresses evidence of downloaded child porn in federal case against child rapist
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A federal judge on Thursday suppressed evidence that authorities said showed that a child rapist downloaded and viewed child pornography after his release from prison.
LOCAL MAN FACING DECADES IN PRISON FOR ALLEGEDLY THREATENING OVER 120 TEEN GIRLS INTO SENDING HIM SEX VIDEOS
BLACKFOOT — A man from this Bingham County city has been arrested after a girl reported he had offered her money to send him sexual videos, according to authorities.
Shae James Rolfe, 20, allegedly solicited videos from more than 120 people over the internet, including several underage girls.
Bond has been denied a second time for an Aiken man charged by the S.C. Attorney General's Office in connection to an investigation into the distribution and possession of child pornography.
David Omar Urizar, 21, is charged with one count of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, one count of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and five counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, according to jail records.
An Edgefield County man was charged Tuesday after investigators found multiple files of child pornography in his possession.
Dustin Aaron Adams, 39, of North Augusta in Edgefield County, is charged with 10 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, according to a release provided by the South Carolina Attorney General's Office.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Tempe man has been arrested on suspicion of 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor...
BURGAW, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man originally charged more than a year ago with sex crimes against a 4-year-old now faces 37 charges related to crimes against children...
NEWTON, Iowa | An Ankeny, Iowa, man accused of trying to lure a child into his vehicle in Onawa, Iowa, has been found guilty of numerous crimes against children in Jasper County.
A Jasper County District Court jury on Friday found Jeff Altmayer, 58, guilty of first-degree kidnapping, second-degree sexual abuse and two counts of enticing a minor.
An Aiken County man was charged Tuesday following an investigation into the distribution and possession of child pornography.
Mark Allen Sanders, 69, is charged with 10 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 20 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, according to jail records.
Three men were sentenced in Lincoln County District Court on Monday for separate sex crimes against children.
Dominick Blea, 20, was sentenced to two years in prison and nine months of post-release supervision for third-degree sexual assault of a child.
A 43-year-old Bartow County man was arrested Wednesday on sexual exploitation and possession of child pornography charges.
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation:
Robert Dean of 5590 Highway 20 E, #3115, Cartersville, was arrested at his residence by members of the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children’s Task Force.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A police unit set up to investigate crimes against children including rape, abuse and serious negligence failed to properly investigate thousands of cases, with some detectives doing no work at all, according to internal police memos that described "gross negligence," ''incompetence" and efforts to cover up the problem.