Sexual Abuse

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Northern Va. Man Gets 21 Years in Child’s Sexual Abuse Case

A northern Virginia man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison in a case that prosecutors say involves the repeated sexual abuse of a child.

03/21/2015

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D.C. Police Officer on Paid Leave After Sexual Abuse Charges

A pastor and D.C. police officer charged with sexually abusing minors is going to remain in jail without bond.

03/19/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing 2 Girls

A D.C. man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two young girls while on supervised release from an earlier conviction of child sexual abuse.

02/14/2015

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Prosecutors: D.C. Teacher’s Victim Was 9-Year-Old Boy

Federal prosecutors say a District of Columbia schoolteacher sexually abused a 9-year-old boy by touching the child near his genitals and buttocks.

02/07/2015

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Former Minor Leaguer Pleads Guilty in Child Sex Case

A high school baseball coach from Washington state pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing the 15-year-old son of a family with whom he lived while playing minor league baseball in Maryland in 1998.

01/22/2015

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D.C. Man Gets 17.5 Years in Sex Abuse of 9-Year-Old Girl

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 17.5 years in prison for taking a 9-year-old girl to his government office in Prince George’s County for sex.

01/15/2015

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Former Senate Aide Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

A former Democratic congressional aide has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two women who were under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

12/02/2014

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Police: Va. Nurse Arrested for Sexually Abusing 3 Patients

A nurse has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing three patients at local hospitals.

11/19/2014

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Counselor Charged in Sex Assault of Disabled Men

A Baltimore counselor has been charged in the sexual abuse of two men living at a home for the developmentally disabled.

10/29/2014

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Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

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