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Former Santa Claus Sentenced For Internet Sex Crimes

A man who dressed as Santa and played the friendly Christmas icon at malls across North Carolina was sentenced on sexual exploitation and solicitation charges. Seventy-year-old John Peters, of Cary, was sentenced to three years in prison and must register as a sex offender after completing his sentence.

Free North Carolina App Allows User to Find Location of Sex Offenders

North Carolina residents will soon have the ability to track the location of a registered sex offender on their iPhone, thanks to a new app that is being unveiled by the state's attorney general. The tracking application searches within one, three and five miles of your current location.

Court Says That Outright Ban on Library for Sex Offenders Is Unlawful

A federal appeals court in New Mexico ruled that it was unconstitutional under the First Amendment to ban sex offenders from going to the public library. The appeals panel, however, said that less restrictive rules about library participation for sex offenders may not be unconstitutional. The city is considering appealing the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Penn State Scandal Reminds Witnesses to Report Sex Abuse

Advocates for children victims have made strong calls to strengthen sexual abuse and sexual assault reporting laws. While there are mandatory reporting law for certain individuals, many higher education universities have internal law enforcement officers who report to administrative officials, rather than local district attorney's offices.

Part I: Rape Charges Dismissed in Dominique Strauss-Kahn Case

It appears that the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), the former head of the International Monetary Fund, has finally come to a close. All charges against DSK relating to the alleged sexual assault have been dropped in New York. While he proclaims his innocence, the case provides a wealth of information about how rape or sexual assault allegations can be challenged.

Changes Made to School Bus Stop After Registered Sex Offender Moves

A school bus stop in Mooresville, North Carolina, has been moved after a local news station uncovered that a registered sex offender lived only five feet from both a middle school and high school bus stop. The news report alarmed parents enough that they contacted the local school district to request changing the bus stop location further away from the sex offender.

Former Johnston County Teacher Charged with Sex Crimes

A 64-year-old Clayton man has been charged with a number of sex crimes after allegedly engaging in illicit acts over a four year period. The man was a substitute teacher in the Johnston County schools from 2006 to 2010. The sex acts occurred at the same time as the man was employed as a substitute teacher.

Sex Offender Arrested After Warned to Leave Legion Baseball World Series

A registered sex offender was warned to leave the American Legion World Series at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, but he returned any way. The man was arrested by Shelby law enforcement officers upon his return.

Report Shows That States Struggle with Federal Sex Offender Registry Law

Five years after the Adam Walsh Act was signed by President Bush, new figures show that the majority of states fail to fulfill the requirements of the federal act. The Adam Walsh Act's main component, the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) is sex offender registration.

Part II: Questions Surround Investigation Into Death of North Carolina Toddler

With new details surrounding the death of a two-year-old toddler left in the care of a registered sex offender, both the child's mother and the mother's boyfriend have been indicted on criminal charges. The previous blog post details the facts surrounding the child's death.

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