sexual abuse

This May 8, 2019 photo shows a sign for Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
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May 17, 2019 - 12:31 pm
By Kantele Franko and Julie Carr Smyth COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him, according...
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Justin Hoffmann
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David Madden
May 14, 2019 - 12:42 pm
UPDATED: 1:30 p.m. CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s first civil lawsuit against the Catholic church after Gov. Phil Murphy extended the civil statute of limitations for sexual abuse claims has been filed in Camden County Superior Court. It seeks damages from the church in the wake...
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St. Paul Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese
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Mark Abrams
April 24, 2019 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Diocese of Allentown has launched a compensation program for victims of clergy sex abuse, similar to one started in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia . Matt Kerr, director of communications for the Diocese of Allentown, said Washington D.C.-based attorney Kenneth...
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 A Boy Scout attends camp Maple Dell on July 31, 2015 outside Payson, Utah.
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Ian Bush
April 23, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A law firm has published names of dozens of Boy Scout leaders accused of sexually abusing children. More than 50 of the men led troops in New Jersey, where the attorneys say a bill awaiting Gov. Phil Murphy's signature could help abuse survivors. Many of the names of...
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Teal Day
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Hadas Kuznits
April 11, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney has proclaimed April 11 as Teal Day, a day to bring awareness against sexual misconduct and sexual violence. Representatives from Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR) emphasized at City Hall Thursday that there is help available for survivors, like...
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Girls Spark
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Hadas Kuznits
April 06, 2019 - 2:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A first of its kind conference for teen girls created by a teen girl was held Saturday at Delaware County Community College. Sixteen-year-old Julia Kasper knew she wanted to do something after her friend was sexually assaulted. “There are plenty of young women in...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
March 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A bill on the governor’s desk in New Jersey would allow victims of sexual abuse when they were children a two-year window to file civil lawsuits, and one man who says he was victimized by a Catholic priest in Newark four decades ago is hopeful that Phil Murphy...
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Pope Francis seen on a giant screen at right, celebrates Mass outside Loreto's cathedral, central Italy, Monday, March 25, 2019.
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March 26, 2019 - 4:26 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The founder and all-female editorial board of the Vatican's women's magazine have quit after what they say was a Vatican campaign to discredit them and put them "under the direct control of men," that only increased after they denounced the sexual abuse of nuns by clergy. The...
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Dubai’s government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges.
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March 24, 2019 - 10:50 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges. In a rare statement,...
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R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles.
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March 20, 2019 - 3:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R&B singer R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex-abuse charges. A defense filing Wednesday in Chicago says Kelly would do three to...
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