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Four charged in Indianapolis baby-selling case

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged two couples here with conspiring to sell a newborn baby for $300 in a deal that would have put the child in the care of a convicted child molester and convicted child abuser. Full story

4 charged in scheme to sell baby to child molester

Police have charged four people from Indianapolis in a scheme to sell a baby girl to a convicted child molester and his sister. Full story

Abuse claims against priests rise in 2010

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church and its insurers paid $124 million last year to settle allegations of child sexual abuse, up from $104 million a year earlier, a church-commissioned audit showed on Monday. Full story

Mass. camp loses accreditation in sex abuse probe

The national accreditation of a Massachusetts summer camp attended by a young U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has been revoked while state authorities investigate allegations of child sex abuse. Full story

Abusive priests live unmonitored

Carl Sutphin was a problem priest who left ministry in the Roman Catholic church just before being charged nearly a decade ago with 14 counts of molestation for sexually abusing six children. Full story

Child molester undergoes castration for parole

A convicted child molester has undergone surgical castration in order to be released from prison on parole. Full story

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  Phillips slams family for ignoring incest

Actress Mackenzie Phillips tells TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb that her stepmother, the Mamas & the Papas singer Michelle Phillips, knew of the abuse she suffered at the hands of her father, but chose to ignore it to protect the image of the band.

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