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BOSTON (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked after a Vatican investigation confirmed he had sexually molested adults as well as children, has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in Massachusetts in 1974, court records show.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Ten former workers at New Hampshire’s state-run youth detention center have been formally indicted and in some cases are facing more charges than they did when they were arrested in April.
LONDON (AP) — A British public inquiry into child sexual abuse said Tuesday that hundreds of children in the care of a London authority faced “hard to comprehend” levels of abuse and neglect over several decades.
TOKYO (AP) — The team’s outfits looked similar to the others in the room as the arena lights gleamed off crystals crisscrossing their chests and down their crimson and white sleeves.
Federal investigators questioned the warden of a federal women’s prison in California and searched his office on Thursday, weeks after a former correctional officer at the facility was arrested on charges of sexually abusing inmates.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's high court on Wednesday dealt a blow to victims of child sexual abuse, throwing out a lawsuit by a woman whose lower court legal victory had given hope to others with similarly outdated claims who'd sued in the wake of a landmark report that documented decades of child molestation within the Catholic church in Pennsylvania.
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Connecticut filed for federal bankruptcy protection on Thursday to resolve dozens of lawsuits alleging the abuse of teenage students decades ago at the former Academy at Mount Saint John School, a residential treatment center for troubled youth in Deep River.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI made “fundamental” errors in investigating sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar and did not treat the case with the “utmost seriousness,” the Justice Department's inspector general said Wednesday. More athletes said they were molested before the the FBI swung into action.
The FBI made numerous serious errors in investigating allegations against Larry Nassar and didn't treat the case with the "utmost seriousness," the Justice Department's inspector general said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI says missteps in sex abuse probe of gymnastics doctor Nassar are 'inexcusable and a discredit to this organization.'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Watchdog: FBI made errors in sex abuse probe of Mich. State doctor Nassar, didn't treat case with 'utmost seriousness.'
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Attorneys for New Hampshire's state-run youth detention center are suggesting that a man who claims he was physically and sexually assaulted by multiple counselors as a teen was partially responsible for at least some of the alleged abuse.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell are arguing a court decision that freed Bill Cosby from prison backs up tossing out her sex trafficking case.
State Sen. Joni Albrecht's decision to delay her bill dismayed Julane Hill, a retired educator who testified in favor of it. Hill said the bill was on track to pass and should have been considered separately from the health education standards.
Michelle Dicini, 38, had worked for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services since April 2019. She has resigned.
The man was sentenced to 30-40 years in prison for first-degree sexual assault, and 30-40 years in prison for child abuse.
An ex-Fremont Police Department officer was sentenced to 30 months in prison after being found guilty on Wednesday of sexually abusing a minor.
A 21-year-old North Platte man was sentenced Monday to four to eight years in prison for a sex abuse case involving a then-15-year-old girl in 2018.
As schools close for weeks and more people work remotely to protect against the spread of COVID-19, other kinds of risks may be rising for some of the most vulnerable in society.
A chemical dependency supervisor with the Department of Corrections has been arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse of an inmate.
Hundreds of boxes. Millions of records. From Michigan to New Mexico this month, attorneys general are sifting through files on clergy sex abuse, seized through search warrants and subpoenas at dozens of archdioceses.
Abuse victims and their advocates said it was a step forward, but not enough since it doesn't require the crimes to be reported to police and essentially tasks bishops discredited for mishandling abuse for decades with policing their own.
When "CBS This Morning" host Gayle King sat down with R. Kelly, a musician who was arrested last month after being accused of sexually abusing several women, viewers probably expected some contentious moments. But one moment in particular left viewers in shock - and in awe of King's composure.
Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.