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August 19, 2020

Non Profit Health Organization that helps intellectually disabled children accused of sex abuse spanning decades

  A Philadelphia facilities that helps children with intellectual disabilities, operated by a nonprofit health organization, has been accused of allowing at least 40 children with intellectual disabilities to be sexually abused over a period of 25 years. The Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health facilities allegedly knew about the abuse and did not make any changes to remedy the issue. Devereux, which is headquartered near Philadelphia, treats children with intellectual disabilities, mental disorders and trauma. It has become the nation’s leading nonprofit health organization of its kind. Philadelphia City Council members have demanded that 62 local children be removed from the […]
June 30, 2020

Tony Brown Sr., House Of Montessori Education Day Care employee charged with molesting two children under age 10

  Tony Brown Sr., 63, has been charged with statutory sodomy and five counts of child molestation after police reported that he molested two girls under the age of 10 at House Of Montessori Education, a south St. Louis day care facility where he was employed.   Brown was working at the day care at 7814 South Broadway when he allegedly molested the girls.  Brown inappropriately touched one of the girls  and forced her to touch him inappropriately over his clothing, according to the probable cause statement. He touched another girl inappropriately over her clothing on the same day as […]
June 30, 2020

Priest and Catholic school Teacher accused of repeatedly molesting young girl when she was just 5 years old

  Sex abuse attorney Jeff Herman announces the filing of a lawsuit, under the Child Victims Act, against the DIOCESE OF BROOKLYN and ST. BENEDICT JOSEPH LABRE PARISH regarding a teacher who allegedly raped a kindergarten student when she was just 5 years old back in 1983. The victim, now age 42, remains anonymous and known as C.L., said that when she was just 5 years old, she was brought by her teacher and the Priest to a private teachers lounge, told to get undressed, and both men raped her. This alleged abuse took place on over several  occasions until […]
June 14, 2020

Woman suing school under the Child Victims Act decades after alleged sex abuse

  A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a janitor  while she was a student at the prestigious Horace Mann Elementary School in Binghamton is now filing a lawsuit 33 years later, under New York’s Child Victims Act.  According to the lawsuit, which was filed Friday in the state Supreme Court of Broome County, the abuse happened while she was in first grade back in 1987.   In the lawsuit, the girl said she was  approached by a janitorial employee — who was not named  in court records — inside the school building, then taken to a house about […]
May 8, 2020

Assistant Principal of Day Care in El Dorado arrested amid allegations of child sex abuse

  A day care worker in El Dorado has been arrested under a child sex abuse investigation.   The sexual abuse allegedly happened approximately five years ago at EduCare Daycare Center on the Butler Community College campus in El Dorado but police reports were not made until this week. During the investigation the assistant director of the day care,  Brent Martin, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Police went on to report that Brent Martin was also involved in multiple community organizations where he was in close contact and worked with  children. The El Dorado Police […]
March 30, 2020

Illinois Child Abuse Hotline reports drop in calls but can be misleading

Day care centers, school and preschools are shut down around the country due to the Coronavirus and Illinois is taking  part of a statewide effort  to contain the virus as well and now reports from the Department of Children and Family Services’ states that abuse and neglect hotline have dropped dramatically over the past week. However Child-welfare services and experts are saying otherwise. They believe the decline in cases simply reflects abuse not being reported and the fear that many children are now at even more of a risk for abuse with the newly added stress of work and health […]
March 25, 2020

Children’s vulnerability to Online sexual predators increases with COVID-19

As a result of COVID-19 closing down schools, children are even more at risk than ever before to online predators due to the developing environment and world circumstances. The FBI is warning parents, educators, caregivers and children to be aware of the dangers of online sexual exploitation and look for signs of child abuse.  Online predators can coerce victims especially minors, into providing sexually explicit pictures and videos of themselves and online sexual exploitation comes in many forms. Predators often make casual contact with children , the gain their trust and slowly start introducing sexual conversation that grows over time. […]
March 19, 2020

Williamson County resident accused of sexually assaulting two small children at wife’s daycare.

  A Williamson County resident, Taylor Acord, is facing charges of sexually assaulting a child while in the childcare services run by his wife Kimberly.  Acord’s wife is a nurse who has been running a child daycare since 2011.  Taylor was charged with indecency with a child and aggravated sexual assault back in February.  The charges get worse, as Taylor was accused of having oral sex with a 5 year old girl and improperly touching a 2 year old girl on separate incidents at his wife’s day care. The day care is located in Round Rock.  The Williamson County Children’s […]
September 9, 2019

Bright Horizon Daycare Worker Charged With Sexually Abusing Second Child

BERN TOWNSHIP, PA (The Mercury) A 33-year-old Columbia County man is facing charges after two children reported they were sexually abused at a day care center in Bern Township, authorities said. And Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams said Friday that more children will be interviewed. Andrew J. McCollin of Berwick was initially arrested Aug. 30 and charged with indecent assault, corrupting minors and endangering the welfare of a child after a 4-year-old boy told county detectives that McCollin had touched him inappropriately at Creative Beginnings Child Care Center at 2390 Bernville Road, which is part of the Bright Horizons […]
August 22, 2019

Daycare Teacher in St. Clair County Charged With Sexually Abusing Child at Early Learning Center

MARGARET, Ala. (WBRC) – A 19-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a child has turned himself in to St. Clair County deputies. Austin Greenway, of Odenville, has been charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 and school employee engaged in a sex act with a student under the age of 19. Authorities say Greenway turned himself in on August 20 after charges were presented following an investigation. The Margaret Police Department contacted the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office into allegations of sexual abuse of a 9-year-old child at North Valley Early Learning Center and the after-school program, […]
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