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Lawsuit launched against Leatherstocking Council

A lawsuit has been launched against the Boy Scouts of America and its local Leatherstocking Council on behalf of three adult males alleging that as minors they ... more

Child sex abuse victim says scoutmaster sexually abused him for two years in the '60s

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A man who said he was sexually abused by a scoutmaster in the '60s is one of the people who filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of ... more

Buffalo Diocese faces second federal lawsuit over former priest

Also this week, the Buffalo Diocese was served with formal legal discovery requests for documents by two law firms working in partnership on lawsuits filed under ... more

Hundreds of sexual abuse cases filed under new law, but Lower Hudson Valley cases sparse

When the first day of the one-year window to file historic sexual abuse lawsuits ended, a clearer picture of where and who the cases will focus on emerged. ... more

Lawsuit: Former Albany Bishop Howard Hubbard sexually abused teen

ALBANY — Former Bishop Howard Hubbard is accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy during the 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. "From ... more

Retired judge reveals his childhood sex abuse so others will file Child Victims Act claims

Retired acting New York State Supreme Court Judge Charles Apotheker said he struggled with his decision to identify himself as a victim of accused serial sexual ... more

Ex-NY Supreme Court Justice Reveals He Was Sexually Abused 60 Years Ago at Rockefeller University

By Charles Apotheker I remembered being placed against a wall naked with my hands extended out towards him. And then I remember the picture-taking. Pictures of ... more

Investigation Finds Deceased Doctor Sexually Abused Many Children

Lawyers hired by Rockefeller University Hospital to look into allegations against prominent pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Reginald Archibald found that he ... more

New report: Rockefeller University Hospital knew about alleged sex abuse as early as 1960s

The report also details a letter from a former patient written in 1996 claimed sexual abuse by Archibald Report concludes warnings signs were apparent and ... more

Ex-Las Vegas headliner faints at 20-year sentence in porn case

A former Las Vegas illusion show headliner from Germany appeared to faint Thursday while being sentenced to 20 years in prison and fined more than $500,000 in a ... more

Current, ex-GCCC employees sue Swender, college

Lawyers representing six current and former Garden City Community College employees who have taken issue with the management of the college filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that GCCC and its former president, Herbert Swender, had violated the plaintiffs constitutional rights. Attorneys Jean ... more

Utah Big Brothers Big Sisters sued for sex abuse by mentor

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah organization has been sued by a man who says the group did not do enough to stop a former mentor from sexually abusing him when ... more