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Cosby Won’t Be Charged In Molestation Claim

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

Miramonte Elementary Sex Abuse Case To Cost Nearly $140M

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

Jury Selection Begins In First Civil Trial In Miramonte Sex Abuse Scandal

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.

11/17/2014

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Accuser Infuriated By Monsignor’s Exoneration By Catholic Church

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.

11/12/2014

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Law Extends Time For Childhood Sex-Abuse Charges

Sex-abuse victims will have more time to pursue criminal charges against offenders under a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

09/30/2014

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Former LAUSD Teacher Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing 3 Students, Relative

Former LAUSD teacher Robert Pimentel was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing three students and a female relative.

CBS Los Angeles–06/19/2014

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Senate OKs Bill Easing Firings For Teacher Abuse

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.

06/09/2014

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Boy Scouts To Turn Over Files In Sex Case

The Boy Scouts of America must turn over 20 years of old personnel files to a plaintiff in a California sexual abuse lawsuit.

05/16/2014

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Lawyer For Singer’s New Accuser Says Client Has Evidence In Sex Abuse Case

Jeffrey Herman is representing an unnamed man from the United Kingdom in his case against Singer and producer Gary Goddard.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2014

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Woman Who Claimed She Was Molested By Teacher In Viral YouTube Video Speaks To CBS2

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Calls Sex Ring Allegations ‘A Shakedown’

“The allegations against me are outrageous, vicious and completely false,” Singer wrote.

04/24/2014

Michael Egan, 31, is accusing director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him in the late 90s. (credit: CBS)

Lawyer For Man Claiming He Was Sexually Abused By Famous Director Says He’ll Name More Names Monday

Herman said he will file three lawsuits on Monday and name the Hollywood executives at a 2 p.m. press conference.

04/20/2014

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‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Sex Abuse

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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Sexual Abuse Suspect Killed In Crash During Police Chase

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.

09/19/2013

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Redlands School District Won’t Be Charged Over Teacher Accused Of Having Student’s Baby

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2013

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