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.
Police are looking for a man who lifted up a woman’s skirt and grabbed her buttocks in Irving Place.
Police made two arrests this week: teacher’s aide Gregory Atkins in Manhattan and another teacher’s aide, Taleek Brooks, in Brooklyn.
“It’s appalling and a shock, because you wouldn’t think of it in a school like this,” parent David Callaway said.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to introduce legislation that would require college and high school coaches to report possible child sex abuse to police.
The suspect is described a man about 6’0” and approximately 40-years-old. Police have released a sketch of the suspect and are asking anyone with information to come forward.
Police are searching for a sex abuse suspect whose picture was taken by a 19-year-old woman after she says he attacked her at the Union Square station.
Just before 8 p.m. Monday, police responded to an incident in Sunset Park in which a woman claimed a male Hispanic in his 20s grabbed her buttocks before running off.
Sixty-five-year-old Ramesh Advani admitted he reached under a blanket covering the victim and assaulted her in May 2010. She awoke and alerted the flight crew, and Advani was detained when the plane landed.
The heartless nature of the crime stunned viewers who saw surveillance video of it. In the tape, a man can be seen simply reaching into the lap of Catalina Mateo, grabbing her purse, and sprinting away.