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Wisconsin Supreme Court revokesv former judge's law license

Nov. 26, 2022 16:41 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has revoked a law license from a former Milwaukee County juvenile court judge who had pleaded guilty to federal charges of transmitting child pornography. The state Supreme Court ruled Friday that the seriousness of Brett Blomme's...

Greek police nab German suspect sought on 4 arrest warrants

Nov. 19, 2022 15:32 PM EST

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say that they have arrested a 35-year-old German citizen who has four outstanding arrest warrants on him for fraud and cybercrime, three from Germany and one international. The Thessaloniki police's organized crime and human trafficking...

DA recuses himself from former candidate's child porn case

Nov. 11, 2022 08:18 AM EST

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) — A district attorney is recusing himself from the prosecution of a former candidate for governor who's charged with possessing child pornography. Matthew Foster, the district attorney for Hancock and Washington counties, was previously represented by the same...

Inmate gets 28 years in killing of fellow Michigan inmate

Nov. 09, 2022 11:13 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — An inmate at a federal detention center in Michigan has been sentenced to 28 additional years in prison in the killing of a fellow inmate convicted of leading a child pornography ring. Jason Dale Kechego of Detroit was one of three men accused of murdering...

Sex offender can become Washington state lawyer, court rules

Nov. 03, 2022 21:52 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A divided Washington Supreme Court on Thursday approved a registered sex offender’s application to become an attorney in the state — though the man says he's not sure he'll wind up practicing law after all. Zachary Leroy Stevens, 35, has been living in Arizona,...

US man accused of abducting, sexually abusing Canadian girl

Oct. 31, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors have accused an Oregon man of abducting a Canadian child he met online, taking her across the border and into the U.S. his vehicle’s trunk and sexually abusing her. Gladstone resident Noah Madrano’s lawyer pleaded not guilty on his behalf...

Ex-JROTC instructor sentenced to 14 years for child porn

Oct. 28, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A former Junior ROTC instructor has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexually exploiting one of his Hawaii high school students. A U.S. judge sentenced Victor Aguilar, 66, on Thursday. He previously pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of child...

Former Alabama state attorney pleads guilty to child porn

Oct. 18, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An attorney who worked on the staff of Gov. Kay Ivey pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge and faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Chase Tristian Espy, 36, pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography,...

R. Kelly associate seeks legal fees after acquittal

Oct. 18, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly's former business manager asked a federal judge to award him $850,000 in attorneys fees after a jury acquitted him during the same trial in Chicago at which the R&B singer was convicted of child pornography charges. Derrel McDavid's attorney wrote that...

Man gets 60-year sentence on child exploitation charges

Oct. 13, 2022 10:26 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A 65-year-old Massachusetts man who admitted to filming the sexual abuse of two children and producing or attempting to produce child pornography by secretly recording 11 other children has been sentenced to 60 years in prison, federal prosecutors said. Philip...