Virginia’s Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond has published a list of 42 priests with a “credible and substantiated” allegation of sexual abuse against a child.
The Maryland Province of Jesuits released a list of names of Jesuit priests, including several who served in the D.C. area, who it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors dating back to the 1950s.
The 37-year-old man pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including first-degree child sexual abuse and second-degree cruelty to children, in August.
In a news release, Archbishop William Lori of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston says none of the individuals who will be listed are in active ministry.
Virginia has opened an investigation into whether leadership in Virginia’s Catholic dioceses covered up the sexual abuse of children. Maryland and the District both recently opened investigations into their respective dioceses.
In the latest update on child abuse and neglect policies, Montgomery County Public Schools reported the cases of suspected abuse or neglect. It is also updating training materials to comply with a new Maryland law that went into effect July 1.
A grand jury indicted the 62-year-old Sterling man this week on seven counts, including sexual assault by force and two counts of aggravated sexual battery, in a case that happened 15 years ago.
A Northwest D.C. man who prosecutors said repeatedly abused his teenage daughter over several years was sentenced to prison Wednesday.
A former District Heights, Maryland, police officer will spend more than 10 years in jail for sexually abusing a child.
Advocates for young victims of sexual abuse have been grappling with evidence and court delays for years. And they say the delays due to a backlog of cases at a state police crime lab put more children at risk.
A former middle school aide was indicted in Charles County on Friday on charges of sexually abusing students and creating child pornography. Carlos Bell, of Waldorf, told investigators that he is HIV positive and two students have been tested for the sexually transmitted virus.
A Herndon, Virginia, man is charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl who attended a day care in his home.
The father of a 4-year-old boy who was allegedly molested by a bus aide for James Ryder Randall Elementary School in Clinton, Maryland, says he is heartbroken.
A woman is facing child sexual abuse charges after D.C. police say she lured three children into her home and sexually assaulted them.
A lawsuit filed against Prince George’s County Public Schools claims that the predatory behavior of a volunteer aide who is now facing child pornography charges was well known by students, teachers and parents and even reported to the school’s principal.
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