The rejection of a child sexual abuse charge by prosecutors came roughly 10 days after the woman, Judy Huth, met with Los Angeles police detectives for 90 minutes.
Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt’s past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.
Jury selection began Monday morning in the first civil trial against the Los Angeles Unified School District stemming from a sex abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary School.
A man who accused a high-ranking Roman Catholic monsignor in Los Angeles of molestation said Wednesday he is furious that an internal Vatican tribunal recently exonerated the priest.
Sex-abuse victims will have more time to pursue criminal charges against offenders under a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Former LAUSD teacher Robert Pimentel was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing three students and a female relative.
Senators unanimously passed AB215 on a 33-0 vote Monday. The bill by Democratic Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan of Alamo creates a separate hearing process for teachers who are charged with egregious misconduct.
The Boy Scouts of America must turn over 20 years of old personnel files to a plaintiff in a California sexual abuse lawsuit.
Jeffrey Herman is representing an unnamed man from the United Kingdom in his case against Singer and producer Gary Goddard.
Jamie Carrillo in January worked up the courage to call Andrea Cardos and confront her with sex abuse allegations, posting a video that would later go viral on YouTube and lead to Cardos’ arrest.
“The allegations against me are outrageous, vicious and completely false,” Singer wrote.
Herman said he will file three lawsuits on Monday and name the Hollywood executives at a 2 p.m. press conference.
A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.
A man suspected of sexually abusing a girl has died after his car plunged off an embankment and landed on a Southern California freeway during a police chase.
San Bernardino County prosecutors say a Redlands school district won’t face criminal charges for not telling law enforcement of sexual abuse rumors about a teacher who later had a student’s baby.