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Jeff Katz
February 19, 2020 - 11:35 am
The Boy Scouts are facing an onslaught of lawsuits over sexual abuse of thousands of boys. Will this be their demise? Read more below.
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June 20, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Under financial pressure from sex-abuse litigation, the Boy Scouts of America are seeking to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts with a new awareness program featuring cartoon-style videos that will be provided to more than 1.2 million Cub Scouts...
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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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February 22, 2019 - 2:20 pm
By SARA BURNETT, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls. Tandra Simonton, spokeswoman for the Cook County State's...
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