Child pornography

February 22, 2019 - 6:58 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Tears streamed down R. Kelly's cheeks as a court official read a jury's not guilty verdict to all 14 counts of child pornography at his 2008 trial in Chicago. The R&B superstar had successfully dodged up to 15 years in prison and likely financial ruin. Eleven years later, Kelly,...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013 file photo, R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Prosecutors will have to clear a series of high legal hurdles if they intend to charge R. Kelly anew and convict him, even if video evidence is available. Speculation the R&B star could face new charges arose after attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, he recently gave prosecutors a VHS tape showing Kelly having sex with an underage girl. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
February 19, 2019 - 7:32 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors will have to clear a series of high legal hurdles if they intend to charge R. Kelly and convict him, even if there's video evidence. One case illustrates the difficulties: The R&B star's own 2008 trial at which he was acquitted. At the heart of that child pornography...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013 file photo, R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. A Georgia man involved with a recent documentary detailing abuse allegations against R. Kelly told police the singer's manager threatened him. A Stockbridge police report says Timothy Savage told an officer on Jan. 3 that Don Russell had texted him saying it would be best for him and his family if the documentary didn't air. Savage said he and his wife were involved with Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" series. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
January 09, 2019 - 9:13 am
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man involved with a recent documentary detailing abuse allegations against R. Kelly told police the singer's manager threatened him. Timothy Savage told an officer on Jan. 3 that Don Russell had texted him saying it would be best for him and his family if the...
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Dreamstime
November 21, 2018 - 9:44 am
A Hutchinson man has been sentenced to federal prison in a child pornography case. Thirty-one-year-old Shane Ragsdale of Hutchinson has been sentenced to 90 months in federal prison for downloading child pornography from the internet. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release Ragsdale...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. Lawyers for the imprisoned former sports doctor on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, filed motions in Ingham County asking that he be re-sentenced by a different judge in the first of the major molestation cases he faced. Nassar, who's serving a 60-year federal sentence for possessing child pornography, was also sentenced to up to 175 years in state prison for molesting young athletes. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 25, 2018 - 10:00 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar's attorneys say the disgraced former sports doctor was assaulted within hours of being placed in the general population at the federal prison in Arizona where he is serving a 60-year sentence for child pornography possession. In motions filed Tuesday seeking to...
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July 25, 2018 - 2:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say a former Columbus police spokesman has been charged with sending and receiving videos and images on his cellphone of children having sex with adults. A county prosecutor says 51-year-old Sgt. Dean Worthington was indicted Wednesday for illegal use of a...
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July 19, 2018 - 8:09 pm
A Kansas man who admitted that he traveled to the Philippines to have sex with minor girls has pleaded guilty to three counts of producing child pornography. The U.S. Attorney's office says Anthony Shultz, 55, pleaded guilty Wednesday. He is scheduled to be sentenced in December. Prosecutors say...
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dreamstime
June 09, 2018 - 6:48 pm
Police in Iowa have arrested an 18-year-old Kansas man, accused of enticing a 12-year-old boy into sending naked photographs to him. Devin Michael Miller, of Rose Hill, is in the Polk County, Iowa, jail charged with enticing a minor with the intent to commit exploitation or sexual abuse. Miller...
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KNSS News
Ted Woodward
February 09, 2018 - 11:43 am
37-year-old Cody Chitwood, a Derby Middle School teacher, has made his first appearance in court; he's charged with 11 counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Chitwood has been suspended with pay from the school; he was arrested last month, following a two-month-long investigation into child...
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Dreamstime
January 16, 2018 - 3:50 pm
Danish police have charged more than 1,000 young people over an underage Facebook sex video. The kids, who range in ages from 15 to people in their 20s, could face distribution of child pornography charges for sharing videos that feature two 15-year-olds having sex. Watch the latest video at video...
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