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.
In the wake of this month’s New York Times Magazine article that exposed sex-abuse at the Bronx prep school, Tek Young Lin is now confirming some of the allegations.
Four men have been charged with intimidating witnesses in an Ultra-Orthodox sex abuse case involving a spiritual adviser accused of molesting a teenage girl for years.
Nechemya Weberman has pleaded not guilty to committing a criminal sex act, rape, endangering the welfare of a child and sexual abuse.
There is a demand for answers and changes in the wake of sex abuse allegations at a top New York private school. Alumni who say they were abused at Horace Mann School are talking to lawyers about their options.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes defended his record on sex abuse cases within the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
Two more former students at a prominent New Jersey Catholic school have come forward to claim that they were sexually abused by clerics in the 1970s and ’80s.
Under the suggestion of former Mayor Ed Koch, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is putting together a task force Friday to address witness intimidation issues in sex crime cases in the communities.
The Brooklyn District Attorney conceals the names of Ultra-Orthodox Jewish defendants and didn’t raise objection to rabbis deciding whether an allegation of abuse can be brought to police or the DA, a report said.
Police sources told CBS 2 the charges stem from two incidents over the last 10 days — that he exposed himself to an 8-year-old girl and inappropriately touched her.
Former Olympian Katherine Starr offered her moving and heartfelt perspective on Tuesday at “Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports,” a Nassau County symposium on preventing child sex abuse.
Authorities are asking for the public to help identify two additional victims and want any parent who has had a child visit or sleepover at Valter Sforca’s residence to contact them immediately.