Sexual Abuse

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NJ Senator Looks To Shake Up How Claims Of Sexual Abuse By Doctors Are Handled

Weinberg is working with the Division of Consumer Affairs, which oversees the Board of Medical Examiners to see how this case slipped through the cracks and to close any potential loopholes in the disciplinary process.

05/24/2015

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Report: Horace Mann School Sex Abuse Lawsuit Settled

A sex abuse lawsuit against an elite private school in the Bronx has reportedly been settled.

04/03/2015

Kenton Burt is charged with molesting two students at the music school where he worked in Hicksville, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Long Island Music Teacher Accused Of Molesting 2 Girls During Lessons

A music instructor on Long Island was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually abusing two girls during private lessons.

03/27/2015

NYPD Officer Vladimir Sosa is charged with having a sexual affair with a 16-year-old girl. (Credit: Via Facebook)

NYPD Officer Accused Of Having Sexual Relationship With 16-Year-Old Girl

An NYPD officer was arrested Tuesday, on charges that he carried on a sexual relationship with an underage girl.

03/24/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the sexual abuse of a woman on the Lower East Side. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Attacked, Sexually Abused Woman On Lower East Side

Police late Thursday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who attacked and sexually abused a woman in a Lower East Side building.

03/19/2015

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Lawsuits: Former Stamford Gym Teacher Molested Boys In 1970s, ’80s

Cindy Robinson, the lawyer representing the plaintiffs, said there are now five lawsuits pending against Martinez.

02/11/2015

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Connecticut Boarding School Sued Over Alleged Sexual Abuse

The Hotchkiss School says it is investigating allegations that students were sexually abused there three decades ago.

02/05/2015

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Attorney: Cosby Was In New York At Time Of Alleged L.A. Playboy Mansion Sex Abuse

Bill Cosby’s attorney said Friday that the comedian was in New York, and not at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, on the night a model accuses him of drugging and sexually abusing her.

01/16/2015

Olayo Mataomoros-Anazco is accused of sexually abusing a girl for about five years beginning when she was 6, in Hackensack, New Jersey. (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's office)

Hackensack Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Girl For Years Starting At Age 6

A Hackensack, New Jersey man was arrested and charged this week on allegations that he engaged in ongoing sexual abuse with a girl for some five years starting when she was 6.

01/09/2015

Police believe this woman sexually molested an 81-year-old woman in a Bronx residence. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Molested 81-Year-Old Woman In Bronx Residence

Police on Monday were searching for a woman who allegedly sexually molested an 81-year-old woman in the Bronx last week.

12/29/2014

Actor Stephen Collins attends the premiere party of Lifetime Original Series 'Devious Maids' at the Bel-Air Bay Club on June 17, 2013 in Pacific Palisades, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Actor Stephen Collins Confesses To Inappropriate Sex Acts With Young Girls

Actor Stephen Collins dropped out of the public eye after his recorded confession of child molestation went public in October, and now the disgraced actor has made a shocking confession.

12/17/2014

FILE -- A sign for the National Office outside the Boy Scouts of America headquarters  in Irving, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Connecticut Jury Awards $7M In Boy Scouts Abuse Case

Lawyers for the man say the decision handed down Friday in Waterbury Superior Court was the largest verdict for compensatory damages against the Boy Scouts of America.

12/16/2014

Rusty Torres walks into court on Dec. 11, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Ex-Yankees Outfielder From Early 1970s Gets 3 Years For Sexual Abuse

A former New York Yankees outfielder who worked as a youth baseball coach was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl during baseball practice.

12/11/2014

Comedian/actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby Shows At Tarrytown Music Hall Postponed

Two planned shows by Bill Cosby at the Tarrytown Music Hall have been postponed to an unspecified later date.

12/03/2014

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New Lawsuit Claims Cosby Molested Woman When She Was 15 In 1974

A Southern California woman became the latest accuser against Bill Cosby Tuesday, claiming in a lawsuit that the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.

12/02/2014

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