Sexual Abuse

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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Judge Grants Accelerated Rehab To Stamford HS Admins Charged With Failing To Report Sexual Abuse

A Stamford, Connecticut, judge has granted accelerated rehabilitation to two high school administrators charged with failing to report sexual abuse of a student.

11/19/2014

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Man Accused Of Molesting 3 Girls At Brooklyn Army Base

A Queens man has been arrested and charged with molesting three girls at the Fort Hamilton Army Base in Brooklyn.

10/30/2014

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CBS 2: 8 Additional Coaches Let Go In Connection With Sayreville Scandal

CBS 2 has learned that eight football coaches have been let go in connection with the Sayreville War Memorial High School football hazing scandal, in addition to the five coaches who were suspended.

10/22/2014

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Middlesex Prosecutor Weighs Whether To Bump Up Sayreville Charges To Adult Court

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey’s office has charged seven Sayreville varsity football players with sexually assaulting four younger teammates during several hazing rituals in the locker room. He talked exclusively to CBS 2 on Monday.

10/20/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

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Man Suing Newark Archdiocese Over Alleged Sexual Abuse

A northern New Jersey man is suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, alleging that a now-deceased priest sexually molested him more than 30 years ago.

10/07/2014

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Brooklyn Science Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 5 Students

A recently-removed teacher has been arrested on charges that he sexually abused five students at a school in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

09/24/2014

A 6-year-old Long Island girl says she was molested by the suspended priest Augusto Cortez, who was already a sex offender on probation. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl, 6, Says She Was Molested By Suspended Sex Offender Priest

A little girl was allegedly sexually abused by a suspended Catholic priest who was a close family friend, and who had been charged with similar a crime in the past.

09/22/2014

Police believe this man put his head under a woman's skirt in a downtown Brooklyn subway station, then attacked her when she pushed him away. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Charged With Putting Head Under Woman’s Skirt, Attacking Her In Subway

A man was arrested and charged Friday with burying his head under a woman’s skirt in a Brooklyn subway station, and then attacking her when she pushed him away.

09/12/2014

Queens Center Mall Groping Suspect

Police: Man Molested 2 Women In Queens Center Mall

Police released a new surveillance video Wednesday of a suspect they believe grabbed and groped two women in the Queens Center Mall last week.

09/10/2014

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