A second allegation of sexual misconduct has been made against a former contract worker for D.C. Public Schools.
A D.C. police officer was arrested and charged with sexual abuse Thursday after police said he sexually assaulted a victim in the Mount Pleasant area earlier this week.
The 21-year-old from Southeast D.C. had been an employee of Springboard Education in America, a company contracted by D.C. Public Schools to handle before- and after-school programs.
As the Roman Catholic church’s sex abuse scandal grows ever wider in scope in the U.S., bishops convene for a national meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday under heavy pressure to acknowledge their oversight failures and give a larger role to lay Catholics and secular authorities in confronting the crisis.
The Southern Baptist Convention gathers for its annual meeting Tuesday, where the largest Protestant denomination will likely vote on establishing criteria for expelling churches that mishandle or cover up abuse allegations.
The cardinal leading the U.S. Catholic Church response to sex abuse is being accused of mishandling a sexual misconduct case involving his onetime deputy and a married woman.
Since 2011, the Catholic Church spent more than $10.6 million lobbying against proposals in eight states, the report says.
Ohio State University’s full Board of Trustees is set to vote Friday on revoking the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men throughout his two decades there.
Ohio State University officials are accused of knowing what he was doing and doing little to stop him, according to an investigative report released by the school Friday.
A Woodbridge, Virginia, dance instructor was arrested Thursday and faces child pornography charges after an investigation into a sexual relationship he had with a student in 2014, Prince William County police said.
A music teacher in Annandale, Virginia, was arrested for sexually abusing two former students, Fairfax County police said.
Attorney Gloria Allred says a client has turned a tape over to law enforcement that appears to feature R&B singer R. Kelly sexually abusing girls.
R. Kelly walked out of a Chicago jail on Saturday after someone who officials say did not want to be publicly identified paid $161,633 that the R&B singer owed in back child support.
A man has been arrested after allegedly sexually abusing a woman and trying to take her backpack as she was getting into a ride-share vehicle Friday in D.C.
Elizabeth M. Embry has been brought back to lead the state’s efforts to locate victims, identify the church leaders who perpetrated the alleged abuse, and determine whether bishops and other high-ranking officials sought to shield predatory priests.
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