Judge Upholds Jail Sentence For Penn State Ex-President Graham SpanierThe former Penn State president who was forced out as the school’s top administrator when Jerry Sandusky was arrested a decade ago will soon have to report to jail after a judge on Wednesday upheld a sentence issued four years ago.
Child Sex Abuse Victims Continue To Wait For Justice As Legislation Stalls In HarrisburgVictims of child sex abuse are looking for justice and their day in court.
Pennsylvania Senate Advances Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit WindowFor the first time, prominent Republican state senators on Wednesday put their support behind legislation in Pennsylvania to change the law to allow now-adult victims of child sexual abuse to sue the perpetrators or institutions that did not prevent it when it happened years or decades ago.
Pennsylvania House Vote Signals Support For Child Sex Abuse Window In Bill FormThe state House of Representatives showed solid support Tuesday for enacting a two-year lawsuit window for child victims of sexual abuse as a regular bill, two weeks after the Legislature gave its first round of approval to a similar constitutional amendment.
Married Couple Facing Several Charges Related To The Sexual Assault Of Multiple ChildrenA woman has been arrested for her participation in the sexual assault of multiple children with her husband.
Pa. Lawmakers Consider Fast Tracking Plan To Extend Abuse Lawsuit WindowLawmakers are considering fast-tracking a bid to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution that would extend the window for victims of child sexual abuse to file lawsuits.
Rankin Man Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting 'Numerous' Children, Toddlers And InfantsA man is behind bars on multiple counts of child sex assault charges, including incest and rape, and police believe there could be more victims.
2nd-Grade Teacher In Pennsylvania Accused Of Sexually Abusing ChildA second-grade public school teacher in Gettysburg is accused of sexual abuse of a child.
69-Year-Old Man From Ohio Accused Of Trading Drugs For Sexual Access To Children Of Drug-Addicted ParentsA federal indictment accuses an Ohio man of exchanging drugs for sexual access to children of drug-addicted parents.
Ohio Agrees To Pay Nearly $2 Million In Wrongful Conviction SettlementThat state of Ohio will pay near $2 million in a settlement to a man and woman that were wrongfully convicted and spent years in prison.
Man Files Lawsuit Claiming He Was Sexually Abused As A Child By 3 Pittsburgh Catholic PriestsA man is suing the Catholic Pittsburgh Diocese, claiming he was abused by three priests as a child -- two of them who he knew only as "father."