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Ex-UVM ER doctor to plead guilty to hidden camera charges

Jun. 23, 2021 09:37 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former emergency room doctor at Vermont’s largest hospital has agreed to plead guilty to a variety of state and federal charges after police found hidden cameras in a hospital bathroom with hundreds of images of hospital employees, federal prosecutors say. ...

Man sentenced to 7 years for receipt of child pornography

Jun. 22, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma man who pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to more than seven years in prison, officials said. Judge Benjamin H. Settle sentenced 37-year-old Brandon Culp on Tuesday, calling Culp a...

Sex offender sentenced to 10 years for possessing child porn

Jun. 21, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A registered sex offender was sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing child pornography, federal prosecutors said Monday. Johnathon Umphlett, 31, of Arkansas, pleaded guilty in October 2020 to having images of children engaged in sexually explicit...

Football, YMCA volunteer charged with underage sex

Jun. 19, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A volunteer football coach and YMCA youth advocate has been charged with child rape and sex trafficking, officials said. Kharee Louis-Jeune, 33, of Brockton, faces charges including child rape, trafficking a person for sexual servitude, and...

Wisconsin justices order new trial in brother-in-law's death

Jun. 16, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his brother-in-law after he allegedly discovered child pornography on his computer deserves a new trial because a jury could decide he acted in self-defense, a divided Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The justices...

Ex-school bus driver pleads guilty in child pornography case

Jun. 16, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — A former Jackson Public School band volunteer and bus driver has pleaded guilty to producing child pornography, authorities said. Jerrell Lea’Shun Jackson, 34, took young girls to his Ridgeland apartment and recorded himself engaging in sexual...

Former KMOX Radio personality dies after prison sentence

Jun. 13, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former KMOX Radio personality Harry Hamm, who was sentenced to federal prison this spring for possessing child pornography, has died. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Hamm died Saturday at age 79 after dealing with a series of heart problems...

Former Wisconsin teacher to plead guilty to filming students

Jun. 11, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former Wisconsin high school teacher accused of secretly videotaping undressed students during field trips in Wisconsin and Minnesota has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors. David Kruchten, 38, of Cottage Grove, has agreed to plead...

Serial child molester sentenced for making child pornography

Jun. 10, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man accused of sexually molesting a minor was sentenced on Thursday to 30 years in prison for making child pornography, federal prosecutors said. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina said Raul...

Jury: Woman guilty of child sex abuse should get life term

Jun. 10, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia jury that found a woman guilty of sexually abusing and making child pornography of her 2-year-old son recommended she serve two life sentences plus 10 years in prison. The Montgomery County jury took only an hour to convict Kayla...