Sexual Abuse

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)
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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Jeff Katz
July 15, 2019 - 1:47 pm
A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to 70 years in prison for recording a series of sickening videos showing him raping his one-year-old daughter then posting them online, according to the New York Post . 31-year-old James Lockhart, a former paramedic, made the videos over a period of time from...
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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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Virginia's attorney general has joined officials from around the country investigating possible sexual abuse by clergy. © Johnypan -
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October 26, 2018 - 1:54 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's attorney general has joined officials from around the country investigating possible sexual abuse by clergy. Attorney General Mark Herring said Wednesday that his office and the Virginia State Police are looking into whether sexual abuse of children took place in...
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August 30, 2018 - 12:12 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's secretary of state says Pope Francis is "serene" despite the "bitterness and concern" in the Vatican over accusations that he covered up for an American ex-cardinal accused of sexual misconduct. Cardinal Pietro Parolin says accusations from Archbishop Carlo Maria...
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Former gymnast Sarah Klein, former Michigan State softball player Tiffany Thomas Lopez and gymnast Aly Raisman, from left in front, and others who suffered sexual abuse accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY Awards. (Photo by Phil McCarten/I
(Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
July 19, 2018 - 12:49 pm
By BETH HARRIS , AP Sports Writer Eds: Corrects to NFC divisional playoff game, not NFC championship game, in 24th paragraph, per change by ESPN. With AP Photos. AP Video. LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State...
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