Hastert Case Prompts Push for Change in Child Sex Abuse LawsCurrently, cases against predators must be reported and prosecuted within 20 years of the victim's 18th birthday.
Prosecutors: Hastert Sought to Hide Sex Abuse of 14-Year-OldHe is scheduled to be sentenced April 27.
Chaminade College Prep Named In Sex Abuse Suit"John Doe" claims abuse by college counselor in 1970's.
Woman Jailed In Sex Assault Sues St. Charles Co.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.
Collinsville Bus Monitor Charged with Sex CrimesThomas 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.
Belleville Martial Arts Instructor Admits to Sexual AbuseChristopher 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.
Senate Committee Approves New Rules to Deal with Sex Abuse in the MilitarySenator Clair McCaskill calls it "some of the most aggressive and historic reform the military code of justice has seen."
Paterno Lawyer Says Estate to Sue N.C.A.A.
Priest Defrocked Over Sexual Abuse AllegationRev. LeRoy Valentine has been permanently removed from ministry due to abuse that occurred in the 1970s but only recently came to light.
Mo. House Passes Child Sex Abuse MeasureThe Missouri House has approved an amendment that would allow evidence of past criminal behavior in child sex abuse prosecutions.
Mo. House Panel Mulls Child Sex Abuse MeasureA House committee considered a proposal Monday that would repeal the time requirement for sexual offenses that involve someone age 18 or younger.
Mo. Task Force to Release Sex Abuse ReportThe 14-member panel was created under a 2011 state law. Members included legislators, advocates, law enforcement and officials from school districts.

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