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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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Eugene DePasquale
Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
March 11, 2019 - 2:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Following numerous calls for independent investigations, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said his auditors will officially look into how the Glen Mills Schools operates, following allegations of physical abuse and administration cover-ups. Reports of...
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Leaving Netherland
HBO
March 04, 2019 - 12:31 pm
By Brian Lowry (CNN) — "Leaving Neverland" is about dreams turned to nightmares, featuring twin accounts of Michael Jackson's alleged sexual predation that derive power and credibility from their strikingly similar parallels. It's an unsettling tale of money, fame and seduction, insidiously...
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Michael Jackson
Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images
March 01, 2019 - 5:48 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — Michael Jackson's former home is back on the market at a fraction of the price originally sought in 2015. According to The Wall Street Journal , the late pop star's Neverland Ranch has been listed for $31 million, or about 70 percent less than the original asking...
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R. Kelly
WFLD via AP
February 27, 2019 - 1:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — After R. Kelly met a girl celebrating her 16th birthday at a restaurant, it was his manager who handed her Kelly's business card with the R&B star's personal phone number on it, telling the teen that Kelly wanted her to give him a call, according to prosecutors. The 52-year-old...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
February 25, 2019 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Patriots' owner Robert Kraft was officially charged Monday in a Florida prostitution sting involving day spas. Authorities say they have a video tape showing the encounter, hours before the AFC Championship game in January. They say, Kraft is seen naked, hugging a...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
February 25, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Updated: 9:59 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials plan to pull all their remaining students out of the Glen Mills Schools after a Philadelphia Inquirer investigation found a history or abuse and cover-ups there. Human services Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa says it was...
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Tatiana Mitchell
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
February 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For Tatiana Mitchell , helping others is personal. "I've been through the fire," she said. Mitchell founded the #NoBrakes organization, which fosters resilience and a "keep-going-despite-the-odds" spirit in her native city of Camden. " 'No brakes' means no matter the...
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L-R Deborah and Michael McIlmail, CHILD USA CEO Marci Hamilton, former gymnast and abuse survivor Sarah Klein
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
February 13, 2019 - 5:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The parents of a man who won what may be the largest payout to date from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in a clergy abuse case are donating a chunk of it to CHILD USA to track the Statute of Limitations reform movement. University of Pennsylvania Law School professor...
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