Harrisburg Diocese Becomes First In Pa. To Seek Bankruptcy After Paying $12M To Sexual Abuse SurvivorsThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, six months after disclosing it had paid millions of dollars to people sexually abused as children by its clerics.
UPMC Study: Coaches Can Help Prevent Dating Violence In Young MenA new UMPC study said coaches can help prevent sexual violence and promote healthy relationships for young men.
Judge Allows Lawsuit Alleging Pittsburgh Diocese Created 'Public Nuisance'A Pennsylvania judge has ruled a lawsuit can move forward against the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh.
Pennsylvania's Sexual Abuse Laws Leave Survivors ConflictedWhen Pa. overhauled its child sexual abuse laws, absent from the bill-signing were some who had worked hardest to see the changes pass.
Diocese: Independent Review Board Finds Allegations Against 4 Priests To Be CredibleAn Independent Review Board has determined that sexual abuse allegations against four priests are credible, the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says.
Gov. Tom Wolf Signs Anti-Child Sexual Abuse Measures Into LawPennsylvania has enacted a law to give future victims of child sexual abuse more time to sue, and to end time limits for authorities to file criminal charges.
Jerry Sandusky Resentenced To 30 To 60 Years In Prison In Penn State Child Sex Abuse CaseFormer Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been given the same 30 to 60 years in prison sentence.
Pa. On Verge Of Extending Time For Abuse ChargesA bill to provide more time to file charges or lawsuits over sexual abuse is on its way to Pennsylvania's governor.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Pass Measure Relaxing Statue Of Limitations In Child Sex Abuse CasesSenators passed a measure relaxing criminal and civil statutes of limitations in sexual abuse cases where children and young adults are the victims.
Lawmakers Consider Revising Criminal, Civil Statutes Of Limitation For Sexual AbuseUnlike victims of murder, victims of sexual abuse -- either as a child or as an adult -- face a time limitation that bars the prosecution of their predators.
Mother Of Girl Sexually Abused By Van Driver Files Lawsuit Against Pittsburgh Public SchoolsThe mother of a student with a mental disability filed a lawsuit against Pittsburgh Public Schools after her daughter was sexually abused.