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Teen held in Vegas school attack may get 3rd competency exam

May. 06, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense attorney in Las Vegas said Friday he may seek a third competency evaluation for a 16-year-old who faces sex assault, attempted murder and other felony charges in a violent after-school attack that left a teacher unconscious in her classroom last month. ...

Former teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

Apr. 13, 2022 08:59 AM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A former public school teacher in Massachusetts has been charged with sexually assaulting a student multiple times starting when she was 12 years old in 2016. Larry Chen, 36, of Newton, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Brookline District Court to 54 charges...

Competency issue raised in Vegas teen-teacher attack case

Apr. 12, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense attorney raised doubt Tuesday about the competency of a 16-year-old student to face sex assault and attempted murder charges in a violent after-school attack that left a Las Vegas high school teacher injured and unconscious in her classroom last week. In...

Former Alabama teacher told to repay salary after sex plea

Apr. 12, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama high school teacher who spent more than two years on paid leave before pleading guilty to having sex with a student was ordered to pay $100,000 in restitution to cover the cost of her salary and benefits during the case, the Decatur Daily reported. ...

Teen in troubled district accused of teacher murder attempt

Apr. 08, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 16-year-old high school student has been jailed in Las Vegas and will be prosecuted as an adult on sex assault and attempted murder charges following an after-school attack on a teacher, authorities said Friday. Las Vegas police said the female teacher was...

Missouri teacher charged with multiple sexual crimes

Apr. 03, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

KINGSTON, Mo. (AP) — A former northwest Missouri teacher and coach has been charged with multiple sexual crimes. Online court records show that 29-year-old Zachary Douglas, of Utica, is jailed without bond pending an April 7 hearing on 11 felony and seven misdemeanor counts. The...

Montana teacher gets 10 years prison in sex coercion case

Mar. 24, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana teacher was sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to coerce a minor into sex at an academy for youths with behavioral and emotional issues. District Judge Ashley Harada sentenced Rodney Lawrence Richard, 58, to 20 years in Montana State Prison...

Tennessee high school teacher arrested for sex with student

Mar. 16, 2022 13:07 PM EDT

WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school teacher was arrested after authorities determined he had sex with a student. Christopher Gunnar Scholato, 26, was charged with statutory rape and two other crimes Tuesday, news outlets reported. White House High School officials...