A former middle school teacher from Southampton has pleaded not guilty to child rape and other charges.
Reverend Paul LaCharite, formerly of St. James Episcopal Church, is alleged to have abused a child for more than 10 years.
A high ranking member of the Catholic Church faces five counts of child rape in Essex Superior Court.
A man wanted for rape of a mentally disabled child in Tennessee has been arrested in Fall River.
A Tewksbury man has been accused of luring a 15-year-old girl online with a false modeling promise and using her lewd photos as blackmail for sex.
Prominent South Shore businessman Bill O’Connell is out on bail after being charged with drug trafficking and rape of a child under the age of 16.
A former Massachusetts man who had a three-year sexual relationship with a female relative starting when she was 15 has pleaded guilty to child rape and incest charges.