sexual abuse

Texas Newspapers Investigate Alleged Southern Baptist Sex Abuse

17 cases in Alabama included in report

       The Houston Chronicle and The San Antonio Express investigated allegations of sex abuse at Southern Baptist churches and identified 700 victims allegedly abused by 380 Southern Baptist leader and volunteers over 20 years. The papers created a searchable database that shows seventeen Alabama Southern Baptists who have either been convicted or plead guilty. The papers say the independence…

U.S. Air Force Academy Allegations

Airs Monday on CBS This Morning on CBS 8 in Montgomery

During a six-month investigation, CBS News interviewed dozens of sources and reviewed hundreds of pages of Defense Department and Air Force Academy documents. CBS News spoke with more than a dozen cadets, and four of them agreed to speak on camera to share their stories with Norah O’Donnell. Read the preview…and watch the special report Tomorrow Morning–December 11, 2017— during…

Alabama Doctor Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

Authorities say an Alabama physician has been arrested on multiple charges of production of obscene material and sexual abuse. Shelby County Sheriff John Samaniego tells local news media that 80-year-old Dr. Ruepert Don Bryan was arrested Friday. Bryan is an ear, nose and throat physician and had a practice in Alabaster. Samaniego says authorities don’t know whether the charges are…

Two Alabama High School Coaches Accused for Having Sex Students

Two football coaches at an Alabama high school are accused of having sex with students. Both coaches were arrested within a span of a week. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that 23-year-old Devin Robinson was arrested Thursday and faces a felony count of a school employee engaging in sex or deviant sexual intercourse with a…

Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Minor

On Monday, March 14th, MPD responded to the 3000 block of Highland Avenue on a call of possible sexual abuse. After further investigation, Francisco Cardenas was developed as a suspect. He was charged with  two counts of Rape 1st,  two counts of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 and one count of Sodomy 1st Degree.  This is an…