{FD} ESPN among ‘worst offenders in the nation’ regarding sexual misconduct, ex-governor says

A former Republican governor of Michigan took ESPN to task Saturday during a fiery exchange with a reporter for the liberal-leaning sports network over recent sexual misconduct allegations involving Michigan State University.

{FD} Third state indicts ex-neurologist on sexual assault charges

A former neurologist has been indicted on 15 counts of sexual assault charges that accuse him of abusing seven female patients in New Jersey.

{FD} Sex offender gets new trial after Texas judge used shock belt on him in court

An appeals court has ordered a new trial for a convicted sex offender after a judge in Texas ordered a bailiff to shock him three times with a 50,000-volt belt for being uncooperative in court.

{FD} Outrage grows over Oklahoma judge who reportedly let several child rapists off without prison time

An Oklahoma judge who has been widely criticized for letting a church camp rapist walk away with only probation earlier this year reportedly has let other child rapists avoid prison as well.

{FD} Youth pastor in sexual relationship with teen celebrated when she became ‘legal’: cops

A youth pastor in Colorado had a sexual relationship with a high school senior — and gave the teen a card on her 18th birthday that read, “We’re legal,” according to an arrest affidavit.

{FD} Science teacher, 26, sent *****, had sex romps with teen boy student, cops say

A Florida middle school teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old male student and sending him...photos.

{FD} Loophole lets teen rapists return to same school as victims, Michigan lawmakers told

Two teenage rape survivors are urging state lawmakers in Michigan to close down a loophole that allows rapists to return to the same school as victims after finishing their sentences.

{FD} North Carolina father, daughter charged with incest arraigned in Virginia court

A North Carolina father and daughter accused of incest that led to a baby boy – and a marriage – were arraigned Tuesday on felony charges of incest and misdemeanor charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

{FD} Florida pastor, judge and ‘Gossip Girl’ actor arrested in prostitution sting

Patrick J. Boll, an actor, Lee County Judge Jay B. Rosman and Fort Myers pastor Richard Cecil along with three others were arrested in a prostitution sting at a Florida hotel.

{FD} Fort Bragg soldier accused of brutal rape linked to another sex assault, officials say

The Fort Bragg paratrooper charged in the brutal rape and kidnapping of a teenager in Texas in 2013 was also under investigation for a sexual assault at his North Carolina base, officials said Tuesday.

{FD} Ex-wife and mom of North Carolina couple accused of incest — and parenting a love child — breaks silence

The mother of a daughter who allegedly had an incestuous relationship with her father – leading to a love child – is speaking out about the controversial relationship involving her ex-husband.

{FD} Fort Bragg soldier charged in cold case brutal rape, kidnapping of Texas teen girl

A Fort Bragg solider was charged Friday in the brutal kidnapping and rape of a teenager in Texas in a 2013 case whose trail had gone cold, officials said.

{FD} Larry Nassar transferred to same prison as Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper, former NY hitman: report

Larry Nassar, the disgraced doctor who was convicted of sexually abusing girls and young women -- including U.S. Olympic gymnasts -- has been transferred to a federal prison in Arizona that houses a notorious kidnapper and a former New York cop-turned-hitman.

{FD} Slain Michigan teen who claimed she’d been raped was going to testify in trial, report says

The investigation into a Michigan teen whose body was uncovered in the woods has police looking into an individual who she accused of raping her and was set to face during trial, officials told WOOD TV Wednesday.

{FD} Sexual assault reports doubled at West Point

The number of sexual assaults reported at the U.S. Military Academy roughly doubled during the last school year, according to data reviewed by The Associated Press, in the latest example of the armed forces' persistent struggle to root out such misbehavior.

{FD} FBI’s Larry Nassar case scrutinized as disgraced doctor sentenced to third prison term

The FBI's probe into serial sex abuser Larry Nassar was beginning to face scrutiny Monday, even as the disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor was sentenced to a third prison term -- this time for up to 125 years -- for molesting hundreds of young girls at an elite training center.

{FD} North Carolina father-daughter couple arrested for incest after having love child

A 42-year-old North Carolina man and his 20-year-old daughter have been arrested on incest charges after having a love child last year--and reportedly getting married.

{FD} Some sex offenders could opt for chemical castration under Oklahoma bill

A Republican lawmaker is pushing to add Oklahoma to the list of states in which so-called chemical castration is an option for some convicted sex offenders, albeit an option that is rarely used.

{FD} Michigan cops to apologize for believing Larry Nassar over 17-year-old victim

A Michigan police department plans to publicly apologize on Thursday to one of Larry Nassar’s victims for reportedly not accepting her 2004 complaint against the former USA Gymnastics doctor.

{FD} Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder reportedly weighs look at MSU’s handling of sex abuse claims

The governor of Michigan is reportedly debating whether or not to investigate Michigan State University, which has been criticized for its handling of sexual abuse reports made against former sports doctor Larry Nassar, The Associated Press reported.