Law Gives Victims Of Sex Abuse Better Chance To File Civil LawsuitsThe Catholic Church, Rockefeller University and the Boy Scouts have already been named in lawsuits filed just after midnight, right as that law took effect.
New PSA Unveiled To Make Sure Child Sex Abuse Victims Know Their RightsThe Child Victims Act extends the statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases, giving victims until the age of 28 to seek criminal charges.
Survivors Push To Eliminate Statute Of Limitations On Child Sex Abuse Crimes In N.Y.Survivors and sponsors of the Child Victims Act say victims need their day in court and that it often takes years before victims mentally process their abuse.
Ex-Westchester Basketball Coach Gets 50 Years In Federal Child Sex Abuse CaseLast year, the Cortlandt Manor resident was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sex acts with three grade-school girls after pleading guilty in state court.
Guilty Verdict Upheld In Child Sex Abuse Case Against Ex-Yankee 'Rusty' TorresThe ex-ball player's defense claimed that jurors had been pressured to change their votes to end deliberations, the Nassau County District Attorney's Office said.
Jersey City Youth Coach Accused Of Molesting Underage Boys Over 3 Decades John Mercado, 52, faces sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse charges.
FBI Hunts Suspected Child Sex PredatorThe FBI are calling the man "John Doe 28." They're hoping certain details released in photos will help identify him.
Retired Horace Mann Teacher Admits To Having Sex With 'Maybe Three' Of His StudentsIn 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.
Law Would Make Sexual Abuse Reporting MandatoryNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to introduce legislation that would require college and high school coaches to report possible child sex abuse to police.