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  • Ball coach facing sex charges may have victimized others, authorities fear Play Video

    July 28, 2017 6:36 PM

    CENTRAL - Investigators are concerned a man arrested on sex crimes charges recently may have abused more children, and they're asking for help locating them. Jason Scott Dreher was booked into jail on incest charges. After posting bond, Dreher was arrested again when he tracked down his victim. ... 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 »
  • Area teacher charged, fired after suspected tryst with kid in a car Play Video

    January 11, 2017 11:30 AM

    NEW ROADS – A private school teacher is facing misdemeanor attempted carnal knowledge of a juvenile charges, the WBRZ Investigative Unit has learned. The female teacher was identified as Skylar Russell. Russell was fired yesterday. As WBRZ.com was first to report Wednesday, Russell teaches at False River Academy. WBRZ... more »
  • Man arrested in sexual assault of kids from an entire family Play Video

    December 17, 2016 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was booked into jail on seven felonies related to the sexual assault of four members of his family – two girls and two teenage boys. The case was revealed in arrest documents obtained by WBRZ News 2 Saturday morning. Overnight, Garry Jackson, 37, was... more »
  • Teen arrested after video of tryst in classroom shared among classmates

    October 26, 2016 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A high school student faces felony sex charges after deputies said the teenager recorded a tryst with his girlfriend in a classroom recently. Deputies booked Jonathon Moss, 18, into jail on pornography involving juveniles and carnal knowledge of a juvenile charges. Both charges are felonies. ... more »
  • TV personality who hid from sex abuse allegations will return to La.

    May 4, 2016 4:54 PM

    SAN DIEGO - A former Louisiana TV personality will return to the state for the first time in nearly four decades shackled and accused of sexually assaulting children on a camping trip in the 70s. Frank John Selas, 76, performed as " Mr. Wonder " on his TV show... more »
  • Former teacher of the year enters no contest plea to student sex charges Play Video

    February 16, 2016 10:45 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - In a solemn manner, former teacher Keavin Keith pleaded no contest to five counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile and 30 counts of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student Tuesday morning. #BREAKING Keith even fathered a child with one of his students.... more »
  • La. TV personality arrested in decades-old sex case

    January 26, 2016 2:30 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Authorities from various parishes will discuss the arrest of a 1970s TV personality Tuesday. Frank Selas – known on TV in northwest Louisiana and parts of Arkansas and Mississippi as "Mr. Wonder" – was taken into custody in California after a decades-long search. Selas was the suspect... more »
  • 'Yes Means Yes' becoming norm on NY campuses

    December 13, 2014 10:12 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Administrative policy may be the new pillow talk on college campuses across New York. A universal "affirmative consent" standard is now part of a sexual assault prevention policy adopted across the state's public university system. It spells out for students that only "yes" - not silence or... more »
  • Vatican prosecutor didn't report abusive priest

    November 23, 2014 2:15 PM

    BOSTON - Legal documents show an American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican's sex crimes prosecutor was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law enforcement before the now-jailed man committed other acts of sexual abuse. The Rev. Robert Geisinger was a leader of... more »
  • New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy

    November 23, 2014 2:07 PM

    TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey is the latest state to consider requiring colleges to define when "yes means yes" in an effort to stem the tide of sexual assaults. But whether the policy - known as affirmative consent - will reduce sexual assaults on campus remains unclear. States and universities... more »
  • NOPD reassigns 5 accused of ignoring sex crimes

    November 15, 2014 1:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says five detectives have been reassigned while the department investigates allegations they failed to fully investigate more than 1,000 child abuse and sex cases. He said Thursday that initial review of a report from the city inspector general indicates enough evidence... more »
  • Report: NOPD poorly investigated sex crimes

    November 12, 2014 12:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - In a new blow to New Orleans' troubled Police Department, a city inspector general's report claims five detectives failed to do substantial investigation of hundreds of cases of sex crimes and child abuse. The allegations were contained in a report released Wednesday. Police officials say the detectives... more »

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