U.S. Attorney: Clergy Accused Of Sexual Abuse Could Face Consequences Under Civil RICO StatuteThe grand jury report sent shockwaves through the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese with revelations that 50 priests and religious leaders allegedly sexually abused hundreds of child victims.
Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse ClaimsKesha 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.
Substitute Teacher To Stand Trial For Child PornA Pittsburgh-area middle school teacher has been ordered to stand trial on charges he shared child pornography on Twitter, despite telling police he kept his "fetish" separate from his job.
Substitute Teacher Charged, Tells Police Child Porn “Became A Fetish”A substitute middle school teacher is facing child pornography charges after police say they found more than 50 photos of children on his cell phone.
Psychologist Accused Of 'Touching Therapy' AbuseA central Pennsylvania psychologist has been jailed on charges that "touching therapy" he used on two female patients really amounted to sexual abuse, for which he fraudulently billed insurance companies more than $71,000.
Investigation Continues After Beaver Co. Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse Over the weekend, parishioners of Our Lad of Peace in Conway learned their pastor, Rev. John Fitzgerald, was being placed on administrative leave.
Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Boy At Glenshaw HomeA 21-year-old man is charged with molesting a young boy in Shaler Township.
Man In Custody After Police Converge On Ross Twp. HomeOne man was taken into custody this afternoon when a swarm of police converged on a home near a local pizza shop in Ross Township.
Abuse Allegations Prompts Diocese To Send Letter To North Catholic AlumniThe doors to Bishop Donald Wuerl High School are slated to close at the end of this school year, but there is a cloud hanging over the former North Catholic High School.
Clergyman Charged In Australia Faces "Credible" Allegations From Time At North Catholic HSThe 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.
Former Penn St. President Wins Lawsuit DelayA Pennsylvania judge is granting former Penn State president Graham Spanier's request to put on hold his defamation civil lawsuit against former FBI director Louis Freeh and Freeh's law firm.
Knoxville Man Facing Trial In Another Sex Abuse CaseA man already facing trial in the alleged sexual abuse of three boys has been ordered to stand trial in yet another case, based on testimony of the alleged victim's older brother at a preliminary hearing in City Court.