Scandal

FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Felicity Huffman arrives at federal court in Boston to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.
Charles Krupa/AP Photo, File
July 20, 2019 - 11:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Felicity Huffman's co-stars in a new Netflix movie say they found her remorseful about her role in a college admissions scandal. Actress Angela Bassett said Huffman appears ready to take whatever steps are necessary in her case. Patricia Arquette said she believes Huffman feels...
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Marcia, left, and Gregory Abbott
Michael Dwyer/AP
May 23, 2019 - 1:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They are among 14 parents who have agreed to admit to...
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Former University of Southern California soccer coach Laura Janke.
Steven Senne/AP
May 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo...
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Felicity Huffman with her brother Moore Huffman Jr.
Steven Senne/AP
May 13, 2019 - 4:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has underscored the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top universities. The Emmy-winning...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, accused of covering up Jerry Sandusky abuse allegations, leaves his preliminary hearing in Harrisburg in July 2013.
Christopher Weddle/Centre Daily Times/MCT/Sipa USA
Tony Romeo
April 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier who was convicted for his role in the Jerry Sandusky case, has been ordered to report to jail. He was convicted two years ago by a jury in Harrisburg on one count of endangering the welfare of children for his handling of the...
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People photograph actress Lori Loughlin as she arrives at federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.
Charles Krupa/AP Photo
April 03, 2019 - 6:51 pm
By Alanna Durkin Richer BOSTON (AP) — A packaged-food entrepreneur from California became the first of the 33 parents charged in the college bribery scandal to agree to plead guilty, disclosing the deal Wednesday as Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in court along with...
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Maryland's chief accountant is calling for Pugh to step down, calling the latest revelations about lucrative deals to sell her self-published children's books "brazen, cartoonish corruption."
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
April 02, 2019 - 7:51 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore already faced daunting challenges: soaring violent crime, a thriving drug economy and poverty so intense that some derelict neighborhoods look like they were hit by a plague. Now, Mayor Catherine Pugh is embroiled in a strange scandal, sucking attention away from those...
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On Flashpoint: Vision 2020's Kathleen McFadden(L) and Alison Nolan (R)  discuss an event later this month and what's to come in 2020.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
March 24, 2019 - 9:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the aftermath of the college admissions scandal. Dozens of celebrities, high paid CEOs and other wealthy parents were indicted this month for...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
March 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A therapist discusses the fine line between helping and overstepping boundaries as the college admissions scandal uncovered by the FBI has gotten parents to reconsider their involvement in their children's so-called success. Dr. George James, a marriage and family...
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K-pop singer Jung Joon-young, center, arrives at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo
March 13, 2019 - 10:54 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After their stunning retirement announcements, two K-pop stars including a member of the superstars Big Bang are facing police questioning over a series of interlocking scandals that have roiled South Korea for weeks. Live TV footage showed solo singer Jung Joon-young...
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