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Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 12:49 PM PDT

Teacher Arrested After Allegedly Having Student's Baby

Teacher Arrested After Allegedly Having Student's Baby

A Redlands, Calif., high school teacher who gave birth to a baby allegedly fathered by a teen student has been arrested for having sex with the male pupil. Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst, 28, was arrested...

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 at 10:11 PM PDT

Parents Say Teacher Was Framed in Sex Assault Case

Parents Say Teacher Was Framed in Sex Assault Case

As a special education teacher in Corona awaits arraignment, many parents of her students are convinced that she was set up. Corona police say a parent found inappropriate emails allegedly sent by the teacher to...

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 at 06:07 AM PDT

Ex-Teacher Admits to Having Sex With Student

Ex-Teacher Admits to Having Sex With Student

A former elementary school teacher admitted Thursday to having sex with a young student, reversing her not guilty plea from the day before.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 08:23 PM PDT

Ex-4th Grade Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse

Ex-4th Grade Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse

A former Wilmington elementary school teacher pleaded not guilty Tuesday to several charges he sexually abused students, effectively pushing the case to trial.

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 09:03 PM PDT

Teacher's Aide Accused of Molesting Disabled Teen

Teacher's Aide Accused of Molesting Disabled Teen

A Lawndale teacher's aide, who students describe as "a helper" during the lunch hour, has been charged with molesting a 16-year-old mentally challenged student in a stairwell, Centinela Valley Union High School...

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 03:04 PM PDT

4th-Grade Teacher Ordered to Stand Trial in Sexual Abuse Case

4th-Grade Teacher Ordered to Stand Trial in Sexual Abuse Case

Robert Pimentel was back in court Monday, facing 14 charges of sexual abuse on a dozen children and one female relative, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office,

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 at 10:04 PM PDT

Teacher Accused Years Before Abuse Charges: Attorneys

Teacher Accused Years Before Abuse Charges: Attorneys

Lawyers for student victims of a teacher accused of sex abuse on Thursday said a parent had reported her child's mistreatment at a Wilmington elementary school years before it was uncovered by police.

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 at 10:14 PM PST

Lawyers Accuse LAUSD of Trying to Cover Up Abuse

Lawyers Accuse LAUSD of Trying to Cover Up Abuse

Lawyers for at least four students in the Los Angeles Unified School District accused the district on Friday of trying to cover up allegations of teacher abuse by tossing out charges, but the district said it’s...

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 at 11:39 PM PST

Lewd Photos Case Involving Teacher Grows

Lewd Photos Case Involving Teacher Grows

A case involving an Orange County teacher accused of luring boys into sending him lewd photos is growing, authorities said. More alleged victims have come forward, bringing the total to at least 70.

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 at 10:51 PM PST

Ex-Miramonte Teacher Could Face More Charges

Ex-Miramonte Teacher Could Face More Charges

Prosecutors say they are considering additional charges against former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt.

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