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.
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.
Federal investigators Tuesday sought the public’s assistance in identifying a woman who may have information about the sexual abuse of a minor.
A 56-year-old San Bernardino man was facing charges Tuesday of sexually abusing children in exchange for gifts and money.
A former elementary school teacher has been ordered to stand trial on 14 charges of sexually assaulting nine students and a relative.
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.
Hundreds of abuse allegations against Los Angeles Unified School District teachers have prompted a change in policy to speed up investigations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The L.A. District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that they will be reviewing the documents.
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.
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.
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.