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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...

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...

Kentucky teacher arrested on child pornography charges

Apr. 22, 2020 10:43 AM EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky middle school teacher who was arrested on child pornography charges has been fired from his job. Robert “Robbie” Alan Thompson Jr. was terminated from Hardin County Schools on Tuesday following the arrest on two counts of possession of child pornography,...

FILE - In this Monday, July 15, 2019 file photo, Naason Joaquin Garcia, the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church with a worldwide membership, attends a bail review hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court. On Tuesday, April 7, 2020 a California appeals court has dismissed the criminal case against the Mexican megachurch leader on charges of child rape and human trafficking. The case was dismissed on procedural grounds. García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, has been in custody since June. He is currently being held without bail in Los Angeles. The attorney general's office said it was reviewing the court's ruling. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)

Court drops rape, other charges against megachurch leader

Apr. 8, 2020 12:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court ordered the dismissal of a criminal case Tuesday against a Mexican megachurch leader on charges of child rape and human trafficking on procedural grounds. Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, has been in custody...

Kentucky offender let out of prison by Bevin charged by feds

Apr. 7, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who had sex crime convictions commuted by former Gov. Matt Bevin last year has been charged by federal prosecutors with producing child pornography. The new charge against Dayton Jones stems from events that led to sodomy and other charges against him by Kentucky...

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019, file photo, R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. A federal judge denied Kelly's request that he be released from custody out of concern that he might contract the coronavirus. He is being held in a federal  in Chicago as he awaits trial on child pornography and other charges.  “The defendant is currently in custody because of the risks that he will flee or attempt to obstruct, threaten or intimidate prospective witnesses,”  U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly of Brooklyn wrote in her denial.

Judge: R Kelly must remain locked up amid coronavirus crisis

Apr. 7, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York on Tuesday denied R&B singer R. Kelly's request for release from jail in Chicago because he was concerned he could contract the coronavirus while behind bars. “The defendant is currently in custody because of the risks that he will flee or attempt to...