Sexual abuse

FILE - This June 14, 2017 file photo Seattle Mayor Ed Murray takes a question at a news conference at City Hall in Seattle. Murray announced his resignation, Tuesday, Sept. 12 after a fifth man came forward and accused him of sexual abuse decades ago. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
September 12, 2017 - 11:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, beset over the past five months by sex abuse allegations, is set to resign, bringing an ignoble end to a lengthy political career in which he championed gay rights and better pay for workers. His announcement that he plans to resign came after The Seattle...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Montgomery County Police Officer Robert Ladan uncovers photos of Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. during a news conference in Gaithersburg, Md. A published report says Welch, accused in the 1975 murders of two young sisters who disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall, plans to plead guilty to a crime that’s haunted the region for more than four decades. Welch was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in the killings of 12-year-old Sheila Lyon and 10-year-old Katherine Lyon. Online court records indicate the jury trial has been “withdrawn” and a motion hearing is scheduled instead. (Ricky Carioti /The Washington Post via AP, File)
September 07, 2017 - 7:28 pm
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A convicted sex offender accused in the 1975 murders of two young sisters who disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall is expected to plead guilty to the crime that has haunted the region for more than four decades. Lloyd Lee Welch Jr., 60, was scheduled to stand trial Tuesday...
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September 06, 2017 - 10:03 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut boarding school has hired a law firm to probe the latest allegations of inappropriate behavior by faculty members. In April, Choate Rosemary Hall released a report on allegations of misconduct by a dozen staff members between 1963 and 2010 including kissing and...
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September 01, 2017 - 1:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Another leader of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect rocked by child sexual abuse allegations was arrested Wednesday, making him the ninth member facing charges in connection with a widespread investigation. James Green of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training...
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In this Aug. 20, 2017 photo provided by the Cibola County Sheriff's Office, Deborah Green, leader of the paramilitary Christian sect Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps, is arrested outside of the group's secluded Fence Lake, N.M., compound after Cibola County deputies raided the grounds. Green and seven members of the group are facing charges in connection with a child abuse and child sexual abuse investigation in New Mexico. (Cibola County Sheriff's Office via AP)
August 30, 2017 - 2:05 am
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — Officials say a leader of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect facing child sexual abuse charges is refusing to eat. Court documents filed this week say Deborah Green of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps has not eaten any food or drank water for at least...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 28, 2017 - 9:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immediate notification. The Health and Human Services...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 28, 2017 - 6:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immediate notification. The Health and Human Services...
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August 28, 2017 - 2:18 am
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted four members of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect in connection with a child abuse and child sexual abuse investigation. The Cibola County grand jury voted late Friday to indict the four members of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 28, 2017 - 2:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government audit is faulting Medicare after investigators discovered that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office says corrective...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 27, 2017 - 11:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immediate notification. The Health and Human Services...
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