In Historic Change, Boy Scouts To Let Girls In Some ProgramsEmbracing a historic change, the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.
Sacramento Boy Scout Posthumously Honored Months After Deadly Camping TripAt a private award ceremony, 13-year-old Alden Brock’s parents took home a Spirit of the Eagle award in honor of their oldest son. It’s an award for scouts who die before their time.
Reports: Tents Trapped Boy Scouts During Flash Flood That Killed Sacramento BoyDeadly floodwaters that tore through a Boy Scout troop's New Mexico campsite in the middle of the night turned their tents into wet cages that clung to their bodies like saran wrap, newly released police reports and taped interviews show.
Sacramento Boy Scouts Mourn Teen Killed In New Mexico Flash FloodIn the pre-dawn hours on Saturday, an unexpected flash flood swept Brock and three other scouts downstream. New Mexico state police say the Philmont Ranch staff found the other three boys who were able to escape the flood water.
Eagle Scout: Lawsuit Meant To Prevent Further Sexual Abuse From Boy Scout LeadersThe lawsuit names a local chapter and the national Boy Scouts of America, saying they didn’t keep a close eye on a scout leader who ended up raping a teen.
Insurance Change Leaves Galt Boy Scouts Without Gun Range For BadgesThe Galt City-owned range sits beyond a dirt road off of Twin Cities Road. CBS13 wasn’t allowed on the private property, but it’s similar to other outdoor ranges where shooters aim at targets and learn gun safety.
Boy Scouts Settle California Suit Over AbuseThe Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007 - a decision that will keep years' worth of "perversion" files detailing sex abuse allegations secret from the public.
Judge Furious Over California Supreme Court Ban On Judges Serving As Boy Scout LeadersWriting as a mom of a 13-year-old Boy Scout, she said she’s willingly given up many personal freedoms to become a judge, but called this “a slippery and really dangerous slope” that would lead to “the infringement of my right to free exercise of religion.”
BSA Pulls Charter From Seattle Church-Sponsored Troop That Allowed Gay Leader The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership.
Boy Scout Leader Killed In Highway 20 Crash IdentifiedRobert Wayne Garrison of Newcastle was one of the leaders among about two-dozen scouts and troop leaders heading to Camp Wente in Willits.
Former Scout Leader Arrested For Sexually Abusing Boys At CampA former Boy Scout leader in Butte County has been arrested on charges of sexual abuse with Boy Scouts while camping, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department.
Veterans Remembered At Mount Vernon CeremonyLocal Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts helped to honor fallen service men and women at Mount Vernon Memorial Park in Fair Oaks.