Temecula Valley Doctor Facing 31 Counts of Sexual Assault

In a disturbing piece of recent news, a Temecula Valley doctor is currently facing 31 felony and misdemeanor counts of sexually abusing patients and is now being held in lieu of a $3 million bail. Jury deliberations are already underway. John Francis McGuire, 45, of Escondido, has been accused of groping and sexually assaulting numerous… read more

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Former Franklin High football coach gets 36 years in prison for sexually abusing players

A former Franklin High School football coach was sentenced Friday to more than 36 years in state prison for sexually assaulting five boys.
Jaime Jimenez, 48, of Los Angeles, was a volunteer coach who assisted the full-time staff.
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-franklin-coach-molest-20170113-story.html

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Montebello Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Statutory Rape of 17-Year-Old Student

A Montebello teacher was arrested on suspicion of statutory rape of a 17-year-old girl, the Whittier Police Department said Saturday.
Brian Lee Ward, 46, was arrested Friday in Whittier. Ward is a high school teacher at Vail High School in the Montebello Unified School District.
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“Ward had developed a sexual relationship with the student over the course of several mon

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USA Gymnastics Reels from Sex-Abuse Allegations Against Doctor

Larry Nassar, a former team physician for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, is facing charges of sexual assault and possessing child pornography.
After a banner year for the U.S. women’s gymnastics program in which it dominated the Rio Olympics, the sport’s governing body is facing a tumultuous 2017, stemming from sex abuse allegations against a longtime team doctor.

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Attorney Morgan Stewart discusses the recent LAUSD abuse settlement

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Editorial: USA Gymnastics must send strong message

Editorial: USA Gymnastics must send strong message
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Ray Adams was a monster disguised as a gymnastics coach.
And he was skilled as a predator. Sickeningly so. He knew how to manipulate young gymnasts, all girls, and win their trust. And he knew how to exploit a lax, secretive environment that undermines the apparatus of the USA Gymnastics network. Which allowed him to sexually abuse girls entrusted to

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He could have been stopped: How one pedophile kept coaching gymnastics

AN INDYSTAR INVESTIGATION TRACED THE PATH OF FORMER COACH RAY ADAMS ACROSS A DOZEN GYMS IN FOUR STATES. Jenny Brannan answered the phone, and 20 years of fear bubbled to the surface with the caller’s first question: “Do you know who Ray Adams is?” Silence. The Missouri woman spent most of her life trying to… read more

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A 20-year toll: 368 gymnasts allege sexual exploitation

INDYSTAR INVESTIGATIONS REVEALED THAT CHILDREN WERE BEING ABUSED IN GYMNASTICS GYMS, BUT NO ONE KNEW HOW WIDESPREAD THE PROBLEM WAS. UNTIL NOW. A 12-year-old gymnast molested by an Olympic coach during “therapy” sessions. Children as young as 6 secretly photographed nude by coaches. Coaches who slipped a finger inside girls’ leotards. A coach having almost… read more

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At MSU: Assault, harassment and secrecy

EAST LANSING – She told Michigan State University she was sexually assaulted by Dr. Larry Nassar during a visit to his campus office in 2014 for treatment of hip pain.
MSU told her she wasn’t.
She said Nassar cupped her buttocks, massaged her breast and vaginal area. She said he became sexually aroused.

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Former OC Teacher Convicted of Child Exploitation Visited Philippines for Sex

A former Orange County teacher has been convicted of child exploitation after prosecutors said he traveled to the Philippines to have sex with young girls and videotaped the encounters. For more information and the whole story, go to: https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Former-SoCal-Teacher-Convicted-Exploitation-Visited-Philippines-Sex-401931146.html

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