Boy Scouts

In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, photo, a statue stands outside the Boys Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection as it faces a barrage of new sex-abuse lawsuits. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
(AP Photo/LM Otero)
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 9:30 am
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2013, file photo, a youth looks over the Norman Rockwell exhibition in Salt Lake City, featuring his Boy Scout-themed paintings.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
WRVA News
January 07, 2020 - 12:05 pm
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer A team of lawyers filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court in Washington, D.C., seeking to establish the nation’s capital as a venue for men across the U.S. to sue the Boy Scouts of America for allegedly failing to protect them from long-ago sexual abuse at the...
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(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
AP News
August 30, 2019 - 2:34 pm
By MIKE CATALINI Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America is facing a threat from a growing wave of lawsuits over decades-old allegations of sexual abuse. The Scouts have been sued in multiple states in recent months by purported abuse victims, including plaintiffs taking...
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Jeff Katz
August 12, 2019 - 2:49 pm
An Amelia County student used his Eagle Scout project to build an adaptive swing set for kids with special needs. READ MORE AND WATCH VIDEO .
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Jeff Katz
April 24, 2019 - 4:55 pm
More details have emerged from the "Perversion Files" and now thousands of boy scouts leaders face child sex allegations in cases dating back to the 1940s. The full story is availble here .
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Attorney Jeff Anderson, left, survivor and advocate Bridie Farrell, right.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 24, 2019 - 11:57 am
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyers' ads on the internet aggressively seeking clients to file sexual abuse lawsuits give a taste of what lies ahead this year for the Boy Scouts of America: potentially the most fateful chapter in its 109-year history. Sexual abuse...
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