Child Sex Abuse

Richard Dinizo pleaded guilty to three counts of predatory sexual child assault in a New York state case (credit: Handout)

Ex-Westchester Basketball Coach Gets 50 Years In Federal Child Sex Abuse Case

Last year, the Cortlandt Manor resident was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sex acts with three grade-school girls after pleading guilty in state court.

02/18/2015

Rosendo "Rusty" Torres (credit: Nassau County Police)

Guilty Verdict Upheld In Child Sex Abuse Case Against Ex-Yankee ‘Rusty’ Torres

The ex-ball player’s defense claimed that jurors had been pressured to change their votes to end deliberations, the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office said.

11/10/2014

(credit: Hudson County Prosecutor's Office)

Jersey City Youth Coach Accused Of Molesting Underage Boys Over 3 Decades

John Mercado, 52, faces sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse charges.

05/27/2014

The FBI released this image of a man they say is a wanted child sex predator. (credit: FBI)

FBI Hunts Suspected Child Sex Predator

The FBI are calling the man “John Doe 28.” They’re hoping certain details released in photos will help identify him.

04/02/2014

Tek Young Lin (Credit: tekyounglin.org/)

Retired Horace Mann Teacher Admits To Having Sex With ‘Maybe Three’ Of His Students

In the wake of this month’s New York Times Magazine article that exposed sex-abuse at the Bronx prep school, Tek Young Lin is now confirming some of the allegations.

06/24/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: governor.ny.gov)

Law Would Make Sexual Abuse Reporting Mandatory

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to introduce legislation that would require college and high school coaches to report possible child sex abuse to police.

12/14/2011