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Western Kentucky Man Charged with Child Sexual Abuse

GREENVILLE, KENTUCKY - A Muhlenberg County man is arrested on child sex abuse charges. Kentucky State Police arrested 48-year-old Jesse Graham on Thursday.

He faces two counts of 1st Degree Sodomy on a victim under the age of 12 and two counts of 1st Degree Sexual Abuse.

State Police are asking anyone with additional information on the case to contact them at (270) 676-3313.

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Brooklyn Yeshiva Settles with Sexual Assault Accusers for $2.1M

BROOKLYN - A prominent Orthodox Jewish school in Brooklyn agreed to pay an unprecedented $2.1 million to two former students who charged their teacher — accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — of sexually assaulting them, The Post has learned.

Kolko’s case marks the first time a New York yeshiva has paid off victims of sex abuse, experts said.

“This is unheard of. I am not aware of any other settlements,” said Rabbi Yosef Blau, a spiritual adviser at Yeshiva University in Manhattan and longtime victims advocate.

Read more: Brooklyn Yeshiva Settles with Sexual Assault Accusers for $2.1M

Italian Priest Arrested for Molesting 12-Year-Old Girl During Exorcism

Police said that Anello abused the girl under the pretext of helping her recover from an illness with his spiritual 'healing prayers'.

Palermo, Sicily: An Italian priest was arrested on the suspicion of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl while performing an exorcism.

According to a report in the Daily Mail, Father Salvatore Anello, 59, from Palermo, Sicily was held on sex abuse charges and is suspected of molesting four women apart from the minor girl.

Read more: Italian Priest Arrested for Molesting 12-Year-Old Girl During Exorcism

Molester’s Appeal Denied

KINGMAN — A Bullhead City man serving nearly a half-century in prison for molesting a teenage girl lost his appeal Tuesday.

David Salcido, 42, was convicted in July 2015 on four counts of child molestation, three counts of sexual abuse of a minor and aggravated assault. Superior Court Judge Lee Jantzen sentenced Salcido a month later to about 47 years in prison.

Salcido was accused of molesting and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in July 2009 in Bullhead City.

Read more: Molester’s Appeal Denied