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  • Child molester gets 45 years, all of which is suspended

    10/07/2007 3:05:37 PM PDT · by driftdiver · 48 replies · 1,249+ views
    Daily Press ^ | Oct 4, 2007 | Peter Dujardin
    NEWPORT NEWS - The decision to seek no time behind bars for a former Newport News police officer who pleaded guilty to molesting two teenagers in the 1980s and 1990s came down to getting a sure conviction rather than taking chances with a jury trial on a long-ago case, a prosecutor said. Randolph D. Smith, 60, pleaded guilty Thursday to six counts of indecent liberties with children, getting a 45-year sentence - all of it suspended. All the incidents occurred while Smith was a sworn police officer.
  • Something You Never Get Over (10 years ago, 10 year old killed by pedophiles)

    10/01/2007 6:47:14 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 28 replies · 179+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 10/1/07 | Joe Fitzgerald
    There are times, Bob Curley admits, when it’s hard to keep from focusing on dark thoughts, and today will be one of them because this is the 10th anniversary of his boy’s horrific death. “I’ll see kids who were his friends, all grown up, and wonder, what would he have been like now? He’d be 20; maybe he’d be in the military. Who knows? I can’t help thinking about things like that.” Jeffrey Curley, 10, was walking home from his grandmother’s house the day two homosexual lovers who were predatory pedophiles lured him into their car with the promise of...
  • JonBenet Ramsey Murder Suspect Karr - Case Thread 2

    08/28/2006 9:01:50 AM PDT · by Rte66 · 385 replies · 4,191+ views
    FRee Republic ^ | 8/28/06 | FReepers, et alii
    This is a reference thread with links to previous FR threads discussing the arrest of a suspect, John Mark Karr, in the decade-old cold case concerning the murder of JonBenet Ramsey, plus case resources for continued commentary on investigation of the crime.
  • Fallen a long way (Female teacher convicted of sex crimes aginst young boy)

    07/31/2002 7:53:08 AM PDT · by blackbag · 46 replies · 3,000+ views
    News and Observer ^ | July 31, 2002 | By ANNE SAKER
    Fallen a long way Judge: "A male would have gotten 20 years" Betty Mackie is sentenced to eight to 10 months in prison for having sex with a middle school student of hers. RALEIGH - Betty G. Mackie, at one time praised, honored and beloved for her skills in opening the world of literature to hundreds of Wake County pupils, must turn herself in today for a prison sentence of at least eight months for having sex two years ago with a 13-year-old boy, a former student. Mackie, 47, was sentenced at a hearing Tuesday for her May 22 guilty...
  • Children: The Next Sexual Sacrifice

    04/25/2002 10:15:12 AM PDT · by Starmaker · 25 replies · 6,395+ views
    ToogoodReports ^ | April 25, 2002 | Chad Stafko
    A recent article in the USA TODAY, written by Karen S. Peterson, discusses the book, Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex. I must admit that I have not read the book, as it is scheduled for release on May 1. However, the article in the USA TODAY highlighted some of the ideas in the controversial book. The ideas expressed in the book are greatly alarming, and should be of paramount concern for all parents. Judith Levine, the author of the book, states that she is not completely opposed to sex between adults and children. Although she...
  • Dallas Morning News: Two-thirds of bishops let accused priests work

    06/11/2002 8:13:16 PM PDT · by DallasMike · 39 replies · 614+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | June 11, 2002 | BROOKS EGERTON and REESE DUNKLIN
    Two-thirds of bishops let accused priests work Spokesman: 'Prudent decisions' made amid abuse allegations 06/12/2002 By BROOKS EGERTON and REESE DUNKLIN / The Dallas Morning News Roughly two-thirds of the top U.S. Catholic leaders have allowed priests accused of sexual abuse to keep working, a practice that spans decades and continues today, a three-month Dallas Morning News review shows. Church spokesmen did not dispute the results of the study, which is the first of its kind and depicts a far broader pattern than has emerged this year in Boston. That archdiocese's employment of known child molesters has made international news...