2 Liberian boys charged in rape ordered to be released from custody, placed in foster-care

Foster-care for 2 Liberian boys charged in rape

PHOENIX — Two 10-year-old boys charged in the alleged gang-rape of an 8-year-old Liberian girl must be released from juvenile detention and placed in therapeutic foster-care homes rather than with their own families, judges ruled Tuesday.

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2 boys charged in Liberian girl’s rape ordered released from custody, placed in foster care

2 Liberian boys charged in rape out of custody

PHOENIX — Two 10-year-old boys charged in the alleged gang-rape of an 8-year-old Liberian girl must be released from juvenile detention and placed in therapeutic foster-care homes rather than with their own families, judges ruled Tuesday.

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2 of 4 boys charged in Liberian girl’s rape ordered released from custody

2 Liberian boys charged in rape ordered released

PHOENIX — Two 10-year-old boys charged in the alleged gang-rape of an 8-year-old Liberian girl must be released from juvenile detention and placed in therapeutic foster-care homes, judges ruled Tuesday.

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1 of 4 boys charged in Liberian girl’s rape ruled incompetent to understand case against him

Judge: Liberian boy charged in rape incompetent

PHOENIX — A juvenile court judge ruled Tuesday that a 10-year-old boy charged in the alleged gang-rape of an 8-year-old Liberian girl be released from juvenile detention and placed in a therapeutic foster-care home.

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Mom convicted of mutilating infant son in their suburban Houston apartment in March 2007

Jury convicts Texas mom of mutilating infant son

HOUSTON — A Houston mother was convicted Friday of mutilating her infant son by cutting off his genitals two years ago during an attack she blamed on the family dog.

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AP source: Convicted priest called before grand jury in probe of LA archdiocese

AP source: Ex-priest called before grand jury

LOS ANGELES — A former Roman Catholic priest imprisoned for sexually molesting children has been called to testify before a federal grand jury investigating how the Archdiocese of Los Angeles handled claims of abuse, a person with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press on Friday.

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Witness in Colorado missing girl trial says he was told girl was dead, buried

Witness in CO trial says missing girl was buried

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A witness in the trial of a Colorado man charged with fatal child abuse in his daughter’s disappearance says he was told the girl was dead and buried in a field.

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Pa. man gets 120 years for using day-care infants, friend’s children to make pornography

Pa. man gets 120 years for making child porn

PHILADELPHIA — A seldom-employed psychopath was sentenced Wednesday to spend the rest of his life in prison for making a huge cache of child pornography that shows him sexually assaulting a dozen children, including infants at a girlfriend’s in-home day care.

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Liberian teen charged as adult pleads not guilty in 8-year-old’s rape in Phoenix

Liberian boy pleads not guilty in child rape case

PHOENIX —A Liberian teenager charged as an adult in the gang rape of an 8-year-old girl has pleaded not guilty in a Phoenix courtroom.

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Liberia’s deputy ambassador meets with young rape victim in Phoenix

Liberian official meets with young rape victim

PHOENIX —Liberia’s deputy ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday that he tried to console an 8-year-old rape victim in Phoenix with hugs and a teddy bear in a case that has gripped Liberians worldwide.

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