Bernie to ‘Sexfairy’: ‘I like trading pictures’

Bernie Ward talks about having group sex in a San Mateo porn theater, being sexually humiliated and trading explicit photos online in a transcript of his Internet conversations with a woman who reported him to police, according to a police report obtained by ABC7’s Dan Noyes. Here’s a link to Noyes’ report and the SF Daily’s story. The police report says Ward, a former KGO-AM talk show host, sent pictures of children ranging in age from 4 to 17 who

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Ward officially fired, but still might return

KGO-AM 810 has fired host Bernie Ward, who was indicted on child porn charges in December, but he still might return to the air. Ward was suspended immediately after the charges surfaced, and KGO’s talkative hosts have been ordered to not talk about the case. Now, according to ABC7’s Dan Noyes, Ward was fired at the end of December. But KGO-AM General Manager Mickey Luckoff says he believes Ward’s explanation that he downloaded and traded child porn as research for

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Owens’ music protests Bernie gag order

The person who picks the music bumpers for Ronn Owens’ 9-noon show on KGO 810 has a sense of humor. Owens (pictured) got back from vacation yesterday and was on the air for the first time since fellow KGO host Bernie Ward was indicted on child pornography charges. Owens began his show by briefly mentioning the station’s policy forbidding its hosts and callers from discussing the case for legal reasons. Owens said he disagreed with the policy but would follow

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Bernie Ward turned down plea bargain

Federal prosecutors pursuing a child pornography case against liberal KGO radio talk host Bernie Ward were pressuring him as far back as a year and a half ago to accept a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for five years, the Chron’s Matier & Ross report, citing “knowledgeable sources.” Ward tells M&R that he was only researching a book when he downloaded child-porn images in December 2004 and transmitted them to a woman with whom he had

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Bernie Ward indicted for child pornography

Liberal talk show host Bernie Ward has been indicted on child pornography charges and surrendered to federal authorities this morning. Specifically he is charged with two counts of allegedly transmitting and receiving child pornography by way of the Internet three years ago. Ward, who is married and the father of four, could face up to five years in prison if convicted on each of the two counts. Ward’s lawyer, Doron Weinberg, said the pornography was related to research Ward was

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