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  • Police: Suspect wanted for indecent behavior with a minor

    August 16, 2017 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking for 23-year-old Zachary Hughes after receiving a report that he convinced a 15-year-old female to engage in multiple sex acts in late May. According to police documents, the victim was staying with family members in downtown Baton Rouge when she decided to run... more »
  • Southern University stands by decision to fire Dumas

    August 16, 2017 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Board of Supervisors say they made the right decision after voting to uphold the firing of former Vice Chancellor Brandon Dumas. Last week, Dumas filed a lawsuit saying his firing was a violation of due process according to court documents. Southern stands... more »
  • Police: Man arrested after sneaking into Tiger Stadium with prostitute

    July 12, 2017 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man Monday after he was caught with a prostitute on LSU's campus. According to LSU PD, officers were notified of a man and woman who were seen exiting a vehicle and walking toward Tiger Stadium Monday. Police arrived on scene to find 36-year-old... more »
  • APSO: Man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender

    June 5, 2017 12:31 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has issued an arrest warrant for a man who has failed to register as a sex offender. The arrest warrant was issued for 36-year-old Sidney Fairchild, Jr. According to the sheriff's office, Fairchild failed to complete his annual registration after he was... more »
  • Louisiana same-sex couples denied domestic abuse protections

    May 23, 2017 8:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers have voted to have Louisiana remain one of only two states that bar same-sex couples from receiving domestic abuse protections. The Senate voted 17-14 Tuesday against Republican Rep. Patrick Connick's bill, which removes the requirement that the victim be of the opposite sex in order for... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to sex trafficking 15-year-old girl

    May 19, 2017 11:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man has admitted to transporting a 15-year-old girl between New Orleans and Baton Rouge to solicit sex. Media outlets report acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson says in a statement that 26-year-old Udraka Roberts-Bey pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to engage in the sex trafficking of... more »
  • Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up

    May 18, 2017 11:49 AM

    WASHINGTON - A new study shows that 1 out of every 5 of middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school. And the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade. The study by the National Center... more »
  • Sex offender sentenced for sending explicit images to children in 8 states

    May 13, 2017 3:30 PM

    MAYS LANDING, N.J. - A registered sex offender in New Jersey who admitted enticing a juvenile to create and send him a sexually explicit video is now headed to prison. Atlantic County prosecutors say Sherman Miller received a 12-year sentence on Friday. The 49-year-old Atlantic City man will have to... more »
  • Undercover agents find registered church to be sex club

    May 13, 2017 1:47 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Undercover inspectors have determined that a building registered as a church was being operated as a sex club. WTVF-TV reports that the city of Nashville has filed a complaint against the owners for "maintaining a public nuisance by permitting acts of lewd conduct" and violating a state... more »
  • Men accused of bribing missing teen for sex

    May 5, 2017 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two men were arrested after police say they bought a missing 16-year-old girl food and a hotel room in exchange for sex. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 38-year-old Darrel Lewis and 28-year-old Randon Norwood for a felony count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. An officer... more »
  • Destrehan woman not guilty in student-teacher sex case

    April 26, 2017 4:22 PM

    DESTREHAN - A former English teacher was found not guilty of carnal knowledge of a juvenile Wednesday. According to a report from WWL-TV, Shelley Dufresne faced up to 10 years in prison after she was accused of having sexual relations with a student. The mother of the teen... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested for bribing 10-year-old for sex act

    April 11, 2017 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police have arrested a man Tuesday after he attempted to bribe a 10-year-old for sexual favors. According to BRPD, the incident occurred between the dates of August 12 and September 9, 2016 when 39-year-old Eric Strawder offered to perform oral sex on a 10-year-old... more »
  • Appeals court considers Mississippi LGBT law

    April 3, 2017 9:41 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - Attorneys for both sides are expressing confidence after a federal appeals court heard arguments about Mississippi law dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage. Three judges from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard the case Monday in Lubbock, Texas. The Mississippi law would let merchants... more »
  • Attorney calls for investigation of Fox News amid O'Reilly allegations

    April 3, 2017 5:41 PM

    NEW YORK - An attorney for a former Fox News guest is calling for an independent investigation of sexual harassment allegations against host Bill O'Reilly. Lisa Bloom represents Wendy Walsh, a regular guest on Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor," whose appearances dried up after she refused to go to O'Reilly's bedroom... more »
  • Mississippi substitute teacher arrested for inappropriate comments

    February 26, 2017 3:25 PM

    HERNANDO, Miss. - A DeSoto County substitute teacher is under arrest for allegedly making inappropriate remarks. WREG-TV reports that the teacher was working at Hernando Middle School when he wrote a sexually explicit note to a student. A parent and student filed a complaint with the Hernando Police Department. ... more »
  • Five arrested for child porn in cyber crime sweep

    February 13, 2017 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced the arrests of five men, two from the Baton Rouge area, on more than 300 counts of sexual exploitation of children Monday. The arrests are a result of a cyber crime sweep aimed at taking child predators off the streets.... more »
  • Baton Rouge man attempts to murder, rob victim for sleeping with his girlfriend

    January 30, 2017 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they arrested a man Sunday after he attempted to rob and shoot another man who had slept with his girlfriend. Erik Woods, 23, of Baton Rouge knocked on the victim's door Thursday morning, asking for a cold drink. The victim, who sells drinks out... more »
  • Baton Rouge sex offender wanted for attempted kidnapping

    January 27, 2017 11:06 AM

    HAMMOND - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office announced a reward for information leading to the arrest of a convicted sex offender wanted for attempted kidnapping. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, 54-year-old John Lester of Baton Rouge is accused of attempting to kidnap a 38-year-old woman Tuesday afternoon. Lester... more »
  • How to improve your sex drive without breaking the bank

    January 18, 2017 6:19 PM

    TRENTON, N.J. - For many older couples, fun in the bedroom requires help from prescription drugs, but prices of popular brand-name sexual dysfunction drugs have tripled since 2010 and insurance coverage is spotty. Doctors who specialize in treating impotence and women's sexual problems say some patients say they're forgoing sex... more »
  • Edwards going on anti-human trafficking trip, will meet Pope

    January 13, 2017 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards is spending a week in Rome to meet with an order of nuns working to combat human trafficking, and will talk personally about the effort with Pope Francis. The Hospitaler Sisters of Mercy are constructing a shelter in Louisiana for juvenile victims of... more »
  • Pair faces decades in prison in Shreveport sex trafficking case

    January 11, 2017 3:00 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A man and woman from Shreveport have been sentenced to decades in prison in a sex trafficking case. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley says in a Wednesday news release that 37-year-old Tyrone Larry Smith was sentenced to 32 years; 34-year-old Lacoya Washington, to 20 years. Each was convicted last... more »
  • Man faces child porn charges involving children in eight different states

    January 10, 2017 3:16 PM

    MAYS LANDING, NJ - A New Jersey man has been indicted on child porn charges involving children spanning eight different states. Prosecutors say Sherman Miller, 49, faces 12 counts of child pornography. The charges include causing a child to engage in child pornography, possessing or viewing child pornography and... more »
  • Terrebonne substitute teacher arrested for having sex with teens

    December 23, 2016 10:40 AM

    HOUMA – The Houma Police Department arrested a Terrebonne School System substitute teacher for having sex with three teenagers at her home. Heidi Verret, 30, was arrested for one count of indecent behavior with a juvenile and three counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. The investigation revealed... more »
  • Website shareholders jailed on California pimping charge

    October 10, 2016 9:50 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California authorities say the former owners of the Village Voice in New York City have been arrested days after they were charged with sex trafficking through their control of an online site that advertises escort services. Kristin Ford, a spokeswoman for California Attorney General Kamala Harris, says... more »
  • Man arrested for buying 14-year-old girl for sex from mother's friend

    September 20, 2016 1:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police arrested a man after he bought a 14-old girl for sex from her mother's close friend while she was in the hospital. The girl said that in November 2015, while her mother was in the hospital, 36-year-old Corey Williams sold her to 59-year-old... more »
  • Officials: Zika spread through sex by man with no symptoms

    August 26, 2016 3:02 PM

    NEW YORK - U.S. health officials are reporting the first case of Zika spread through sex by a man with no symptoms of the disease. In earlier cases of sexual transmission, the virus was spread by someone who at some point had symptoms. Zika is mainly spread by mosquitoes, and... more »
  • Man arrested at library for soliciting sex to a minor

    August 10, 2016 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library for soliciting sex to a minor that he planned to meet. Henry Breazeale, 58, had been communicating via email with a 15-year-old girl named Britney. Breazeale admitted that he went to the East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Cops: Man set up sex encounter with teen he met on Snapchat

    June 30, 2016 5:54 PM

    KEENE, N.H. - Police say a California man has been charged in New Hampshire with arranging a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl he met on Snapchat. Twenty-seven-year-old Jonathan Christy, of Placentia, faces a felony charge of certain uses of computer services prohibited. He was being arraigned Thursday afternoon. Court... more »
  • Man sentenced for having sex with 13-year-old runaway

    June 14, 2016 9:28 AM

    GONZALES - A 26-year-old Gonzales man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old runaway. Prosecutors in Ascension Parish said sheriff's deputies pulled over Noel Williams Jr.'s car after the young girl was reported on Oct. 27 as having left a... more »
  • Texas teacher impregnated by student, 13, turns self in

    June 1, 2016 3:17 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston-area teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy who impregnated her has surrendered at a suburban jail. Harris County authorities had issued an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Alexandria Vera, an English teacher in the Aldine School District. The boy was an eighth-grader she... more »
  • Neighbors concerned after teacher is arrested on sex charges Play Video

    May 25, 2016 5:06 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Neighbors of a teacher who was arrested on accusations that he had an inappropriate relationship with a student say Louis Aguillard kept to himself. Gonzales Police arrested the 34-year-old occupational health teacher and assistant athletic trainer at East Ascension High School, Wednesday afternoon. He has been fired... more »
  • BRPD officer on leave, criminal investigation underway Play Video

    March 21, 2016 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge police officer is on administrative leave. He's accused of having sex with a woman while he was on the clock. Baton Rouge Police say there are two investigations. One is administrative, while the other is criminal and being handled by the District Attorney's Office. Brad... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Teen mom talks about raising local teacher's love child Play Video

    March 2, 2016 5:19 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – A teenager who gave birth to a child fathered by her high school teacher is breaking her silence about the relationship and being a mom for the first time in a TV interview. Wednesday, Whittani Bullock talked candidly with WBRZ Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto. She said it... more »
  • Police: Teacher confessed to sex with 16-year-old student

    January 18, 2016 5:26 PM

    KENNER - Police say a Destrehan High School teacher confessed to investigators about having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student. The alleged confession that 26-year-old Kimberly Naquin made last Thursday was disclosed in a police affidavit. Police claim Naquin had her first sexual encounter with the girl... more »
  • FBI tries new approach in Super Bowl sex trafficking fight

    January 12, 2016 1:27 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - For the first time in the FBI's efforts to crack down on sex trafficking during the Super Bowl, the agency will try to reach out to women and girls selling sex in the run-up to the game. FBI officials say the goal is to give them a... more »
  • Woman accused of prostitution says she offered 'free fun'

    November 20, 2015 9:23 AM

    MOUNT JOY, Pa.- A central Pennsylvania woman accused of running a prostitution service out of her home says she charged only for massages, and that any sex that occurred with clients afterward was just "free fun." Thirty-two-year-old Crystal Sweigart faces a preliminary hearing Dec. 18 on charges she was operating... more »
  • Teacher accused of having sex with students due back in court Tuesday

    November 10, 2015 9:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A former teacher at Plaquemine High, accused of sleeping multiple students, is scheduled to be back to court Tuesday. Keavin Keith is due back in court for a motion hearing. The 30-year-old was indicted on 35 charges of inappropriate behavior with students earlier this year after several... more »
  • North Carolina man sentenced in Louisiana extortion case

    October 29, 2015 11:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A North Carolina businessman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for extorting a Tulane University student for sex and similarly coercing a 15-year-old boy. Federal prosecutors said in a news release 51-year-old J. Michael Fowler, of Charlotte, was taken into custody last year in a... more »
  • HS football coach accused of sex with student Play Video

    September 4, 2015 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities accused a math teacher and assistant football coach of having sex with a 17-year-old Broadmoor High School student. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested 34-year-old Michael Lydell Woods Jr. Friday evening. Police said they got an anonymous tip Friday that Woods had a sexual... more »
  • Man accused of sex with 14-year-old

    September 1, 2015 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge man after investigators said he had sex with a 14-year-old girl and kept her at his residence against her will. Deputies charged 26-year-old Artis Kentrell Gilmore Monday with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, contributing to the delinquency of... more »
  • Fugitive sex offender arrested in Shreveport

    August 20, 2015 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Attorney General “Buddy” Caldwell’s office announced Thursday that a fugitive with a history of evading sex offender registration in Texas and Louisiana was captured in Shreveport. Agents with the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit captured Kentrell Debose, 27, Tuesday in Shreveport. Caldwell’s office said Debose... more »
  • Men and women now have their own blue and pink pills

    August 18, 2015 8:45 PM

    WASHINGTON - The FDA approved the first-of-its kind drug for women that rivals Viagra Tuesday. But, the safety restrictions associated with the new drug Addyi might keep it from being used as widespread as the "little blue pill." The Associated Press reported, the new drug's label will carry a... more »
  • State revokes license of teacher accused of sex with student

    August 12, 2015 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to revoke the certificate of a former Destrehan High School teacher who had sex with a 16-year-old student. The full board took the action against Shelley Dufresne Wednesday. Dufresne forfeited her teaching certificate after an... more »
  • More charges for ex-teacher accused of sex with juveniles

    August 10, 2015 3:07 PM

    FRANKLINTON - A former teacher who was arrested in January over accusations of having sex with two students now faces more charges. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office says 40-year-old Kimberly Cooke was booked Friday on five counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. It was her second arrest on... more »
  • Former teacher of the year pleads 'not guilty' to 30 charges of sex with students

    July 29, 2015 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Former teacher of the year, Keavin Keith, pleaded not guilty to all charges against him on Wednesday. He’s facing 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Keith was a teacher at the Math Science and Arts Academy West in Iberville Parish. Investigators began looking into Keith... more »
  • Woman accused of pimping minors on internet

    July 22, 2015 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U. S. Attorneys unsealed a federal indictment Wednesday which accuses a Baton Rouge woman of trafficking a minor for sex. A federal grand jury indicted 36-year-old Kellie M. Dominique with sex trafficking of a minor, attempted sex trafficking of a minor, obstruction of justice and four... more »
  • Court records, sources ID murder suspect as sex crime victim Play Video

    July 9, 2015 1:49 PM

    ZACHARY - Multiples sources confirmed to the News 2 Investigative Unit that one of the suspects in the killing of a Zachary man this past weekend was sexually abused by the murdered man when she was a child. Authorities said 21-year-old Jace Crehan and 17-year-old Brittany Monk strangled and... more »
  • 'Teacher of the Year' indicted for sex with students Play Video

    July 7, 2015 1:33 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A grand jury indicted a former Iberville Parish teacher Tuesday of having sex with multiple students in his classroom. WBRZ has learned the grand jury watched a confession by Keavin Keith, before they rendered their decision to hand up an indictment against him. "This case is... more »
  • Florida man faces sentencing for having sex on the beach

    July 6, 2015 9:19 AM

    BRADENTON, FL.- A man convicted of having sex on a Florida beach in front of families will soon learn how long he must spend in prison. Jose Caballero is scheduled to be sentenced Monday. He faces a possible 15 years in prison, but prosecutors say they will seek 2.5 years.... more »
  • Police: Teenage sex trafficking victim saved, 1 arrested

    June 3, 2015 7:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- In a multi-agency human trafficking investigation in metro New Orleans, a 17-year-old victim has been rescued and a man police believe was her pimp has been arrested. State police say in a news release that 26-year-old James Muse of New Orleans was arrested Saturday without incident. The human... more »
  • Teacher who had sex with students fathered child by victim

    May 22, 2015 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- According to DNA test results, Keavin Keith fathered a child with one of the victims he's accused of sleeping with. Earlier this week Keith was charged with 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Investigators say he had sex with multiple students, and the students told them... more »
  • Teacher accused in sex crimes wanted to be a pastor Play Video

    May 20, 2015 12:08 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The baptist ministry won't be helping a teacher accused of having sex with his students become an ordained minister, religious leaders said Tuesday. The Baptist Association of Greater Baton Rouge was vetting Keavin Keith. Keith, a teacher at the Math Science and Arts Academy West, was filling... more »
  • Teacher accused of sleeping with students posts bond Play Video

    May 19, 2015 6:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A teacher at the Math Science and Arts Academy West in Iberville Parish posted a $100,000 bond this afternoon, following his arrest on 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Keavin Keith allegedly met his victims in the ninth grade classroom where he taught Geography and Civics.... more »
  • Teacher of the year faces 30 charges of sex with students

    May 19, 2015 11:03 AM

    PLAQUEMINE- A teacher at the Math Science and Arts Academy West in Iberville Parish posted a $100,000 bond this afternoon, following his arrest on 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Keavin Keith allegedly met his victims in the ninth grade classroom where he taught Geography and Civics. Sheriff... more »
  • 2 arrested for having sex with family members

    May 10, 2015 1:32 PM

    FARMERVILLE, La. - A Union Parish father and son have been arrested on charges of having sexual relations with family members. Sheriff Dusty Gates says 41-year-old Steven E. Stanton and 62-year-old Norman Lee Stanton were arrested Thursday in the Haile community. Gates says each was charged on two counts of... more »
  • Man gets 30 years in Texas, Louisiana prostitution cases

    April 22, 2015 1:29 PM

    HOUSTON - A Central Texas man convicted of forcing a schoolgirl into prostitution and advertising online has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Bobby Barrett of Killeen, who had the victim's high school identification badge when he was arrested, was sentenced Wednesday in Houston. The 31-year-old Barrett last July... more »
  • Teacher accused of sex with student posts bond Play Video

    April 21, 2015 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former Christian Life Academy teacher accused of having sex with one of her students posted a $25,000 bond and was released from jail Wednesday. Sheriff's deputies arrested 27-year-old Amber Anderson Tuesday on charges of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Detectives said the student's... more »
  • Search underway for child predator in Clinton Play Video

    April 20, 2015 5:02 PM

    CLINTON - Authorities are searching for a convicted child predator who skipped out on a sentencing hearing in East Feliciana Parish last week. Prentiss Corey Chavers, 35, was supposed to go to jail last week after he pleaded guilty to charges related to having sex with a young boy.... more »
  • Plea allows teacher to avoid prison, sex-offender registry

    April 9, 2015 12:58 PM

    HAHNVILLE, La. - One of two former Destrehan High School teachers accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student, has agreed to a plea deal in St. Charles Parish that will allow her to avoid prison time or having to register as a sex offender. The deal was announced in... more »
  • Judge nixes lawsuit by man saying he was duped by dating app

    March 16, 2015 4:01 PM

    CAMDEN, N.J. - A judge has ruled against a southern New Jersey man who sued a mobile dating app after he was arrested for having sex with a 13-year-old boy. William Saponaro Jr. was arrested in 2012 after an encounter involving him, the 13-year-old boy and another man who knew... more »
  • Teacher accused in student sex case bonds out of jail

    February 25, 2015 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish School System band instructor bailed out of jail a month after he was booked on forcible rape and prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student charges. Robert M. Lewis, 30, was fired the day after he was arrested. Lewis... more »
  • Okla. teacher accused of sex with student in teacher's lounge

    January 23, 2015 11:49 AM

    WAYNOKA, Okla. - An Oklahoma teacher has been suspended with pay after admitting to having sex with a male student, including inside the school teacher's lounge. An anonymous tip led investigators to question and arrest 32-year-old Daresa Poe Tuesday on charges of sexual battery and second-degree rape. Investigators... more »
  • School fires teacher in student sex case Play Video

    January 22, 2015 10:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - School administrators fired a Scotlandville band instructor Friday who's accused of having sex with one of his students. Deputies charged Robert M. Lewis, 30, with forcible rape and prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student Thursday night. Lewis has been on paid leave since... more »
  • Abbeville High teacher accused of sex with student

    January 7, 2015 4:03 PM

    KAPLAN - An Abbeville High School teacher has been arrested after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The Advertiser reports Nicholas Willis has been charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams says Willis is in in the Kaplan City Jail on a $200,000... more »
  • Bill Cosby returns to stage for 1st time since November

    January 7, 2015 2:01 AM

    TORONTO, Canada - A scandal-plagued Bill Cosby returns to the stage Wednesday night for the first time since November and his reception is certain to be mixed, with some planning protests, others vowing not to show up and still others saying they will heckle the comedian. The three performances in... more »
  • Woman accused of sleeping with 16-year-old

    December 24, 2014 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge woman after investigators said she had sex with a 16-year-old boy while she was drunk. Deputies charged 34-year-old Delisha Barg with carnal knowledge of a juvenile after her arrest Monday. Investigators said the boy's parent first contacted them... more »
  • Dufresne pleads not guilty in group sex case

    November 25, 2014 1:39 PM

    HAHNVILLE - A 32-year-old Destrehan High School teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student has been charged in St. Charles Parish with carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Shelley Dufresne's attorney, Deanne Williams, entered a not guilty plea to the felony charge at her arraignment Tuesday. Dufresne remains free... more »
  • Police: Student led high school prostitution ring

    November 25, 2014 5:57 AM

    VENICE, FL - Authorities in Florida say a 17-year-old Sarasota High School student organized a prostitution ring of students from nearby high schools. The teen was arrested Friday on felony charges of human trafficking of a person under 18. Venice police say at least one act of prostitution took place,... more »
  • Judge to review NCAA's Penn State sanctions emails

    November 8, 2014 2:04 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A judge has ordered the NCAA to turn over 477 internal emails relating to the sanctions imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey said Friday that she will review the unredacted emails to determine whether they can... more »
  • Arraignment of Destrehan teacher delayed

    October 23, 2014 1:16 PM

    HAHNVILLE - Arraignment of a former Destrehan High School teacher at the center of sex allegations involving a 16-year-old student has been pushed back to next month. Shelley Dufresne, 32, was set to be arraigned Thursday, but will be delayed after Retired Judge Anne Lennan Simon granted the continuance on... more »
  • Former LSU Alumni CEO gets suit tossed Play Video

    October 20, 2014 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU Alumni President Dr. Charlie Roberts won't have to pay his former lover a dime after his attorney successfully argued to have a suit against him tossed in district court. Judge Michael Caldwell dismissed the suit because the claims made by Kay Heath, Roberts former lover,... more »
  • Lawsuit: Pastor knew he had AIDS, had affairs

    October 14, 2014 1:23 PM

    MONTGOMERY, AL - An Alabama church wants to remove a pastor accused of having sex with congregation members while infected with AIDS. Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Montgomery filed a lawsuit Tuesday against longtime pastor Juan D. McFarland. The lawsuit says that after attempts to remove McFarland as pastor, he... more »
  • Sheriff: attempted murder after victim pays for sex

    October 12, 2014 1:34 PM

    ZACHARY - East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies say a Central man, William Bottoms, 25, was arrested after he held a man at gunpoint and tried to rob him. Officials say Bottoms went to the victim's car and told him to give up his cash. When the victim said all... more »
  • 7 charged in high school football hazing case

    October 11, 2014 1:29 PM

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Prosecutors say seven students have been charged as part of an investigation into hazing on a New Jersey high school football team. Middlesex County prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said Friday night three of the students are charged with aggravated sexual assault, criminal restraint and other crimes.... more »
  • 2 teachers post bond, accused of having sex with student

    October 2, 2014 2:43 PM

    GRETNA - Two Destrehan High School teachers accused of having group sex with a student have posted $7,000 cash bonds and been released from custody. Kenner police Sgt. Brian McGregor says 32-year-old Shelly Dufresne and 24-year-old Rachel Respess left the Jefferson Parish jail early Thursday. They are accused of having... more »
  • LSU reported sex crimes see big increase Play Video

    October 1, 2014 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some crime at LSU saw a big jump last year as statistics released Wednesday show that sex crimes spiked during 2013. A combination of two theories is suspected by LSU Police to help explain why the number of sex crimes spiked on the state's largest college... more »

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