March 25, 2013 11:14 AM
HAUGHTON - Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Haughton teacher for allegedly having sexual conduct with a 17-year-old student over the past few weeks. Lt. Bill Davis says 28-year-old Jessica Banet, a teacher at Princeton Elementary School and one of the coaches of the girls' softball team for Haughton... more »
March 18, 2013 4:24 PM
PHOENIX - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calls it "unacceptable" to ask a college player at the scouting combine any questions about his sexual orientation. Several players indicated they were asked such questions, and the New York attorney general has urged the NFL to investigate. Goodell says the league will make... more »
February 28, 2013 10:21 AM
ALFRED, Maine - A jury hearing the case of a Maine businessman accused of helping a Zumba instructor engage in prostitution has watched a video showing money changing hands after a sexual encounter. Mark Strong Sr. faces 13 counts related to promotion of prostitution. Prosecutors say he made screen-grab snapshots... more »
February 14, 2013 7:12 AM
NEW YORK - A government report says an increasing number of women are using the morning-after pill after sex.
The study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the first by the government to focus on emergency contraception since the approval of the morning-after pill 15 years... more »
February 6, 2013 7:33 AM
ALEXANDRIA - A Tioga High School teacher facing 13 sex crime charges has resigned from the Rapides Parish School District. The Town Talk reports 27-year-old Heather Michelle Cooksey, an English teacher, was arrested on Dec. 19 on charges that she allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student. She was... more »
January 28, 2013 9:42 PM
BATON ROUGE- A 31-year-old man has been convicted of selling sex with an underage girl online.
Erick Banks pled guilty Monday.
Prosecutors said Banks enticed a 15-year-old to engage in acts of prostitution. Banks used ads on the website backpage.com to get clients for the teen.
She... more »
January 24, 2013 6:48 AM
ALEXANDRIA - A Rapides Parish high school teacher, who was arrested last month on charges of having a sexual relationship with a student, now is facing nine additional charges.
27-year-old Heather Michelle Cooksey was arrested Tuesday and later released on a $35,000 bond.
Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies say... more »
January 21, 2013 6:58 AM
CINCINNATI - A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader who had sex with her underage student and is now in a relationship with him is about to begin another court battle Tuesday.
Sarah Jones is a 27-year-old northern Kentucky woman who was convicted three months ago of having sex with her... more »
December 21, 2012 9:00 AM
ALEXANDRIA - Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies say a 27-year-old Tioga High School teacher has been arrested for having a sexual relationship with a student at the school.
Heather Michelle Cooksey, of Pineville, was booked Wednesday into the Rapides Parish Detention Center on two counts of carnal knowledge of a... more »
December 20, 2012 12:37 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A 25-year-old Metairie woman has been arrested and accused her of teaching a minor how to be a Bourbon Street prostitute. The Times-Picayune reports Emilie "Bunny" Cook was booked at the New Orleans jail on a charge of trafficking of children for sex purposes. State Police say... more »
December 12, 2012 11:35 AM
IOWA CITY, Iowa- The University of Iowa has become the nation's first public university to include optional questions about sexual orientation and gender identity on its admissions application. The university announced Wednesday that its new application asks students whether they identify with the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer community. The... more »
December 10, 2012 2:41 PM
MIAMI - Another Florida man is suing the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be a father figure before flying him to New York to have sex with him. The alleged victim is now the fourth... more »
November 20, 2012 10:30 AM
NEW YORK - A 24-year-old college student has accused longtime Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of sexually abusing him when he was 15. A lawsuit filed Tuesday in New York by Cecil Singleton accuses Clash of engaging in sexual behavior with him over a two-week period while he was under-age. Singleton... more »
November 13, 2012 4:43 PM
NEW YORK - The man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teen now says it isn't so. The man is now saying his sexual relationship with Clash was adult and consensual. In response to the statement Tuesday afternoon, Clash issued a... more »
November 5, 2012 10:53 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Army prosecutors are charging a general with sex crimes against five women, including four military subordinates and a civilian. The first details of the charges filed in September emerged at a military justice hearing Monday for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair at Fort Bragg in North... more »
October 10, 2012 12:43 PM
KENNEBUNK, Maine - A Maine tourist town is on edge as residents wait to see which friends and neighbors are named as clients of a fitness instructor who pleaded not guilty to running a prostitution business out of her Zumba studio. Twenty-nine-year-old Alexis Wright pleaded not guilty Tuesday to more... more »
September 26, 2012 11:06 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested two men they said tried to solicit sex from what they thought were teens over the internet.
Deputies arrested Baton Rouge physician James Hargroder, 64, and Shawn Orillion, 45, of Denham Springs this week. Both were charged with... more »
September 18, 2012 2:24 PM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested an 30-year-old East Baton Rouge man after they said he had sex with a minor.
Terrance Fobb is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl multiple times, even though he knew she was underage.
Fobb was booked into the parish prison on... more »
August 17, 2012 2:37 PM
FORT WORTH, Texas- A former Texas high school teacher has been convicted after having sex with five 18-year-old students at her home. A jury took less than an hour Friday to find Brittni Nicole Colleps guilty. She was charged with five counts of having an inappropriate relationship between a student... more »
August 2, 2012 3:18 PM
HOLDEN - Investigators filed three more charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile against a Holden man arrested with his son earlier this week and accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
Deputies filed two of the charges against Franklin Dale Church after interviews with that victim and... more »
August 2, 2012 10:41 AM
SAN ANTONIO - A military jury will hear evidence in the sentencing of an Air Force basic training instructor convicted as part of a wider sex scandal at a base in Texas. The jury will begin hearing evidence Thursday at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio in the case... more »
July 17, 2012 8:54 AM
SAN ANTONIO - A military jury will begin hearing the case of an Air Force sergeant who faces charges in a widening sex scandal at a Texas base.
Opening statements were set for this morning in the court-martial of Staff Sgt. Luis Walker. It's the first trial resulting from... more »
July 13, 2012 11:01 AM
LIVINGSTON - A grand jury indicted a former Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputy for criminal sexual conduct with a minor, according to the Attorney General's Office.
The indictment accused Clarence "Jeremy" Brister, 37, of three counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile and one count of molesting a juvenile.
... more »
July 12, 2012 2:27 PM
PHILADELPHIA - An internal investigation into the child sex abuse scandal that rocked Penn State concludes that top school officials, including longtime football coach Joe Paterno, hushed up allegations against Jerry Sandusky for fear of bad publicity. Former FBI Director Louis Freeh says the investigation he headed found that "the... more »
July 10, 2012 2:55 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa.- A Penn State investigation into whether university officials helped cover up that Jerry Sandusky was molesting children will be released Thursday. The review is being led by former FBI director and federal judge Louis Freeh. Freeh on Tuesday announced the time frame for the release of the report.... more »
July 6, 2012 3:49 PM
GONZALES - Ascension Parish authorities arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he had sex with a 13-year-old girl who ran away from her home in Gonzales.
Major Kevin Hanna with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested Michael Long, 40, of Baton Rouge on Thursday, the... more »
July 5, 2012 12:30 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 47-year-old Kansas City police officer has been charged with corruption after prosecutors say he demanded two women have sex with him in exchange for not arresting them. Jeffrey Holmes was released on $75,000 bond Tuesday after being charged with two counts of acceding to corruption... more »
June 27, 2012 2:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A class-action lawsuit seeks to have nearly 500 people convicted of soliciting oral or anal sex for money under Louisiana's "crime against nature by solicitation" law removed from the state's sex offender registry. A federal judge in New Orleans ruled in April that the names of nine... more »
June 27, 2012 12:41 PM
HOUMA, La. - Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a minor in Terrebonne Parish. The Courier reports 40-year-old Murphy J. Melancon II of Bourg confessed to being in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl since February. The newspaper says Melancon was fired when... more »
June 25, 2012 5:36 PM
SAN ANTONIO - A widening sex scandal has rocked Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, one of the nation's busiest military training centers. Four male instructors are charged with having sex with, and in one case raping, female trainees.
Charges against others are possible. The most serious accusations surround... more »
June 9, 2012 11:08 AM
BATON ROUGE- A sexual abuse scandal that rocked Pennsylvania State University has resulted in new laws in Louisiana to penalize those who fail to report allegations of child sex abuse and to protect those who do. Lawmakers say the measures were inspired by the Penn State scandal that rocked the... more »
June 7, 2012 12:56 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon jury has awarded $900,000 to a 49-year-old woman who claimed that a 69-year-old Portland man intentionally gave her a sexually transmitted disease after they met on an online dating website. The Oregonian reports that it was the first time that a case of a... more »
May 31, 2012 12:31 PM
LOS ANGELES - Memorial Coliseum, home of Southern California's football program and two Summer Olympics, has another claim to fame. The Los Angeles Times reports the stadium was once used to film a hardcore porn movie. The Times said Wednesday that the filming of 40 minutes of group sex on... more »
May 30, 2012 3:46 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - Registered sex offenders who have been banned from social networking websites are fighting back in state courts. Sex offenders have successfully challenged many of the restrictions, arguing that the laws infringe on free speech and their right to participate in common online discussions. The legal battles in Indiana,... more »
May 16, 2012 10:51 AM
HAMMOND - Tangipahoa Sheriff's deputies served arrest warrants for six sex offenders last Thursday, hoping to send a message to offenders to stay registered or face consequences.
Authorities arrested Billy Joe Hart, 44; David Lee Beauchamp, 52; Kevin Lee Jarrell, 40; Kelcy Williams, 34; Zemmon Quillian, 54; and Sedrick... more »
May 11, 2012 5:34 PM
BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law today a bill which cracks down on sex offenders.
Sex offenders cannot establish a residence or reside within three miles of their victim, go within 300 feet of their victim.
Sex offender are also prohibited from communicating with their... more »
May 8, 2012 8:48 AM
BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana House Education Committee meets this morning with a wide range of bills on the agenda.
They include setting standards for the youngest age a child can enter kindergarten to requiring sex education to be taught in public schools. The committee will also consider a bill... more »
May 1, 2012 3:39 PM
GRETNA - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has been fired following allegations of having sex with a teen-age girl. Sheriff Newell Normand said he terminated 23-year-old Blake Stewart, of Marrero.
Stewart has been booked with two counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Normand said a 14-year-old girl... more »
May 1, 2012 7:51 AM
JENNINGS - Jefferson Davis Parish authorities have arrested a 25-year-old Barksdale Air Force Base flight mechanic who had inappropriate communications with what he thought was a 13-year-old girl. William Elwood Simon of Bossier City was booked with two counts of computer aided solicitation of a minor, four counts of indecent... more »
April 26, 2012 11:30 AM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities need your help tracking down missing sex offenders in the Baton Rouge area.
We'll show you pictures of missing sex offenders in our area who police have been trying to find but have not had any luck.
You might have seen one of these... more »
April 25, 2012 2:27 PM
BATON ROUGE - The House Education Committee has deadlocked on a proposal to require Louisiana public schools to teach sex education. The bill by Democratic Rep. Patricia Smith, of Baton Rouge, would require the courses beginning with the 2013-14 school year.
They would include teaching about abstinence, contraceptives and... more »
April 6, 2012 11:42 AM
LONGVIEW - A Washington funeral home employee has been cleared by police of sex abuse allegations. The employee, still working at the funeral home, had been accused of fondling a deceased woman's breasts. The Washington State Department of Licensing investigated Columbia Funeral Services. A female employee told police that she... more »
April 5, 2012 12:35 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A former Colorado sheriff known for his crusade against youth drug use has pleaded guilty to charges of trading methamphetamine for sex. Patrick Sullivan pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor count of solicitation for prostitution. He was the sheriff in Arapahoe County... more »
April 4, 2012 5:19 PM
HAMMOND - The Tangipahoa's Juvenile Detectives Unit wants your help in finding a man they say made sexual contact with a 7-year-old victim on numerous occasions. Eric Stuckey, 43, is wanted for the sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile.
Police began their investigation Tuesday and said that Stuckey... more »
April 3, 2012 12:41 PM
LOS ANGELES - A would-be Canadian Miss Universe contestant is deciding what action she'll take after being disqualified from the pageant because she was born a male.
Jenna Talackova hired Los Angeles attorney Gloria Allred who is known to take on controversial cases.
Talackova, 23, underwent a sex... more »
April 2, 2012 7:12 AM
GREENSBURG - The St. Helena Parish Police Jury has hired Scott Bergthold, a Chattanooga, Tenn.-based lawyer whose practice specializes in helping local governments draft laws that regulate adult businesses. Police Jury Vice President Thomas Wicker says Bergthold was recommended to the police jury by the Moral Alliance of St. Helena,... more »
March 30, 2012 7:30 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has ruled that a Louisiana law violates the constitutional rights of people who were required to register as sex offenders after they were convicted of soliciting oral or anal sex for money. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman's ruling Thursday says state lawmakers had no... more »
March 29, 2012 2:55 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The judge overseeing the Penn State child sexual abuse case has delayed former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's trial by three weeks. The judge agreed to postpone the trial from mid-May to June 5. His decision came in response to a group of motions filed a week... more »
March 29, 2012 10:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - The State Senate has approved a bill that would make it a crime to not report child sex abuse. The bill states any adult who sees child abuse would be required to report it, or face a felony charge with a prison sentence up to five years.... more »
March 27, 2012 2:20 PM
BATON ROUGE - A bid to toughen Louisiana law that requires people to report child abuse is advancing in the Legislature, in response to the allegations of sexual abuse of boys involving a former Penn State University assistant football coach. A proposal by Sen. J.P. Morrell, of New Orleans, headed... more »
March 23, 2012 1:48 PM
DUSON - Law enforcement officials arrested a former priest in Duson Thursday for allegedly having sexual contact with an 8-year-old boy between 1986 and 1989 while a priest at St. Henry Catholic Church in Lake Charles.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office (CPSO) and Louisiana State Police charged Mark A.... more »
March 22, 2012 12:47 PM
TALLULAH, La. - Officials say a Tallulah Elementary School teacher has been fired after she was in the classroom while two third-graders allegedly had oral sex under a table. Madison Parish School Superintendent Lisa Wilmore tells The News-Star last week's incident was investigated by the school's principal. Wilmore concurred with... more »
March 20, 2012 6:20 AM
ALEXANDRIA - A former Pineville church youth minister has pleaded guilty to four counts of forcible rape.
District Judge Tom Yeager sentenced Angelo Golatt Monday to four concurrent prison terms of 40 years.
Golatt's attorney, Robert Malone of Pineville, refused to give a statement after the sentencing. Golatt... more »
March 19, 2012 5:01 PM
TERREBONNE - Detectives arrested a man Friday after receiving a complaint from a parent who claimed the man was having sexual relations with their 16-year-old daughter.
Justing Michael Domangue, 20, of 217 Jadon Dr., Houma is charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile and is booked in the Terrebonne... more »
March 2, 2012 12:56 PM
BOSTON - A former student at a Roman Catholic college in Massachusetts is suing the school, saying officials didn't do enough to help her move out of the dorm room she shared with a roommate she found to be overly sexual. The former Stonehill College student, Lindsay Blankmeyer says she... more »
March 1, 2012 4:38 PM
ANNAPOLIS, MD. - Maryland's governor has signed a bill legalizing gay marriage, joining seven other states and the District of Columbia.
Governor Martin O'Malley signed the bill today one week after its final passage by the Maryland Legislature.
The law is scheduled to take effect in January 2013.... more »
February 28, 2012 10:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - A 26-year-old man has been arrested on charges that he had carnal knowledge of a 14-year-old girl.
According to police, Brandon Brown picked up the girl Monday from her Baton Rouge home, took her to a parking lot on Plank Road and then had sex with... more »
February 27, 2012 3:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge said the sex trade has moved off of street corners and onto the internet, forcing them to adapt to the times if they want to make arrests.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies arrested ten people at a hotel off Essen... more »
February 20, 2012 10:05 AM
BATON ROUGE - The governor's administration plans to appeal a judge's decision to allow sex offenders back on social media websites like Facebook.
Last week, U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson threw out the recently-passed law banning registered sex offenders from social media sites. Jackson said the law went too... more »
February 9, 2012 2:19 PM
GONZALES, La.- Former LSU running back Charles Edward Scott has pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual battery of an 18-year-old woman last year. Scott entered the plea Thursday. The 23-year-old Scott was arrested in November on a count of simple rape. Ascension Parish Assistant District Attorney Robin O'Bannon... more »
February 9, 2012 7:11 AM
LOS ANGELES - Students will be greeted by new teachers when they return to class at a Los Angeles elementary school rocked by the arrests of two longtime teachers on lewdness charges. Miramonte Elementary School will reopen Thursday, two days after the nation's second-largest school district closed the campus to... more »
February 3, 2012 5:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - The United States Department of Justice sent a strong message to unregistered sex offenders Friday by sentencing a convicted child pornographer who didn't register to 21 months in prison.
Noel Carlson, 38, of Mesa, Arizona will be supervised for five years after release .
In... more »
January 6, 2012 2:28 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - A former high school football player, who had committed to LSU but was arrested on a sexual assault charge last year, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. 19-year-old Jeremy Hill, a former Redemptorist High running back, pleaded guilty Friday to carnal knowledge of a juvenile,... more »
December 21, 2011 2:23 PM
CLINTON, La. - East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested two Dixon Correctional Institute security officers after investigating complaints the two had inappropriate relations with inmates at the prison. Deputies booked 48-year-old Bernadette Ellis, of Baker, on two counts of malfeasance in office by sexual contact with an inmate.
... more »
November 16, 2011 12:40 PM
BERLIN - Facebook says it is on top of a wave of spam appearing on users' pages with graphic pictures depicting sex and violence, but is asking people to remain vigilant in safeguarding their accounts.
Facebook in Germany said in a statement Wednesday that the recent attack tricked users... more »
November 15, 2011 11:11 AM
FRANKLIN - Sheriff's deputies in St. Mary Parish arrested a 19-year-old this week in suspicion of carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
Deputies arrested John Labbe of Franklin on Monday.
Sheriff Mark Hebert said investigators found Labbe had sex with a 14-year-old girl, and booked him into the parish... more »
November 2, 2011 4:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - A federal judge has called a law that bans certain sex offenders from Facebook and other social networking sites a "constitutionally problematic" statute. But Judge Brian Jackson didn't decide Wednesday whether to throw out the new law that took effect in August.
Jackson heard arguments from... more »
October 13, 2011 2:43 PM
HOUMA, La. - A former Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's deputy's request to see DNA evidence from the investigation that led to his conviction on a sex charge has been rejected by a state district judge.
Fifty-one-year-old Glenn Brunet was convicted in 2007 of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. The former... more »
October 4, 2011 2:16 PM
ALEXANDRIA, La. - A Tioga preacher and psychiatric hospital social worker charged with 473 counts of sex crimes against a young female relative has pleaded guilty to four.
64-year-old Holland Farrell McMorris has pleaded guilty to aggravated incest, attempted aggravated rape, molestation of a juvenile and sexual battery.
... more »
September 13, 2011 7:00 PM
LIVINGSTON - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Livingston Parish teacher this week after he was accused of having sex with an underage girl.
Perry Rushing with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested 27-year-old Bryan Phenix of Denham Springs on Monday. He was charged with carnal knowledge of a... more »
September 13, 2011 2:12 PM
BOSSIER CITY, La.- Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says three Barksdale Air Force Base airmen have been arrested for having consensual sex with two 15-year-old girls.
Sheriff's deputies arrested 21-year-old James T. Baldwin for indecent behavior with a juvenile after he was found in a vehicle with a topless 15-year-old... more »
August 24, 2011 4:15 PM
BATON ROUGE- A Department of Public Safety Officer has been suspended without pay after an investigation found Joseph Salinas had sex in his state-issued car.
It happened over a 13-month period, according to a disciplinary letter News 2 obtained.
According to the letter Salinas also took pictures of... more »
August 15, 2011 5:53 PM
BATON ROUGE - As of today, sex offenders are no longer allowed to access social media website like Facebook, but the ACLU is suing the state claiming the law violates the First Amendment rights of sex offenders.
In a statement the ACLU said, "For the government to ban access... more »
August 15, 2011 3:24 PM
BATON ROUGE - The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana is suing to block enforcement of a new state law that limits sex offenders' access to social networking websites and other online forums.
The federal suit filed Monday in Baton Rouge claims the law is overly broad and violates... more »
August 14, 2011 9:15 AM
BATON ROUGE- More than 230 new laws, from the arcane to the attention-grabbing, take effect Monday after being passed by legislators earlier this year.
Among the changes, abortion clinics must post new signs about adoption options and child support. Certain sex offenders have to shut down their Facebook and... more »
June 4, 2011 10:40 AM
BATON ROUGE - A social worker at a state juvenile detention center has been booked with malfeasance in office and fired for an alleged sexual relationship with a 20-year-old inmate, according to a Baton Rouge newspaper.
The Advocate reports that 39-year-old Lashonda Lang, of Baton Rouge, was a social... more »
April 24, 2011 1:01 PM
MONROE, La.- Authorities say Ouachita Parish High School band director Jon G. Lindsey has been charged with obscenity after being accused of performing a sex act on a 17-year-old boy in a car at a service station.
Police reports reviewed by the News-Star said Lindsey denied performing oral sex... more »
March 23, 2011 10:22 AM
CHICAGO - Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who don't get much of either, a new analysis finds.
The risk is low, but it's a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially in middle age.
People who exercise regularly have... more »
February 16, 2011 1:28 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's 200-year-old law against solicitation of oral and anal sex is archaic, discriminatory, and unconstitutional.
So says a coalition of lawyers and social activists who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state's "crimes against nature" law, which makes solicitation of such acts... more »
February 16, 2011 10:40 AM
LONDON - It's a rags-to-riches story complete with sex, drugs, vast wealth and family tragedy.
The latest production from Britain's Royal Opera is based on the short but sensational life of Playboy playmate turned tabloid superstar Anna Nicole Smith, who died aged 39 in 2007.
The company bills... more »
February 13, 2011 3:38 PM
HOUMA, La.- Trial is scheduled to being this week for four former guards at the Terrebonne Juvenile Detention Center who are charged with sexual offenses involving female inmates.
Prosecutors say guards at the facility offered female inmates incentives, including extra snacks and phone calls, in exchange for sex. The... more »
February 10, 2011 2:15 PM
BATON ROUGE – A Franklin man has been accused of indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer-aided solicitation of a minor, according to the Attorney General’s Office. Authorities arrested 42-year-old Darren Rawlins after a joint undercover investigation involving the AG’s High-Tech Crime Unit, State Police and the St. Mary Parish... more »
February 10, 2011 12:52 PM
DETROIT - Authorities say a 54-year-old Massachusetts man traveled to Michigan to have sex with a 13-year-old girl who was his bride in an online role-playing game.
John Phillips of Fitchburg, Mass., is charged with sexual assault, child sexually abusive activity and accosting a child for immoral purposes.
... more »
January 31, 2011 6:36 PM
BATON ROUGE – Police arrested a Baton Rouge man Saturday and accused him of using an underage girl for prostitution.
For the past week, Shannon Darcey has spent hours hanging signs and spreading the work that her niece was missing. She never thought her niece would be sold for... more »
January 31, 2011 11:50 AM
BATON ROUGE – Police arrested a Baton Rouge man Saturday and accused him of using an underage girl for prostitution. Officers arrested 29-year-old Erick Jermaine Banks at a Baton Rouge hotel after being called there on a sexual assault complaint. When officers arrived at the hotel they contacted a 15-year-old... more »
January 15, 2011 9:56 AM
SULPHUR, La. (AP) - State police say a 34-year-old Sulphur man allegedly posed as a teenage girl for online sex chat with teenage boys - and got sexually explicit photos or videos of some of them.
Sgt. James Anderson says Jamy Church is being held on $335,000 bond in... more »
November 29, 2010 12:10 PM
LIVINGSTON- A man from Holden is facing more than 100 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile after police and sheriff's deputies found images of her on the man's computer, during a separate investigation.
Dale Church, 44, faces more than 700 years behind bars if convicted on all 107... more »