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Boy Scouts of America settles for $850 million with more than 84,000 sexual abuse victims

The Boy Scouts of America reached an $850 million settlement Thursday with tens of thousands of people who say they were sexually abused when they were Scouts over ... more

Women say culture of secrecy at Victory Church enabled predators to abuse them as girls

According to the court papers filed under the Child Victims Act in New York State Supreme Court in Monroe County Monday, the church allowed and even encouraged ... more

Man ‘fled’ to Turkey following NYC assault conviction: suit

A man known for dating a top Ukrainian model was convicted of brutally beating another woman he met at a Manhattan bar three years ago — but then fled the ... more

Man alleges Knights of Columbus youth basketball coach abused him as child

A man claims a Knights of Columbus member who worked as a youth basketball coach for the organization sexually abused him as a child in the Bronx. The Knights of ... more

Phoenix school district sex abuse lawsuit update

On Sept. 15, 2020, four women, all former 1970s-era Phoenix middle and high school students, filed a civil sexual abuse lawsuit against the Phoenix Central School ... more

Two more former paperboys come forward to allege sexual abuse by supervisor: Lawsuit

Two former paperboys for a Gannett-owned newspaper filed a complaint on Friday alleging that they were sexually abused by their supervisor nearly 40 years ago, ... more

Former Professor Kirk Nesset released from federal prison after 2015 child pornography charges

Former Allegheny College Professor of English Literature Kirk Nesset, 63, was released from federal prison this year. Nesset was transferred to a federal prison in ... more

Ex-West Penn Hospital employee faces 83 more charges of filming co-workers, patients undressing

A former West Penn Hospital employee charged in July with filming co-workers in the bathroom without their consent is now facing an additional 83 charges after ... more

New charges filed against former West Penn Hospital worker accused of taping people inside bathroom

Eighty three additional charges have been filed against a former West Penn Hospital worker accused of videotaping people inside an employee bathroom. Guy Caley, ... more

Lawsuit: East Greenbush school officials concealed teacher's sex abuse

EAST GREENBUSH — A former student filed a lawsuit last week against East Greenbush Central School District, alleging officials conspired to allow a sexual ... more

Diocese of Rockville Centre appeals ruling on Child Victims Act

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, in its continuing legal battles involving dozens of sexual assault cases, has appealed a judge’s decision ... more

Four more paperboys sue the Democrat and Chronicle claiming sexual abuse

Their stories of Lazeroff using decoys and misdirection to grope them or invite them to fondle him bore striking similarities. Some told of Lazeroff approaching ... more