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Sexual Abuse

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LA Archdiocese Settles 4 Sex Abuse Cases For Nearly $10M

Four men who were allegedly sexually abused by a former priest have reached a nearly $10 million settlement with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2013

(Credit: 1994 Los Angeles Catholic DIrectory /CBS)

LAUSD Investigating Why Former Priest Was Hired After Admitting To Sexual Relations With Teen

The Los Angeles Unified School District was investigating Monday how a former priest, who admitted to a sexual relationship with an underage girl, was employed by the school system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2013

(credit: CBS)

LA Archdiocese Will Release Files With Names Of Clergy Involved In Sexual Abuse Cover-Up

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles has said the names of church leaders who made key decisions on how to deal with cases of sexual abuse by priests will not be blacked out in some 30,000 soon-to-be-released pages of confidential personnel files.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2013

Fourth-grade teacher Robert Pimentel faces eight counts of continuous sexual abuse and seven counts of lewd acts upon a child following his arrest on Jan. 23. (credit: CBS)

Wilmington Teacher Held On $12M Bail For Allegedly Molesting 15 Students

A Los Angeles Unified School District teacher arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of 15 children was arraigned Thursday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2013

child abuse, molestation, sex offender, megan's law

LA Times Posts Boy Scout Files Naming Suspected Sexual Abusers

Thousands of previously unpublished Boy Scouts of America files that detail suspected sexual abuse by employees and volunteers have been posted to an online database by a newspaper.

12/25/2012

molestation, generic, child molest

Boy, 14, Accused Of Sexually Abusing 4-Year-Old

A 14-year-old boy has been accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old at a Burbank day care center owned by the teen’s parents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2012

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Inglewood Pastor Ordered To Stand Trial On Charges Of Sexually Abusing Girl Under 14

A Southern California pastor is facing trial on nine felony child sex counts involving a girl he met at his Inglewood church.

10/16/2012

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CBS2 Exclusive: Caregiver Backs Up Allegations Of Child Abuse In Octomom Home

Rossmoor woman has backed up allegations of child neglect and sexual abuse in the home of Nadya Suleman, known as “Octomom.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2012

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CBS2 Exclusive: Ex-Nannies Allege Child Neglect, Sexual Abuse In Octomom Home

Two nannies who worked for Nadya Suleman claim they witnessed child neglect and sexual abuse in her La Habra home, CBS2 reported Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse following his child sexual abuse trial on June 18, 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.  Sandusky is charged with 52 criminal counts of alleged sexual abuse of children. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

California Laws Respond To Penn State Sex Scandal

Coaches and administrators in California’s K-12 schools, and all higher education employees, will be required to report suspected child sexual abuse under a pair of bills signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2012

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Former Third Grade LAUSD Teacher Sentenced To 25 Years For Molesting 13 Children

A former LAUSD teacher was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in state prison and ordered to register as a sex offender for life after being charged with molesting over a dozen former students, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

CBS Los Angeles–09/20/2012

Herbert Daniel Ortiz (courtesy Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)

Victim’s Mother Uncovers Alleged Sex Abuse By Ex-Wrestling Coach Through YouTube Warning

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a former Rosemead High School assistant wrestling coach accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2012

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Soccer Coach Accused Of Sexual Misconduct With 13 Underage Boys

An Antelope Valley American Youth Soccer Organization coach facing sex abuse charges involving five underage boys was charged again Thursday with child molestation involving eight other boys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2012

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Soccer Coach Accused Of Sexually Abusing Underage Boys

An Antelope Valley American Youth Soccer Organization coach is facing felony sex abuse charges after allegations surfaced that he molested underage boys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2012

(credit: CBS)

Franciscan Files Released Highlighting Generational Patterns Of Sexual Abuse

The sexual abuse at St. Anthony’s, including Van Handel’s own account of his crimes, is included in more than 4,000 pages from the confidential files of nine Franciscan religious brothers who were accused of abuse. The internal files, coupled with an additional 4,000 pages of sworn testimony obtained by the AP, are the largest release of a religious order’s files to date and paint one of the fullest pictures yet of a pervasive culture of abuse that affected generations of students at the seminary dedicated to training future Franciscans.

05/22/2012

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