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More Sex Abuse Charges Filed Against Bucks Psychiatrist

After 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.

02/21/2014

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Local Boy Scout Council Says It Is Abiding By Rules To Weed Out Pedophiles

Cradle 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.

10/18/2012

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Gloucester Township Man Arrested For Soliciting Sex From Minor Via Facebook

James T. Hendricks, 24, reportedly sent a picture of his genitals and propositioned a female from Waterford for sex via Facebook.

09/12/2012

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Norristown Man Rearrested on Additional Child Porn Charges

Gary Romano is now facing child pornography charges on the federal level.

06/04/2012

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Hockey Coach Charged With Child Molestation in Philadelphia Found Dead In Cell

Guards found 49-year-old Ivan Pravilov, who ran camps for young hockey players in the US, unresponsive in his cell.

02/10/2012

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3 Of Conlin’s Accusers Hire Attorney, Not Planning To Sue

There 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.

12/23/2011

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‘Daily News’ Sportswriter Bill Conlin Retires Amid Child Molestation Allegations

Hall 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.

12/21/2011

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Hall Of Fame Philadelphia Sportswriter Bill Conlin Accused Of Child Molestation

Baseball 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.

12/20/2011

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