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  A former assistant soccer coach at Madisonville North Hopkins High School is being sentenced to 5 years in prison after an inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor player.

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A former U.S. attorney says his team has completed a special investigation into a Kentucky city's handling of a child sex abuse scandal within a police program.

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The father of three daughters who say they were sexually abused by disgraced doctor Larry Nassar lunged at him in a Michigan courtroom Friday, before being tackled to the ground by sheriff's deputies.

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An event billed as a “community conversation” about sexual assault, abuse, and harassment is being held Wednesday night in Owensboro. Organizers are hoping to capitalize on the many recent cases of women coming forward with accounts of facing sexual abuse.

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  A Catholic priest convicted of sexual abuse charges that occurred at a summer camp he ran in Kentucky has failed to win an early release from prison.

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A Murray Man arrested for sex offenses appeared in Calloway Circuit court Monday to enter into a guilty plea agreement.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is announcing a video contest aimed at raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses. He was at Western Kentucky University Wednesday to promote the effort.  

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has created a Survivors Council to advise him on matters relating to victims of violent crime. 

Roman Catholic Diocese of Owensboro Kentucky, via Facebook

The Catholic Diocese of Owensboro has reinstated a priest who was suspended after being accused of sexually abusing a juvenile in the 1980s. 

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A Kentucky-based program working to help sexually exploited women is expanding. An awareness and fundraising event for the program occurred last weekend in Lexington.

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