Sunday, March 3, 2024

Investigation opened into Pennsylvania Catholic church sex abuse

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, using subpoenas to demand confidential files and testimony from church leaders, according to two people familiar with the probe. (Time)

Eight charged with sexually assaulting unconscious teen after video surfaces

PROVIDENCE - Eight men are facing charges in Rhode Island for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old unconscious girl at a party — after the girl’s mother found footage of the attack on Facebook and shared it with detectives, according to a report.(New York Post)

Troubled ex-NFL player accused of multiple counts of rape

VISTA, California - Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury-plagued NFL career, “took what he wanted,” including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday. (New York Post)

President, principal of St. Mike’s resign in wake of sex assault scandal

TORONTO - The president and principal of beleaguered St. Michael’s College School have resigned as police continue their investigation into allegations of a physical and sexual abuse at the prestigious educational institution. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Man who raped, beat and robbed a sex worker found guilty

    VANCOUVER - A Surrey man has been found guilty of all charges in relation to a vicious sex attack and robbery that occurred in a Vancouver park in September 2017. In a recent Supreme Court of B.C. ruling, Justice Shelley Fitzpatrick found Ezaz Ahmed Razak, 24, guilty of sexual assault causing bodily harm, robbery, unlawful confinement and making threats. (National Post)

    Serial rapist who held women as ‘sex slaves’ convicted

    EASTON, Pa. - A jury has convicted a Pennsylvania man of serial rape and human trafficking charges that could put him in prison for life. (Ottawa Sun)

    British girl held prisoner by Muslim grooming gang for 12 years

    LONDON - Sarah's haunted face stares out under a red Islamic head-dress in her wedding photo. Beside her, guests eat cake while celebrating the marriage, conducted by the local mosque's imam at a terraced house in the Home Counties. (Daily Mail)

    St. Mike’s scandal grows to three incidents, seven accused

    TORONTO - The assault scandal at prestigious St. Michael’s College School has swollen to three different episodes and now involves seven students who are facing serious criminal charges. (Toronto Sun)

    VPD arrest high-risk sex offender who cut off ankle monitoring bracelet

    The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) have arrested a high-risk sex offender that went missing on Saturday morning. According to a police report, Kirstjon Olson, a provincial sex offender, cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and left his residence “contrary to his release conditions.” (Daily Hive)

    Teacher accused of raping girl, 13, he met on Tinder

    ATLANTA - A teacher and coach at a Georgia high school is accused of molesting a 13-year-old he met on a dating app. (The Province)

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