Ex-college professor gets 5-year prison term for child porn

A former Portsmouth man who taught at Naval War College in Newport has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography. Federal prosecutors say 48-year-old Adam Cobb was also sentenced on Monday to complete a decade of supervised release and pay a $25,000 fine. Cobb was…

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Clarion man pleads guilty to receiving child pornography.

A Clarion man pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography Thursday in U.S. Federal Court in Cedar Rapids. 24-year-old Jonathan Sebert was convicted of one count of receipt of child pornography. During the plea hearing, Sebert admitted that between 2012 and 2015, he knowingly received child pornography. Sebert faces a mandatory…

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POLICE BLOTTER: Pender man faces cocaine, child abuse charges

The arrest of Vaughn Develle Pearsall, 46, follows an investigation that began in April concerning the sale of illegal narcotics, Capt. James Rowell of the sheriff’s office said. By StarNews Staff PENDER COUNTY — A Willard man arrested Wednesday by narcotics detective with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office faces cocaine…

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Orem Man Arrested For Child Abuse After Shaking 2-Month-Old Son

An Orem man was arrested Sunday for child abuse after admitting he shook his 2-month-old baby, causing serious injuries to the boy. Lt. Craig Martinez of Orem Police said the father, Brendon Larsen, 22, was arrested after the baby had been admitted to Primary Children’s Hospital with injuries to his…

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Babysitter threw child for touching PlayStation

A babysitter charged with attempted murder confessed to throwing a 7-month-old Fort Collins boy across the room after the boy tugged on a video game controller, according to recently released court documents. The case against Caleb Collins, 24, has been progressing through Eighth Judicial District Court since the Aurora man…

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