sexual abuse

Larry Nassar
Paul Sancya/AP, file
AP News
September 05, 2019 - 5:30 pm
The government ordered Michigan State University to make sweeping changes and pay a $4.5 million fine after determining that it failed to adequately respond to sexual assault complaints against Larry Nassar, a campus sports doctor who molested elite gymnasts and other female athletes. Read more...
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Jeffrey Epstein
New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, file
AP News
September 04, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Sealed court records contain the names of hundreds of third parties who were mentioned in a civil case involving sexual abuse allegations against the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, a federal judge said Wednesday.
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St. Paul Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 12:45 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Four men have filed suit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton and its current and former bishop over claims a priest sexually abused them when they were children. The plaintiffs are believed to be the first to take advantage of a recent Pennsylvania appeals court...
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Harvey Weinstein, center, leaves court, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 in New York.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo
AP News
August 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Tom Hays, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to a new indictment Monday that includes revised charges of predatory sexual assault, a development that caused the judge to delay the start of his trial until early next year. The change to the case was...
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A lawyer for Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
AP News
August 22, 2019 - 9:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are bringing a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein in an attempt to bolster their case with testimony from an actress who says he raped her in 1993 . The disgraced movie mogul is set to be arraigned Monday on the revised charges, which Weinstein's lawyers called an...
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Robert Dean Caesar
FBI Philadelphia Division
Rachel Kurland
August 21, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal authorities are reaching out to the public and asking for help in identifying alleged victims of child pornography coordinated by an accused serial sexual predator. U.S. Attorney William McSwain and the FBI’s Philadelphia Division say 56-year-old Robert Dean...
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Attorney General William Barr
David Grunfeld/The Advocate via AP
August 12, 2019 - 7:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, federal prosecutors in New York have shifted their focus to possible charges against anyone who assisted or enabled him in what authorities say was his rampant sexual abuse of underage girls. Two days after the wealthy financier's death in...
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 A Boy Scout attends camp Maple Dell on July 31, 2015 outside Payson, Utah.
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John McDevitt
August 06, 2019 - 8:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 800 men across the country have stepped forward with claims they were sexually abused when they were children by leaders of the Boy Scouts of America. A new lawsuit was filed in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court. Lawyers for the Abused In Scouting group say 350...
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R. Kelly
Amr Alfiky/AP, file
August 02, 2019 - 11:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Friday in New York to federal charges he sexually abused women and girls. The 52-year-old Kelly was denied bail in a Brooklyn courtroom packed with his supporters. He appeared sullen as prosecutors told Magistrate Judge Steven Tiscione he...
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In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File
July 15, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars for now as a federal judge mulls whether to grant bail on charges he sexually abused underage girls. The judge said he needed more time to make a decision during a hearing Monday in New York...
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