Texas grand jury accuses Netflix of promoting obscene visual material with controversial film ‘Cuties’

U.S. 10/07/20, 10:30

The American production company Netflix was accused on Sept. 23 by a grand jury in Taylor County, Texas, of promoting obscene visual material of underage girls in the film "Cuties," the New York Post reported. Representative Matt Schaefer published the news showing a copy of the ruling. https://twitter.com/RepMattSchaefer/status/1313517817942212608 The film, whose original version ...

Pennsylvania State senator arrested on charges of possesing child porn

U.S. 09/18/19, 20:12

A Pennsylvania state senior was arrested at home on Tuesday, Sept. 17, after investigators said they found suspected images of child pornography on his personal computer and cellphone. Accordingly, Sen. Mike Folmer 63, has been charged with three counts of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of ...

Columbus 10TV meteorologist Mike Davis arrested on child pornography charges

U.S. 09/05/19, 15:50

10TV meteorologist Mike Davis was charged with child pornography Thursday, Sept.5. It has sent shockwaves throughout the Columbus viewing area. Davis was arrested and charged with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor and a second-degree felony, according to court documents. He was scheduled to be arraigned Friday, Sept. 6, at 9 ...

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 killing of Missouri girl

U.S. 06/05/19, 20:15

A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl, after previously undetected DNA found on her clothing implicated him in the crime, authorities announced Wednesday.Earl Webster Cox, who has been in custody for years ...

Key Mueller witness against Trump faces child porn charge

New York 06/03/19, 18:38

A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia's agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russian banker to members of Trump's transition team has been arrested on charges of transporting a dozen images ...

New York Archdiocese names 120 priests accused of sex abuse

U.S. 04/26/19, 18:04

At least 120 priests accused of sexually abusing a child or having child pornography have worked in the Archdiocese of New York, the archdiocese said Friday in releasing a list of names that includes bishops, high school teachers, a scouting chaplain and a notorious cardinal. The release, from the nation's second-largest ...

Prosecutors: Texas couple filmed sex abuse of dozens of kids

U.S. 04/24/19, 17:15

A Texas couple were sentenced Wednesday to 60 years each in prison for filming themselves sexually abusing kids, a case that prosecutors say involved more than two dozen young victims including babies. A federal judge in Waco gave Christopher Almaguer and his wife Sarah Rashelle Almaguer the maximum prison sentences. They ...

NY self-help guru pleads not guilty to child porn charges

U.S. 03/18/19, 13:36

The spiritual leader of an upstate New York self-help group pleaded not guilty on Monday to newly filed child pornography charges at a hearing where it became clear that his co-defendants are trying to avoid going to trial with him next month.Keith Raniere was charged last week with exploiting a ...

R. Kelly met underage girl while on trial for child porn

Entertainment 02/24/19, 00:09

While on trial for child pornography in 2008, R. Kelly still found time to talk to fans, give autographs and to meet an underage girl he later invited to his home.That's according to prosecutors who at a court hearing Saturday depicted the R&B star as manipulative and sometimes violent.Other accusers ...

Prosecutors paint dark portrait of manipulative R. Kelly

Entertainment 02/23/19, 20:12

Prosecutors on Saturday painted a dark portrait of a manipulative and sometimes violent R. Kelly, describing how he repeatedly sought out underage girls for sex, including one he encountered at her 16th birthday party and another who met the R&B star while he was on trial for child pornography.The accounts ...

Case against R. Kelly may be stronger this time

Entertainment 02/22/19, 19:08

Tears streamed down R. Kelly cheeks as a court official read a jury's not guilty verdict to all 14 counts of child pornography at his 2008 trial in Chicago. The R&B superstar had successfully dodged up to 15 years in prison and likely financial ruin.Eleven years later, Kelly, now 52, ...

Update: R Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse

Entertainment 02/22/19, 13:53

The Latest on charges against singer R. Kelly (all times local):12:50 p.m.Chicago prosecutors have charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, according to media reports citing court records.Rochelle Washington, left, and attorney Gloria Allred, right, look on Latresa Scaff speaks during a news conference in ...

Legal hurdles would look familiar in any new R. Kelly case

U.S. 02/19/19, 19:26

Prosecutors will have to clear a series of high legal hurdles if they intend to charge R. Kelly and convict him, even if there's video evidence.One case illustrates the difficulties: The R&B star's own 2008 trial at which he was acquitted. At the heart of that child pornography trial was ...

Idaho Catholic priest sentenced to 25 years for child porn

U.S. 12/20/18, 19:08

A Roman Catholic priest who possessed more than 2,500 images of what investigators called the most disturbing child pornography they had ever seen has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole.The Rev. W. Thomas Faucher pleaded guilty to five felonies including possessing and distributing child pornography and a ...

Minnesota man awarded $17M in decades-old molestation case

U.S. 11/29/18, 14:46

A Minnesota man who was molested decades ago by the man who went on to abduct, sexually assault and kill Jacob Wetterling was awarded more than $17 million in damages on Thursday.Jared Scheierl was 12 when he was molested by Danny Heinrich in 1989 in Cold Spring. The attack happened ...

First child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

U.S. 10/16/18, 14:18

The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI's Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year when another passenger noticed child pornography on his laptop screen.When the bus stopped in Billings, the passenger confronted Eric Franklin ...

Suspected Bucks County bomber charged with child porn

Pennsylvania 10/11/18, 12:43

By StaffA Quakertown man suspected of building and detonating a series of bombs in Bucks County this spring now faces child pornography charges.David Surman Jr., 30, was arraigned Wednesday after surrendering to police. He was freed after posting 10 percent of his $500,000 bail, and is due back in court for a preliminary ...

Warrant: New Mexico observatory closure linked to child porn

U.S. 09/20/18, 17:28

An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that mysteriously closed earlier this month sparking popular rumors of alien visitors appears to be linked to a child pornography investigation.A search warrant filed in U.S. District Court in Las Cruces last week shows that the FBI began investigating after a ...

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