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Indiana sinks to new porn lownew

Cutting-edge forensic response enables wide-net perv nab after authorities discover group dedicated to swapping recordings and images of rape and molestation of infants and toddlers.
NUVO  |  Rebecca Townsend  |  06-27-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Rocking the Church of Footballnew

In case you missed the news: Joe Paterno is no longer the head of football. It wasn't anything Paterno did that got him in trouble, but that he didn't do enough.
NUVO  |  David Hoppe  |  11-14-2011  |  Sports

From Personal Struggle, a Higher Purpose for Tracey Weavernew

Tracey Weaver has suffered more than her share of setbacks in life. As a teen she struggled with abuse, molestation, major financial problems, and the deaths of loved ones. But she overcame these and other tragedies and began to devote her life to helping others through hardship.
East Bay Express  |  Alison Alter  |  12-16-2009  |  Children & Families

Preying on Predators?new

In the wake of vigilante murders, sex-offender registries have come under fire.
Style Weekly  |  Holly Hobbs  |  05-04-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Founder of Program for Catholic Teens Bustednew

Monsignor Dale Fushek faces 10 misdemeanor counts of sexual misconduct with boys and young men.
Phoenix New Times  |  Robert Nelson  |  12-09-2005  |  Religion

Mom's Away!new

Silvia Johnson wanted to be a "cool mom," so she held innumerable parties at her home, where she provided alcohol, marijuana and methamphetamines to kids and had sexual relations with at least five boys, ranging in age from 15 to 17.
Westword  |  Adam Cayton-Holland  |  11-23-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Family Tiesnew

Ex-members of a cult that once advocated sex between adults and children want the group's leaders exposed and punished.
Houston Press  |  Craig Malisow  |  11-22-2005  |  Religion

Mother Urges Officials to Go After Cybercreepsnew

Since Jaemi Levine's 12-year-old daughter was molested by a man who contacted her online, she has crusaded for tougher laws and better enforcement in such cases.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Wyatt Olson  |  08-01-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Catholic Church Tries to Keep Court Documents Zipped Upnew

San Francisco Archbishop William Levada doesn't want the public to know about decades of alleged sexual misconduct by his clerics. But why are district attorneys in San Mateo, Marin and San Francisco helping him keep secrets?
SF Weekly  |  Ron Russell  |  01-24-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Brothers Who Claim Abuse by Priest Want Closure from the Churchnew

The Morrison boys were fond of the pastor of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Jackson, George Broussard, when they were growing up, and he was fond of them. Two years ago, the brothers filed a lawsuit against Broussard and other church officials, including then vicar general Bernard Francis Law, claiming Broussard fondled all three of them in the 1970s. Note: The main characters of the piece currently live in Jackson, Miss., near Dallas, and in Chicago.
Jackson Free Press  |  Donna Ladd  |  08-07-2004  |  Children & Families

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