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Talking to teenagers is hard work — especially for parents. But being a teenager is perhaps even more difficult. I have a theory that we often respond to our teenagers out of our own fear and regret.
Younger students are no different than their older peers when it comes to sexting, a new study reports. More high school students are sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages or photos, and that makes them more likely to engage in other types of sexual activity as well. Now researchers say the same trends are trickling down to younger students in middle school.
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At some point this weekend, Oregon State will begin its baseball season with an admitted child molester on the mound. Luke Heimlich is in the Beavers' rotation the same way he was last June when The Oregonian broke the story that one of the nation's best pitchers had pleaded guilty to a count of felony child molestation. At age 15, Heimlich molested a 6-year-old female relative, according to the report.
Wetteland was arrested Monday and booked into Denton County Jail on a charge of sexual abuse of a child. This story has been updated. Click here to read the latest version.
Child abuse material can include films, photos, digital images and videos sent by SMS, email, in chat rooms or published on blogs. It can even include pictures that have been photo-shopped to make a young person look naked, or cartoons of young people having sex! The maximum penalty for making, sending or having child abuse material is 15 years in gaol!