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31
Jan
2020

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) - A 69-year-old senior pastor at North Clackamas Bible Community Church has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child. Michael Sperou is facing a prison sentence after being convicted of ...

14
Jan
2015

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In February, a Happy Valley pastor goes to trial in a criminal case more than 18 years in the making. That's how long seven women have lived in frustration and anger that the pastor wasn't charged after they told police that he sexually abused ...

25
Jun
2013

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Lawyers for 11 young children who reportedly suffered sexual abuse at a Salem, Oregon, foster home have filed nearly $23 million in lawsuits against the state's Department of Human Services. The lawsuits represent one of the most sweeping cases ...

13
Sep
2011

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Four Oregon men plan to sue the Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday over childhood sexual abuse they say they suffered at the hands of a pedophile knowingly appointed as their scoutmaster in the 1970s, their lawyer said. The lawsuits, to be filed ...

14
Apr
2010

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An Oregon jury awarded $1.4 million to Kerry Lewis, who was abused by a former scout leader. The jury also decided the Boy Scout organization is liable for punitive damages to be decided in a separate trial. The Boy Scouts had fought to keep the ...

20
Mar
2010

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The Boy Scouts of America has long kept an extensive archive of secret documents that chronicle the sexual abuse of young boys by scout leaders over the years. The "perversion files", a nickname the Boy Scouts are said to have used for the ...