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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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Philadelphia Elementary School Teacher Charged With Raping Family Member For 8 Years

Police say they have charged a Philadelphia elementary school teacher for raping a family member for eight years.

04/26/2013

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86-Year-Old Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Minor

An elderly man has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a minor over the course of three years.

04/12/2013

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Local Non-Profit Hosting Fundraiser To Raise Money For Sexually Abused Children

A Philadelphia non-profit organization helping children who have been sexually abused is holding its annual Bear Affair fundraiser.

03/31/2013

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Former Voice Of Sesame Street’s Elmo Faces Abuse Suit In Pa.

The former voice of the “Sesame Street” character Elmo is being sued by a man who claims the entertainer lured him into drug-fueled sex when he was 16.

03/19/2013

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Police In Del. Searching For Man Wanted For Nearly 50 Counts Of Rape

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 police began investigating allegations made by a 16-year-old female, who said she had been raped by Wayne H. Thompson, Jr. multiple times over a four year period.

03/14/2013

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Former NJ ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Admits To Sex With A Student

A former Essex County teacher of the year has admitted having sex with a 15-year-old boy enrolled in an honors class she taught.

02/19/2013

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