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Teacher Who Gave Birth To Her Teen Student’s Child Re-Arrested

Laura Whitehurst, the Citrus Valley High School teacher who just last week was arrested after giving birth to a child fathered by one of her students, has been arrested again as more victims come forward. In fact, since her original arrest on July 1, 2013, two more male victims have come forward to claim they… read more

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Teacher Who Gave Birth To Teen Student’s Child Arrested

Laura Elizabeth Whitehurts, a 28-year-old high school teacher at Citrus Valley High School in Redlands, California, has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 16-year-old student at the high school where she taught. Whitehurst has since given birth to the minor student’s baby. Their relationship reportedly lasted for one year. While the police… read more

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Attorneys Demand Policy Changes at LAUSD

Letter to Thomas A. Delaney, Esq. RE: A.M., et al. v. Los Angeles Unified School District, et al LASC Case No. BC484111 (Lead Case) Dear Mr. Delaney:We write on behalf of our clients, as well as their families, regarding the issue of child sexual abuse in the Los Angeles Unified School District (“LAUSD” or “District”)…. read more

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Special Education Teacher Arrested Amid Allegations She Had Sex With Students

Summer Michelle Hansen, a Special Education teacher working at Centennial High School in Corona, California, has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with at least one student on school grounds. Hansen, 31, has been teaching at Centennial since 2008 and in currently on leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Although police do not… read more

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Report Finds Numerous Instances of Sexual Abuse in California Developmental Centers

A new report released by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office finds that sexual abuse and molestation has become a severe problem within the state agency charged with caring for those individuals with developmental disabilities and special needs. Through the course of an 18 month investigation, investigators found 36 cases of alleged rape and molestation. The… read more

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Lawsuit Filed Against Sacramento City Unified School District

A lawsuit has been filed against Sacramento City Unified School District, by a teenage boy and his mother. The suit stems from the recent arrest and conviction of Preston Howard Lewis, who was sentenced in October to 18 years in state prison after pleading no contest to three felonies and a misdemeanor for molesting a… read more

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Child Molester Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

Peter Ruiz, a thirty-three year old male living in Riverside, California, has been sentenced to twenty five years in prison after molesting at least three children, photographing the abuse, and trading those images over the Internet with other pedophiles. Mr. Ruiz had pled guilty to the charges after an FBI investigation resulted in the discovery… read more

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Archdiocese of Los Angeles Settles Case For 10 Million Dollars

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has settled four clergy sex abuse cases brought by individuals who were molested by one of the Diocese’s most notorious pedophile priests, Father Michael Baker. The settlement comes just after the Archdiocese of Los Angeles released thousands of documents relating to sexual abuse within the Church. Some of those documents… read more

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$9,990,000 Settlement Announced in Child Sex Abuse Cases Against Cardinal Roger Mahony, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and Michael Baker

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Lawsuit Against Lodi Unified Ends With $4.75 Million Settlement

Following nearly four weeks of trial, a settlement has been reached between Lodi Unified School District and the eight year old plaintiff who had been sexually molested by her school bus driver. The announcement of a settlement comes after the jury had unanimously found that the school district was 90% responsible for plaintiff’s abuse. The… read more

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