The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says a clergyman awaiting trial on charges he molested four students 30 years ago at a school in Australia is the subject of a “credible” allegation of abuse from when he taught at the city’s North Catholic High School.
Three county prison guards in Pennsylvania have been suspended and face charges they harassed and otherwise mistreated inmates.
A Pennsylvania appeals court says Jerry Sandusky doesn’t deserve a new trial after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys.
A 37-year-old Lawrence County man has been jailed on charges he punched and choked a woman because he believed she had hidden his false teeth.
The first settlement has been reached in the Penn State Jerry Sandusky scandal.
The Supreme Court said Thursday it will take up a case about when victims of child pornography can recover money from people convicted of viewing their abuse.
A man from Washington County is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Tuesday on charges that he chained his 11-year-old stepson to the basement steps for refusing to eat dinner.
The stepfather of a 20-month-old boy is now charged with homicide in relation to his death.
The 20-month-old child critically injured after suspected abuse died Sunday afternoon.
A Clarksburg man who failed to stop his girlfriend from burning her 2-year-old daughter with cigarettes and feeding her hot red pepper seeds is headed to prison for one to three years.
A state deputy attorney general and his wife accused of abusing their adoptive children, will get their biological children back.
The criminal case can move forward against three Penn State administrators accused of covering up reports that Jerry Sandusky was behaving improperly with children, a judge ruled Tuesday.
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has sent out a letter to parishioners at a church in Wilkinsburg about an accusation of sexual abuse.
A man and his son are headed to trial in connection with the alleged abuse of a young girl.
A local women’s shelter evicted seven women and six children because its director said some residents threatened and battered staff members and caused roughly $10,000 damage.