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Ex-TV weatherman sentenced to prison on child porn charges

May. 28, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former television weatherman accused of downloading pornographic images depicting children was sentenced Thursday to four to six years in prison. Mike Davis' sentence followed his guilty pleas on four counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor. Authorities have...

Man released from jail because of virus concerns arrested

May. 27, 2020 8:19 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man released from jail because of concerns about catching the coronavirus has been arrested on a charge of distributing child pornography, the U.S. attorney's office in New Hampshire said. According to court documents, Russell Graham, 40, of Lowell, Massachusetts, had been in jail...

Vin Norton, of Wellesley, Mass., left, gets his hair cut by barber Cristian Lopez, of Sherborn, Mass., at Barber Walter's barbershop, as they both wear masks out of concern for the coronavirus, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Wellesley. Hair salons and barbershops were allowed to open, Monday, May 25 in Massachusetts after being closed for about two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Field hospital suspends admissions; New COVID-19 cases fall

May. 26, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In another sign of progress in the battle against the spread of the coronavirus in Massachsuetts, a field hospital set up inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is suspending the admission of new patients. The field hospital, dubbed “Boston Hope,” was one a handful...

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...

Missouri paraeducator charged with federal child porn count

May. 21, 2020 1:04 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A south-central Missouri paraeducator has been charged with one count of producing child pornography, federal prosecutors said. Cody Ashton Ary, 29, of West Plains, was charged Wednesday after prosecutors say he solicited children to send him sexually explicit photos and videos...

Police charge Virginia man after hidden camera found in home

May. 21, 2020 8:26 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man was charged with filming undressed people without their consent and possession of child pornography after a hidden camera was found in a home, authorities announced this week. Albemarle County police arrested John Michael Garvis, 28, on Monday following a...

Nebraska man sentenced to 15 years in child pornography case

May. 19, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 44-year-old Nebraska man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for transportation of child pornography, federal prosecutors said. U.S. District Judge Brian Buescher also sentenced Gregory Hanssen, of Omaha, Nebraska, to 20 years of supervised release and required to register as a...

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...

COVID-19 crisis delays probe of former priest's prison death

May. 5, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The investigation into the prison death of a southern Illinois priest shortly after he began serving a nine-year sentence for child pornography and drug possession has been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic, a county coroner said. Perry County Coroner Paul Searby has...

Man who bought kids' underwear, dealt porn gets 10 years

May. 1, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Muskingum County man who traded in child pornography and paid minors for underwear they had worn was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison and 10 years of supervised release. The Columbus Dispatch reported John D. Lagle, 32, of New Concord, received his sentence in U.S. District...