Crimes against children

In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017 photo, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras, left, whose daughter Nabra Hassanen was killed, listens as Imam Mohamed Magid, center, of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, talks about the case in Reston, Va. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
June 21, 2017 - 5:41 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — About 5,000 mourners attended Wednesday's funeral of a Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on a motorist's road rage, has some people in her community fearing for their safety. Some wearing Islamic robes, others in street clothes, they left their cars as traffic...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Watsonville Police Department shows Dr. James Kohut. Authorities said the former brain surgeon charged with raping kids in Northern California sought to impregnate women to have sex with their children. (Watsonville Police Department via AP, File)
June 19, 2017 - 7:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children sought to impregnate women to create more victims and had been suspected of molesting youngsters for two decades, Northern California prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutors made the allegations in court as they unsuccessfully...
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June 19, 2017 - 2:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California prosecutors say a brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children had been suspected of molesting youngsters for years and sought to impregnate women to create more victims. The Santa Cruz district attorney's office made those allegations in court...
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June 17, 2017 - 12:44 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan is seeking to terminate the parental rights of a sports doctor accused of sexual assaulting dozens of women and girls. The Lansing State Journal reports ( http://on.lsj.com/2rr8rqy ) attorneys for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services filed...
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June 13, 2017 - 5:30 pm
CARMEL, N.Y. (AP) — A former district attorney who's the son of TV's Judge Judy got a public apology Tuesday from a sheriff as part of the settlement of a defamation lawsuit. Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith posted the apology to ex-county district attorney Adam Levy on the sheriff's department's...
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Oregon State's Luke Heimlich watches the team play Vanderbilt during an NCAA college baseball tournament super regional game Friday, June 9, 2017, in Corvallis, Ore. (Mark Ylen/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP)
June 10, 2017 - 12:27 am
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State's top pitcher, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old girl, released a statement Friday saying he has asked to be excused from playing. Luke Heimlich said in the statement that he didn't want to be a distraction to the team, which began play...
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June 01, 2017 - 9:55 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors want a judge to jail former Penn State President Graham Spanier for his conviction in hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky. In a court filing unsealed Thursday, the Pennsylvania attorney general's office also assails two one-time Penn...
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Australian independent Sen. Derryn Hinch holds a press conference in Parliament House in Canberra, Australia Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Hinch welcomes government support for legislation that he helped draft which would ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas in what the government says is a world-first move to protect vulnerable children in Southeast Asia from exploitation. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
May 29, 2017 - 11:50 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas in what the government said Tuesday is a world-first move to protect vulnerable children in Southeast Asia from exploitation. Australian pedophiles are notorious for taking inexpensive vacations to nearby...
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In this May 3, 2014 file photo, fans watch a race at the New London Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, Conn. The track, in operation since 1951, postponed its planned May 6, 2017 opening after NASCAR pulled its sanctions in April following the arrest of owner Bruce Bemer. (Tim Cook/The Day via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 10:25 am
WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — Adam Gada is not sure he'll ever race again at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, a small Connecticut racetrack that has been part of his family's life since it opened in 1951. The third generation driver had his SK Modified car ready to go for the planned May 6 start to...
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In this May 3, 2014 file photo, fans watch a race at the New London Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, Conn. The track, in operation since 1951, postponed its planned May 6, 2017 opening after NASCAR pulled its sanctions in April following the arrest of owner Bruce Bemer. (Tim Cook/The Day via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 10:21 am
WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — A small Connecticut racetrack and the drivers who compete there have become collateral damage in a sex trafficking case. The New London-Waterford Speedbowl, which has been in operation since 1951, in in danger of not opening this season. NASCAR pulled its sanctions last...
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