sex abuse

State Rep. Mark Rozzi
Lucas Vilca/ork Daily Record
Tony Romeo
April 10, 2019 - 5:20 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Once again, the ball is in the state Senate’s court, after legislation intended to give victims of child sexual abuse a new opportunity to seek justice has again cleared the House. This time, lawmakers are taking a different approach. For years, child sex abuse...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
Survivors of sex abuse hold a cross as they gather in front of Via della Conciliazione, the road leading to St. Peter's Square, visible in background, during a twilight vigil prayer of the victims of sex abuse, in Rome, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
Gregorio Borgia/AP
February 21, 2019 - 1:35 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The day began with an African woman telling an extraordinary gathering of Catholic leaders that her priestly rapist forced her to have three abortions over a dozen years after he started violating her at age 15. It ended with a Colombian cardinal warning them they could all face...
Read More
USA Gymnastics has appointed former gymnast and NBA executive Li Li Leung as its president and chief executive officer, the embattled organization announced.
Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images
February 20, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- USA Gymnastics has appointed former gymnast and NBA executive Li Li Leung as its president and chief executive officer, the embattled organization announced Tuesday. "Li Li's unique combination of business skills, management experience and passion for gymnastics...
Read More
Pope Francis
Andrew Medichini/AP
February 17, 2019 - 8:47 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is asking for prayers for this week's sex abuse summit at the Vatican , calling abuse an "urgent challenge of our time." He has summoned bishops to Rome to help him chart a way forward after decades of abuse by priests and prelates and the systematic cover-ups of...
Read More
Priest
David Madden
February 14, 2019 - 1:19 pm
ROSELAND, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — With the release of almost 200 names of Catholic clergy accused of sexual assault in New Jersey, a lot of people are wondering what’s next. That question was put to a leading legal expert. RELATED: New Jersey dioceses name nearly 200 clergy accused of sexual abuse...
Read More
R. Kelly
Prince Williams/WireImage/Getty
February 14, 2019 - 12:58 pm
By Sara Sidner (CNN) — Prosecutors investigating R. Kelly are looking into a newly surfaced video featuring the R&B superstar, lawyer Michael Avenatti told CNN. CNN has seen the VHS tape that appears to show Kelly having sex with a girl who refers to her body parts as 14 years old. Avenatti,...
Read More
St. Paul Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese
Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
Steve Tawa
February 11, 2019 - 1:52 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Mediators who handled the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — plus a panel in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that provides aid to survivors of clergy abuse — will now handle similar claims across five Catholic dioceses in New Jersey. The Independent Victim Compensation...
Read More

Pages