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26
Nov
2019

BELLEFONTE — The trauma and raw emotions associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse case were as intense as ever Friday afternoon when the former Penn State assistant football coach for a second time was sentenced to 30 to 60 years ...

9
May
2019

A former Pennsylvania gym teacher is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old male student for more than six months. Rochelle L. Cressman, 32, faces dozens of charges including 10 counts of statutory sexual assault, 10 counts of ...

1
May
2019

A Lancaster County sports medicine doctor who spent decades working with high school athletes has been charged with sexually assaulting five patients, including two minors — one of them in a high school athletic trainer’s room. William ...

18
Mar
2019

A Pennsylvania pediatrician who admitted to molesting several generations of children was sentenced Monday to spend the rest of his life in prison after 18 now-grown women took turns pleading with the court to throw the book at him, with many ...

10
Sep
2018

A family of sisters who said they were sexually abused by the same priest in Pennsylvania spoke to Fox News about the damage done to their household after they let the priest become a trusted friend of the family, who even would say grace to ...

30
May
2018

HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) The  Department of Human Services’ 2017 Annual Child Protective Services Report has been released. The report found that 40 children died due to child abuse in Pennsylvania in 2017 and 88 children ...

13
Feb
2017

A son of Jerry Sandusky — the former Penn State assistant football coach convicted of molesting a string of boys — was charged Monday with asking minors to send him nude photos and perform a sex act, prosecutors said. Jeff Sandusky, 41, was ...

14
Jun
2013

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A judge has sentenced a Roman Catholic priest to six to 12 years in prison and a former teacher to eight to 16 years in a sex-abuse case that brought down a Philadelphia church official. In January, a Philadelphia jury returned guilty verdicts ...

14
Jun
2013

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A judge has sentenced a Roman Catholic priest to six to 12 years in prison and a former teacher to eight to 16 years in a sex-abuse case that brought down a Philadelphia church official. In January, a Philadelphia jury returned guilty verdicts ...

3
Dec
2012

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A 15-year-old girl told police that a youth leader at her church repeatedly raped and assaulted her when she was 12 and 13, according to court documents. The girl told police that even after the alleged physical contact stopped a year ago, ...

29
Oct
2012

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Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard recounted his own sexual abuse by coaches he trusted, telling a Penn State audience on Monday he hoped to encourage other victims to report abuse to police. Leonard spoke at a sold-out conference on child sex ...

9
Oct
2012

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Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison Tuesday for abusing 10 boys he met over 15 years through his charity for troubled children. Sandusky, who was defensive coordinator ...

12
Sep
2012

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William Jackson, 57, a music teacher at the Bible Baptist School in Shiremanstown, has been fired from the school and from his position as minister of music at the Bible Baptist Church. Jackson was fired from the Bible Baptist School in ...

4
Sep
2012

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The trial of a former priest and a parochial school teacher accused of molesting the same young boy was abruptly postponed Tuesday after a death in the family of a defense attorney. A new trial date for Father Charles Engelhardt, 65, and ...

24
Jul
2012

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Monsignor William Lynn, 61, was sentenced Tuesday, in Philadelphia, to three to six years in prison. He was a Catholic monsignor who became the first U.S. church official branded a felon for covering up sex abuse claims against priests As former ...

17
May
2012

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Nicole Jacques, 25, a former Calvary Baptist teacher facing numerous charges relating to an alleged relationship with a teenage boy, waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday. In exchange for waiving the hearing, Assistant District Attorney Matthew ...

23
Apr
2012

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Thomas Becker, 53, is facing criminal charges after police find images of child pornography on his computer. Becker was arrested on April 16th after an on-going investigation that had previously resulted from charges of rape against three female ...

16
Apr
2012

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The Pennsylvania State Police and the Centre County District Attorney's office filed more than 400 counts of child sexual abuse charge against Jeffrey Scott Storms, of Bellefonte. An investigation was launched in December when one of the alleged ...

27
Feb
2012

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Monsignor William Lynn, 61, the highest ranking cleric charged in a Philadelphia child abuse scandal, asked a judge on Friday to dismiss his case because his boss - the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua - ordered the shredding of a list he made ...

27
Feb
2012

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A defrocked Philadelphia priest has pleaded guilty to a sex-abuse charge days before a landmark priest abuse trial. Sixty-nine-year-old Edward Avery pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and conspiracy to endanger the ...