Sixty-one-year-old Lazarus Rougier, of Newark, has been charged with two counts of unlawful sexual contact in the first degree, continuous sexual abuse of a child and sexual abuse of a child by a person of trust in the first degree.
Approaching midday on Monday, jurors sent Judge Gwendolyn Bright a note asking whether the alleged victim’s testimony “was sufficient to convict.”
A Philadelphia woman pled guilty Monday to charges in a case of child exploitation that involved the alleged sexual abuse of a six-year-old and a 16-month-old, investigators said.
Police are now asking any other victims to come forward and contact them.
A Roman Catholic priest has died in custody while appealing his child sexual abuse conviction.
A man who accuses a former state university administrator of groping him said Wednesday he didn’t report it out of fear he’d be perceived as gay.
Authorities say a retired teacher and another man have been charged with sexually abusing a teenager starting more than 10 years ago.
The Sayreville board of education voted to suspend head coach George Najjar and four assistants with pay. School board president Kevin Ciak said that the suspensions were in accordance with policy due to the ongoing investigation and that no decisions had been made about the future employment of the coaches, none of whom has been charged with a crime.
Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey Army National Guard member sexually abused a woman at a military base in the state earlier this year.
The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office says that Reverend Romannilo Apura, 67, was taken into custody on Thursday morning at his residence at St. Martha Parish in Pt. Pleasant, NJ.
A convicted murderer accused of having persuaded a woman to bring two girls to visit him in a northeastern Pennsylvania prison so he could molest them has been sentenced to additional prison time and fined.
The network says Matt Sandusky describes grooming, methodical control and manipulation by his father.
A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 3½ to 10 years in prison for taking two children to a state prison so they could be molested by a convicted killer.
When asked for comment outside of court Wednesday, Schade responded repeatedly, “Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again.”