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.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl said he had a “lapse of memory” when he denied that he knew of claims of sexual abuse made against his predecessor, former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
The key accuser in the sex abuse case alleges that McCarrick, the retired archbishop of Washington, continued abusing him for some two decades
Joseph Smith, 39, of Northeast D.C., was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a minor on Oct. 19 for having sex with a 17-year-old girl while Smith was on duty.
The Vatican said it was aware that such an investigation may produce evidence that mistakes were made, when evaluated with today’s standards. But it said Francis would “follow the path of truth, wherever it may lead.”
Taylor Boykin “admitted to pulling down [a victim’s] pants and underwear,” and touching her inappropriately, “on multiple occasions,” according to charging documents.
Archbishop William Lori said in a statement Monday that he has written priests and deacons in the archdiocese advising them he’s been informed by Attorney General Brian Frosh of “an investigation of records related to the sexual abuse of children.”
After an investigation revealed decades of child sex abuse and cover-ups by the Roman Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is now seeking any information of similar abuse in Maryland schools or “place[s] of worship.”
Montgomery County police arrested a Beltsville, Maryland, man Friday after authorities say he inappropriately touched a teen girl and propositioned her. Authorities are concerned there could be more victims.
The Vatican said Tuesday that the U.S. delegation would be headed by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and also include Francis’ top sex abuse adviser, Cardinal Sean O’Malley.
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.
An employee at the Washington Hebrew Congregation in Northwest has been placed on administrative leave following allegations of sexual abuse involving one or more children at the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center.
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