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Ex-reality star Josh Duggar to be sentenced for child porn

May. 25, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar will return to federal court on Wednesday, where a judge could sentence him to up to 20 years in prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. Prosecutors are seeking a maximum sentence for Duggar, whose large...

Former Boston nanny pleads guilty to child porn charges

May. 19, 2022 08:37 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston-area nanny has pleaded guilty to child pornography possession charges and been sentenced to three years in prison. Stephanie Lak, 37, was originally charged in April 2021 and had pleaded not guilty, but appeared in Suffolk Superior Court on Wednesday...

Man sentenced to 8 years on federal charge after commutation

May. 18, 2022 12:38 PM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A man who was charged by federal prosecutors with producing child pornography after former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued a commutation for state sex crime convictions has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Dayton R. Jones, 28, received the sentence on...

Man accused of having 700 images of sexually abused minors

May. 18, 2022 11:10 AM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A Mandan man who police say had 700 videos and images of child sexual abuse on his phone is charged with two felonies. Officers arrested 21-year-old Trevor Duenas Monday after executing a search warrant at his home following tips received about the crime. ...

US Rep. Gaetz associate receives another sentencing delay

May. 17, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has approved yet another sentencing delay for a former Florida tax collector who was a close associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. U.S. District Judge Gregory Presnell said in an order Monday that a sealed status report filed by prosecutors...

Police: Arby's manager in Washington peed in milkshake mix

May. 16, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A manager at an Arby's fast food restaurant in Washington state has been accused of urinating into a milkshake mix that might then have been served to dozens of people. Police in Vancouver, just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, said they...

EU commission proposes plan to fight child pornography

May. 11, 2022 11:50 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s executive arm on Wednesday unveiled a plan to require online platforms to detect and report the sharing of child sex abuse images on the internet, which quickly triggered privacy concerns. The regulation, which needs to be endorsed by member...

Ex-couple linked to Jared Fogle child porn case get prison

May. 09, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A divorced Indiana couple who prosecutors say shared sexually explicit photos and videos of children with former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle were sentenced Monday to decades in prison. A federal judge sentenced Angela Baldwin, 40, of Connersville, to 33 years...

NXIVM guru wants new judge to decide evidence planting claim

May. 08, 2022 11:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for Keith Raniere, the former leader of the cult-like NXIVM group, want a new federal judge to consider a motion for new trial filed last week that argues federal authorities framed Raniere by planting child pornography on a computer hard drive. ...

Maryland man sentenced to prison for producing child porn

May. 07, 2022 10:58 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Maryland man to 20 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for production of child pornography, according to a prosecutor. U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron said in a news release that Johnny William Kyte, 62, of Elkton, was...