Sexual Abuse

Politics

Seattle Mayor

Seattle mayor ends re-election bid after sexual abuse claims

Diplomacy

United Nations Syria

US says countries must punish UN troops for sexual abuse

Scandals

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Penn State trustee 'running out of sympathy for so-called' Sandusky victims

Tennis

Tennis Great Tilden Legacy Tennis

Historical marker for tennis great Tilden in Germantown rejected again

Courts

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Man who had sex with 12-year-old, faked cancer is sentenced to prison

Investigation

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Chester County woman allegedly had sex with teen at Radnor alternative school

Laws

Harrisburg Capitol Building

Bill to extend statutes of limitations for child sex abuse passes in Pa. Senate

Investigation

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D.A.: Five 'furries' arrested in alleged sexual abuse of Bucks County boy

Courts

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'No Gay Thursday' victim: Conestoga football coaches, district enabled 'sexual hazing'

Investigations

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Montgomery County man allegedly raped child for years, threatened suicide in police standoff

Courts

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Delco man convicted in molestation of two girls

Legislation

Spotlight Joe Crowley

Abuse victim in 'Spotlight': Extend statute of limitations in Pennsylvania

Religion

Clergy sex-abuse case

Report: Pennsylvania representative expects shocking findings from clergy sexual abuse investigation

Courts

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Guitar teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing student in Montgomery County

Crime

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N.Y. man arrested after driving to South Jersey for sex with 14-year-old

Courts

William Lynn

Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirms order for new trial in Msgr. Lynn case

Arrests

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Warrington man charged in alleged sexual contact with 13-year-old girl at school, home

Arrests

Court Ruling

N.J. Catholic high school teacher accused of fondling student seeking extra credit

Courts

Courts

Horsham man sentenced for indecent contact with boy

Mental Health

Online anonymous poster

Sexual assault survivors, especially men, find refuge in online anonymity

Lawsuits

William Lynn

Psychiatrist questions 'Billy Doe's' claim of priest sexual abuse, Newsweek reports

Crime

Police

Paoli man charged with sexually abusing child in Delco

Courts

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N.J. man who fatally stabbed alleged abuser gets five years in prison

Rehabilitation

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Philadelphia launches new medical suite for child sex abuse victims

Crime

Courts

Philly woman receives 300-month prison sentence for sexually exploiting children

Pope Francis

Mark Rozzi

Berks County lawmaker, victim of clergy abuse, criticizes Pope Francis

Pope in Philly

Catholic abuse victims ask for more from Pope Francis visit

Sexual Abuse

Leon Watson.

Philadelphia coach gets 114–228 years for sexual abuse

Duggars

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Duggars threatened with civil lawsuit by non-family member

Crime and Courts

Courts

Stepfather receives 25-50 years in prison for raping child

Pope Francis

William Lynn

Pope approves office to investigate bishops on sexual abuse

Courts

William Lynn

Pa. Supreme Court reinstates Msgr. Lynn's conviction

Crime

Female teachers who abuse male students