Category: Sexual Abuse

UCLA

UCLA Gynecologist Lawsuit

June 12, 2019 - A former staff gynecologist at UCLA has been charged with multiple counts of sexual battery and exploitation by at least 2 of his patients at the university, in a growing scandal that echoes the controversy at...

Ohio State University

Ohio State Finds Team Doctor Sexually Abused 177 Students

May 17, 2019 - Investigators for The Ohio State University have concluded that a former wrestling team physician and assistant professor of medicine there sexually abused at least 177 male students -- many of whom were varsity athletes -- from...

Lady Justice

Fullerton Pastor Charged With Abusing 7 Children

May 14, 2019 - The 67-year-old head pastor of a Fullerton church has been arrested and charged with molesting 7 children, ages 5 to 15, between 2003 and 2017, according to the OC Register.

Scott Silva Van Nuys Sexual Abuse

Former Van Nuys High School Teacher Guilty of Sexual Battery, Molestation of 18 Girls

May 7, 2019 - A Los Angeles jury ruled Tuesday that Scott Silva, a former Van Nuys high school science teacher and lacrosse coach, should be held responsible for molesting more than a dozen female students under his supervision at...

LDS Church in Utah

FLDS Compound Has New Leader: Court Docs

A compound in Black Hills, South Dakota, owned by the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), is now under the control of a nephew of the facility’s former leader, court records indicate.

Childhood Sexual Abuse

New York Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

New York passes Child Victims Act, allowing survivors of childhood sexual abuse to sue their abusers - statute of limitations (SOL) extended to the age of 55.

Scott Silva Van Nuys Sexual Abuse

Van Nuys Teacher, Coach Arrested for Child Molestation

Detectives from LAPD’s Sexually Exploited Child Unit arrested Scott Silva following a 2-week investigation that was prompted by a report of alleged inappropriate conduct involving the teacher and coach, according to KTLA 5.

Lawsuit Filed Against Santa Clarita Basketball Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse

February 20, 2019 - A lawsuit has been filed against the William S. Hart Union High School District in Santa Clarita, California, and a former Canyon High School basketball coach who is being accused of multiple counts of sexual abuse....

Hundreds of Southern Baptist Church Ministers, Deacons Accused of Sexual Assault

A total of about 380 Baptist Ministers, Deacons, and unpaid volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, and more than half have already been convicted, according to an investigation by the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express News.