child abuse

Glen Mills Schools
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John McDevitt
January 29, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Five new lawsuits have been filed against Glen Mills Schools, alleging severe physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the since-shuttered reform school. Read the latest here.
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R. Kelly and Aaliyah
AP Photo, file
AP News
December 19, 2019 - 8:00 am
Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he schemed with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994. Read more here.
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Boy Scouts
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AP News
December 17, 2019 - 4:02 pm
For decades, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was one of Boy Scouts of America’s greatest allies and the largest sponsor of troops. But on Jan. 1, the Utah-based faith will deliver the latest blow to the struggling organization when it pulls out more than 400,000 young people and...
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Church pews.
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Mark Abrams
December 09, 2019 - 7:02 am
A veteran priest who was named in a Philadelphia grand jury report on clergy sex abuse in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and later cleared has again been removed from active ministry. Read more here.
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R. Kelly and Aaliyah
AP Photo, file
AP News
December 06, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994. Read more here.
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Tova Noel, a federal jail guard responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself, leaves federal court.
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 2:35 pm
A judge set an April trial date Monday for two jail guards accused of failing to make required checks on Jeffrey Epstein the morning he died. Read more here.
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Gavel
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AP News
November 22, 2019 - 11:05 am
A former campus minister at Villanova University who admitted possessing child pornography has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
November 21, 2019 - 3:24 pm
A bill to provide more time to file charges or lawsuits over sexual abuse is on its way to Pennsylvania's governor, along with legislation to invalidate confidentiality agreements that aim to keep child sexual abuse victims from talking to investigators. Read more here.
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A vigil in Fairmount held to remember 4-year-old Zya Singleton.
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Justin Udo
November 19, 2019 - 8:52 pm
A Philadelphia neighborhood comes together to remember a 4-year-old girl who died earlier this month after what officials are calling severe physical abuse. Read more here.
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Jeffrey Epstein
New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, file
AP News
November 19, 2019 - 11:55 am
Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records. Read more here.
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