FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A computer used by Josh Duggar at work contained child pornography behind a partition that allowed the user to circumvent an application that monitors internet use, and metadata indicates the images were downloaded when the former reality TV star was working, computer forensics experts testified.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jurors in former reality TV star Josh Duggar's trial on child pornography charges can hear evidence that he admitted to molesting four girls nearly 20 years ago, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in former reality TV star Josh Duggar's trial over federal child pornography charges.
The brother of a British socialite charged with helping Jeffrey Epstein exploit underage girls says her prosecution is “the most over-hyped trial of the century,” designed to break a woman targeted by authorities desperate to blame someone for the late financier’s crimes.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge says no phones, laptops or recording devices will be allowed at next week's child pornography trial for former reality TV star Josh Duggar.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — The former director of a central Indiana animal shelters has pleaded guilty to having sexual contact with an underage girl.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of a Philippines-based church was charged with having sex with women and underage girls who faced threats of abuse and “eternal damnation” unless they catered to the self-proclaimed “son of God,” federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A longtime University of Michigan violin professor pleaded guilty to transporting an underage girl across states lines…
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A longtime University of Michigan violin professor pleaded guilty to transporting an underage girl across states lines for sex back in 2002, authorities said Tuesday.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Two leaders of an extremist Jewish sect were convicted Wednesday of kidnapping and child sexual exploitation crimes, prosecutors said.
SIDNEY, Ohio (AP) — A registered sex offender from Ohio has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for using dating sites to connect with impoverished women in the Philippines and pay them for sexually explicit photos of their children.
The judge entered pleas of not guilty and ordered Henry Winchip to have no further contact with the child while his case proceeds.
"Victim 1 stated they placed a pillow over his face during the videos so he would not see any bad stuff," the charging information reads.
Defense attorney Jesse Harper said his client, who has served time in prison, was working as a substance abuse counselor until just recently. He was unsure if that ended as a result of this criminal case or before.
Kelli Kniola was caught by the purported victim on a video recording saying she abused her, "because I am a sexual deviant," according to a charging document.
Kelli Kniola is charged with four counts of child molesting, two counts of child exploitation and one count of possession of child pornography, all felonies, a court document states.
A Northwest Indiana man who traveled to Wisconsin multiple times two years ago for sex with a 12-year-old was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in federal prison.
A 41-year-old Portage man told police he had no idea there were three short sexually-related videos on his cell phone of an underage girl he knows, according to charging documents.
Dwayne J. Cullum, 48, of Gary, was prepared to admit to felony counts of child exploitation and possession of child pornography without the benefit of a written plea agreement, his attorney said.
The COVID-19 pandemic is effectively switching off an important spotlight in detecting child sex abuse, region and national authorities say.
"We have already seen the numbers of online exploitation complaints rise this past spring when the lockdowns increased across the country," Porter County Prosecutor Gary Germann said.
With scams on the rise across the U.S. targeting the vulnerable, local law enforcement officials are warning the public of scammers preying on victims' fears during the COVID-19 crisis.
VALPARAISO — Images of a girl around the age of 4 being sexually abused by a man were among the child pornography being made available online …
VALPARAISO — Police said a video of a nude 9-year-old girl was among the child pornography being shared and kept by 34-year-old Center Townshi…