KENNEWICK, Wash. — A Tri-Cities businessman was brought to justice in a Benton County courthouse for sexually abusing minors and distributing child porn on the internet as part of his 'double life.' According to the Benton County Prosecutor's Office, Daniel…
KENNEWICK, Wash. — A Benton County jury convicted a former Tri-Cities resident on charges associated with the sexual abuse and rape of several young girls from the area. According to an alert from the Benton County Prosecutor's Office, Clay Haynes…
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Earlier today, the Kennewick Police Department announced the arrest of 38-year-old Bret Emineth, who is accused of sexually abusing a juvenile girl over a number of years. This evening, local law enforcement announced that the suspect's girlfriend…
The Archdiocese of New York, the second-largest diocese in the nation, has identified 120 priests and deacons accused of sexually abusing a child or having child pornography in the latest revelations in the Catholic Church's long-running sex abuse epidemic.
Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has won more than $600,000 and could receive millions more, after successfully arguing that an Australian tabloid newspaper defamed him with a #MeToo story.
The Vatican issued tougher, comprehensive laws Friday governing the sexual abuse of minors within the Vatican City State, Vatican offices and its diplomatic embassies abroad.
A victim of abuse by a Catholic priest in Erie, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $2 million settlement on Tuesday.
The world's largest children's museum is removing three Michael Jackson artifacts from display, but it is keeping photos of the King of Pop in an exhibit honoring a young AIDS patient.
R. Kelly, the singer facing multiple legal cases including charges of sexually abusing teens, bailed out of Chicago's Cook County Jail for the second time in less than a month late Saturday morning and made a brief statement about his intent to rise above his legal troubles.
Radio stations in New Zealand and Canada have dropped Michael Jackson from their playlists, following new accusations of abuse by the late pop star in the documentary "Leaving Neverland."
Kevin Spacey's sex abuse case returned to a Massachusetts court Monday as his defense team worked to obtain cell phone records and other evidence from the actor's accuser.
Part one of HBO's "Leaving Neverland" aired Sunday, and viewers heard graphic accounts of two men who accused Michael Jackson of sexually abusing them when they were children.
Authorities in Nebraska have issued subpoenas to more than 400 Catholic churches and entities requesting records related to child sexual assault, the state's Department of Justice said Tuesday.
Pope Francis, speaking on the final day of a historic summit on clergy sexual abuse, called priests and other Catholics who abuse children "tools of Satan," but offered no concrete steps to address the church's massive and morally damning abuse crisis.
The US ambassador to the Vatican met Friday with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, saying she hopes a historic summit at the Vatican this week will lead to a "renewed commitment" in the Catholic Church to end the scourge of clergy sexual abuse.
Pope Francis began an unprecedented summit in Rome to confront the Catholic Church's clergy abuse scandal by saying that Catholics are not looking for simple condemnation, but concrete actions.
USA Gymnastics has appointed former gymnast and NBA executive Li Li Leung as its president and chief executive officer, the embattled organization announced Tuesday.
Ahead of a Vatican summit on clerical sex abuse, the top leadership of Catholic nuns and priests worldwide admitted to making "errors in judgment" regarding cases of sexual abuse of children and say that more women should be involved in the process of evaluating cases.
Since 1998, about 380 Southern Baptist leaders and volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, according to a sweeping investigation by two Texas newspapers.
One of the most talked-about documentaries of the year hasn't even released yet.
Former NFL star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez was often beaten by his father, told people close to him that he was sexually molested as a boy, and had a sexual relationship with his high school quarterback, according to an explosive report from the Boston Globe's acclaimed Spotlight team.
A New York judge dismissed count six of Harvey Weinstein's criminal indictment Thursday, which was a criminal sexual act in the first degree.
First lady Melania Trump said victims who make accusations of sexual misconduct "need to have really hard evidence" in a recently taped interview, echoing a statement she made in October 2016 amid allegations against her husband.
Michigan authorities have seized records from every Catholic diocese in the state as part of an investigation into possible sexual abuse by clergy, the dioceses said in separate statements released Wednesday.