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Police Scotland are investigating 130 reports of child sexual abuse in football, with two arrests made. The sport has been rocked by claims from former players across the UK that they were abused by people in positions of authority and police Scotland ...
Citing child welfare and victim advocates, the Globe's reporters noted, "The problem is that many sexual abuse and privacy laws weren't written specifically to deal with misconduct by educators.
During an awareness programme conducted by the child Welfare Committee (CWC) in a high school in Kizhoor, two girls of Class V approached the CWC members and complained that a shopkeeper named Ravi was sexually abusing them whenever they went to the ...
McIntosh County deputies arrested Richard Martin, 56, on a complaint of child sexual abuse and abetting a minor in a drug crime.
For a second time, a verdict will decide the fate of a Binghamton woman accused of sexually abusing a girl over the span of several years.
SKANEATELES, N.Y. -- Onondaga County Sheriff's Office Friday identified Scott Bennett of Mottville as the bus driver accused of having inappropriate contact with a Skaneateles school District student.
He was already faces multiple charges, including three counts of sexually abusing a child and nine counts of conduct unbecoming an officer.
It took jurors in Niagara County Court a day to convict Robert MacLeod on two counts of robbery charges and one count each of assault and sexual abuse. MacLeod's accuser, Koyuki Nakahara, testified that on Christmas night 2015, she went for a walk ...
Dewberry pleaded guilty Thursday to one reduced count of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor and was sentenced to 10 years with five suspended and 10 years of probation.
There was "no credible evidence" of a paedophile ring made up of members of the British Establishment using an east Belfast boys home to carry out abuse, Sir Anthony Hart has said while delivering his report on historical institutional abuse at a ...
In 2007, the Presbytery reached a settlement with four people who accused the pastor of sexual abuse, according to a statement from Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests. In 2015, seven other men filed lawsuits against the Chicago Presbyterian ...
A former employee of the Chicago-based Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests has sued the victims advocacy group, alleging that SNAP exploited victims of sexual abuse by clergy in return for financial kickbacks from attorneys. According to a ...
When six-time American national champion Missy Erickson came forward earlier this month about the sexual abuse she endured as a junior racer, she became the third female pro cyclist within a month to do so (read her story here).
Imprisoned former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has asked a Kendall County judge to not only reject a sexual abuse victim's breach-of-contract lawsuit, but also to make the man pay back $1.7 million in secret hush-money payments.
A Slidell man has been booked with sexual abuse of a young Chalmette girl, and authorities are trying to determine if there are other victims in other states where he has lived, according to St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann.
The student is accused of second-degree sexual abuse, unlawful dissemination of an intimate image, harassment, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and causing another to ingest a controlled substance.
One of the victims of an infamous paedophile is demanding an apology from the child sex abuse royal commission, after it accidentally identified him online.
A young victim of sexual abuse is suing his school board and two of its employees in federal court, for $10 million, alleging they failed to protect him and other students from a sexual predator who worked as a janitor at their school, PEOPLE confirms ...
The man, Ruzvel Martinez, 37, was arrested January 10, 2017, and was charged with sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old, according to online court records.
Late Wednesday, jurors sent a note to the judge saying they were having trouble agreeing on the case against Sarah B. Conway, who is accused of abusing two ...
A man who police say sexually abused a young girl from 2007 to 2010 was indicted Wednesday. A McLennan County grand jury indicted 44-year-old Jimmy Leroy Betters on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child and indecency with a child by contact.
Tara Walker Lyons of Hamilton was excited to learn that Rep. Ed Greef will carry a bill enabling the state to adopt its own version of Erin's Law.
A victim of an infamous paedophile is demanding an apology from the royal commission investigating child sex abuse after it accidentally identified him online.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Meg Yarbrough will join the women's March on Washington on Saturday as a personal statement against sexual abuse; and against a president whom she opposes. The 48-year-old registered nurse is also shedding anonymity in her ...
A former employee of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests is suing the advocacy group, claiming she was fired after she learned that SNAP's principal officers collude with attorneys representing sex abuse survivors and that SNAP accepts ...
A former volunteer at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in North Richland Hills was arrested Wednesday, accused of sexually abusing children while working ...
The family of the late Lord Janner have met a team from the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse to ask to take part in its investigation.
A Dallas man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing and sodomizing two minor girls known to him.
A judge has rejected a plea deal for a teenager accused of sexually abusing a mentally disabled woman in suburban Des Moines.
The royal commission into child sex abuse has broken its own non-publication order, revealing the victim of a notorious paedophile's identity.
If adopted, the bill, now before the Assembly's education committee, will force school districts, charter schools, and other institutions to share information on teachers charged with sexually abusing students, something that is not done now because of ...
Congregants heard these children's horrifying allegations of sexual abuse and many remained faithful to Long, even as he preached messages condoning homophobia, the subjugation of women and rape culture.
Federal law enforcement found footage of Weatherholtz sexually abusing two boys on the tapes, prosecutors said. The evidence is anticipated to prove Weatherholtz abused the two victims in 1990, the motion states. Other evidence recovered in the case ...
A woman from Western Australia's Wheatbelt region has avoided being sent to jail for failing to do anything to stop her husband from sexually abusing their daughter. The 40-year-old woman, who cannot be identified, was told by her husband in July last ...
A federal judge has scheduled a hearing to determine whether the sexual history of a woman who was sexually abused as a teenager can be presented at her upcoming civil trial against Old Forge borough and former members of its police and fire ...
A Bowling Green man accused of molesting two juveniles in his care is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. Nathan Allan Freebody, 35, was arraigned Monday in Warren Circuit Court on six counts of first-degree sexual abuse (victim younger than 12).
"We were definitely most shocked about the extent of organized child sexual abuse in our survey," says executive director Lianna McDonald.
Boston's archbishop has been appointed to a top Vatican office that handles cases of clergy sex abuse. The Vatican's press office announced on Saturday that Pope Francis has named Cardinal Sean O'Malley as the newest member of the Congregation for ...
... abuse cases, but the most significant involved six French soldiers who are accused of sexually abusing minors near a camp for internally displaced people in Bangui, the capital city of the CAR.
Mumbai: The Beed police have initiate investigations into allegations of sexual abuse by a teacher with a government-aided residential school, who, according to the complaint filed by the school authorities, has sexually abused several girl students.
His bill, HB 1078, seeks to protect children from sexual abuse and prostitution and extends the criminal charging period for sex traffickers. When prostitution involves drugs or gifts as compensation instead of a fee, often minors are the victims ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The music director for a Queens church has been arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of a juvenile parishioner.
Jason Dixon, 33, was charged with four counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person in a position of trust, two counts of first degree sexual assault and two counts of first degree sexual abuse, according to the Fayette County ...
The matter was considered at a meeting of Australia's police chiefs in September after a request from the Care Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN), which supports and advocates for people abused as children in orphanages, foster care and other ...
The Moravian Church sex scandal has escalated a national conversation on the sexual abuse of children. The story reads like a sordid soap opera, with allegations and revelations being spat out at maddening velocity.
Pope Francis doing 'close to nothing' to stop clerical sexual abuse, alleges writer Emiliano Fittipaldi.
No parent wants to think of their child as the victim of sexual abuse, and it's for that very reason that it needs to be discussed.
In 2012, a Cambridge crown court let off a 15-year-old, who forced a five-year-old girl to perform oral sex on him at a time when he was assigned to babysit her.
Eddie Long, the antigay Georgia megachurch pastor once accused of sexually abusing young men in his congregation, has died at age 63.
The Vatican's press office announced Saturday that Pope Francis named Cardinal Sean O'Malley the newest member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which enforces church teachings and also judges sex abuse cases. O'Malley will remain ...






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