Mayor arrested on child porn counts in Maryland college townMarch 2, 2023 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — The mayor of a Maryland college town was arrested Thursday morning on dozens of child pornography counts hours after he resigned from office.
Patrick Wojahn, 47, faces 56 counts of possession and distribution of child porn, the Prince George’s County Police Department said in a statement Thursday morning.
ND advances bills to remove ‘sexual’ content from librariesFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
Two separate bills that would prohibit public libraries from displaying “explicit sexual material” passed the Senate and House floors in North Dakota on Thursday after undergoing debate among lawmakers in each chamber.
Court hears Josh Duggar’s appeal of child porn convictionFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An attorney for Josh Duggar asked a federal appeals court panel on Thursday to reverse the former reality TV star's conviction for downloading child pornography, saying investigators violated his rights by seizing the phone he was using to try to call his lawyer during the search that found the images.
Former teacher pleads guilty to child pornography chargesFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A former special education teacher at a Massachusetts high school has pleaded guilty to having child pornography on his laptop.
One-time Foxborough High School teacher Thomas Davis pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston on Wednesday to possession of child pornography and receiving child pornography over the internet, federal prosecutors said.
Ex-Oregon mayor sentenced to federal prison for child pornJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — The former mayor of a suburb of Portland, Oregon, has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for possessing child pornography.
Former Beaverton Mayor Dennis “Denny” Doyle, 74, also was sentenced Tuesday to five years probation and ordered to pay $22,000 to his victims, the U.S.
Former priest sentenced to 37 months on child porn chargesJanuary 23, 2023 GMT
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest accused of collecting thousands of child pornography images while serving overseas and then bringing them with him when he returned to the United States has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.
Caretaker gets life for sex abuse of disabled childrenJanuary 18, 2023 GMT
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A nursing assistant who sexually assaulted severely disabled children at a Southern California group home was sentenced to life in federal prison, authorities said Tuesday.
North Dakota weighs ban of ‘sexually explicit’ library booksJanuary 17, 2023 GMT
Books containing “sexually explicit” content — including depictions of sexual or gender identity — would be banned from North Dakota public libraries under legislation that state lawmakers began considering Tuesday.
Austria theater fires actor facing child porn allegationsJanuary 16, 2023 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — A famous Austrian theater said Monday it would cancel all shows starring one of its actors after reports surfaced that he was charged with possession of tens of thousands of files with child pornography.
Retired Missouri priest sentenced for possessing child pornJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A retired Catholic priest in St. Louis who used thousands of images of child pornography to make PowerPoint presentations for several years was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison.
Retired detective indicted on child pornography chargesDecember 22, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A retired Massachusetts State Police detective captain was indicted Thursday for allegedly possessing child pornography.
Francis Hart, 62, of Amherst, was indicted on one count of dissemination of child pornography and seven counts of possession of child pornography, state Attorney General Maura Healey’s office said.
Ex-WVa school counselor sentenced for child porn, enticementDecember 20, 2022 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former elementary school counselor in West Virginia who admitted to possessing child pornography and posing as an 18-year-old on social media to communicate with girls was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday.
To thwart porn, colleges are buying up .xxx sitesDecember 9, 2011 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The University of Kansas is buying up website names such as www.KUgirls.xxx and www.KUnurses.xxx. But not because it's planning a Hot Babes of Kansas site or an X-rated gallery of the Nude Girls of the Land of Aaahs.