child abuse

Former Kentucky Gov. Bevin pardoned a child rapist

In his final days in office, former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued hundreds of pardons and commutations to people he said he would not hesitate to welcome as neighbors, co-workers or members of his church.

Jerry Sandusky resentenced to same prison term

Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky was resentenced Friday to 30 to 60 years in prison, the same penalty that was previously overturned, according to Kendra Miknis, court administrator for Centre County in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.

Child sex abuse cases treated in ERs more than doubles

The number of US adolescents admitted to emergency rooms for injuries related to sexual abuse more than doubled between 2010 and 2016, according to a new study. For kids ages 12 to 17, the number increased from 2,280 in 2010 to 5,058 in 2016.

Women wanted on suspicion of trafficking of girls

Two women, including one who worked briefly at a center for girls impacted by sex trafficking and exploitation, have been accused of human trafficking, a criminal complaint filed this week in Wisconsin says.