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German 'babysitter' on trial in huge child sexual abuse case

Dec. 06, 2022 06:29 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A 45-year-old German man who had offered babysitting services online went on trial Tuesday in the western city of Cologne accused of almost 100 counts of child sexual abuse. Prosecutors told the Cologne regional court that the man documented the abuse of babies,...

Florida QB Richardson leaves school early, enters NFL draft

Dec. 05, 2022 16:04 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson, considered more of a long-term project than a slam-dunk prospect, is leaving school early and entering the NFL draft. Richardson announced his decision with a lengthy social media post Monday, four days after backup...

Florida formally dismisses QB Kitna amid child porn charges

Dec. 02, 2022 17:27 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has formally dismissed quarterback Jalen Kitna from the team following his arrest on five child pornography charges that police said included an image of a man having sex with a young girl. The Gators scrubbed Kitna's name from their roster and his...

Florida QB Kitna leaves jail as child porn details emerge

Dec. 01, 2022 17:58 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida backup quarterback Jalen Kitna was released from jail on $80,000 bond on Thursday, a day after he was arrested on five child pornography charges that police said included images of a man having sex with a young girl. Judge Meshon Rawls set the bond...

Gaetz friend gets 11 years for sex crime, other counts

Dec. 01, 2022 14:05 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida tax collector whose arrest led to a federal probe into U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for sex trafficking of a minor and other offenses. Joel Greenberg, former tax collector for Seminole County, was accused of...

Florida QB Kitna arrested on child pornography charges

Nov. 30, 2022 20:13 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida backup quarterback Jalen Kitna, the son of retired NFL quarterback Jon Kitna, was arrested Wednesday on two charges of distribution of child exploitation material and three charges of possession of child pornography. Gainesville police said the...

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...