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Ex-teacher charged with sexually abusing 3 Missouri students

Oct. 17, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A former suburban St. Louis high school teacher accused of raping a student in the 1990s now faces charges of sexually assaulting two more students. Prosecutors dismissed the September indictment against former Kirkwood High School teacher Christopher J. Stephens and charged the...

Former Kansas teacher charged in second child sex crime case

Oct. 16, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

MCLOUTH, Kan. (AP) — A former northeast Kansas high school science teacher has been charged in a second child sex crime case. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that after the initial case was filed in May, Anthony Kuckelman was charged in a second case involving a different student with electronic...

FILE - This Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Australian Malka Leifer, right, is brought to a courtroom in Jerusalem. An Israeli court on Monday, Sert. 21, 2020 approved the extradition of the former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse, paving the way for her to stand trial after a six-year legal battle. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)

Israel court says woman can be extradited in child sex case

Sep. 21, 2020 4:30 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Monday approved the extradition of a former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse, potentially paving the way for her to stand trial after a six-year legal battle. Malka Leifer, a former educator who is accused of sexually abusing several former...

Rhode Island teacher faces sexual assault charges

Sep. 15, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island middle school teacher arrested after the first day of classes was arraigned Tuesday on multiple sexual assault charges involving a juvenile, authorities said. Matthew Moniz, 52, a teacher at Ricci Middle School in North Providence, was held without bail during a...

Sheriff: Substitute teacher sent vulgar messages to students

Sep. 15, 2020 7:51 AM EDT

PINCKARD, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama substitute teacher was arrested and accused of sending inappropriate messages to students, authorities said. Darius Salter, 21, was charged Monday with two counts of possession of obscene matter, news outlets reported. Dale County Chief Deputy Mason Bynum said Salter...

Ex-Catholic school teacher charged in 1970's sex abuse cases

Sep. 14, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher in Michigan faces sex abuse allegations stretching back more than four decades. Charges against Joseph Comperchio are part of the state's ongoing investigation into clergy abuse, Attorney General Dana Nessel's office announced Monday. Comperchio, 66,...

Ex-Ohio dance teacher accused of sexually abusing 9 students

Sep. 4, 2020 6:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A former dance instructor at Cleveland School of the Arts and Cuyahoga Community College is accused of sexually abusing nine of his teenage students over two decades. Terence Greene faces 74 felonies including rape, kidnapping, sexual battery and gross sexual imposition, the...

Israel's top court rejects alleged child sex abuser's appeal

Sep. 2, 2020 7:59 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by a former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse, saying her mental condition does not prevent her extradition. Malka Leifer, a former educator who is accused of sexually abusing several former students, has been...

Lawsuit: Beaverton Schools failed to investigate teacher

Aug. 27, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former student from Aloha High School is suing the Beaverton School District after a teacher was convicted of sending her sexually explicit photos and videos of himself. The suit, which asks for more than $2 million in damages, says the district failed to monitor the...

Ex-teacher accused of sexually abusing prep school student

Aug. 24, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

EXETER, N.H. (AP) — A former math teacher at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school was arrested Monday after he was accused of sexually assaulting a student numerous times over several years. Szczesny Kaminski, 58, is accused of assaulting the unidentified student who lived at Phillips Exeter Academy...