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Apple's Plan to Start Scanning
Your Photos Worries Some
Aug 6, 2021 6:53 AM CDT
Apple's Plan to Start Scanning Your Photos Worries Some
Privacy advocates say feature, which looks for child porn, could be misused
- Child protection advocates are praising Apple's plan to roll out new anti-child-pornography features later this year—but privacy advocates worry about what else it might lead to. The company says the software, called neuralMatch, will scan images on a user's iPhone before they are uploaded to the iCloud...
Tulsa Mother Arrested After
12-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth
Jul 30, 2021 4:21 AM CDT
Tulsa Mother Arrested After 12-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth
Police say family knew girl was having sex with 24-year-old man
- Tulsa woman Desiree Castaneda was arrested Thursday, two weeks after she became a grandmother at the age of 33. Police say she was charged with child neglect and enabling child sex abuse after her 12-year-old daughter gave birth,
reports. Juan Miranda-Jara, a 24-year-old who admitted being the father, was...
Vow of Celibacy
Mar 12, 2021 1:09 PM CST
Author Explains Her Vow of Celibacy
Paula McClain discusses sex abuse as a child
- When Paula McClain came out of a two-year relationship in 2019, she heard familiar voices "telling me that all I needed to do was try again with the next one, the right one." Instead,
The Paris Wife
author opted for celibacy. After "two failed marriages" and "...
Boy Scouts Plan 'Unthinkable'
Move to Pay Abuse Claims
Mar 3, 2021 8:41 AM CST
Boy Scouts Plan 'Unthinkable' Move to Pay Abuse Claims
Group says it will sell the nearly 60 paintings it owns by Norman Rockwell
- The Boy Scouts of America this week proposed establishing a fund of at least $300 million that would be used to settle the more than 80,000 sex-abuse claims it faces. An attorney for 1,000 of those alleged victims called that amount "chump change" in comments to CNN...
Nov 11, 2020 6:49 AM CST
Global Child Sex Abuse Ring Uncovered
Ring was centered in Australia, with links to the US and other countries
- A tip from US authorities has exposed a major child sex abuse ring in Australia with links to the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, and New Zealand, police said on Wednesday. A childcare worker and a children’s soccer coach were among 16 men arrested in the Australian states of...
Michael Jackson Accuser
Sees His Lawsuit Tossed
Oct 22, 2020 9:35 AM CDT
Michael Jackson Accuser Sees His Lawsuit Tossed
James Safechuck to appeal lawsuit dismissal
- A judge has tossed a lawsuit brought against the late Michael Jackson's companies by a man who says he was abused by the star. James Safechuck, who appeared in the HBO documentary
, says he was abused hundreds of times while working for Jackson as a child dancer...
Once Again Charged
With Child Rape
Jul 31, 2020 12:18 AM CDT
Megachurch Leader Once Again Charged With Child Rape
Charges against Naasón Joaquín García had been dropped in April
- California on Wednesday charged the leader of a Mexican megachurch with child rape and human trafficking, months after a court dismissed the previous allegations because of prosecution errors, the AP reports. Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, was charged with three dozen...
Convicted of Sex Abuse
Is a Free Man
Apr 7, 2020 12:06 AM CDT
Highest-Ranking Catholic Convicted of Sex Abuse Is a Free Man
Cardinal George Pell cleared of child sex abuse, released from prison Tuesday
- Australia's highest court on Tuesday dismissed the convictions of the most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex crimes, the AP reports. Cardinal George Pell welcomed the news and said his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church’s handling of the clergy sex abuse crisis....
France's Worst Case of
Clergy Abuse Is Over
Mar 17, 2020 1:08 AM CDT
France's Worst Case of Clergy Abuse Is Over
Ex-priest who abused at least 75 boys is sentenced to 5 years
- A French ex-priest who acknowledged sexually abusing at least 75 boys over decades was sentenced Monday to five years in prison, in France’s worst case of clergy abuse to reach trial. The court in Lyon issued the verdict against 74-year-old Bernard Preynat behind closed doors because the coronavirus outbreak...
Boy Scouts of America
Files for Bankruptcy
Feb 18, 2020 6:55 AM CST
Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy
Organization faced flood of sexual abuse lawsuits
- The Boy Scouts of America, fighting for survival amid a flood of sexual abuse lawsuits, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Chapter 11 filing early Tuesday marks the start of what is expected to be one of the most complex bankruptcies in US history, lawyers tell NBC . Changes in statute-of-limitation...
Country Singer Kills Himself
After Child Sex Arrest
Feb 17, 2020 1:44 AM CST
Country Singer Kills Himself After Child Sex Arrest
Daniel Lee Martin found dead after missing hearing
- A country singer facing child sex charges in two states killed himself after missing a court appearance Friday. Daniel Lee Martin, once considered one of country music's rising stars, was first arrested in 2018 in Tennessee, where he was accused of abusing three victims under 13, the
Wife Sues Church for Reporting
Hubby's Child Sex Abuse
Jan 9, 2020 9:15 AM CST
Wife Sues Church for Reporting Hubby's Child Sex Abuse
Oregon suit claims 'priest-penitent privilege' was violated in case of Timothy Johnson
- Various lawsuits have accused clergy members of seeing sex abuse as more of a sin than a crime. A new one, however, claims quite the opposite. An Oregon woman is suing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for $9.5 million, arguing church leaders violated "priest-penitent privilege"...
Suit: Famed Jesuit Sexually
Abused Me on Worldwide Trips
Dec 31, 2019 8:08 AM CST
Suit: Famed Jesuit Sexually Abused Me on Worldwide Trips
Robert Goldberg says he endured almost daily abuse as child valet for the late Donald McGuire
- One day in May 1970, an 11-year-old boy and his sister waited outside a Chicago tavern for their mom to come out. When a priest happened by and offered the family a ride home, they took him up on it. The boy, Robert Goldberg, would pay dearly for the favor,...
It's a Good Day for
Michael Jackson Accusers
Nov 19, 2019 4:00 PM CST
It's a Good Day for Michael Jackson Accusers
Appeals court tentatively says lawsuits by Wade Robson, James Safechuck can proceed
- Looks like two of Michael Jackson's best-known accusers may have another day in court. A California appeals court has tentatively ruled that lawsuits by Wade Robson and James Safechuck—who accused Jackson in the HBO documentary
of molesting them as boys—should get fresh consideration by a...
Cops: Man Trekked 350 Miles
to Meet 'Underage Girl'
Oct 14, 2019 9:15 AM CDT
Cops: Man Trekked 350 Miles to Meet 'Underage Girl'
Except the person Tommy Lee Jenkins allegedly wanted to meet was an undercover investigator
- The distance between Whitestown, Ind., and Neenah, Wis., is just over 350 miles—not usually a distance one would want to travel mostly on foot. That apparently didn't faze Tommy Lee Jenkins, however, as he allegedly thought a 14-year-old girl was waiting for him for possible sex. What was...
Calif. Suspends Sex Abuse
Statute of Limitations
Oct 14, 2019 12:48 AM CDT
Calif. Suspends Sex Abuse Statute of Limitations
Churches, Boy Scouts braced for lawsuits
- California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt them. The law signed Sunday by Gov. Gavin Newsom gives victims of...
Vázquez Admits Sexual Contact
With 13-Year-old: Police
Sep 18, 2019 5:18 PM CDT
Vázquez Admits Sexual Contact With 13-Year-old: Police
Pitcher says he met girl in the bullpen
- Felipe Vázquez has told police he tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl in 2017, a criminal complaint says. The Pittsburgh Pirates closer, who was arrested and jailed Tuesday, faces a series of charges in Pennsylvania and Florida concerning his contact with the girl, who is now 16....
Michael Jackson Cried Talking
to Brando About His Sex Life
Aug 30, 2019 2:10 PM CDT
Michael Jackson Cried Talking to Brando About His Sex Life
At least according to an upcoming podcast
- Seems Marlon Brando once asked Michael Jackson about his sex life, and the pop star became surprisingly emotional. In
Telephone Stories: The Trials of Michael Jackson
, host Brandon Ogborn reads from a transcript of Brando talking to prosecutors in 1994 about sex-abuse accusations against the pop icon. "It's...
Epstein Accuser's Suit: 3 Girls
Made Available to Him Daily
Aug 14, 2019 11:40 AM CDT
Epstein Accuser's Suit: 3 Girls Made Available to Him Daily
Jennifer Araoz files a civil suit against estate, 4 others
- We've heard from Jennifer Araoz before , just not quite like this. The 32-year-old went public with her accusations against Jeffrey Epstein in July . But on Wednesday she filed suit against his estate and four alleged accomplices—and she's out with an opinion piece in the
New York Times
Suit: Boy Scouts Hiding
Aug 7, 2019 7:46 AM CDT
Suit: Boy Scouts Hiding 'Pedophilia Epidemic'
Lawyer group says it has 800 clients in the wings and has identified 350 new alleged abusers
- A lawsuit was filed Monday in Philly against the Boy Scouts of America on behalf of a man who says a Scout leader sexually abused him for years in the '70s, and the lawyer group that filed the complaint says there's new proof that the BSA tried to...
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