Child Sex Abuse

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Reports: No Evidence Corbett Slowed Pace Of Sandusky Investigation

Published reports say the results of the attorney general’s probe show no evidence that Governor Tom Corbett deliberately slowed the pace of the investigation into Jerry Sandusky’s sex abuse.

06/07/2014

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Main Line Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Boy At Least 20 Times From 1990-95

Lawrence Harold Carroll, of Devon, was arrested and charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and related offenses.

04/02/2014

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Sandusky’s Wife Goes On Offensive Against Accusers

In recent weeks, Dottie Sandusky has been granting interviews, arguing her husband’s conviction was unjust.

03/29/2014

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Police: 2nd Grade Teacher Charged With Inappropriately Touching Students In Delaware County

Charges have been filed against second-grade teacher Paul Hochschwender.

03/12/2014

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Former Montco Middle School Teacher Sentenced For Sex Offenses

Ronald Goldberg was sentenced to at least two months in prison, four months on house arrest, and three years of probation for having inappropriate contact with two female students between 2003 and 2009.

The first two months will be behind bars, the next four he will spend on house arrest.

03/12/2014

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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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Montco Man’s Pending Trial Uncertain After Drug Arrest of His Attorney

Harold Smith was slated to go to trial January 13th on charges that include rape of a child, corruption of a minor, and aggravated indecent assault.

01/02/2014

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NJ Man Sentenced For Showing Child Sex Abuse Online

Federal prosecutors say a 68-year-old southern New Jersey man who sexually abused a toddler and streamed footage of the assault online has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

12/21/2013

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Abbreviated Penn State Child Abuse Trial Hearing Centers On Defendant Representation

Judge Todd Hoover shut down the hearing after a few minutes, hearing no witnesses, instead entering into the record documents pertaining to former Penn State chief counsel Cynthia Baldwin.

12/17/2013

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Childhood Trauma A Predictor Of Adult Disease

A new study reveals that the more sexual trauma a girl experiences in childhood, the greater the chances of a chronic disease in adulthood.

12/03/2013

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Gloucester County Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of 2 Minors Now Facing Additional Charges

Forty-seven-year-old Scott J. Bicking was initially arrested in September on charges that he’d had inappropriate physical contact with two boys, ages 13 and 14, at The Pond Ice Arena in the Newark, which Bicking partially owns.

10/31/2013

Terry C. Smith (credit: West Goshen Township Police Dept)

Chester County School Bus Driver Charged With Sexual Assault Of Juvenile

Police in West Goshen Township say that on April 3, 2013, they were notified of an alleged sexual assault that had occurred more than 10 years ago.

10/21/2013

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Former New Jersey Minister Gets 10 Years For Sex Assault

A former minister already serving time for having sex with an underage girl has been sentenced to 10 more years for having sex with her sister.

10/12/2013

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Cheltenham H.S. Athletic Trainer Sentenced For Molesting Girl

Ramon Cintron pleaded guilty to felony charges of institutional sexual assault and corruption of minors.

10/03/2013

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

More Settlements Near In Penn State Abuse Talks

Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days.

08/20/2013

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