victims

St. Paul Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese
Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
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...
Read More
It's National Crime Victims' Rights Week, and in Montgomery County, officials are using it to help people who've lost loved ones due to violent crimes.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It's National Crime Victims' Rights Week, and in Montgomery County, officials are using it to help people who've lost loved ones to violent crimes. Three years ago, Stacy Ludie's daughter Allysia and her young granddaughter Anastasia were murdered while in...
Read More
Singer Christina Grimmie arrives at TUBEATHON held at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, CA on Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Sthanlee B. Mirador via Sipa USA
John McDevitt
March 07, 2019 - 8:44 pm
VOORHEES, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A foundation named after a rising star from South Jersey, whose life was cut short by gun violence, is holding a fundraiser this weekend in Voorhees. Christina Grimmie was a finalist on The Voice Season 6 and went on to tour across the country. The 22-year-old...
Read More
Officials in South Philadelphia take a stand against sexual assault following the arrest of a man accused of a string of attacks throughout the neighborhood.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 26, 2019 - 7:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in South Philadelphia take a stand against sexual assault following the arrest of a man accused of a string of attacks throughout the neighborhood. Joined by police and victim's advocates, City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson led a public safety walk Tuesday to...
Read More
FILE- In this file photo from Oct. 17, 2018, survivors of child sexual abuse hug in the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.
AP Photo/Marc Levy, File
January 28, 2019 - 4:32 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawmakers have returned to the Pennsylvania Capitol but have yet to revisit legislation on child sexual abuse scandals since an October fight killed a bill that would have allowed long-ago victims to sue the Roman Catholic Church and other institutions. The Legislature's new...
Read More
Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 23, 2019 - 8:17 pm
GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Law enforcement in New Jersey introduce a new component to help them to better serve victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore says their new Special Victims Unit is a result of more than two years of work...
Read More
A coffin with the remains of six unidentified Holocaust victims is buried at the United Synagogue's New Cemetery in Bushey, England, Sunday Jan. 20, 2019.
John Stillwell/PA via AP
January 20, 2019 - 12:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — The remains of six unidentified Holocaust victims were buried in a solemn ceremony at a Jewish cemetery near London on Sunday after spending years in storage at a British museum. The Imperial War Museum found the ashes and bone fragments during a stock-taking last year. They had been...
Read More
Conflict over the naming of a section of North 59th Street after former Mayor Wilson Goode is brewing again.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
January 08, 2019 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Conflict over the naming of a section of North 59th Street after former Mayor Wilson Goode is brewing again. Over the weekend, a memorial shrine to the victims of the MOVE bombing was defaced, and tension is back. "It's very intimidating," said Lalit Aggerwal, an...
Read More
Empty wooden benches in old Catholic Church
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A national expert on child abuse says the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision to permanently "black out" the names of 11 men appearing in the final report of the statewide investigating grand jury on clergy sex abuse was a public slap at abuse victims. Marci...
Read More
John Locher/AP
November 13, 2018 - 8:20 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a wall served as the family's living room couch. Carl Wiley refurbished tires for Michelin. Jesus Fernandez, known as "Zeus," was described...
Read More

Pages