Sex Abuse

Menachem Tewel (credit: CBS 2/Jewish Community Watch)

Rabbi Returns From California To Face Sex Abuse Charges In Brooklyn

Menachem Tewel, 30, who also goes by Mendel Tevel, is accused of abusing a young man for several months six years ago in Crown Heights.

11/08/2013

Menachem Tewel (credit: CBS 2/Jewish Community Watch)

Brooklyn Rabbi Facing Child Sex-Abuse Charges Arrested In Calif.

Menachem Tewel, who goes by Mendel Tevel, was arrested Tuesday at a Jewish center on Santa Monica Boulevard, police said.

10/30/2013

Gary Lieberman (credit: Nassau County Police)

Rabbi Accused Of Sexually Abusing Long Island Student Enters Not Guilty Plea

Gary Lieberman, 56, of Far Rockaway is expected to be arraigned on two counts of first-degree sexual abuse in First District Court in Hempstead on Friday.

10/18/2013

A second child has come forward with abuse allegations against Staten Island camp counselor Endrick Torres (Credit Handout)

Second Child Comes Forward With Abuse Allegations Against S.I. Camp Counselor

On Monday Torres was charged with two counts each of sex abuse, forcible touching, and endangering the welfare of a child, according to authorities.

08/26/2013

A second child has come forward with abuse allegations against Staten Island camp counselor Endrick Torres (Credit Handout)

Camp Counselor Charged With Sexually Abusing Girl, 10, On Bus

Camp counselor Endrick Torres is accused of sexually abusing a girl while on a field trip this week.

08/16/2013

Rev. Frank Caggiano (credit: Bridgeport Diocese)

Pope Francis Hand Picks New Diocese Of Bridgeport Bishop

Rev. Frank Caggiano, an auxiliary bishop in Brooklyn, will take over a post left vacant since the departure of Bishop William Lori, who was named Archbishop of Baltimore in March 2012.

07/31/2013

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

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