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."
Diocese Of Greensburg Report: More Than $4M Paid To Sexual Abuse VictimsThe Diocese of Greensburg released a report on its survivors' compensation fund, saying that more than $4 million has been paid.
After Delay, Sandusky Resentencing Set For Early NovemberFormer Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will learn next month what his new prison sentence will be for a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction.
Judge Takes Himself Off Jerry Sandusky Resentencing CaseThe judge handling the pending resentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is taking himself off the case.
Fight Over Sexual Abuse Victims' Lawsuit Time Limit Returns To SenateSenate Democrats are attempting anew to give now-adult victims of child sexual abuse a reprieve from time limits in state law that prohibit them from suing perpetrators and institutions that may have covered it up.
Man Gets Life Sentence For Baby's Death, Sexual AbuseA West Virginia man has been sentenced to life without parole for sexually abusing and killing his girlfriend's 10-month-old baby.
Pa. Lawmakers Seek To Expand Right To Sue, Prosecute Accused Child AbusersSome Democratic state lawmakers want what they call a "window to justice" for children.
Jeffrey Sandusky Sentenced To 3.5-6 Years In Prison For Child Sex AbuseJeffrey Sandusky, the son of convicted sex offender and former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky, is going to prison.