Stories tagged: sex abuse
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray built his standing in the gay community and in Washington state politics through a decades-long push for bias protections, domestic partnerships and finally, marriage equality. But …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has announced his resignation after a fifth man came forward and accused him of sexual abuse decades ago.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
An Oregon man has been indicted on charges he sexually abused two girls, one from when he worked as a special education assistant at Newport High School.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
The Church of England “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
A federal grand jury has returned an eight-count indictment against a missionary worker from Oregon who is accused of molesting six underage boys while in Cambodia between 2005 and 2013.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager has asked a court to dismiss the lawsuit he filed against the mayor.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Attorneys for Seattle Mayor Ed Murray have formally denied allegations of sexual abuse and asked that a lawsuit making the claims be dismissed.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
A judge on Thursday sanctioned the lawyer for the man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually molesting him when he was a teenager for “flagrant” violations of ethical …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
A foster father accused of sexually abusing eight of the more than 100 boys he cared for over two decades was acquitted Tuesday of all charges against him.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 5 p.m.
Five men who say they were sexually abused as kids while in the Boy Scouts of America are suing the organization and the Mormon church because they say both groups …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
The lawyer for a man suing Seattle’s mayor for alleged sexual abuse over several years in the 1980s has filed a court notice to have him deposed next month.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
A lawyer representing the mayor of Seattle in a sexual abuse lawsuit says the case should be dropped because a medical exam refutes the alleged victim’s claims of a mole …
Fri., March 31, 2017, noon
A Montana Roman Catholic diocese will file for bankruptcy protection as part of a settlement with 72 people who filed sex abuse claims, church officials said Friday.
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Members of Pope Francis’ sex abuse advisory board vowed Sunday to press ahead with their work even without abuse survivors on the panel following the resignation of a respected child …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
A former participant in a Boy Scouts-affiliated career apprentice program for teenagers has alleged that two Louisville Metro Police Department officers sexually abused him in their homes and vehicles while …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Two men have filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America and its local branch for $7 million each, claiming they were sexually abused by a former scout leader …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Frustrated by what she described as Vatican stonewalling, an Irish woman who was sexually abused by clergy quit her post Wednesday on a panel advising Pope Francis about how to …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, noon
An Oregon man admitted to groping a 13-year-old girl on a flight from Dallas to Portland. Chad Camp pleaded guilty Thursday to assault and making an indecent sexual proposal to …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will revoke the operating license of Northwest Children’s Home in Lewiston on Jan. 4 over allegations of sex offenses, assaults, fire safety problems …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
A former Ohio day care worker convicted of sexually assaulting six children has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Monday overturned a $12 million jury verdict against the Boy Scouts of America – the largest ever against the organization – in the case of …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 1:11 p.m.
Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle’s legal attempt to shift the blame onto the parents of one of his child pornography victims for the girl’s emotional distress is a “bizarre” argument, …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
A Seattle Children’s Hospital worker accused of pickup up a teenage girl and paying her $40 in exchange for sexual contact is facing felony charges.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, Maine, has settled a lawsuit by six men who said church leaders concealed sex abuse allegations against a former priest.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Lawyers investigating a Minnesota archbishop in 2014 found compelling and credible allegations from nearly a dozen people that he engaged in sexual misconduct and harassment, then retaliated when his advances …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
The lawyer for a 13-year-old girl who told police she was groped while traveling alone on a Dallas-to-Portland flight seeks $10 million in federal lawsuit against American Airlines and the …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Prosecutors in southwestern Idaho agreed to amend a former juvenile correction nurse’s sex crime charge largely because of pending lawsuits against the state.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Authorities charged a man after he tried to use a camera to record a child inside a bathroom at Wrigley Field Saturday afternoon, police said.
Sat., June 4, 2016, 7:48 p.m.
Pope Francis on Saturday scrapped his proposed tribunal to prosecute bishops who covered up for pedophile priests after it ran into opposition and instead clarified legal procedures to remove them …