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Hawaii teacher charged with distributing child pornography

Jun. 22, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii public school teacher was ordered held without bail on a charge of distributing child pornography, which U.S. prosecutors said included videos of him having sex with a 13-year-old student. According to a criminal complaint, Alden Bunag, 33 worked as a...

Ex-teacher in Wichita pleads guilty to sex with student

Jun. 21, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former teacher at a private Christian school in Wichita has pleaded guilty to one count of having sexual relations with a student under 16 and faces prison time when he’s sentenced later this summer. Matthew McFarren, 43, of Wichita, pleaded guilty to the...

Muscogee County educator charged in student's sexual assault

Jun. 18, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher is free on bond after her arrest for allegedly sexually assaulting a student. Columbus Police, in a news release, said Kendrea Hardison was arrested Thursday on two counts of sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary...

Ex-gym teacher charged with sexually assaulting students

Jun. 16, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A former physical education teacher in Massachusetts has been charged with indecent assault and battery on 10 former female students. Daniel Hakim, 36, was arrested Wednesday, according to the Salem Police Department. He faces 32 counts of aggravated indecent...

Ex-teacher sentenced to at least 50 years for sex crimes

Jun. 08, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina middle school band teacher has been sentenced to up to 60 years in prison after his conviction for sex crimes with children. Peter Frank. who taught at Roland-Grise Middle School in New Hanover County, was sentenced on Tuesday,...

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...