Child Sex Abuse
In 2002, Alicia Kozackiewicz was abducted near her Pittsburgh home and held captive by an online predator from Herndon. Her rescue made national headlines and now she’s telling her story in the hopes of saving others from what she experienced.
A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl.
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.
Anne Arundel County police are searching for a man who they suspect sexually abused a toddler left in his care.
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.
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.
A Canadian woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for traveling to northern Virginia to have sex with two children.
A former D.C. police officer has been convicted of sexually abusing a girl who participated in his church choir.
U.S. officials say the FBI is investigating possible child sexual abuse at Fort Meade in Maryland involving a former civilian worker there.
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.