After Defending, Pope Francis Sends a Sexual Crime Investigator to Chile

By Peter Janci on February 11, 2018

Pope Francis caused an uproar last month when he visited Chile and vigorously defended Chilean Bishop Juan Barros, who has been accused of protecting a pedophile priest. Pope Francis has ... VIEW MORE

Former YMCA camp counselor gets 3 1/2 years for assaulting teen girl

By Peter Janci on February 8, 2018

Article from the Statesman Journal. A Monmouth man was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl when he worked as a YMCA camp counselor at ... VIEW MORE

Ex-teacher accused of sex abuse

By Peter Janci on February 8, 2018

Article from The Dalles Chronicle. Robert Weems, 42, a former substitute teacher in School District 21 and a former track and wrestling coach at the middle school, was arrested Friday and ... VIEW MORE

Mother testifies in suit against Mormon Church

By Peter Janci on February 4, 2018

Article from The Journal. MARTINSBURG, WV — The civil case alleging members of the Mormon Church had covered up sexual abuse by the son of church leaders continued its second full ... VIEW MORE

Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse: 140 Victims Are Now Suing Nassar, USA Gymnastics & MSU

By Andria Seo on February 2, 2018

It was a striking scene of devastating pain and yet also of solidarity and strength—the scores of brave women who showed up in a Michigan courtroom to face Lawrence Nassar, ... VIEW MORE

Man sentenced to 81 years in prison for child sex abuse in Washington Co.

By Peter Janci on February 2, 2018

Article from WASHINGTON COUNTY, OR – A man was sentenced to 81 years in prison for child sex abuse in Washington County. Kevin Wayne Randolph, 49, was convicted on charges including first-degree ... VIEW MORE

Will this be the year state gets law to help kids report sex abuse?

By Peter Janci on February 1, 2018

Article from OLYMPIA, Wash. — A survivor of childhood sexual abuse hopes the third time is the charm in trying to get her bill through the state Legislature. “Erin’s Law” would ... VIEW MORE

Jury finds former Astoria high school wrestling coach guilty of sex crimes

By Peter Janci on January 13, 2018

Article from ASTORIA, Ore. – A former Astoria High School wrestling coach was found guilty of first-degree sex abuse and first-degree unlawful sexual penetration this week. Gary Salvador Medina, 42, was ... VIEW MORE

Prineville man sentenced to 54 years in abuse case

By Peter Janci on January 12, 2018

Article from PRINEVILLE, Ore. – A Crook County judge sentenced a 38-year-old Prineville man to more than 54 years in prison Thursday after a jury found him guilty on 15 counts ... VIEW MORE

Navy Recruiter Arrested For Molesting Teen: Sheriff

By Peter Janci on January 10, 2018

Sean Kelly, 27, is accused of sexually abusing a Clackamas County high school girl while he worked as a US Navy recruiter in June 2017. Article from BEAVERTON, OR — A ... VIEW MORE

Ann Kuroki, Idaho Basketball Coach Arrested For Having Sex With Teen Student

By Peter Janci on January 8, 2018

Article from International Business Times. A female basketball coach from Gooding, Idaho, was arrested Friday for indulging in sexual activity with a minor student after the police received a tip regarding ... VIEW MORE

Police: Roseburg attorney arrested, charged with multiple sex crimes

By Peter Janci on January 5, 2018

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg attorney faces accusations he repeatedly raped a teenage girl has been arrested and charged with multiple sex crimes, Oregon State Police report. On January 3, detectives ... VIEW MORE

Beaverton police: Man arrested for sexually abusing girls; more victims possible

By Peter Janci on January 3, 2018

Article from BEAVERTON, OR – A man was arrested for sexually abusing girls and detectives believe there may be additional victims, according to Beaverton police. Fernando Manual Lugo-Gongora, 32, was indicted Tuesday ... VIEW MORE

Senior volunteer accused of abusing 2 kids at southern Oregon school

By Peter Janci on January 3, 2018

Article from MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A former classroom volunteer charged with sexually abusing a kindergarten student in southern Oregon has been now been accused of having a second victim. Sgt. ... VIEW MORE

Quran instructor arrested, accused of sexually abusing girls in Tigard

By Peter Janci on December 22, 2017

Article from TIGARD, Ore. – A Corvallis man who taught private Quran lessons has been arrested for sex abuse. Muhammad L. Hasan, 50, was arrested this week on eight counts of ... VIEW MORE

Six Mormon families suing LDS church over alleged cover up of child sexual abuse

By Peter Janci on December 18, 2017

Article from SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – A group of families are suing the LDS church, alleging it covered up child sex abuse by another member in West Virginia. A total ... VIEW MORE

LDS church responds to questions about interviews with children, sexual topics

By Peter Janci on December 14, 2017

Article from SALT LAKE CITY — An online movement, including a petition, asking the LDS church to change its practice of interviewing children about sexual matters, drew a response from the ... VIEW MORE