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More Penn State students reporting sex crimes

Many Pennsylvanians spend at least a few years of their young lives at Penn State University, where most students build lasting friendships. Unfortunately, college campuses are also known for sex offenses, especially when there are drugs or alcohol involved.

25-year-old cold case reopened and PA man convicted of rape

In Pennsylvania, rape is a first degree felony with serious consequences that may include up to 20 years in prison, a fine or both, but rape is just one of many crimes that may merit legal ramifications. Other offenses include internet pornography, prostitution, child pornography, sexual assault or a number of other sex crimes.

Woman sentenced in pornography case involving her own child

A federal district court judge expressed his dismay with the defendant before him when he said "I can't ignore the overwhelmingly dispicable violation of trust that occurred here" as he sentenced a woman convicted in a child pornography scheme to a 25 year sentence. The woman was initially accused of taking explicit pictures of her own seven-year-old daughter and sending them to an accomplice in New Jersey that were eventually viewed around the world.

FBI sex-trafficking sweep nets 150 arrests

The FBI recently conducted the agnecy's largest ever operation of child sex-trafficking in an effort to respond to growing concerns about teens being held against their will as prostitutes. Child prostitution has been an underlying problem that has not garnered major crime headlines in Pennsylvania or elsewhere in the United States, but it remains a constant as vulnerable teens from difficult conditions are exploited.

Bucks county man charged with having child porn on his cell phone

Being accused of a sex crime carries a unique (and forever damaging) social stigma where people may assume you are guilty simply by being charged. The assumptions and notions are even more severe when sex crime charges involve the alleged exploitation of children.

U.S. Supreme Court approves DNA samples for arrestees

In what was described as "the most important criminal procedure case" heard in decades, the United States Supreme Court ruled that law enforcement agencies can take DNA samples of people who are arrested. The process, which commonly is conducted through a cheek swab, gives law enforcement an important tool in being able to link perpetrators to unrelated crimes (and cold cases).

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