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Josh Duggar trial to begin over child pornography charges

Nov. 30, 2021 07:26 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in former reality TV star Josh Duggar's trial over federal child pornography charges. Duggar, who appeared in TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting,” was charged in April with two counts of downloading and...

Judge gives Alabama sex offender six life sentences

Nov. 24, 2021 17:41 PM EST

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sex offender has been sentenced to six consecutive life terms, plus 190 years. Gary Wayne George, 57, of Prattville, pleaded guilty to three counts each of rape in the second degree and sodomy, five counts of possession of child...

No phones, laptops allowed at Josh Duggar child porn trial

Nov. 24, 2021 12:06 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge says no phones, laptops or recording devices will be allowed at next week's child pornography trial for former reality TV star Josh Duggar. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued the order ahead of the trial, which is set...

Iowa man pleads not guilty to child pornography

Nov. 23, 2021 16:58 PM EST

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo, Iowa man last week pleaded not guilty to federal child porn charges connected to an international investigation. A federal grand jury charged 31-year-old Mychal Paul Olson with receipt and possession of child pornography, the...

Man gets jail term for secretly recording teenage sisters

Nov. 23, 2021 12:13 PM EST

SWANSEA, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man authorities say secretly watched and recorded two teenage sisters in the bathroom of his home has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail and five years of probation, the maximum sentence he could have received, prosecutors said. ...

NYC probation official sentenced for child porn charges

Nov. 23, 2021 12:13 PM EST

PHIADELPHIA (AP) — A former assistant commissioner with the New York City Probation Department who lived in Pennsylvania was sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison after he admitted he received and possessed child pornography. A federal judge on Monday also ordered...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 22, 2021 09:01 AM EST

Akon Beacon Journal. Nov. 19, 2021. Editorial: Reckless and misguided. Hudson’s Roegner joins Shubert’s unnecessary rhetoric on schools If conservative causes are as righteous as so many believe, why do some proponents increasingly distort facts,...

Maryland man charged with possessing, receiving child porn

Nov. 20, 2021 10:18 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — ,A federal grand jury has indicted a Maryland man on charges of receipt and possession of child pornography. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Maryland said in a news release on Friday that the indictment charging Tyler Dean Fowler, 29, of Easton, was...

Sex offender gets 19 years in prison for child porn charges

Nov. 18, 2021 16:34 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man previously convicted of child molestation and child pornography has been sentenced to more than 19 years in federal prison after being arrested on additional child pornography charges, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Jason...

Former Wichita teacher pleads guilty to child porn charge

Nov. 18, 2021 13:02 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Wichita high school teacher has pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of a child, according to court records. Shawn Wingfield, 49, pleaded guilty Wednesday and will be sentenced Jan. 11. Wingfield resigned in July from...