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Calif. man charged with marijuana possession, sex with a minor

New drug charges, along with additional felony charges, including sexual abuse of a minor land a local man in the County jail.

Sex pervert doctor gets 12 years

Swindon - A perverted doctor who preyed on his patients - women and girls - has been sentenced to 12 years at Swindon Crown Court.

Additional charges laid in Toronto old sexual assault case

Toronto - In September 2012 Toronto Police arrested a skating coach in connection with a child sexual assault investigation. Today more charges were laid after a second victim came forward.

Stuckless arrested in historic sexual assault case Special

Toronto - A man who was sentenced to five years for his part of the Maple Leaf Sex Scandal has been arrested again in a historic child sexual assault in Toronto.

Saudi cleric says 'baby burkas' would prevent child molestation

A Saudi cleric claims the best way for his country to prevent sexual molestation of young girls is to require them to wear burkas.

Retired bishop Peter Ball arrested in child abuse investigation

Langport - A retired bishop of the Church of England has been arrested by police investigating allegations of child sexual abuse. He was arrested at his home this morning on suspicion of eight separate offences.

Jimmy Savile was banned from Children in Need

Jimmy Savile was banned from involvement in Children in Need, the BBC's corporate fund raising vehicle for children's charities, due to rumours he was a paedophile, says former Chairman Sir Roger Jones.

Jimmy Savile's holiday home vandalised

Jimmy Savile's Scottish holiday home, Alt Na Reigh, was vandalised overnight. The Glencoe house in the Highlands was painted with abusive slogans.

Gary Glitter arrested as part of Jimmy Savile investigation

London - Gary Glitter has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences by the police investigating the Jimmy Savile scandal. Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, is alleged to have raped a girl in Savile's BBC dressing room.

Jimmy Savile's nephew issues statement

Roger Foster, the nephew of Jimmy Savile, has released a statement, expressing the Savile family's hurt at the recent firestorm of allegations and their compassion for the victims.

Jimmy Savile could be stripped of papal knighthood

Archbishop Vincent Nichols, the Head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, has called on the Vatican to strip Jimmy Savile of his papal knighthood.

Jimmy Savile: Police set to arrest 'household names'

Police investigating the Jimmy Savile allegations have revealed they are set to arrest a number of celebrities within days.

Jimmy Savile: another inquiry

London - British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced yet another inquiry into the Jimmy Savile scandal during Prime Minister's Questions today.

Jimmy Savile accused of using school like 'paedophile sweetshop'

At least five former pupils of Duncroft Approved School have alleged they were sexually assaulted by Jimmy Savile. The school was under the direct control of the Home Office at the time.

Jimmy Savile offered to procure girls

Meic Stevens, the Welsh folk singer, has disclosed that Jimmy Savile offered to procure underage girls for him. Stevens claims that he had known of Savile's interest in young girls for years.

Esther Rantzen sacked in wake of Savile scandal (Updated)

Esther Rantzen, the founder of ChildLine, has been sacked by the National Association for People Abused in Childhood. The decision follows Rantzen's admission that she blocked her ears to all the rumours about Jimmy Savile.

Jimmy Savile's lone visits to morgue

Stoke Mandeville Hospital is investigating Jimmy Savile's lone visits to its morgue. The hospital, where Savile is alleged to have sexually assaulted children, is conducting a probe into concerns that he may have "interacted inappropriately" with corpses.

Jimmy Savile: Labour demands independent inquiry

Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, has demanded the government set up an independent inquiry into the Savile scandal. Miliband said it was essential in order "to do right by the victims".

Jimmy Savile allegedly molested nine year old cub scout

Kevin Cook says Jimmy Savile sexually assaulted him when he was a nine year old boy scout on the celebrity's "Jim'll Fix It" television show. The disclosure makes Cook the youngest known alleged victim of the former star.

Op-Ed: Jimmy Savile and the Keystone Kops

As the Savile scandal spreads, and more and more of this sorry, sordid saga is exposed to the light of day, the role of the police is increasingly brought into question. Just how many opportunities did the police fail to take?

Review: 'Love is An Uphill Thing' by Jimmy Savile Special

Jimmy Savile's autobiography, "Love is An Uphill Thing" is in short supply and prices are rising fast on ebay. In this 1976 book, the continuing torrent of allegations against the former star find ample support.

Jimmy Savile stripped of doctorate

Jimmy Savile has been stripped of his honorary Doctor of Law degree, as the allegations mount. The decision was made last night by the University of Bedfordshire's honours committee.

Jimmy Savile: Victims to bring civil case

The alleged victims of Jimmy Savile are considering bringing a civil case against the BBC and the hospitals involved. The organisations could be held vicariously liable for failing in their duty of care.

Jimmy Savile may have abused hospital patients

The focus of the Jimmy Savile scandal is shifting to the hospitals where he was a volunteer, as new allegations emerge. Both Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary are under pressure to conduct inquiries.

Jimmy Savile headstone broken up and sent to rubbish dump

Scarborough - Last night, Jimmy Savile's headstone was dismantled and taken to a stonemason's yard in Leeds to be broken up before being sent to a rubbish dump. His grave is likely to remain unmarked for the foreseeable future.

Op-Ed: Popular music's shameful sin

The Jimmy Savile scandal has revealed a shameful secret that was hiding in the dazzlingly bright light of glamour all along. Ever since its inception, popular music has always celebrated, glorified and sought to justify underage sex.

Gary Glitter to be questioned in Jimmy Savile investigation

Gary Glitter may be arrested over claims that he raped a 13 year old girl in Jimmy Savile's BBC dressing room. Gary Glitter, previously convicted of child pornography offences and molesting young girls, is likely to be questioned by police.

Jimmy Savile charities to re-brand

Charities set up by Jimmy Savile are considering a re-branding exercise in the light of the allegations that he sexually assaulted children. The charities are concerned that his name will taint their organisations.

Op-Ed: Jimmy Savile - the real scandal

The allegations that Jimmy Savile exploited his fame, wealth and influence to sexually assault children are certainly scandalous enough. But, the real scandal is the emerging evidence of just how many responsible people chose to turn a blind eye.

'StandUp for Kids' founder jailed on child sex crime allegations

Aurora - The founder of a White House recognized nonprofit for homeless children has been arrested on allegations of sexually assaulting a child in his care. Now police say more victims may have been harmed.
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Jimmy Savile pretending to be St. Nicholas.
Jimmy Savile pretending to be St. Nicholas.
Jimmy Savile at Leeds General Infirmary in 1974.
Jimmy Savile at Leeds General Infirmary in 1974.
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Meic Stevens claims Jimmy Savile offered to procure young girls for him.
Meic Stevens claims Jimmy Savile offered to procure young girls for him.
In the light of the scandalous allegations of child sexual assault by Jimmy Savile  memorials to his...
In the light of the scandalous allegations of child sexual assault by Jimmy Savile, memorials to his memory, including his gravestone, are being taken down.
Jimmy Savile being presented with one of his many honours by then Prime Minister Gordon Brown at Dow...
Jimmy Savile being presented with one of his many honours by then Prime Minister Gordon Brown at Downing Street.
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