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May
2019

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison for the rest of his life on Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. ...

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Nov
2018

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – A lawsuit has been filed seeking to represent hundreds of victims of a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. » Please click here to read the full article….

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Oct
2018

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A popular youth basketball coach admitted to sexually exploiting at least 400 children over several years. » Please click here to read the full article….

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Oct
2018

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — A prominent Iowa youth basketball coach faces potentially decades in prison after admitting to a yearslong pattern of sexually exploiting and abusing at least 400 boys, including former players, their friends and other young ...

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Jun
2018

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OTTUMWA — Nine area educators have been charged with sexual exploitation of a student in the past seven years. They had varying outcomes. One won a successful appeal of his case, claiming he couldn’t be charged with the statute governing ...

26
Jan
2018

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SIOUX CITY | A former Sioux Center Christian school teacher accused of having sexual contact with more than a dozen children now faces federal charges. Curtis Van Dam, 36, of Sioux Center, was arrested by Sioux Center police Friday morning on a ...

10
Nov
2017

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A teacher at a Christian day school has been charged with 84 separate counts of sexual abuse after allegedly sexually exploiting numerous students, according to a statement Wednesday from the school. Curtis Van Dam, a 36-year-old fifth-grade ...

21
Jan
2017

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Seth Johnson, 7, of Plymouth, Minn., shared this in common with Natalie Finn, the West Des Moines teen who was starved to death allegedly by her parents: Both were adopted out of foster care and home-schooled. Seth died in March 2015 on a ...

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Sep
2015

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A judge sentenced a former Davenport mobile home resident to three life sentences in prison on Monday. 55-year-old Melvin Thomas Lucier will serve three life sentences without parole on three counts of sexual abuse in the second degree. » ...

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Aug
2014

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Former Council Bluffs doctor gets 10 years in child porn case » Please click here to read full article…

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Sep
2012

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According to the criminal complaint, Clarence Christian Miller, 79, is accused of committing a sex act with six different children under the age of 12, between Jan. 1, 2010, and Aug. 27, 2012. Miller’s arraignment has been set for 9 a.m. Oct. ...

5
Jul
2012

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Michael Goodale, 31, has been found guilty of five federal charges of sexual abuse, child pornography and transporting minors over state lines in order of have sex with them. The sexual abuse charges stem from alleged sexual abuse of two boys ...

7
Jun
2012

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A Des Moines father accused of sexually abusing three of his nine children pleaded not guilty to all 11 charges against him on Thursday morning. James Julius Beaudrie, 36, is charged with nine counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts ...

9
May
2012

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Jerme Hopwood, 33, Mark Hopwood, 43, and Lucinda Hopwood, 58, each face charges in the case. They were arrested in January. Mark Hopwood faces charges of child sex abuse and incest. He was previously convicted of exhibition or dissemination of ...

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Dec
2011

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A Davenport mother is behind bars, after police say she admitted knowing her three young daughters were being molested, and ignored the children’s pleas for help. ”The oldest one is saying, this is what’s going on, help me, ...

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Nov
2011

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Pastor Lynn Allen Roberts, 67, of Derby, Iowa, was arrested on a warrant for Sexual Abuse in the 2nd degree, a class B felony. The charges stem from an ongoing investigation that was reported in February of 2011. Roberts was accused of sexually ...