The Kol Tzedek program, which was created to help Orthodox Jews come forward about abuse within their community has led to the pursuit of 118 cases.
Rene Otero, 52, has been charged with sex abuse and endangering the welfare a child in the April 14 incident.
Around 2 a.m. Saturday, a man approached a woman who was out walking her dog on East 27 Street, pulled out a gun and demanded she hand over money and her cell phone, police said.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan said Wednesday that he welcomes the upcoming release of documents related to sexual abuse lawsuits filed against the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, where he previously served.
Fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has filed the initial paperwork in a defamation lawsuit against ESPN for reporting sex-abuse claims against him.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan was questioned for several hours Wednesday in a deposition about child sex abuse by priests, according to a published report.
On the day his accuser turned 18 years old, the counselor walked into court and told the jury he never sexually abused anyone inside his Brooklyn home office.
The mother of the now-17-year-old accuser testified that she trusted counselor Nechemya Weberman. But the woman testified that she had no idea that her daughter was locked in a room alone with a man, which is a clear violation of Satmar law.
Defense lawyer Michael Farkus suggested that the now-17-year-old accuser who said the counselor sexually abused her for three years made it all up.
In a quiet, controlled voice, the now-married 17-year-old said she endured three years abuse at the hands of 54-year-old Nechemya Weberman.
At around 4 p.m. Monday, a 10-year-old girl was sexually abused inside of the Queens Borough Public Library located at 158-21 Jewel Ave. in Flushing, police said.
A once highly respected public school teacher has been barred from ever teaching again in New York City, after pleading guilty to the sexual abuse of a 17-year-old girl.
The former Penn State assistant football coach is set to be sentenced on Tuesday, but spoke out from prison Monday, claiming to be a victim of a conspiracy.
The incident happened on June 23 at the New York City public library on Main Street in Flushing.
Never again can any head coach of an athletic program assume a role so big, a face so imposing as Paterno’s, that it steers the policies and actions of an entire university.