Authorities say an investigation began early Sunday morning after investigators learned Bruce Durante, a volunteer firefighter and retired New Castle County Paramedic, had allegedly sexually abused a young child.
The male teacher, 31-year-old Matthew Scavitto, was reportedly arrested on June 9th.
Charlie Alog, 62, pleaded guilty last December, admitting he lured his niece, 18, away from the crowd to view a family video upstairs, then sexually assaulted her.
Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son Matt spoke about his two abusive fathers at a Philadelphia conference on child abuse intervention.
Police arrested a Delaware sex offender for allegedly sexually abusing a three-year-old girl.
Jerry Sandusky’s wife says Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor lacks the courage to admit the former Penn State assistant coach isn’t guilty of the child molestation charges that sent him to prison.
The founder of a northeastern Pennsylvania boys choir charged with rape is facing 1,100 additional counts.
After news of Dr. Basem Shlewiet’s arrest went public last month, authorities say five more women came forward to say he had indecently assaulted them during office visits.
A Philadelphia non-profit that provides a safe place for child sex abuse victims to access law enforcement is having its annual fundraiser next week.
Jerry Sandusky is asking Pennsylvania’s highest court to take up his appeal of child sex abuse conviction, saying a judge should have instructed jurors regarding the length of time it took victims to come forward.
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.
In the year since eight young men took the stand to testify they were sexually abused by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the scandal has played out in the courts, in the halls of the university and in continuing debate about how it was handled and what it meant.
This is sentencing day for a priest and former lay teacher convicted of sexually assaulting the same 5th and 6th grade boy at St. Jerome’s in Philadelphia in 1999 and 2000.
Pennsylvania’s auditor general says he’s concerned that a lawsuit challenging the NCAA’s sanctions of Penn State will divert attention from issues raised by the child sex abuse scandal there.
The Corrections Department announced Wednesday that Sandusky was transferred to Greene State Prison after being evaluated at a facility outside Harrisburg.