Child endangerment

FILE – This file photo combination shows former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz, left, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, right, and former Penn State President Graham Spanier, center, in Harrisburg, Pa. A Pennsylvania appeals court says many of the documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators for their handling of child sex abuse complaints about football coach Jerry Sandusky should be made public. A three-judge Superior Court panel on Monday, June 4, 2018, sided with The Associated Press and ordered the release from the more than 200 records sealed in the case against Schultz, Curley and Spanier. (AP Photos/File)
June 04, 2018 - 11:29 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday ordered the release of documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators over their handling of child sex abuse complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The three-judge Superior Court...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history. The deal was announced Wednesday, May 16, 2018, by Michigan State and lawyers for 332 victims. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 23, 2018 - 7:06 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sports coaches, the types of paid employees who allegedly learned Larry Nassar was molesting gymnasts and other athletes before the sexual abuse scandal broke, would still not be required to report such suspected abuse to the authorities under a watered-down proposal to expand...
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May 08, 2018 - 1:37 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a central New York couple pretended their 9-year-old son had blood cancer in order to solicit money from sympathetic donors, even receiving an invite to Syracuse University football practice from the ruse. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office says the Port Byron...
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April 05, 2018 - 2:38 pm
"Paterno" aims to tell the polarizing story of a legend's fall, when the most essential question can never be answered. The HBO movie directed by Barry Levinson debuts Saturday and stars Oscar winner Al Pacino as Joe Paterno, the Penn State coach whose career ended in scandal. The movie chronicles...
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February 22, 2018 - 6:12 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors in Minneapolis have filed child neglect charges against the mother of mentally disabled twin daughters who were allegedly raped, beaten and held captive by their father for years. Police are still trying to find the 48-year-old mother, who was charged Thursday with...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier hopes a Pennsylvania appeals court will agree that too much time had passed for him to be charged with endangering the welfare of children over his handling of a complaint about Jerry Sandusky. A three-judge Superior Court panel...
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In this Nov. 28, 2017 photo, Pamela Wang poses for a photo in Kealakekua, Hawaii, with an avocado she found while on a walk. Wang is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the 5-pound (2.3-kilogram) avocado she snagged is the world's largest. (AP Photo/Mary Lou Knurek)
December 09, 2017 - 10:15 am
POLICE: WOMAN DROVE WITH TRANSIT SIGN STICKING OUT OF CAR SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a woman was drunk when she continued driving with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof of her car. The 52-year-old was pulled over Saturday on Route 46 in South Hackensack when...
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December 07, 2017 - 7:42 pm
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A snowshoe racer from India has avoided a New York trial for sex abuse by pleading guilty to endangering the welfare of a child. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports 25-year-old Tanveer Hussain is from the Kashmir region of India and entered the plea Wednesday in Essex...
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December 07, 2017 - 2:43 pm
MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey pastor has been accused of sexually assaulting children over the course of 16 years. Harry Thomas, of Medford, is pastor of Come Alive Church. He was taken into custody Wednesday. The Burlington County prosecutor's office says the 74-year-old pastor assaulted four...
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November 29, 2017 - 6:03 pm
WESTFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A former gymnastics instructor already in jail in Boston awaiting trial on a charge of child rape has been accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old student at a New Jersey gym. The Union County Prosecutor's Office says 34-year-old Jorge Rodriguez assaulted the child over...
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