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Saskatchewan ICE unit success

The Saskatchewan Internet and Child Exploitation (ICE) unit was formed in 2009 and since then, has convicted more than 200 people.

There are few things more disturbing than crimes against children, according to one of the unit’s lead investigators. 508 more words


High-risk offender released from jail to live in central Alberta

RCMP have issued a public warning about a high-risk offender who police believe poses a significant risk to children under the age of 12.

Robert Ventress, 47, was released on Wednesday after serving an 18-month sentence for four counts of breach of recognizance. 126 more words


Former U.S. Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

DETROIT  — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor accused of molesting seven girls has pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and faces at least 25 years in prison. 88 more words


Paula Simons: David Belke's child pornography conviction a tale of tragedy

David Belke was never known for tragedy.

For decades, the playwright and director has entertained audiences with his bright and charming comedies. Joyous musicals. Literary send-ups. 831 more words

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Former Oklahoma state senator admits to child sex trafficking while in office

Former Oklahoma state Sen. Ralph Shortey has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors months after investigators uncovered a secret life that they say involved child pornography and a rendezvous with a 17-year-old boy he had met through Craigslist’s personal ads. 795 more words


Edmonton playwright sentenced to 6 months in jail for possession of child porn

A well-known Edmonton playwright, and former substitute teacher, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography last month.

David Belke, 57, was sentenced to six months in jail, has been registered under the sex offenders’ registry and was handed a $100 surcharge. 194 more words


Hampton City employee already on sex offender registry accused of distributing child pornography

HAMPTON, Va. – A Hampton City employee is locked up in the Western Tidewater Regional Jail accused of distributing child pornography.

Records state the investigation into the city employee has been going on for months. 313 more words