Child Sexual Abuse

NORRISTOWN | The Latest: Pennsylvania prosecutor critical of Wuerl deal

NORRISTOWN, Pa.  — The Latest on the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl (all times Eastern): 12:30 p.m. The prosecutor who released a grand jury report in August on rampant sex abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses says it is unacceptable that Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl is retiring with no apparent consequences. Attorney General Josh Shapiro … Continue reading NORRISTOWN | The Latest: Pennsylvania prosecutor critical of Wuerl deal

New Jersey News: CAMDEN, Federal Inmate, Jordan T. Allen Sentenced To Additional 160 Months For Possessing Hundreds Of Images And Videos Of Child Sexual Abuse While In Prison

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Plain City, Ohio, man was sentenced today to an additional 160 months in prison for possessing hundreds of images and videos of child sexual abuse while incarcerated at Federal Correctional Institution Fort Dix for a previous offense involving the receipt of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jordan T. Allen, … Continue reading New Jersey News: CAMDEN, Federal Inmate, Jordan T. Allen Sentenced To Additional 160 Months For Possessing Hundreds Of Images And Videos Of Child Sexual Abuse While In Prison

New Mexico News: Zuni Pueblo Man, Ernest Bewanika Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Abuse Charges

Prosecution Brought Under Project Safe Childhood; Defendant Faces 15 to 20 Year Prison Sentence ALBUQUERQUE, N.Y. – Ernest Bewanika, 62, an enrolled member and resident of Zuni Pueblo, N.M., pled guilty yesterday afternoon in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to abusive sexual contact of a minor charges. Bewanika’s plea agreement recommends a prison sentence within … Continue reading New Mexico News: Zuni Pueblo Man, Ernest Bewanika Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Abuse Charges

New Jersey News: CAMDEN, Brian J. McKay, Fourth Federal Inmate At Fort Dix Sentenced To Additional 160 Months For Possessing Images And Videos Of Child Sexual Abuse While In Prison

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Brookhaven, Pennsylvania, man was sentenced today to an additional 160 months in prison for possessing hundreds of images and videos of child sexual abuse while imprisoned at Federal Correctional Institution Fort Dix for previous offenses involving the distribution and possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Brian J. McKay, … Continue reading New Jersey News: CAMDEN, Brian J. McKay, Fourth Federal Inmate At Fort Dix Sentenced To Additional 160 Months For Possessing Images And Videos Of Child Sexual Abuse While In Prison

SCRANTON, Pa | Catholic school scrubs bishops’ names from campus buildings

SCRANTON, Pa — A Roman Catholic university in Pennsylvania says it is acting in solidarity with victims of child sexual abuse and is removing the names of three bishops from campus buildings. The University of Scranton said late Monday that three bishops in the local diocese were found in last week’s Pennsylvania grand jury report … Continue reading SCRANTON, Pa | Catholic school scrubs bishops’ names from campus buildings

PITTSBURGH | Bishop: Church today ‘not the church’ of grand jury report

PITTSBURGH— The bishop of Pittsburgh’s Roman Catholic diocese pushed back against a call for his resignation and said the diocese has “followed every single step” needed for responsible action after allegations of child sexual abuse. Bishop David Zubik spoke Sunday to George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” following the Tuesday release of a landmark report … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Bishop: Church today ‘not the church’ of grand jury report

New Jersey News: Ocean County Man, David Nelson Admits Distributing Images Of Child Sexual Abuse

TRENTON, N.J. – A Toms River man today admitted distributing images of child sexual abuse over a social media application, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. David Nelson, 44, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with distribution of child pornography. According to documents filed … Continue reading New Jersey News: Ocean County Man, David Nelson Admits Distributing Images Of Child Sexual Abuse

New Jersey News: Bergen County, New Jersey Man, Stephen Hallett Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Purchasing Live Webcam Shows of Child Sexual Abuse

NEWARK, N.J. – A Wallington, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 63 months in prison for purchasing live child sex shows from individuals overseas, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Stephen Hallett, 67, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to an information charging him with receipt of child pornography. Judge McNulty imposed … Continue reading New Jersey News: Bergen County, New Jersey Man, Stephen Hallett Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Purchasing Live Webcam Shows of Child Sexual Abuse