Sexual Abuse

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Del. Man Who Acted As Foster Parent Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Child

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.

06/02/2015

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After First Full Day Of Deliberations, No Verdict In Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse Trial

Approaching midday on Monday, jurors sent Judge Gwendolyn Bright a note asking whether the alleged victim’s testimony “was sufficient to convict.”

03/10/2015

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Philadelphia Woman Pleads Guilty In Sexual Abuse Case Involving 6-Year-Old And 16-Month-Old

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.

03/09/2015

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Del. Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Children At Daycare He Owned

Police are now asking any other victims to come forward and contact them.

02/23/2015

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Priest Who Was Appealing Sex Abuse Conviction Dies

A Roman Catholic priest has died in custody while appealing his child sexual abuse conviction.

11/18/2014

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Ex-East Stroudsburg Student Claims He Didn’t Report Harassment Out Of Fear

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.

10/29/2014

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Retired NJ Teacher Charged With Abusing Student

Authorities say a retired teacher and another man have been charged with sexually abusing a teenager starting more than 10 years ago.

10/23/2014

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Sayreville Board Of Education Votes To Suspend High School Football Coaches

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.

10/21/2014

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Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

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.

10/15/2014

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NJ Army National Guard Member Faces Sex Abuse Charge

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey Army National Guard member sexually abused a woman at a military base in the state earlier this year.

10/01/2014

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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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