Charges were dismissed against Peggy Sue Busby in October 2013, but only after she spent months in jail because she couldn’t post the $50,000, cash-only bond.
Thomas R. Hartsoe, 76, of Fairmont City, was charged Thursday in Madison County Circuit Court with aggravated criminal sexual abuse and sexual abuse of a child.
Christopher Horton, 22, of Highland entered pleas to five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.
Senator Clair McCaskill calls it “some of the most aggressive and historic reform the military code of justice has seen.”
Rev. LeRoy Valentine has been permanently removed from ministry due to abuse that occurred in the 1970s but only recently came to light.
The Missouri House has approved an amendment that would allow evidence of past criminal behavior in child sex abuse prosecutions.
A House committee considered a proposal Monday that would repeal the time requirement for sexual offenses that involve someone age 18 or younger.
The 14-member panel was created under a 2011 state law. Members included legislators, advocates, law enforcement and officials from school districts.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s ousted university president is quietly awaiting a decision on whether he will face criminal prosecution in the Jerry Sandusky scandal while two former subordinates fight charges they tried to […]