News tagged with sexual offenders

Sex crimes more common in certain families

New research from Sweden's Karolinska Institutet in collaboration with Oxford University, UK, shows that close relatives of men convicted of sexual offences commit similar offences themselves more frequently than comparison ...

dateApr 08, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Woman who was assaulted settles lawsuit

(AP) -- A woman who sued after being sexually assaulted by a man she met on the dating website settled her lawsuit on Tuesday when she saw proof that the site was screening its members for sexual predators.

dateAug 24, 2011 in Internet
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States weigh relaxing penalties for teen sexting

(AP) -- A congressman who sends an X-rated photo of himself jeopardizes his reputation and his job. But in many states, teens caught doing the same thing can risk felony charges, jail time and being branded sexual offenders.

dateJun 13, 2011 in Other
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