Sex Abuse

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Documents Reveal Chaotic Military Sex-Abuse Record

At U.S. military bases in Japan, most service members found culpable in sex crimes in recent years did not go to prison, according to internal Department of Defense documents. Instead, in a review of hundreds of cases filed in America’s largest overseas military installation, offenders were fined, demoted, restricted to their bases or removed from the military.

02/09/2014

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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.

01/10/2014

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Former Md. Teacher Pleads Guilty in Sex Abuse Case

A former Montgomery County fifth-grade teacher is avoiding jail time with a plea deal in a sexual abuse case.

12/02/2013

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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.

11/08/2013

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Md. Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Sex Abuse

A Maryland man has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting a woman after she passed out at a party in her home.

11/01/2013

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Former Va. School Teacher Gets 43 Years for Sex Abuse

A former teacher at a prestigious private school in northern Virginia has been sentenced to 43 years in prison for molesting five girls in the 1960s and 70s.

10/19/2013

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Teacher in Md. Charged with Sex Abuse of Minor

Montgomery County Police have arrested a high school teacher they say discussed sex acts with a female student in person and by email.

10/03/2013

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DC Police Officer Accused Of Child Sex Abuse

A veteran District of Columbia police officer is accused of sexually abusing a child.

01/10/2013

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D.C. Police Officer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

A veteran District of Columbia police officer is accused of sexually abusing a child. Police say Wendel Palmer, who joined the department in 1990 and is assigned to the Sixth District, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree child sexual abuse.

01/10/2013

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Frederick Man Sentenced For Sex Abuse Of One-Year-Old

19-year-old Ryan Sheppard was sentenced Thursday in Frederick County Circuit Court to 30 years in prison for the sexual abuse of a on-year-old.

01/26/2012

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