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Judge Refuses To Throw Out Lawsuits Against LAUSD In Miramonte Sex Abuse Scandal

A judge Tuesday refused to throw out dozens of lawsuits filed by alleged victims’ parents in the Miramonte sex abuse scandal against the Los Angeles Unified School District.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/09/2013

Laura Whitehurst (courtesy San Bernardino County DA's Office)

School Allegedly Lagged In Reporting Suspected Sex Abuse To Police

Southern California school district officials were slow to tell police that a teacher was suspected of sexually abusing a student, who allegedly gave birth to the 16-year-old boy’s child last month.

07/06/2013

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Unidentified Woman Sought In FBI Hunt For Suspected Child Sex Predator

Federal investigators Tuesday sought the public’s assistance in identifying a woman who may have information about the sexual abuse of a minor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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Apple Valley Man Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Children In Exchange For Gifts

A 56-year-old San Bernardino man was facing charges Tuesday of sexually abusing children in exchange for gifts and money.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Former 4th Grade Teacher Ordered To Stand Trial On Sex Abuse Charges

A former elementary school teacher has been ordered to stand trial on 14 charges of sexually assaulting nine students and a relative.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2013

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Settlement Reached In Bell Gardens Lutheran Church Abuse Suit

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged he was sexually abused by the former pastor of a Lutheran church in Bell Gardens.

04/30/2013

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LAUSD To Expedite Teacher Sexual Misconduct Probes

Hundreds of abuse allegations against Los Angeles Unified School District teachers have prompted a change in policy to speed up investigations.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/17/2013

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24 More Clergy Members Added To List Of Alleged Sex Abusers

Two dozen names have been added to a list of clergy members alleged to have molested children in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

02/14/2013

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Priest Removed From Church Over Alleged Sex Abuse Was Employed By LAUSD

A former priest allegedly named in the Los Angeles Archdiocese Catholic church sex abuse scandal may be employed by the Los Angeles Unified School District, CBS2 has learned.

02/03/2013

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Archbishop Gomez Relieves Cardinal Mahony Of All Administrative, Public Duties

While apologizing to victims who were sexually abused by members of the clergy, LA’s Archbishop José H. Gomez also Thursday announced he was stripping his predecessor — Cardinal Roger Mahony — of all administrative and public church duties.

01/31/2013

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Archdiocese Ordered To Reveal Names Of Hierarchy Involved In Sex Abuse Scandal

A judge on Thursday ordered the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles to turn over 30,000 pages from the confidential files of priests accused of child molestation without blacking out the names of top church officials who were responsible for key decisions in how to handle the sexually abusive priests.

01/31/2013

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Abuse Files Allegedly Show How LA Church Leaders Shielded Priests

The L.A. District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that they will be reviewing the documents.

01/22/2013

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Files Show How LA Church Leaders Shielded Sex Abusers From Police

Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and other top Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles officials maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark, according to church personnel files.

01/21/2013

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Miramonte Elementary Teachers Return After Child Abuse Scandal

Some Miramonte Elementary teachers returned to the South Los Angeles school on Tuesday after they were removed earlier this year following a child abuse scandal involving one of their colleagues.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2012

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NCAA Fines Penn State $60M, Wins Vacated From ’98-11 In Sandusky Scandal

The NCAA slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties Monday, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno’s victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2012

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