Child Sex Abuse

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Man Gets 30 Years For Sex Abuse of 7-Year-Old

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl.


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Baltimore Officer Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse

The Baltimore State’s Attorney Office says a police officer has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a teenager he supervised in a Police Athletic League program.


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Md. Police Searching For Man Suspected of Child Sex Abuse

Anne Arundel County police are searching for a man who they suspect sexually abused a toddler left in his care.


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Annapolis Babysitter Charged With Sex Abuse

An Annapolis man has been released on bail after being charged with sex abuse of a minor, third and fourth degree sex offenses, and second degree assault.


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Air Force Sergeant Faces 25 Years In International Child-Sex Case

An Air Force sergeant faces 25 years in military prison after pleading guilty to charges he sexually molested girls in Germany and the United States.


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Woman Sentenced For Child Sex Abuse Attempt

A Canadian woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for traveling to northern Virginia to have sex with two children.


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Ex-D.C. Police Officer Convicted of Child Sex Abuse

A former D.C. police officer has been convicted of sexually abusing a girl who participated in his church choir.


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FBI Probe Into Child Sex Abuse at Fort Meade

U.S. officials say the FBI is investigating possible child sexual abuse at Fort Meade in Maryland involving a former civilian worker there.


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Senate Bill Defines Sex Trafficking as Child Abuse

Child prostitutes would be considered victims of abuse rather than juvenile offenders and be referred to child welfare officials under legislation in Congress aimed at extending care to them before they become ensnared in the criminal justice system.


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Woman Sentenced to 80 Years For Child Sex Abuse

A Maryland woman has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl who lived with her and her boyfriend.