The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization’s longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent “the end of us as a national movement.”
Ryan Farbacher, 13, is the youngest Eagle Scout in his troop. Yet he dreamed up one of the most ambitious service projects: constructing a pavilion behind St. Richard Parish in Richland Township.
This year’s Boy Scouts of America’s national Jamboree is being billed as the most physically demanding in its history, but if your BMI is too high, you’re not invited.
For the family of Peggy Sue Kriek, the details surrounding her brutal murder are difficult to comprehend and even harder to talk about.
Local Leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to include gay boys for the first time into their organization.
The Washington County Fairgrounds Camporee is a chance for Boy Scouts to share stories and compare merit badges.
A former western Pennsylvania doctor already serving six to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a teen boy from 1989 to 1995 while working as a Boy Scout leader has now pleaded guilty to molesting two students at a reform school where he was a consulting physician.
Tuesday’s edition of the KDKA Afternoon News featured more updates from the Super Bowl, the Boy Scouts’ possible policy change on gays and who could turn out to be the next head of the Port Authority.
A Bridgeport, Ohio woman ousted as the Den Mother of her son’s Boy Scout group is reacting to the national organization’s possible shift in policy regarding gays and lesbians as leaders.
The Boy Scouts of America recently released confidential documents about ineligible volunteers.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Michael Surbaugh, Scout Executive of the Laurel Highlands Council, BSA, to find out what is really going on with the Boy Scouts.
The release of hundreds of documents related to alleged sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts program decades ago reveals a number of cases centered in the local viewing area.
Aluminum cans were stolen from a Cub Scout recycling project in Westmoreland County.
Keith Bowler says he was on a Boy Scout camping trip in Industry. While sitting on the ground on Saturday, he saw a flash and heard an explosion.