May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS An annual report, sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says an independent audit and study found 2012 had the biggest drop in allegations of sexual abuse by priests in a decade. Continue Reading
May 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic
30-year-old Terace Castaway pleaded guilty Monday to the charge. Continue Reading
January 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A recent federal appeals court decision has cleared the way for prosecutors to seek lengthy prison terms for people who try to pay for sex with minors.
September 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Additional victims found of man who escaped van near Spencer.
August 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) The state of South Dakota and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe are teaming up to improve the state’s sex offender registry.
August 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic
BOSTON The men came from different walks of life on two continents: a children’s puppeteer in Florida, a hotel manager in Massachusetts, an emergency medical technician in Kansas, a daycare worker in the Netherlands. In all, 43 men have been arrested over the past two years in a horrific, far-flung child porn network that unraveled like a sweater with a single loose thread. Continue Reading
June 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) Jerry Sandusky was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting 10 boys over 15 years, accusations that had sent shock waves through the college campus known as Happy Valley and led to the firing of Penn State’s beloved Hall of Fame coach, Joe Paterno. Continue Reading
March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The men, including two former Baltimore Orioles bat boys, are in addition to two former Red Sox clubhouse attendants who said in December to say they were abused by Donald Fitzpatrick, who died in 2005. Continue Reading
December 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Penn State University officials on today said they will donate $1.5 million in bowl proceeds to a pair of sex-crime advocacy organizations in the wake of shocking sex-abuse allegations levied against a once-revered assistant football coach. Continue Reading
November 10, 2011 in The Daily Republic
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.