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 Joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at age 10, he said, "I was real gung-ho about getting my badges _ fishing and campfires and all of that. ... It was good at the beginning."
Richard Drew/AP Photo
May 27, 2019 - 5:19 pm
By David Crary NEW YORK (AP) — Sharing their stories doesn't come easily for these middle-aged men. At times, their eyes well up or their voices crack as they describe being sexually abused in the Boy Scouts and suffering from emotional damage long afterward. Looking back, they all remember vividly...
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A pit bull mix
WNEP via CNN
May 27, 2019 - 11:33 am
By Chase Senior HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WNEP) — A pit bull mix is in stable condition and improving after being found chained to a tree late last week. "They just left her here, which is horrible," Virginia Thompson of Hanover Township said. On Wednesday night, Virginia Thompson and her friends were...
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Bobby Joe Long
Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP
May 23, 2019 - 12:31 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Lisa Noland said she was 17 when she wrote a suicide note, planning to end her life after years of being raped by her grandmother's boyfriend. A day later, she found herself fighting for her life while being raped by a man now set to be executed in Florida after a killing...
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Richard Strauss
Ohio State University via AP, File
May 21, 2019 - 9:45 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but failed to act on complaints about a now-dead team doctor who sexually abused male students for nearly two decades, said attorneys for some of the victims. They...
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Phoenix police say Nathan Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse, has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via AP
May 21, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases. A lawyer for Nathan Sutherland says in an...
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Temple of Divine Providence, a major church in Warsaw, Poland.
Czarek Sokolowski/AP
May 13, 2019 - 11:51 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new documentary revealing new cases of pedophilia by priests has deeply shaken Poland, one of Europe's most Roman Catholic societies, eliciting an apology from the church hierarchy and prompting one priest to leave the clergy. "Just Tell No One," a film paid for through...
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Glen Mills Schools
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
April 08, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A couple days after the last student left the campus of what was once called “the Harvard of reform schools,” Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is revoking all 14 licenses issued to the Glen Mills Schools. In an emailed statement, DHS Secretary Teresa Miller...
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To better help abused and neglected kids in Delaware County, the district attorney's office, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and other agencies are working together to speak up for kids.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
April 08, 2019 - 2:48 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new coalition making sure children in tough situations get the help they need, and it comes right in the middle of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to Childhelp , more than 6 million kids across the country are referred to child...
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Glen Mills Schools
Chuck McGowen/The News Journal
Dan Wing
April 03, 2019 - 8:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Glen Mills Schools in Delaware County announced Tuesday that they have begun laying off staff following last week's state-ordered removal of all students during an abuse investigation. Pink slips went to 80 workers, but the school says the emergency investigation...
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Glen Mills Schools
Chuck McGowen/The News Journal
Jim Melwert
March 25, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is ordering an emergency removal of all children currently at the Glen Mills Schools in Delaware County. DHS Secretary Teresa Miller says as their investigation into allegations of widespread abuse at the Glen Mills...
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