The 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.
Graffiti commenting on sex abuse allegations against Bill Cosby were removed Friday from the comedian’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
The Riverside County District Attorney’s office said Andrea Cardosa, 40, was charged with 5 counts of aggravated sexual assault on a child
Authorities are investigating the child’s death as a homicide. The girl was found dead in her bed during a child welfare check by police.
State legislators have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a hotly debated bill that would open a one-year window of opportunity for victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue religious organizations and other private or nonprofit groups that employed their abusers.
The state Assembly has approved legislation that would open a one-year window for some victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue private or nonprofit organizations.
A California woman who cut off her husband’s penis and threw it in a garbage disposal has been sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole.
The estranged husband of a woman charged with severing his penis said it was as though his life ended the evening of the attack.
A male nurse at a well-respected local hospital is accused of sexually abusing at least one of his patients.
A jury on Monday convicted a former San Jose principal of failing to report suspected sexual abuse of a child by a teacher.
A nationwide Boy Scouts of America scandal has been exposed, revealing a decades-old cover-up that protected scoutmasters who allegedly molested children.