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A teen told police he’s molested at least 50 children, authorities say

Inside the police station, Joseph Boston told investigators that, yes, he had lured two boys into his motel room and molested them — but there was much more to his story than that, according to police in Riverside, Calif.

Riverside police said that on Saturday the 18-year-old went on to detail how he had molested “upwards of 50 children” in cities across Southern California for nearly a decade. He’d been molesting children since he was 10, police said.

The open confession rattled investigators, who spent the weekend retracing Boston’s tracks over nearly half his life, looking for a trail of young victims, police said.

“This is going to affect not only the victims for a long time but also our detectives and officers involved in this — to hear someone just be very open about what they’ve done, and they’re only 18 themselves,” Officer Ryan Railsback, of the Riverside police, told Los

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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Processes Grief With Other Moms of Children Killed by Gun Violence

Sybrina Fulton’s life as she knew it ended on February 26, 2012. That’s when her 17-year-old son, Trayvon Martin, who was unarmed, was fatally shot in Sanford, Florida, by a neighborhood-watch volunteer for his gated community. 

“I have to endure this every single day,” Fulton tells PEOPLE in a recent interview. “It’s not like an illness, that’s here and goes away and comes back again. It’s constant.”

After her unimaginable loss, Fulton discovered some relief when she reached out to other moms who have lost children to gun violence. Now, she plans annual peace walks in her home state of Florida, works with legislators on gun violence laws and travels around the country speaking at colleges and churches about preventing senseless shootings.

“I didn’t grieve by sitting in the corner and doing nothing,” says Fulton, a Miami resident. “I was able to grieve by working with others, and that is how I believe I was able

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Kansas Man Allegedly Dismembered Wife in Front of Kids and Took Photos of Children With Dead Body


A 35-year-old Kansas father accused of carting his wife’s remains around for days in a portable cooler allegedly took pictures of his two young daughters with their mother’s body before dismembering her in front of the children.

An arrest warrant and charging documents released Wednesday provided additional details about the days preceding Justin Rey’s Oct. 24 arrest. Rey, already facing two counts each of aggravated child endangerment and contributing to a child’s misconduct or deprivation, was additionally charged this week with abandonment of a corpse and child endangerment.

Rey has not yet entered pleas to the charges and his lawyer, Courtney Henderson, was not immediately available for comment.

The court documents allege Rey, his pregnant wife, Jessica, and their 2-year-old daughter checked into a Kansas City, Missouri, hotel on Sept. 25. On Oct. 20, Rey allegedly told police she gave birth in the hotel room’s bathtub before dying.

The documents allege that in one

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Evil serial killer known as the Brooklyn Vampire who kidnapped children and cut them up and ATE them

He is arguably the most depraved serial killer in the annals of American crime, a sadist, paedophile, and cannibal who by his own estimation killed as many as 100 children over a murderous career spanning more than two decades.

He was also a reprobate of quite staggering proportions, who practiced so many perversions that his court-appointed psychiatrist called him “the most polymorphous pervert I have ever known.”

The newspapers of the day called him the Gray Man, the Brooklyn Vampire, or the Werewolf of Wisteria.

His real name was Albert Fish.

On Monday, May 28, 1928, Delia Budd answered a knock on her apartment door and found a frail old man standing on the threshold.

(Image: New York Daily News)

(Image: New York Daily News)

He introduced himself as Frank Howard and said he was there in response to an advertisement that Mrs Budd’s 18-year-old

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Ariz. Mom Accused of Recording Sex Acts With Her Children and Selling Them Online

A 28-year-old Arizona woman has been accused of molesting her two young children, filming the abuse and then selling the footage on the Internet, PEOPLE confirms.

Keri Harwood, of New River, Arizona, was arrested at her home Sunday on multiple felony counts of sexual exploitation and molestation of a child, according to a statement from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

The two children involved are 3 and 6 years old, the sheriff’s office said.

Harwood allegedly told authorities that she recorded the videos for a man she met online who offered to pay her hundreds of dollars if she streamed sex acts with children over Snapchat.

According to law enforcement, Harwood allegedly “desperately needed the money and did not want to disappoint this man.”

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After DreamWorks buy, NBCUniversal launching its own children’s network

Later this year, NBCUniversal will relaunch current network Sprout into a kids’ programming channel with more appeal for a broader age range of children.

According to the New York Times, Sprout will be renamed Universal Kids starting Sept. 9 and its programming will target kids ages 2-11, instead of the primary preschool-age children for whom Sprout currently programs. Universal Kids will feature more unscripted programming, including “Top Chef Junior,” a spinoff of the “Top Chef” series which currently airs on Bravo, a network which is also owned by NBCUniversal. More of Universal Kids’ programming will be filled out by existing DreamWorks shows including “All Hail King Julien.”

RELATED: Comcast’s Cavanagh: DreamWorks kids animation will be used for SVOD

Last year during the run-up to Comcast/Universal’s completed acquisition of DreamWorks for $3.8 billion, Comcast CFO Michael Cavanagh said DreamWorks content would largely be distributed via SVOD services. DreamWorks already has SVOD agreements in place with

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Why Karla Homolka’s children will pay for her crimes

MONSTER IN MY FAMILY host Melissa Moore. (Richard Knapp/Lifetime/Everett Collection)

Melissa Moore. (Richard Knapp/Lifetime/Everett Collection)

Melissa Moore had always understood that something was wrong with her father. Keith Jespersen could be fun and loving one moment, doting on her and her two siblings, then volcanically angry and abusive the next. Once she brought home some stray kittens and was forced to watch as he tortured and ultimately strangled them. And there was the time when she was in junior high that he remarked about knowing how to murder someone and get away with it. He didn’t seem to be joking.

It was on March 30, 1995, when Moore was 15, that Jesperson was unmasked as the “Happy Face Killer.” Arrested for the murder of a girlfriend in Washougal, Wash., the Canadian-born, long-haul trucker confessed to seven other sex killings in six different states. (The

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