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19
Aug
2019

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ALBANY — With the one-year window granting child sexual abuse victims a chance to seek justice now wide open, advocates are turning their attention to other ways of assisting survivors and combating predators. One priority is getting Gov. ...

2
Jan
2018

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ALBANY — Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance is joining the fight to enact a long-sought after bill to make it easier for child sex abuse victims to seek justice. » Please click here to read the full article….

14
Nov
2017

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ALBANY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, November 14, 2017 — Governor Andrew Cuomo took decisive actions following the award winning New York Times “Abused & Used” investigative reporting series to keep these horrific heinous crimes from the ...

29
May
2012

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50-year-old Vincent Cassala was sentenced to 15 years in State Prison on Wednesday following his conviction for sexually abusing a child. The Albany County District Attorney's Office said that Cassala engaged in criminal sexual activity with a ...

29
May
2012

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A 51-year-old Albany woman is accused of sexually abusing a student at South Albany High School, where she works as a library aide. Heidi Hyre turned herself in to detectives at the Albany Police Department. She faces several charges including ...

17
Dec
2011

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New York state lawmakers said the announcement on Wednesday that a former Syracuse University coach will not face sex abuse charges because the statute of limitations had run out could boost efforts to reform state child abuse laws. One proposal ...

13
Jun
2010

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An Albany woman is blasting city school officials for waiting nearly three weeks to inform her that her 6-year-old daughter had allegedly been sexually abused by a 7-year old fellow student last month. According to the mother, her daughter had ...