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Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Report: Brooklyn D.A. Releases Names Of Orthodox Jews Convicted In Child Sex-Abuse Cases

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.

07/21/2013

A surveillance photo of a man wanted for groping a 9-year-old girl in the East Village last month. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Albany Man Arrested In Groping Of 9-Year-Old Girl In East Village

Rene Otero, 52, has been charged with sex abuse and endangering the welfare a child in the April 14 incident.

05/06/2013

Image of suspect police say is wanted for attempted robbery and sex abuse in Manhattan on Saturday, April 6, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Suspect Wanted For Attempted Robbery, Sex Abuse

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.

04/10/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan with reporters - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Dolan Hopes Release Of Documents Will Heal Sex Abuse Victims In Milwaukee

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.

04/03/2013

Bernie Fine (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Fired SU Assistant Basketball Coach Bernie Fine To Sue ESPN For Defamation

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.

03/28/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan with reporters - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Dolan Questioned For Hours About Sex Abuse By Priests

Timothy Cardinal Dolan was questioned for several hours Wednesday in a deposition about child sex abuse by priests, according to a published report.

02/20/2013

Nechemya Weberman (credit: CBS 2)

Nechemya Weberman Takes Stand In Sex Abuse Trial, Denies Inappropriate Relations With Teen

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.

12/05/2012

Rabbi Nechemya Weberman (file/credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Orthodox Leader’s Sex Abuse Trial Resumes; Accuser’s Mother Takes Stand

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.

12/03/2012

Nechemya Weberman (credit: Juliet Papa, 1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Orthodox Leader’s Defense Attorney Seeks To Discredit Sex Abuse Victim’s Claims

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.

11/29/2012

Nechemya Weberman (credit: Juliet Papa, 1010 WINS)

Teen Accusing Orthodox Jewish Leader Of Sex Abuse Testifies ‘I Wanted To Die’

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.

11/27/2012

Queens library sex assault suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Girl Inside A NYC Library

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.

CBS New York–10/16/2012

Raemon Matthews

Once-Respected Teacher Banned From NYC Schools After Admitting To Sex Abuse

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.

CBS 2–10/15/2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Former Penn State Asst. Coach Jerry Sandusky Delivers Unapologetic Rant

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.

10/08/2012

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NYPD: Suspect Sexually Touched Girls, Ages 9 And 6, At Library In Queens

The incident happened on June 23 at the New York City public library on Main Street in Flushing.

07/06/2012

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Palladino: Sandusky Case A Lesson For All Schools

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.

06/25/2012

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