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Child Sex Abuse

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2 Adult Brothers Plead Guilty To Molesting Young Girls, Bribing With Candy

Two Orange County brothers have pleaded guilty to repeatedly molesting 3- and 7-year-old neighbor girls who were bribed to keep quiet with candy and ice cream.

03/17/2014

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Self-Appointed Pastor Sentenced For Molesting Two Boys In His Congregation

An Orange County man who hosted Bible study meetings at his home was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years to life in prison for molesting two male relatives.

02/19/2014

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Trabuco Canyon Man Arrested For Alleged Child Sex Abuse

Authorities Tuesday said a 52-year-old man arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing four children may have other possible victims.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2013

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CBS2 Report Inspires Legislation That Would Prohibit Spousal Support In Child Sex Abuse Cases

A CBS2 news report has inspired a proposed bill that would prohibit spousal support in child sex abuse cases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2013

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Man Convicted Of Child Sex Crimes Sentenced To 80 Years To Life

A man convicted of abusing two children over a 12-year period received a sentence Tuesday of 80 years to life in prison.

05/28/2013

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Mahony Talks To Italian Newspaper About Church Sex Abuse Scandal

Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony told an Italian newspaper that it’s a positive thing the public knows the truth about “pedophilia in the church.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2013

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Mahony To Be Deposed About Handling Of Alleged Sex Abuse Case

Cardinal Roger Mahony will be deposed this month as part of a clergy abuse lawsuit set for trial in April.

02/15/2013

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24 More Clergy Members Added To List Of Alleged Sex Abusers

Two dozen names have been added to a list of clergy members alleged to have molested children in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

02/14/2013

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Priest Removed From Church Over Alleged Sex Abuse Was Employed By LAUSD

A former priest allegedly named in the Los Angeles Archdiocese Catholic church sex abuse scandal may be employed by the Los Angeles Unified School District, CBS2 has learned.

02/03/2013

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Files Show How LA Church Leaders Shielded Sex Abusers From Police

Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and other top Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles officials maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark, according to church personnel files.

01/21/2013

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Jury Rules LA Schools Must Pay $6.9M To Boy Molested By Teacher

A jury has ruled that the Los Angeles Unified School District must pay $6.9 million to a fifth-grader molested by his teacher.

12/18/2012

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Oxnard School Employee Arrested On Child Sex Abuse Charges

Gustavo Mayo Canizalez was arrested after allegations surfaced that he had engaged in numerous acts of sexual abuse with a child between the ages of 12 and 16

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/11/2012

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Jury Sends Convicted Child Molester Back To Mental Hospital

Prosecutors say a 75-year-old convicted child molester will be recommitted indefinitely to a California state mental hospital after a jury found he was a continued threat to children.

06/06/2012

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Head Of Modeling School To Appear In Court For Alleged Sex Abuse

A man who runs a school for acting and modeling is set to appear in court next week on charges he sexually abused a 16-year-old girl, authorities announced.

06/01/2012

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Franciscan Files Released Highlighting Generational Patterns Of Sexual Abuse

The sexual abuse at St. Anthony’s, including Van Handel’s own account of his crimes, is included in more than 4,000 pages from the confidential files of nine Franciscan religious brothers who were accused of abuse. The internal files, coupled with an additional 4,000 pages of sworn testimony obtained by the AP, are the largest release of a religious order’s files to date and paint one of the fullest pictures yet of a pervasive culture of abuse that affected generations of students at the seminary dedicated to training future Franciscans.

05/22/2012