child sex abuse

The founder of the Sydney-based global, Brian Houston, has been charged with concealing child sex offenses, police said Thursday.

Federal prosecutors want other crimes alleged against R. Kelly that he hasn't been charged with to come to light, including more abuse of teenage girls and women dating as far back as 1991, physical abuse, hush payments, bribery and even the sexual abuse of a 17-year-old boy.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure over past allegations of child sex abuse, the Boy Scouts of America defended its current prevention policies on Wednesday and said there were five known victims in 2018 out of roughly 2.2 million youth members. “Scouting programs today are safe,” said Erin Eisner, a chief strategy officer for the […]

A 29-year-old Texas man who works as a youth minister in Dallas, Texas was arrested Thursday after witnesses allegedly caught him abusing a 6-year-old child, according to Fox 4.

CHICAGO (AP) — Victims of childhood sexual abuse by priests vowed to keep pushing for more information on how allegations were handled by the Archdiocese of Chicago and other Catholic orders, and are encouraging other victims to come forward. More than 6,000 pages of internal church documents posted online Tuesday by attorneys showed how officials […]

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state attorney general’s office filed papers Friday that detail the lies it says former Penn State President Graham Spanier told during his grand jury testimony over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case. The allegations in the prosecutors’ itemized list aren’t new, but the specifics were listed to answer Spanier’s […]