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Judge Allows Jimmy Collins Sex Abuse Lawsuits to Proceed Against Village of MT. Kisco, Boys & Girls Club

NYS Supreme Court Judge Alexandra Murphy rejected motions filed by the Village of Mt. Kisco and the Boys & Girls Club to remove themselves from lawsuits filed by 11 alleged victims of James “Jimmy” Collins. Collins, now in prison, is accused of sexually abusing 16 boys over a period of 40 years, starting in the 1970’s in his role as a coach, counselor and janitor for the Village of Mt. Kisco, the Boys Club of Northern Westchester and Chappaqua School District.

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Ex-Redlands teacher who sexually abused middle school students released from prison decades early

A former Redlands middle school teacher convicted in 2005 of sexually abusing three male students and sentenced to more than 74 years in prison, has been released from custody and is now living in Palm Desert. Sean Ramiro Lopez, 50, who taught at Clement Middle School from 1999 to 2002, is listed on the Megan’s Law database as “very low risk” to commit a new sexual offense. Under terms of his release, Lopez will spend the first six months of his parole in transitional housing.

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