Child Sex Abuse
A new study reveals that the more sexual trauma a girl experiences in childhood, the greater the chances of a chronic disease in adulthood.
Forty-seven-year-old Scott J. Bicking was initially arrested in September on charges that he’d had inappropriate physical contact with two boys, ages 13 and 14, at The Pond Ice Arena in the Newark, which Bicking partially owns.
Police in West Goshen Township say that on April 3, 2013, they were notified of an alleged sexual assault that had occurred more than 10 years ago.
A former minister already serving time for having sex with an underage girl has been sentenced to 10 more years for having sex with her sister.
Ramon Cintron pleaded guilty to felony charges of institutional sexual assault and corruption of minors.
Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days.
Jerry Sandusky might have to testify in person if he wants to win back the pension he earned during three decades at Penn State.
Delaware State Police have charged a former airman at Dover Air Force Base with repeatedly sexually abusing a 4-year-old boy.
The recent arrest in Montgomery County of a camp director for failing to report an alleged sexual assault involving a camper has a local state representative again calling for quick passage of his bill to better protect children.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.
Children who are victims of abuse are more likely to atttempt suicide as adults and those who are sexually abused may have triple the risk of others.
Day two of a hearing on whether three former Penn State officials covered up an allegation in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is expected to feature two more witnesses, a day after legendary coach Joe Paterno was said to be quietly critical of how university officials had handled it.
A Penn State trustee says the tentative settlements reached by the university so far with men who claim to have been sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky total about $60 million.
Prosecutors say defendant Steven Mazer videotaped his acts of sexual assault.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out.