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Sexual Abuse

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New Jersey Priest Accused Of Sexual Conduct With Teenage Boy

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.

08/21/2014

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Pa. Inmate Who Reportedly Molested Girls While Incarcerated Gets More Prison Time

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.

07/22/2014

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Jerry Sandusky’s Son Tells His Story To Oprah Winfrey

The network says Matt Sandusky describes grooming, methodical control and manipulation by his father.

07/09/2014

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Wilkes-Barre Area Woman Gets Prison For Allowing Kids To Be Molested By Convicted Killer

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.

06/06/2014

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Founder Of Northeastern Pa. Boys Choir Heads To Trial On Sexual Assault Charges

When asked for comment outside of court Wednesday, Schade responded repeatedly, “Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again.”

04/02/2014

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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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DA: Convicted Child Abuser Will Spend Life In Prison And ‘Rest Of Eternity In Hell’

“It was the courage of one ten-year-old girl who started this investigation,” DA Tom Hogan added. “This is one of the most disturbing child abuse cases in the history of Chester County.”

03/05/2014

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Convicted Child Rapist Gets 20 Years In Prison

A Millsboro man has received a two decade prison sentence for raping a young victim.

01/28/2014

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Monsignor William Lynn Released From Philadelphia County Prison, Chaput Defends Posting Bail

According to officials, Lynn was fitted with an electronic monitor and released from Philadelphia County Prison on Friday afternoon.

01/03/2014

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Delaware County Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

The suspect, John Vucelich, apparently told authorities he knows why child porn is illegal but didn’t think he’d be caught.

12/17/2013

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Beau Biden’s Office Arrests Newark Group Home Aide For Rape And Patient Abuse

Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that his office has arrested a New Castle County group home employee for sex crimes against a resident.

09/10/2013

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Abused Children More Likely To Be Suicidal Adults

Children who are victims of abuse are more likely to atttempt suicide as adults and those who are sexually abused may have triple the risk of others.

08/01/2013

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Chester County Couple And Husband’s Onetime Girlfriend Charged With Sexually Abusing Four Children

Three people have been arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of several children who were in their care from 1989 to 2012.

07/12/2013

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Judge Tosses Out 3 Lawsuits Against Ex-Elmo Actor

Three lawsuits brought by men who said former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash sexually abused them when they were underage were tossed out by a federal judge who said in a decision published Monday that the men waited too long to sue.

07/01/2013

Gloucester County Man Convicted Of Repeated Sexual Assault Of 11-Year-Old

Authorities say Carl J. Garrison, formerly of Williamstown, repeatedly abused the girl during the summer of 2010 inside a Monroe Township trailer home and during a two-week stay in Alabama.

05/10/2013

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