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Lexington Diocese releases lists of accused priests

List breaks cases down into categories.

Harlan County man arrested for child pornography

KSP electronic crimes unit searches home.

Former fishing coach pleads guilty in child porn case

John Parks pleaded guilty to charges of sex abuse and child pornography, according to court records.

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis

U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church.

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene

The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation.

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church says that allegations of child sex-abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million.

Southern Baptist leader sorry he supported accused pastor

A prominent leader in the Southern Baptist Convention says he was wrong to support a Kentucky pastor accused of covering up sex abuse.

Ex-Kentucky officer pleads guilty to trying to entice minor

The Courier Journal reports 32-year-old Brandon Wood entered the plea Monday and is now the second ex-officer charged in connection to sex abuse in the now-dissolved program.

Church credibility at risk over sex abuse

Organizers of Vatican summit on sex abuse prevention are warning that the credibility of the Catholic Church is in jeopardy over the abuse scandal and are urging participants to meet with victims to hear their pain firsthand.

Catholic bishop working on transparency in sex abuse cases

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - A Catholic bishop in Kentucky says his diocese is working to be more transparent about how sex abuse allegations are...

Woman arrested for sex abuse against three minor children

Police have arrested a woman they say sexually abused three different children.

Lexington man arrested for rape, sex abuse, and assault against a police officer

Police have arrested a man on multiple charges, including assault on a police officer and rape.

Man arrested for sex abuse against minor

Police have arrested a man they say sexually abused a child under the age of 12.

Former Kentucky teacher sentenced to 12 years on sex charges

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A former Kentucky teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student has been sentenced to 12 years in...

Lawyer surprised by pick of Kavanaugh questioner

A Phoenix area attorney who specializes in sex abuse cases and once worked for prosecutor Rachel Mitchell says he is surprised she was picked to pose questions.

Lexington man arrested for eight counts of sex abuse against a child under 12

Police have arrested a man they say committed sexual abuse against multiple children younger than 12 years old.

NJ church says it will cooperate with probe

The Roman Catholic Church in New Jersey says it will cooperate with a new investigation of sex abuse in the church's dioceses.

Woman arrested for sodomy and sex abuse of minor under 16

Lexington Police have arrested a woman they say sexually abused a minor under 16 on multiple occasions.

Man arrested for sex abuse against minor

Lexington Police have arrested a man they say sexually abused a minor under 16 multiple times.

Police arrest man for sex abuse against minor

Police have arrested a man they say sexually abused a child under 16-years-old.

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Father accused of abusing six week old baby

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