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Former officer gets 2 1/2 years for buying child porn

Jun. 6, 2020 3:00 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida police officer has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for buying child pornography over the internet. Gabriel Albala, 45, was sentenced this week in Fort Lauderdale federal court, according to court records. The former Boynton Beach police officer...

Republican-led Senate rejects Democrat Kelly's court nominee

Jun. 3, 2020 10:53 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has rejected Gov. Laura Kelly's latest nominee for the state Court of Appeals. The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday rejected Democrat Kelly’s nomination of Carl Folsom III, a longtime state and federal public defender, largely because he represented a man...

Ex-TV weatherman sentenced to prison on child porn charges

May. 28, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former television weatherman accused of downloading pornographic images depicting children was sentenced Thursday to four to six years in prison. Mike Davis' sentence followed his guilty pleas on four counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor. Authorities have...

Man released from jail because of virus concerns arrested

May. 27, 2020 8:19 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man released from jail because of concerns about catching the coronavirus has been arrested on a charge of distributing child pornography, the U.S. attorney's office in New Hampshire said. According to court documents, Russell Graham, 40, of Lowell, Massachusetts, had been in jail...

Vin Norton, of Wellesley, Mass., left, gets his hair cut by barber Cristian Lopez, of Sherborn, Mass., at Barber Walter's barbershop, as they both wear masks out of concern for the coronavirus, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Wellesley. Hair salons and barbershops were allowed to open, Monday, May 25 in Massachusetts after being closed for about two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Field hospital suspends admissions; New COVID-19 cases fall

May. 26, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In another sign of progress in the battle against the spread of the coronavirus in Massachsuetts, a field hospital set up inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is suspending the admission of new patients. The field hospital, dubbed “Boston Hope,” was one a handful...

ER doctor charged with child porn, hiding camera in bathroom

May. 22, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former emergency room doctor at Vermont's largest hospital who was charged last month with setting up a video camera in a staff bathroom is now facing federal child pornography charges. Eike Blohm, 38, of South Burlington appeared in court Friday where he was ordered held pending...

Missouri paraeducator charged with federal child porn count

May. 21, 2020 1:04 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A south-central Missouri paraeducator has been charged with one count of producing child pornography, federal prosecutors said. Cody Ashton Ary, 29, of West Plains, was charged Wednesday after prosecutors say he solicited children to send him sexually explicit photos and videos...

Police charge Virginia man after hidden camera found in home

May. 21, 2020 8:26 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man was charged with filming undressed people without their consent and possession of child pornography after a hidden camera was found in a home, authorities announced this week. Albemarle County police arrested John Michael Garvis, 28, on Monday following a...

Nebraska man sentenced to 15 years in child pornography case

May. 19, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 44-year-old Nebraska man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for transportation of child pornography, federal prosecutors said. U.S. District Judge Brian Buescher also sentenced Gregory Hanssen, of Omaha, Nebraska, to 20 years of supervised release and required to register as a...

Sheriff: Grandmother filmed man perform sex acts on infant

May. 12, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Ala. (AP) — A man is accused of performing sexual acts on a 1-year-old girl while the child's grandmother livestreamed it on a pornographic site, authorities in Alabama said. Lisa Williamson, 41, and Steven Anthony Jackson, 19, both of Hartford, were arrested and charged after someone called in a...