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No verdict after 3 days of deliberations in Monroe cop’s trial

EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury met again behind closed doors Monday without announcing a verdict in the trial of a former Monroe police sergeant accused of sex crimes.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News

Jury gets case of former police sergeant accused of voyeurism

EVERETT — A former Monroe police sergeant was described as both a cunning manipulator and a well-meaning fool as lawyers made their final pitches Wednesday as his trial on sex crimes came to a close.

Date: 11/05/2015 | Local News

Tape calls ex-Monroe cop’s claims into question

EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury was told Tuesday about a video recording that raises questions about a former Monroe police sergeant’s insistence he had no sexual attraction to the teenaged babysitter he secretly filmed...

Date: 11/04/2015 | Local News

Lawyer illness delays trial of former Monroe police officer

EVERETT — Trial was put on hold Monday for a former Monroe police sergeant who is in the midst of testifying about his connection to a woman 35 years his junior whom he allegedly groomed for a sexual relationship starting when she was his family’s teenage babysitter.

Date: 11/02/2015 | Local News

Ex-cop testifies sexual relationship with girl started when she was 18

EVERETT — A former Monroe police sergeant spent much of Friday on the witness stand insisting there was nothing sexual about his hiding cameras in his bathroom in 2004 and secretly recording a 15-year-old babysitter while she undressed and used the shower.Carlos...

Date: 10/31/2015 | Local News

Woman testifies against ex-cop who's accused of grooming her

EVERETT — She was just 10 when they first met, and in the fourth grade.He was 45, and then a police officer who went into Monroe elementary school classrooms and taught students strategies for avoiding drugs and making other good choices.She'd spot him...

Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News

Veteran, 75, keeps knife-wielding man from kids

MORTON, Ill. — A 75-year-old Army veteran who fought off a knife-wielding man who was threatening to kill children at an Illinois library says training he received nearly five decades ago helped him in the scuffle.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Nation & World

Privacy vs. public records in the bikini barista case

EVERETT — A Snohomish County judge was asked Wednesday to determine how far the city of Everett must go in providing public access to surveillance videos of bikini baristas behaving badly.The city...

Date: 10/15/2015 | Local News

Indictment: Man stalked teen girls online, blackmailed them

TRENTON, N.J. — A man stalked girls online and blackmailed them into sending him sexually explicit photos or exposing themselves on a webcam, state authorities said Monday.

Date: 09/21/2015 | Northwest

Teens charged with child porn for nude selfies

Is it possible to sexually exploit one’s self?That question is one of many conundrums in the recent case of a teenage North Carolina couple charged with making and distributing child pornography.Their alleged crime: snapping and sending nude photos - of themselves.

Date: 09/21/2015 | Nation & World

Longview woman indicted on federal child pornography charges

LONGVIEW — A Longview woman has been indicted on federal charges of producing, distributing and possessing child pornography. The Daily News reported Joanna Jean Olson was indicted earlier this week following an FBI undercover sting.

Date: 09/12/2015 | Northwest

Teen charged with posting nude photos of classmates

PHILADELPHIA — A Montgomery County teen has been charged with posting nude photos of female classmates to a file-sharing website.

Date: 09/03/2015 | Nation & World

Can federal workers be fired for adultery site visits?

Now that the Ashley Madison hack has outed as many as 15,000 federal employees and active-duty military, government agencies say they're combing through the email addresses of possible adulterers to see whether their extramarital activity on work time is anything punishable.

Date: 08/28/2015 | Nation & World

Bellingham soccer referee gets 3 years on child porn charges

BELLINGHAM — A former Bellingham youth soccer referee faces three years in federal prison for posing as a teenage girl online to get access to child pornography.

Date: 07/25/2015 | Northwest

Jurors find Steven Powell guilty in child porn trial

TACOMA— Steven Powell has been found guilty of possessing child pornography.

Date: 07/13/2015 | Northwest

Child pornography trial for Steven Powell under way

TACOMA — Testimony has begun in the child pornography trial for Steven Powell.

Date: 07/07/2015 | Northwest

PornHub crowdfunds for space sex tape

About half a century ago, humankind — inspired as much by Cold War geopolitics as the desire to go where no one has gone before — set its sights on that most distant horizon: space, the final frontier.About 50 years in, that most distant horizon seems as far away...

Date: 06/11/2015 | Off the Wire

Former soldier gets 25 years for child pornography

TACOMA — A former soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing and distributing child pornography.

Date: 06/05/2015 | Northwest

Repeat offender pleads guilty to child porn offenses in Tacoma

TACOMA — Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old man previously convicted of child pornography offenses in Florida moved to Lake Tapps, Washington, and volunteered to baby-sit for families in his neighborhood so he could gain access to young boys and produce more child porn.

Date: 05/30/2015 | Northwest

Tacoma man to serve 8 years in prison for prostituting teens

TACOMA — A Tacoma man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for prostituting two teenage girls online.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Northwest

Porn stash found at bin Laden compound

WASHINGTON — Newly declassified documents from the compound in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011 have revealed the late al-Qaida leader’s remarkable English-language library, including books by Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward and even 9/11 conspiracy theorist David Ray Griffin.

Date: 05/21/2015 | Nation & World

Judge in Lynden questions sentence for officer who had porn on phone

LYNDEN — A judge has postponed the sentencing of a longtime Lynden police officer who pleaded guilty to having pornography of a teenage girl on his work phone.

Date: 05/16/2015 | Northwest

Ex-WSU employee enters not guilty plea in porn case

COLFAX — A former Washington State University employee pleaded not guilty to allegations he possessed child pornography on his work computer.

Date: 04/25/2015 | Northwest

Wash. community corrections officer held in child porn case

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Patrol says an Olympia man arrested for investigation of child pornography possession is a Washington Corrections Department community corrections officer.

Date: 04/07/2015 | Northwest

Revenge porn site owner sentenced to 18 years in prison

A website owner who encouraged users to post sexually explicit images of other people without their permission has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Date: 04/05/2015 | Nation & World

Judges to revisit Algona man’s case of child porn, Navy snooping

SEATTLE — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will rehear a case in which a three-judge panel last year threw out the child-pornography conviction of a Washington state man over what it found to be “massive” and egregious illegal surveillance into civilian computers by the Naval Criminal...

Date: 03/30/2015 | Northwest

Lake Stevens third-graders suspended for viewing, sharing porn

LAKE STEVENS — Two third grade students have been suspended from Sunnycrest Elementary School after finding and sharing pornographic images on a school computer.A third-grade girl searched for sexually explicit images to show classmates, district spokeswoman Jayme Taylor said.

Date: 03/11/2015 | Local News

Tumwater man pleads to possessing child pornography

OLYMPIA — A 77-year-old Tumwater man faces a five-year prison term when he is sentenced March 23 for possessing child pornography.Donald Paul Ferrari pleaded guilty Monday in Thurston County Superior Court.

Date: 02/03/2015 | Northwest

Feds take big step against revenge porn

Perhaps the scariest thing about revenge porn, besides the baser human instincts it represents, is how legally difficult it is to get non-consensual nude pictures offline.Web site operators are typically protected from legal action under Internet legislation from the mid-’90s.

Date: 01/30/2015 | Nation & World

Ex-Alaska school official gets 12 years for child porn

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The former maintenance director for the Petersburg school district will spend 12 years in a federal prison following his conviction on child pornography charges.

Date: 01/09/2015 | Northwest

Rochester man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

OLYMPIA — A 34-year-old Rochester man faces nearly three years in prison when he is sentenced next month for possessing child pornography.

Date: 01/06/2015 | Northwest

Olympia man pleads guilty to child pornography

OLYMPIA — An Olympia man accused of trading child pornography that included some children as young as toddlers pleaded guilty Monday to possessing and dealing depictions of minors engaged in sexual explicit conduct.

Date: 12/22/2014 | Northwest

Seattle man gets year in jail for ‘revenge porn’

SEATTLE — A Seattle man has been sentenced to a year in jail in a bizarre “revenge porn” case.

Date: 12/12/2014 | Northwest

Alaska radio personality arrested for child pornography

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— A radio personality in Anchorage was arrested on child pornography charges after the social networking website Instagram turned him in to authorities.

Date: 12/06/2014 | Northwest

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