Child Molestation

Chesco Man Gets Long Prison Term For Decades-Old Child AbuseLawrence Carroll, 46, of Devon, Pa., was charged a year ago with abusing a child between 1990 and 1995 inside a home he owned in Tredyffrin Township.
Jerry Sandusky Is Denied $4,900-A-Month PensionFormer Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.
More Sex Abuse Charges Filed Against Bucks PsychiatristAfter news of Dr. Basem Shlewiet’s arrest went public last month, authorities say five more women came forward to say he had indecently assaulted them during office visits.
Local Boy Scout Council Says It Is Abiding By Rules To Weed Out PedophilesCradle of Liberty Council CEO Tom Harrington says 6,000 adults in the region who serve as scoutmasters have gone through background checks, and any suspicions put them on the "ineligible" list.
Gloucester Township Man Arrested For Soliciting Sex From Minor Via FacebookJames T. Hendricks, 24, reportedly sent a picture of his genitals and propositioned a female from Waterford for sex via Facebook.
Norristown Man Rearrested on Additional Child Porn ChargesGary Romano is now facing child pornography charges on the federal level.
Hockey Coach Charged With Child Molestation in Philadelphia Found Dead In CellGuards found 49-year-old Ivan Pravilov, who ran camps for young hockey players in the US, unresponsive in his cell.
3 Of Conlin’s Accusers Hire Attorney, Not Planning To SueThere is now a total of six adults who contend they were sexually abused as children decades ago by now-retired Daily News columnist Bill Conlin. Some of them have hired an attorney, but have no plans to sue.
‘Daily News’ Sportswriter Bill Conlin Retires Amid Child Molestation AllegationsHall of Fame sports columnist Bill Conlin, of the Daily News, retired abruptly Tuesday, after learning that the Philadelphia Inquirer was publishing a story containing allegations that he abused four children, including his niece, in the 1970's.
Hall Of Fame Philadelphia Sportswriter Bill Conlin Accused Of Child MolestationBaseball Hall of Fame sports columnist Bill Conlin of the Philadelphia Daily News retired abruptly on Tuesday after learning that he's been accused of molesting underage girls decades ago.