Tag: Abuse and neglect of children

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

LANSING, Mich. — A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and...
Islamic schools in Pakistan plagued by sex abuse of children

KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric....
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BOSTON — Boston University says it has found evidence that a geology professor sexually harassed a graduate student on a research trip in Antarctica...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Every year, Bridie Farrell travels to the state Capitol hoping it's the last time she has to urge lawmakers to pass...
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SALT LAKE CITY — Most students at Brigham Young University students think the Mormon-owned school needs to do more to educate them about what...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Advocates for a bill in New York that would loosen the statute of limitations for molestation are hoping the national attention...
Wanted polygamist free after 15 years on the lam in Mexico

PHOENIX — A polygamist who fled to Mexico about 15 years ago with his wives and kids while facing child molestation charges in Arizona...
Ex-members of church urge overturning of court agreement

SPINDALE, North Carolina — Former members of a controversial North Carolina-based church want the state to take legal action to overturn a court-ordered compromise...
Court ruling expected to dissolve main Cambodian opposition

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia's embattled opposition braced for a court ruling due Thursday that is widely expected to see the party dissolved in...
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NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Supreme Court won't consider re-imposing the death penalty for a man serving life for the rape and murder of...

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