Boy Scouts File For Bankruptcy Due To Sex-Abuse LawsuitsThe organization said it intended to use the Chapter 11 process to create a Victims Compensation Trust that would provide equitable compensation to victims.
Boy Scouts Drop 'Boy' With New Name: Scouts BSA"We wanted to land on something that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program going forward," Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh said. "We're trying to find the right way to say we're here for both young men and young women."
Scouts Place Flags On 88K Vets’ Graves At LA National Cemetery5,000 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were placing the flags.
Boy Scouts To Allow Enrollment Of Transgender ChildrenThe Boy Scouts had previously held a policy that relied on the gender listed on a child's birth certificate.
Boy Scout Community Mourns Death Of Leader Killed In Rocketry AccidentMike Bentley, 50, died Saturday after being struck by a model rocket at the Boy Scouts of America's Rocket Rave event in Johnson Valley.
Homemade Rocket Kills Man At Boy Scouts EventA spectator died after being hit in the face by a model rocket at a Boy Scouts event in the California desert.
LA Boy Scouts Official Says 'Only Small Fraction' Of Troops Will Opt OutThe Boy Scouts councils in Los Angeles and Orange counties were moving Tuesday to implement a decision made by the national organization to allow openly gay Scoutmasters and volunteers.
Boy Scouts Of America Ends Ban On Gay Adult LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
Scouts Honor Fallen Soldiers By Planting 86,000 Flags On GravesA special Memorial Day weekend salute was held Saturday for each of the 86,000 veterans buried at the Los Angeles National Cemetery.
Detectives Recover 60 Percent Of Stolen Items To Local Boy Scout TroopA local boy scout troop has reason to celebrate after detectives managed to track down and recover a large portion of the troop's gear, which had been stolen in February.
Attorney Wants More Recent Boy Scout Files Released In Sex Abuse TrialA lawsuit brought by a man who was molested by a Boy Scout leader in 2007 could force the organization to reveal years of perversion files.
El Segundo Scouts Raise Funds For Flood Victim's FamilyMembers of Boy Scout Troop 762 spent their Saturday holding a car wash to raise funds for the family of a Scout whose father died in the flash flooding at Mount Baldy earlier this month.
Disney Ends Funding To Boy Scouts Over Gay Policy The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization.
Boy Scouts Place 8 Goshawk Traps To Safely Capture Birds Of Prey At LAXUniformed Boy Scouts from Palos Verdes Estates Monday placed newly built Goshawk traps to capture birds of prey at the Los Angeles International Airport.
Army Major Files Civil Suit Over Alleged Sexual Abuse In Boy ScoutsAttorneys for a Southland military doctor who suffered "multiple acts of sexual abuse" as a teenage Boy Scout filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday.