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Omaha violin teacher gets prison for child sex assault

Oct. 14, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha violin instructor has been sentenced to up five years in prison for sexually assaulting one of his students from the time she 7 until she was 10. Michael Godfrey, 79, was sentenced Wednesday in Douglas County District Court after pleading no...

DA drops sex assault case against former meditation teacher

Oct. 08, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors have moved to dismiss the case against a former teacher from a Buddhist meditation center who was accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl. The Daily Camera reports the Boulder County District Attorney's office filed a motion...

Florida middle school teacher accused of sex with teenager

Oct. 05, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — One South Florida middle school teacher is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old former student multiple times over the past two months. Another is accused of kissing and fondling a 14-year-old student, police said. Brittiny Lopez-Murray, 31,...

Former teacher get probation for sexually assaulting teen

Oct. 04, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A former central Minnesota middle school teacher and coach has been sentenced to probation for sexually assaulting a female high school student. Thirty-two-year Daniel Fragodt, of Melrose, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct...

Police: Teacher charged with sexually abusing student

Oct. 01, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An Annapolis High School teacher accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a student was arrested Friday and charged with sex offenses, Anne Arundel County police said. Jennifer Arnold, 41, of Arnold, is charged with sex abuse of a minor,...

Former teacher pleads guilty to human trafficking

Sep. 24, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former New Hampshire high school teacher accused of soliciting sexually explicit videos from a student for money and making and possessing child pornography has pleaded guilty to human trafficking and manufacturing child sex abuse images. Joshua...

California school district pays $11M to settle abuse lawsuit

Sep. 23, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district has agreed to pay $11 million to settle a lawsuit filed by seven victims and alleged victims of a former middle school teacher who is serving a 74-year prison sentence for sexual abuse. The San Bernardino Sun...

Former teacher to plead guilty to human trafficking

Sep. 21, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former high school teacher who was accused of soliciting sexual activity from a minor in exchange for money and manufacturing and possessing child sexual abuse images is planning to enter a guilty plea to a human trafficking charge, according to a court document filed...

Ex-teacher who sexually abused student gets 90 days jail

Sep. 01, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A former South Medford High School teacher and coach who sexually abused a minor student and tampered with a witness has been sentenced to 90 days in jail. Noah Scott Berman, 31, was sentenced Tuesday, the Mail Tribune reported. He had been a...

Ex-teacher sentenced to probation for sex with student

Aug. 14, 2021 14:12 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An ex-teacher and former Wichita City Council candidate has been sentenced to three years of probation for having a sexual relationship with a teenage student. Rodney Wren also was ordered Friday to undergo mental-health treatment, medication...