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Navy chief urges admirals to rethink integrity

The Navy's highest-ranking officer has summoned more than 300 admirals to a special gathering near Washington on Thursday at which he will urge them to place a renewed emphasis on integrity in light of several scandals that have plagued the service."Our behavior, as an...

Date: 05/19/2016 | Nation & World

Federal judge upholds Dallas’ ban on sex exposition

DALLAS — A federal judge on Thursday cited skimpy outfits, lewd behavior and other factors in upholding a decision by Dallas leaders to ban a sex exposition that last year drew upward of 15,000 people.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Nation & World

Judge eyes child porn conviction stemming from espionage case

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge said Monday she’s considering throwing out at least one conviction against a former Boeing manager found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography that was uncovered during an unrelated espionage investigation.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Northwest

Seattle man tied to FBI gets probation for child pornography

SEATTLE — A Seattle man who has ties to the FBI will not serve prison time for having an extensive cache of child pornography.

Date: 04/09/2016 | Northwest

Man accused of child pornography in Spokane, trying to flee

SPOKANE — A 44-year-old man accused of possessing child pornography is being held in Spokane County Jail after federal authorities found he had booked a flight out of the country.

Date: 03/11/2016 | Northwest

State employee fired for watching porn at work

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Social and Health Services has reported that an employee was fired for watching porn on his computer during work hours.

Date: 02/19/2016 | Northwest

Feds use malware to ensnare child porn users

WASHINGTON — The user’s online handle was Pewter, and while logged onto a website called Playpen, he allegedly downloaded images of young girls being sexually molested.

Date: 01/24/2016 | Nation & World

Everett council OKs settlement of video disclosure lawsuit

EVERETT — An Olympia man will get copies of police surveillance videos of bikini baristas engaging in lewd conduct, and a $45,000 check, under a settlement approved Wednesday evening by a unanimous vote of the Everett City...

Date: 01/21/2016 | Local News

Bikini-barista video disclosure deal would cost Everett $45K

EVERETT — It looks as if an Olympia man could get a check for $45,000 from the city of Everett, along with copies of police surveillance videos of bikini baristas behaving badly.The Everett City Council on Wednesday is scheduled to consider a settlement that city...

Date: 01/19/2016 | Local News

Sentencing awaits former Monroe cop convicted of sex crimes

EVERETT — A former Monroe police sergeant convicted last month of sex crimes won’t be headed to jail for the holidays.

Date: 12/22/2015 | Local News

Revenge porn purveyor is sentenced to prison

Hunter Moore, the man who created an infamous revenge porn site, was sentenced to more than two years in prison on Wednesday, according to the City News Service.

Date: 12/03/2015 | Nation & World

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

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