Sexual Abuse

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Chester County Couple And Husband’s Onetime Girlfriend Charged With Sexually Abusing Four Children

Three people have been arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of several children who were in their care from 1989 to 2012.

07/12/2013

Kevin Clash and Elmo (Photo by Michael Tran/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Out 3 Lawsuits Against Ex-Elmo Actor

Three lawsuits brought by men who said former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash sexually abused them when they were underage were tossed out by a federal judge who said in a decision published Monday that the men waited too long to sue.

07/01/2013

Gloucester County Man Convicted Of Repeated Sexual Assault Of 11-Year-Old

Authorities say Carl J. Garrison, formerly of Williamstown, repeatedly abused the girl during the summer of 2010 inside a Monroe Township trailer home and during a two-week stay in Alabama.

05/10/2013

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Philadelphia Elementary School Teacher Charged With Raping Family Member For 8 Years

Police say they have charged a Philadelphia elementary school teacher for raping a family member for eight years.

04/26/2013

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86-Year-Old Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Minor

An elderly man has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a minor over the course of three years.

04/12/2013

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Local Non-Profit Hosting Fundraiser To Raise Money For Sexually Abused Children

A Philadelphia non-profit organization helping children who have been sexually abused is holding its annual Bear Affair fundraiser.

03/31/2013

Kevin Clash and Elmo (Photo by Michael Tran/Getty Images)

Former Voice Of Sesame Street’s Elmo Faces Abuse Suit In Pa.

The former voice of the “Sesame Street” character Elmo is being sued by a man who claims the entertainer lured him into drug-fueled sex when he was 16.

03/19/2013

(credit: Del. State Police)

Police In Del. Searching For Man Wanted For Nearly 50 Counts Of Rape

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 police began investigating allegations made by a 16-year-old female, who said she had been raped by Wayne H. Thompson, Jr. multiple times over a four year period.

03/14/2013

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Former NJ ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Admits To Sex With A Student

A former Essex County teacher of the year has admitted having sex with a 15-year-old boy enrolled in an honors class she taught.

02/19/2013

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Jerry Sandusky In Court As His Lawyers Ask For New Trial

Convicted child-molester Jerry Sandusky will be in a Centre County court today, as his defense team tries to argue for a new trial.

01/10/2013

Melvin Novak (right) with his attorney.

Delaware Man Sues Boy Scouts, Mormon Church Over Sexual Abuse

A 28-year-old Delaware man has filed suit against the Boy Scouts and the Mormon Church in connection with the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of a scoutmaster when he was a teenager.

12/12/2012

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Camden County Man Charged With Having Sexual Contact With Children

William Gonzalez is accused of exposing himself at his home to two female children under the age of 16 on several occasions over the past few months.

10/16/2012

Judge May Rule On Scheduled Execution Of Philadelphia Man Who Claims His Victims Sexually Abused Him

A judge may rule Friday on a motion to stay the scheduled Oct. 3 execution of a Philadelphia man who now claims his victims had sexually abused him.

09/14/2012

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Priest Accused Of Abuse At Philadelphia Church Surrenders To Authorities

A priest accused of sexual abuse at a Philadelphia church has surrendered to authorities.

07/27/2012

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7th Person Alleges Abuse By Philly Columnist

A seventh person has come forward with allegations she was sexually abused by former Philadelphia Daily News sports columnist Bill Conlin.

12/23/2011

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