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Scout Leaders Discuss Ways to Protect Youth

Scout Leaders Discuss Ways to Protect Youth

BLACKFOOT – Although youth are 35 times safer when participating in scouting activities, according to one study, the Boy Scouts of America is discussing ways to further protect youth. The national organization held conferences across the nation over the weekend to train leaders in seeing the warning signs of sexual abuse. Locally, that conference was […]

After Sandusky, Florida Passes One of Nation’s Toughest Sexual Abuse Reporting Laws

After Sandusky, Florida Passes One of Nation’s Toughest Sexual Abuse Reporting Laws

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — The Penn State scandal helped shape a new Florida sexual abuse reporting law that has been called the toughest in the nation, holding universities and individuals financially and criminally liable for f…

Parents: Indiana Boy Sexually Abused by Second-Grade Classmates

Parents: Indiana Boy Sexually Abused by Second-Grade Classmates

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(MUNCIE, Ind.) — The parents of an Indiana boy allege that their 8-year-old son was the victim of “horrific and ghastly” sexual abuse by his second-grade classmates.  The parents say the boys acted out scenes from pornogr…

Coach Probed in Sex Abuse Hazing Accusations

Coach Probed in Sex Abuse Hazing Accusations

Comstock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Four high school varsity players have been arrested and a faculty member suspended in a growing investigation of hazing that included sexual abuse at a southern California high school.The investigation that began wit…

Man Acquitted of Beating of Priest He Said Sexually Abused Him

Man Acquitted of Beating of Priest He Said Sexually Abused Him

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Calif.) — William Lynch, the California man who admitted he pummeled a priest who he said abused him as a boy, has been found not guilty of felony assault and elder abuse charges.The jury of nine men and three women co…

Priest Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Woman Undergoing Exorcisms

Priest Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Woman Undergoing Exorcisms

Image Source/Thinkstock(ARLINGTON, Va.) — A Virginia woman came to a priest to be purged of her “evil spirits” in 2008 but claims the priest repeatedly molested her during the two-year exorcism that followed.The woman — known only as Jane Doe — file…

Matt Sandusky Feared Perjury Charge over Grand Jury Testimony

Matt Sandusky Feared Perjury Charge over Grand Jury Testimony

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — The adopted son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky detailed claims of sex abuse in a 25-minute audio tape with police, but he also worried about a perjury charge because he told a grand jury nothing ina…

Jerry Sandusky Lawyers Lean Toward Putting Him on Stand

Jerry Sandusky Lawyers Lean Toward Putting Him on Stand

Rob Carr/Getty ImagesUPDATE: Jerry Sandusky will not take the stand in his child sex abuse trial, ABC News has learned.
(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — Jerry Sandusky’s lawyers are leaning toward putting him on the stand in his own defense Wednesday, though the f…

Sandusky Trial Hears Wife Call Accusers ‘Conniving’ and ‘Clingy’

Sandusky Trial Hears Wife Call Accusers ‘Conniving’ and ‘Clingy’

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — A poised Dottie Sandusky testified Tuesday that she never saw anything sexual occur between her husband Jerry Sandusky and any of the accusers in the sex abuse trial that could send her husband to prison for li…

Jerry Sandusky Defense Ignores Detailed Accusations

Jerry Sandusky Defense Ignores Detailed Accusations

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — The withering allegations of sex abuse from eight accusers in the Jerry Sandusky trial were largely ignored Monday by Sandusky’s legal team as the defense began telling their side of the story.The defense’s …

Jerry Sandusky Psychiatric Testimony Allowed by Judge

Jerry Sandusky Psychiatric Testimony Allowed by Judge

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — A mental health expert will be allowed to testify that former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, accused of molesting 10 boys, suffers from a psychiatric condition that causes him to act in an “over…

Jerry Sandusky Trial: Alleged Victim Says He Screamed for Help But No One Heard

Jerry Sandusky Trial: Alleged Victim Says He Screamed for Help But No One Heard

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — The prosecution in the Jerry Sandusky trial finished presenting its witnesses Thursday with the most heart rending tale of sexual abuse leveled against the former Penn State football coach as a soft-spoken…

Jerry Sandusky Trial Hears Tales of Coerced Shower Sex

Jerry Sandusky Trial Hears Tales of Coerced Shower Sex

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — More than half of the boys allegedly sexually assaulted by former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky have now testified, and all have told of being shocked and shamed into silence by his aggressive attacks, and mo…

Jerry Sandusky Witness Tells of Staring at Coach in the Showers with a Boy

Jerry Sandusky Witness Tells of Staring at Coach in the Showers with a Boy

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary, a key prosecution witness in the trial of fellow football coach Jerry Sandusky, Tuesday yelled at a defense attorney when pressed about his claim that he saw Sandu…

Police Delay Charging Man Who Beat Alleged Sexual Predator to Death

Police Delay Charging Man Who Beat Alleged Sexual Predator to Death

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(SHINER, Texas) — A Texas man who allegedly caught an acquaintance sexually abusing his 4-year-old daughter last Saturday beat the man until he was mortally wounded, but police are holding off on charging him with a crime.L…

Jerry Sandusky’s Attorneys Ask Judge to Throw Out All Charges

Jerry Sandusky’s Attorneys Ask Judge to Throw Out All Charges

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — In a long shot bid to win his case, attorneys for former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky asked the court Thursday that all charges against their client be dropped.Sandusky, 68, faces 52 co…

Why Would Rihanna Let Chris Brown Back Into Her Life?

Why Would Rihanna Let Chris Brown Back Into Her Life?

Chris Polk/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Rihanna debuted her sexually charged “Birthday Cake” remix Monday, and the man who bloodied and bruised her three years ago, Chris Brown, appears on the new version, rapping about how he wants to “…

Los Angeles School Scandal: Lawyer Wants Teacher Treated Fairly

Los Angeles School Scandal: Lawyer Wants Teacher Treated Fairly

Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — With the city of Los Angeles and even the nation outraged at the alleged sexual abuse accusations against elementary school teacher Mark Berndt, his attorney Victor Acevedo asked Tuesday that people not f…

Los Angeles School Sex Abuse Scandal Implicates Fourth Staffer

Los Angeles School Sex Abuse Scandal Implicates Fourth Staffer

Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — A fourth staffer at a Los Angeles elementary school is under investigation for inappropriate conduct with a student after the boy’s mother went public with a classroom aide’s love letters to her fourth gr…

German Catholic Priest Admits to Sexually Abusing Three Boys

German Catholic Priest Admits to Sexually Abusing Three Boys

Hemera/Thi​nkstock(BRAUNSCHWEIG, Germany) — A German Catholic priest admitted to 280 counts of sexual abuse on three boys in court on Thursday.The BBC News reports that the priest, who was only identified as Andreas L, abused a nine-year-old boy for…

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