WHITEPAPERSWORLD.COM: Latest News of The Day 04:36 2019-06-12

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse

The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who c...

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse

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New York man accused of murder-for-hire plot against his father and brother, prosecutor says A New York man has been accused of hiring gang members to kill his father at a McDonald's drive-through and ordering an attempted hit on his brother, according to federal prosecutors....
05:00 2019-06-20

‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thor...
05:00 2019-06-06

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting a fres...
22:12 2019-06-12

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers w...
23:12 2019-06-06

Prosecutor appeals against travel by bishop in abuse case A prosecutor in Argentina is appealing a temporary travel permit for a bishop close to Pope Francis who has been formally accused of sexually abusing two seminarians...
21:00 2019-06-27

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office said on Wednesday, as he bows to a court order to ...
18:12 2019-06-19

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their no...
20:48 2019-07-12

Police, prosecutor discuss Indiana shooting probe The special prosecutor investigating the fatal Indiana police shooting of a black man by a white officer says the probe will go "as long as it takes." (July 9)        ...
05:00 2019-07-10

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Afghanistan by rebels, government security services a...
17:48 2019-06-07

USC gynecologist charged with abuse sold photos and videos of girls he met in hotel rooms while abroad, prosecutor says A former University of Southern California gynecologist charged with sexually assaulting girls during exams also sold photos and videos of girls he met in his hotel room while traveling overseas, a Lo...
13:24 2019-07-10

The Latest: Navy prosecutor defends leak probe in SEAL case SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 1:35 p.m. A military prosecutor has downplayed an effort to track emails of lawyers defending a Navy S...
00:12 2019-05-31

Judge orders special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett probe On Friday, a judge suggested Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx mishandled the case by appointing a top aide to handle it after she recused herself....
00:00 2019-06-22

Top Mueller probe prosecutor Andrew Weissmann reportedly inks book deal Andrew Weissmann, a top prosecutor who worked on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, has reportedly signed a deal with a publishing house to write a book....
23:24 2019-06-21

Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe. The post Sudanese officials say deposed strongman O...
18:36 2019-06-16

Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann gets Trump Russia probe book deal: New York Times Andrew Weissmann, a leading prosecutor on special counsel Robert Mueller's team, has a deal with Random House to write a book, The New York Times reported....
22:48 2019-06-21

Reluctant witnesses in FISA abuse probe agree to talk to DOJ inspector general Key witnesses sought for questioning by Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz early in his investigation into alleged government surveillance abuse have come forward at the 11th hou...
02:36 2019-07-06

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as...
21:12 2019-05-28

Blues even series on overtime goal by Gunnarsson A goal by Carl Gunnarsson gave the St. Louis Blues a thrilling 3-2 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday to level the best-of-seven series at 1-1....
15:36 2019-05-30

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.       ...
17:48 2019-07-16

Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
01:01 2019-05-24

Overtime goal gives St Louis Blues their first-ever win in Stanley Cup finals Carl Gunnarsson scores game-clinching goal for BluesVictory over Boston Bruins levels series at 1-1Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty in overtime, Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and the St L...
06:12 2019-05-30

Cuomo issues warning over LIRR overtime tracker ‘saboteur’ Honest MTA workers have no reason to fear the agency’s crackdown on alleged overtime abuse — and no reason to sabotage machines meant to monitor their hours, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday. ...
20:12 2019-06-06

Tsitsipas works overtime to reach Queen's quarter-finals Top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas survived a day of shocks at the Queen's Club grasscourt championships as he claimed two victories on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals....
20:36 2019-06-20

Norway negotiators work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian oil workers and their employers have extended their pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to avert a strike that would reduce the country's oil and gas output, negotiators said on Tues...
02:48 2019-06-04

MTA hiring consultant to crack down on payroll amid overtime fiasco The MTA will hire an outside consultant to review of its payroll systems amid outrage over extraordinary overtime bills filed by some employees at the Long Island Rail Road....
03:48 2019-05-23

Penske's Logano survives overtime shootout for NASCAR Michigan win Team Penske's Joey Logano survived a two-lap shootout to score a dominant win at Michigan and take the NASCAR Cup Series points' lead with his second win of the season...
05:12 2019-06-11

The Latest: Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex in overtime BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 8:05 p.m. Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding o...
04:12 2019-06-11

On Pro Hockey: Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
14:39 2019-05-21

Hubble spots tiny galaxy working overtime to build new stars Like everything else in the universe, galaxies are born, live, and ultimately die, and thanks to incredibly powerful tools like the Hubble Space Telescope, we get to see various galaxies at virtually ...
23:48 2019-06-14

Oakland cops collected $30M in overtime pay last year; one officer logged 2,600 OT hours Oakland police officers logged more than $30 million in overtime pay last year despite more than 80 percent of cases missing proper documentation thanks to a system that has virtually no oversight....
16:48 2019-06-13

Norway unions, rig owners to work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners will extend pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to prevent the outbreak of a strike, negotiators said late on Thursday....
00:48 2019-06-28

Joey Logano dominates at Michigan before winning rescheduled race in overtime How the FireKeepers Casino 400, the 15th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Monday at Michigan International Speedway.       ...
07:12 2019-06-11

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to g...
04:24 2019-05-28

LIRR overtime ‘cheat’ hung out at home on the clock, retired with full pension anyway A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by Th...
08:48 2019-07-10

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime to reach NCAA championship game The Virginia Cavaliers rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend the Duke Blue Devils and advance to the NCAA        ...
23:48 2019-05-25

Stanley Cup Final: Carl Gunnarsson lifts Blues past Bruins in overtime of Game 2 Carl Gunnarsson scores his first career playoff goal in overtime as St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 to tie Stanley Cup Final.        ...
10:24 2019-05-30

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their j...
15:12 2019-05-21

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime; Yale returns to NCAA championship game Virginia rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend Duke and advance to the NCAA title game, where it will face defending champion Yale.        ...
02:36 2019-05-26

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
19:36 2019-06-27

Report: Texans won't hire GM in 2019 The Houston Texans will not hire a general manager for the 2019 season, instead opting to divide responsibilities among current front-office members, ESPN reported Wednesday....
01:24 2019-07-11

Jets hire Joe Douglas as team’s GM The Jets have their man. The team agreed to terms with Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas to be their new general manager, the team announced Friday night. Douglas has spent the pas...
03:12 2019-06-08

Sam Darnold already a fan of ‘reassuring’ Joe Douglas hire Sam Darnold had a good source to get the scoop on his new boss when the Jets hired Joe Douglas as their general manager Friday night. But the quarterback used his eyes, too, to see what the former Eag...
09:24 2019-06-09

Jets hire Douglas from Eagles as their new GM Douglas, 42, will be the Jets' fourth GM in the past eight years, replacing Mike Maccagnan, who was fired May 15 after a power struggle with new coach Adam Gase....
03:24 2019-06-08

The Texans' Attempt To Hire A GM Was Cartoonishly Inept It’s been 12 days since the Texans abruptly fired GM Brian Gaine, and their search for Gaine’s replacement has apparently ended with [checks notes after fishing them out of trashcan] head coach Bill O...
00:48 2019-06-20

Mindy Kaling: ‘I was so embarrassed about being a diversity hire’ The star of The Office and The Mindy Project has defied typecasting by writing her own roles – and working very hard. She talks about Late Night, her new film with Emma Thompson, remaking Four Wedding...
07:36 2019-05-31

Amphitheatre School District needs to hire bus drivers TUCSON – Most schools in Southern Arizona start back up in about a month, which means districts are working to fill positions. One job that is hard to fill is the bus driver position. At Amphith...
16:24 2019-07-09

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
17:48 2019-07-08

Timberwolves hire Pascucci from Nets as assistant GM The Minnesota Timberwolves hire former Brooklyn Nets director of global scouting Gianluca Pascucci their assistant general manager        ...
18:24 2019-05-30

Sources: Texans won't hire full-time GM for '19 Front-office members such as Matt Bazirgan, James Liipfert, Chris Olsen and Jack Easterby will divvy up GM responsibilities for the Texans, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
01:36 2019-07-11

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
02:48 2019-06-30

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
16:36 2019-06-18

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
01:36 2019-05-22

Kurt Busch wins NASCAR Cup race at Kentucky after a wild overtime battle with Kyle Busch Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch put on a show, but it was elder brother Kurt who won the race and gave Chevrolet its first Cup Series win at Kentucky.       ...
05:48 2019-07-14

Blackhawks hire Marc Crawford as assistant coach CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Marc Crawford as an assistant coach on Jeremy Colliton’s staff. The 58-year-old Crawford was the interim head coach for Ottawa at the end of last...
00:12 2019-06-05

Ky. imam, 2 others indicted in alleged murder-for-hire plot LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the gra...
23:36 2019-05-25

Alleged murder-for-hire cop was in custody battle: boyfriend An NYPD cop plotted to murder her estranged husband because he was fighting her for custody of their two young kids, her lover allegedly told authorities. Investigators have been working John DiRubba,...
14:33 2019-05-21

District rescinds offer to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother disputes her....
14:48 2019-05-26

Samsung India Responds to Job Cut Reports, Says Will Hire More Talent Samsung India on Tuesday it will hire more talent across verticals throughout the year as it "continuously realigns resources" as per business priorities....
19:24 2019-07-02

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb to staff Lindsay Gottlieb has become the first women's collegiate head coach to join an NBA team, leaving Cal-Berkeley to join John Beilein's staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers....
20:12 2019-06-12

Kentucky Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Awaits Extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in a murder-for-hire plot is awaiting extradition in the Philippines, where he was arrested on charges including complicity to murder. Wilson The Bowli...
12:36 2019-05-22

Maple Leafs hire Dave Hakstol as assistant coach TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired former Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol as an assistant on Mike Babcock’s staff. Hakstol spent 3 1/2 seasons behind the Flyers bench, comp...
23:48 2019-06-29

Amazon, after big hire, experimenting with sports media strategy - interview When Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos was spotted schmoozing in NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's booth during the Super Bowl in February, the media world exploded with anticipation about Amazon's...
20:24 2019-06-29

Amazon, after big hire, experimenting with sports media strategy: interview When Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos was spotted schmoozing in NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's booth during the Super Bowl in February, the media world exploded with anticipation about Amazon's...
19:48 2019-06-29

AP source: Celtics hire Kara Lawson as assistant coach A person familiar with the situation says Kara Lawson has been hired by the Boston Celtics as an assistant coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because t...
00:12 2019-06-29

Anaheim Ducks hire Dallas Eakins as head coach ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Eakins is the Anaheim Ducks’ new coach. The Ducks announced the move Monday, filling the NHL’s last head coaching vacancy with the veteran coach of their AHL ...
18:36 2019-06-17

Preds hire Scuderi, Bordeleau, Rook as development coaches NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Rob Scuderi, Sebastien Bordeleau and Dave Rook as development coaches to help polish their prospects for the NHL. General manager David Poile...
19:36 2019-06-18

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established deliv...
19:00 2019-06-06

Vikings hire ex-NFL vet Kaeding as part-time kicking coach EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired nine-year NFL veteran Nate Kaeding as a part-time kicking coach. Kaeding, a two-time Pro Bowl pick with the San Diego Chargers, has begun working w...
01:36 2019-05-30

AP source: Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as new head coach A person with knowledge of the decision says the Memphis Grizzlies have hired Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins to be the team’s next head coach. The person says Jenkins is expected to be...
22:48 2019-06-11

Sabres hire Mike Bales, Don Granato to coaching staff BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Newly hired Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger has begun filling out his staff by hiring Don Granato and Mike Bales, who will take over as the goalie coach. Krueger also retained ...
19:48 2019-06-14

Cboe Expands U.S. Equities Leadership Team with New Senior Hire CHICAGO – June 20, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Adam Inzirillo, a longtime veteran of U.S. equities tradin...
19:36 2019-06-20

Failing to hire women, ECB extends supervision job deadline: sources The European Central Bank has extended a deadline for filling three top jobs at its bank supervision arm after it failed to hire any women for the roles, two sources said, illustrating the bank's long...
14:24 2019-05-27

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast indictments charging that he ripped off clients and tried to extort Nike — has lined up a defense attorney who bills himself as taking on “...
02:12 2019-05-29

Florida man, mistress charged in wife’s murder-for-hire plot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Florida man and his 30-year-old mistress hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like a bungled burglary. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Cr...
20:48 2019-06-04

Cleveland Cavaliers Hire Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb As Assistant Coach New Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein has made a notable addition to his coaching staff by bringing on Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb. Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news this aftern...
20:12 2019-06-12

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as new head coach After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
22:36 2019-06-11

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry a...
11:36 2019-07-12

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
17:48 2019-05-21

For Crucial Mid-Level Bureaucracy, Centre To Hire 40 Private Specialists The Centre has decided to appoint 40 private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, the Lok Sabha...
12:24 2019-07-03

Baltimore police hire new operations, integrity bureau heads BALTIMORE (AP) — The police department of Baltimore, Maryland, has hired new leaders for its operations and public integrity bureaus. The Baltimore Sun reports police Commissioner Michael Harrison has...
15:00 2019-05-22

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
05:48 2019-05-22

Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position Just a few days before the NBA draft, the Pelicans continue to stack up their front office with talent, adding former WNBA and Connecticut superstar Swin Cash as VP of Basketball Operations and Team D...
08:24 2019-06-12

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
22:36 2019-05-29

NYPD cop’s husband recalls staging his own death in murder-for-hire plot The estranged husband of an NYPD cop accused of plotting to have him murdered said he was floored by the allegations — until the feds made him stage his own death. Breaking his silence for the first t...
21:48 2019-05-22

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national....
09:36 2019-06-16

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Tradin...
20:48 2019-05-31

Jeffrey Epstein wants out of jail before trial; offers to ground jet, hire security Attorneys for Jeffrey Epstein asked a Manhattan federal judge Thursday to allow the financier to await trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges from the comforts and confines of his own home....
07:12 2019-07-12

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
21:48 2019-05-24

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was reve...
08:36 2019-06-18

Looking to hire good employees? Kim Kardashian West has the answer | Gene Marks The celebrity turned law student’s prison reform work is a reminder employers shouldn’t overlook released prisonersThe economy is growing, the unemployment rate is at historically low levels and most ...
18:36 2019-06-21

Boyfriend in murder-for-hire cop case accused of threatening to shoot man over ring The alleged mob wannabe who authorities say ratted out his NYPD girlfriend in a murder-for-hire plot appeared in Manhattan court Tuesday in a separate case — which accuses him of threatening to shoot ...
21:12 2019-05-28

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
18:24 2019-06-10

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry hire third nanny for baby Archie after two leave But sympathetic royal sources have explained the choice of a nanny is a highly personal decision and the couple might just want to get it right. Sources close to the Sussexes said on Friday night that...
17:36 2019-06-29

Cleveland Cavaliers make historic hire of Cal women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb The Cavaliers have hired University of California, Berkeley women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant on John Beilein's staff.       ...
05:36 2019-06-13

New York Mets hire former Sandy Koufax teammate Phil Regan, 82, as pitching coach The New York Mets hired 82-year-old Phil Regan as the team's interim pitching coach after firing former pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez....
01:24 2019-06-22

Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins The Nets have begun restocking their front office, naming Jeff Peterson assistant general manager on Saturday. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who left on May 19 for a promotion and GM title in New ...
23:48 2019-05-25

NYPD cop tried to cover tracks in murder-for-hire plot by smashing iPhones: court docs The NYPD cop who allegedly hired a hit man to knock off her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s daughter has been indicted. Disgraced cop Valerie Cincinelli was hit with two counts of murder for hir...
20:36 2019-05-30

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
18:12 2019-06-07

NYPD officer pleads not guilty in alleged murder-for-hire plot involving ex-husband and boyfriend's daughter The New York City police officer accused of orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot meant to kill her ex-husband and her boyfriend’s daughter pleaded not guilty to charges during a Friday hearing....
17:36 2019-06-18

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committ...
21:48 2019-06-07

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
07:48 2019-06-08

Prosecutor reveals new DNA evidence in missing mom case STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A prosecutor in the case of a missing Connecticut mother of five has revealed her blood was found mixed with her estranged husband’s DNA at her home. State’s Attorne...
18:00 2019-06-11

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history....
03:24 2019-06-08

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war c...
21:36 2019-06-19

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
17:48 2019-06-15

The Latest: Ex-prosecutor guilty of conspiracy in custody HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the detention of a former Honolulu prosecutor convicted of conspiracy (all times local): 11 a.m. A former Honolulu prosecutor convicted of conspiracy is in the custody of...
00:12 2019-06-29

Prosecutor drops murder, kidnapping charges against man FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A prosecutor has dropped murder and kidnapping charges against a 20-year-old West Virginia man who was accused of abducting a teenager, holding her hostage for about a year, imp...
19:12 2019-06-05

Former F.B.I. Agent Is Indicted in a Case Involving St. Louis’s Prosecutor The agent was hired to help investigate accusations against the former governor of Missouri. He is charged with perjury and tampering with evidence in the case....
03:48 2019-06-18

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections. C...
01:12 2019-06-13

Central Park 5 prosecutor won’t seek renewal of Columbia job NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law...
07:12 2019-06-13

The Latest: DR prosecutor vows no impunity in Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The latest on the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic (all times local): 5:0 p.m. The chief prosecutor in the Dominica...
01:12 2019-06-13

Jussie Smollett Case to Be Reviewed by Special Prosecutor The new prosecutor will review why the charges of faking a hate crime were dropped against the actor, and will be able to reopen the case if necessary....
18:48 2019-06-21

Prosecutor: Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire. Outaga...
04:01 2019-06-14

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is playing up her experience as a prosecutor on the campaign trail in South Carolina. She told a mostly black crowd in South ...
04:12 2019-06-09

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former M...
23:36 2019-06-18

Prosecutor: Man pulled from debris after house blast dies RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man pulled from the rubble of a New Jersey home following an explosion has died. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office said 48-year-old Mark Schellack d...
23:36 2019-06-18

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when...
02:24 2019-06-06

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
23:12 2019-06-15

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
18:12 2019-07-12

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of h...
03:36 2019-05-30

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab s...
19:36 2019-06-18

The Latest: Prosecutor: Army vet targeted 2 people in crowd SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of intentionally driving into a group of pedestrians (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Prosecutors say an Army vet ran his car into a crowd of pe...
00:12 2019-05-31

Andrew Weissmann, a Top Mueller Prosecutor, Has a Book Deal Mr. Weissmann appears to be the first prosecutor on the special counsel’s team to agree to write a book, though it is not clear how much he will reveal....
18:24 2019-06-21

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
04:36 2019-06-05

Prosecutor filing suggests scholar’s remains not recoverable CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors who secured a guilty verdict this week against a former University of Illinois doctoral student for killing a visiting scholar from China have suggested it won’t ever ...
03:36 2019-06-29

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department. The appearanc...
19:12 2019-06-05

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged HUGO, Oklahoma (AP) — A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery suspect in southeast Oklahoma sh...
19:24 2019-05-23

Prosecutor Carlos Stornelli's son suffers alleged bomb scare City Police explosive experts detonate device, made of plastic and cables, that was later identified as a replica of a bomb. Authorities are treating the incident as a "threat" to Prosecutor Stornelli...
15:12 2019-05-21

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. 'took what he wanted,' says prosecutor in rape case "Mr. Winslow, the defendant in this case, has been given much but it was not enough," San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens told the jury. "He took what he wanted."...
18:12 2019-05-21

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor The shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in Santo Domingo earlier this month was a case of mistaken identity, Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez said on Wednesday....
07:12 2019-06-20

Central Park Five prosecutor claims Netflix series defames her Linda Fairstein has come under intense scrutiny since the debut of When They See Us on Netflix A prosecutor of the men known as the “Central Park Five” has claimed a new Netflix series about their rap...
04:12 2019-06-12

David Ortiz's friend was target of the shooting, prosecutor says. He was sitting next to him More than a week after David Ortiz was shot as part of what police have called a murder-for-hire plot, authorities in the Dominican Republic now say the former Red Sox star was not the intended target...
09:36 2019-06-20

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jo...
21:36 2019-06-07

Anti-death penalty prosecutor proud to challenge status quo ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s first African American state attorney says she’s proud to have challenged the status quo with her opposition to the death penalty, even though she eventually...
19:12 2019-05-29

Prosecutor: Greed fueled Hawaii power couple’s schemes HONOLULU (AP) — A special U.S. prosecutor says a powerful Hawaii law enforcement couple used a secret police force of hand-picked officers in a blatant abuse of power to enrich themselves. A trial ope...
23:00 2019-05-23

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. Aaron Rugh (ROO) ma...
04:00 2019-06-04

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs' Hill inactive Prosecutor no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill        ...
20:48 2019-06-07

Robert Mueller, The Invisible Prosecutor Who Investigated President Trump As a prosecutor, Robert Mueller took on violent Hells Angels, mob bosses and foreign spies. At the end of his career, he was tasked with hunting the biggest target of all: the president of the United....
17:36 2019-05-21

Navy SEAL wants slaying case tossed or prosecutor removed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and illegally conducted surveillance of the defense team. Attorneys for Sp...
07:48 2019-05-30

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right...
16:48 2019-05-22

Swedish prosecutor will not appeal court ruling on Assange detention Sweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday it would not appeal a court ruling rejecting a formal request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained while an allegation of rape is investiga...
14:24 2019-06-20

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could ...
21:24 2019-06-21

Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt....
07:00 2019-06-13

Ex-Vatican treasurer's child sex offence conviction should stand: prosecutor Former Vatican treasurer George Pell's conviction on child sex offences should stand because a victim's account was truthful, a prosecutor told an Australian court on Thursday, the final day of the ca...
07:24 2019-06-06

Peru ex-president Toledo arrested in U.S. as prosecutor seeks extradition Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo was arrested in the United States under an extradition order on Tuesday, the South American country's public prosecutor's office said in a post on its offici...
00:00 2019-07-17

Daughter of ex-FBI director Comey is prosecutor in Epstein case: report Maurene Comey, daughter of fired FBI Director James Comey, is reportedly one of the prosecutors in the Jeffrey Epstein case. A source confirmed her involvement with CNN on Sunday. Comey has been servi...
10:00 2019-07-08

Bronx HS stabber was looking for fight when he pulled knife on classmates: prosecutor A bullied Bronx high schooler brought a switchblade to history class because he was itching to use it, a prosecutor said Friday, in closing arguments in the manslaughter trial of Abel Cedeno, the teen...
00:12 2019-07-13

Swiss prosecutor probes plane maker over Saudi, UAE business Switzerland’s federal prosecutor says it has opened a criminal investigation in connection with a Swiss airplane maker’s sale of training aircraft to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whose m...
21:00 2019-07-12

Kentucky prosecutor drops death penalty, saying witness lied ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A death penalty case has unraveled in Kentucky, where a prosecutor said he can’t go forward because a key witness can’t be truthful at trial. Hardin County prosec...
18:12 2019-06-20

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as head coach from 'excellent coaching pedigree' After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
07:36 2019-06-12

Gym teacher caught on video touching dozens of first-grade girls: prosecutor A former gym teacher at an Ohio elementary school allegedly touched 28 first-grade girls inappropriately, often grabbing their backsides or positioning them to straddle him, a prosecutor said. John Au...
17:24 2019-06-18

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
16:12 2019-05-21

Nxivm leader was ‘crime boss’ in quiet upstate neighborhood: prosecutor Accused Nxivm sex-cult leader Keith Raniere was “a crime boss” who operated out of an upstate neighborhood that was so unassuming, it was creepy, a Brooklyn prosecutor said in closing statements Monda...
20:36 2019-06-17

Algerian prosecutor refers former PMs to supreme court over alleged corruption: state TV An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption, state television reported on Sunday, citing a statement ...
20:12 2019-05-26

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of...
14:36 2019-06-06

Former Florida prosecutor derides Acosta's 'completely wrong' account concerning Epstein Former Palm Beach County State Attorney Barry Krischer unloaded on Alexander Acosta on Wednesday, saying Trump's Labor Secretary was peddling a "completely wrong" account of how Jeffrey Epstein escape...
04:00 2019-07-11

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix s...
03:48 2019-06-13

Alabama prosecutor drops charges against woman who lost fetus after being shot Alabama prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against a woman who lost her unborn baby in her fifth month of pregnancy when she was shot during an altercation in a case that has brought national at...
21:48 2019-07-03

Judge Napolitano: NYC prosecutor's role in Epstein case 'merits investigation' As President Trump's political opponents call for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign over his handling of a 2008 sex-trafficking case involving financier Jeffrey Epstein, one Democratic figure appe...
04:00 2019-07-11

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened ...
21:24 2019-06-12

No claim made for Lyon bomb French anti-terrorism prosecutor says No claim of responsibility has so far been made for a bomb attack in Lyon on Friday which injured 13 people, French anti-terrorism prosecutor Remy Heitz said on Saturday....
15:36 2019-05-25

Lyon Bombing Suspect Had Pledged Allegiance to the Islamic State, Prosecutor Says (PARIS) — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State...
13:12 2019-05-31

Ex-Sudan leader Bashir appears before prosecutor to face corruption charges Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir was brought before a prosecutor to face corruption charges. It was the first time he has been seen in public since being toppled in an April coup....
04:24 2019-06-17

'Central Park 5' prosecutor says Netflix series defames her with false information A prosecutor of the men known as the "Central Park Five" said a new Netflix Inc series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and he...
01:00 2019-06-12

Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defense lawye...
05:00 2019-06-04

Judge orders special prosecutor to re-investigate the Jussie Smollett case Just when you thought it was safe to go back out on the internet without having to think about the Jussie Smollett legal-nonsense clusterfuck ever again: A Chicago-area judge has just decided that, no...
04:12 2019-06-22

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of misconduct. The judge ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czapl...
12:24 2019-06-04

Military judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge in California has removed the lead prosecutor from the case of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq. The military judge on Monday took the rare step after defense lawyers...
09:00 2019-06-04

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” ...
22:36 2019-06-04

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the ha...
21:12 2019-06-19

Judge removes lead prosecutor from Navy SEAL's court-martial The lead prosecutor in a court-martial of a Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was removed Monday, following revelations the prosecution was involved in a scheme to track emails sent to the defense and...
07:48 2019-06-04

Criminal investigation of Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill no longer active, prosecutor says Prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating allegations that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused.       ...
00:48 2019-06-08

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be ex...
18:24 2019-06-21

Book publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989....
03:24 2019-06-08

Algeria prosecutor refers ex-PM to supreme court over alleged corruption: statement An Algerian prosecutor has referred former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, a current minister and two ex-ministers to the supreme court over corruption allegations, the Algiers public prosecutor's offic...
14:48 2019-06-19

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the for...
23:12 2019-06-07

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case....
04:36 2019-06-04

A domestic violence accuser's arrest for taking her husband's guns isn't what it might seem, prosecutor says A Florida prosecutor has downgraded the charges facing a woman who seized her estranged husband's guns after he was accused of domestic violence. But the prosecutor denied previous narratives that she...
03:48 2019-07-05

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
12:36 2019-06-09

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days late as lawyers on both sides grappled over allegation...
09:48 2019-05-23

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Fiv...
02:48 2019-06-05

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revis...
17:48 2019-06-09

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
18:48 2019-06-05

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
23:00 2019-06-19

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutor Diego Costa has been accused of income tax fraud worth just over 1 million euros (£885,755) for money made from image rights, prosecutors in Madrid said on Tuesday....
17:12 2019-06-04

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on Monday....
14:00 2019-06-04

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried ...
04:12 2019-06-22

Navy SEAL bragged about killing captive teen ISIS fighter: prosecutor SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL stabbed to death a wounded and captive teenage Islamic State fighter in Iraq and then bragged about it, a military prosecutor told jurors Tuesday during opening state...
05:48 2019-06-19

Judge removes lead prosecutor in case against Navy SEAL charged with murder A Navy judge has removed the lead prosecutor in the case against a Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded person and shooting at noncombatants in Iraq, citing potential conflicts of interest over ...
02:24 2019-06-05

St Louis prosecutor refuses to accept cases from police officers accused of racism Attorney refuses to advance investigations of officers who have allegedly posted racist and violent comments on social mediaThe top prosecutor in St Louis has compiled an “exclusion list” of dozens of...
01:12 2019-06-20

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revis...
08:36 2019-06-08

Jussie Smollett incident isn't over: Chicago judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate A Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor to probe the decision to drop charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
19:48 2019-06-21

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
00:12 2019-06-06

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defe...
08:48 2019-06-04

U.S. prosecutor calls Jeffrey Epstein 'extraordinary' flight risk as judge weighs bail A U.S. prosecutor on Monday said Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier charged with sex trafficking underage girls, poses an "extraordinary risk of flight" and danger to the community and must remai...
18:01 2019-07-15

Mariska Hargitay hasn't spoken to Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein since her resignation Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein said she inspired "Law & Order: SVU," but she hasn't spoken to Mariska Hargitay since resigning from the star's charity board....
00:36 2019-06-19

Prosecutor refuses to work with St. Louis cops over alleged racist social media posts Nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers have been added to a list of officers banned from bringing cases to the city circuit attorney’s office — after a national research project accused them of ma...
17:36 2019-06-19

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor ...
22:48 2019-07-11

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send a strong and necessary message” to victims, the Pro...
15:24 2019-05-21

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
17:24 2019-06-13

Central Park Five lead prosecutor steps down from role at Columbia Law School over fallout from Netflix series The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five trial announced Wednesday that she would not return as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School as she, and other key figures from the case, continue to...
17:48 2019-06-13

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigns from board of alma mater Vassar College Author and former prosecutor Linda Fairstein -- facing a swarm of controversy over a Netflix series that examines a wrongful conviction in a high-profile rape case -- has resigned as a trustee of her ...
17:48 2019-06-05

Mariska Hargitay hasn't talked to Central Park Five prosecutor friend Linda Fairstein Mariska Hargitay has not been talking to former "Central Park Five" prosecutor and friend Linda Fairstein.        ...
23:12 2019-06-18

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from cas...
04:00 2019-06-04

Manhattan District Attorney Refuses to Reopen Cases Handled by Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Since the release of Netflix’s haunting masterpiece When They See Us, karma has been working overtime to derail the lives and careers of former prosecutor Linda Fairstein and attorney Elizabeth Ledere...
23:48 2019-06-18

Ex-Honolulu prosecutor, her retired police chief husband guilty in plot to frame relative to hide financial fraud HONOLULU (AP) — Ex-Honolulu prosecutor, her retired police chief husband guilty in plot to frame relative to hide financial fraud. The post Ex-Honolulu prosecutor, her retired police chief husband gui...
06:12 2019-06-28

Prosecutor Drops Charges Against Marshae Jones, the Alabama Woman Who Caught a Case When She Lost Her Unborn Baby After Getting Shot in a Fight Marshae Jones, the Alabama woman who was arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of her fetus after she got shot during a fight, will not be prosecuted, the district attorney overseeing th...
05:24 2019-07-04

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
19:36 2019-05-22

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. Accord...
19:12 2019-05-30

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
21:24 2019-05-21

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punch-card time-keeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector gener...
23:36 2019-06-06

Ex-prosecutor Linda Fairstein, under fire after 'When They See Us,' resigns as Vassar trustee Linda Fairstein, whose involvement in the Central Park Five case was included in Netflix's "When They See Us," resigned from Vassar's board        ...
02:24 2019-06-05

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight....
01:00 2019-07-04

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
12:48 2019-06-11

Ex-Mormon bishop given 4 months in sex abuse of teenage boy WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A former bishop with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been sentenced to four months in jail after being found guilty of sexual abuse of one teenage boy and ...
01:12 2019-06-13

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
08:48 2019-06-05

Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man faces sentencing Thursday in federal court for his role in the abuse of an autistic relative who was held captive in a cage and physically abused. Jody Lambert of Am...
14:12 2019-06-13

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
23:36 2019-05-30

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan s...
08:24 2019-05-26

Lawyer for former priest denies new sex abuse allegations LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general’s ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new alle...
15:24 2019-06-28

Sundance co-founder gets at least 6 years in sex abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to ...
22:36 2019-07-02

Teens who abuse opioids likely to use heroin, study says More than 13 percent of young people who currently use prescription opioids to get high, and nearly 11 percent of who stopped using them to get high, moved on to heroin after graduation....
22:12 2019-07-08

Richmond Man Charged With Abuse, Child Abandonment RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – A Richmond man was arrested for child abandonment and abuse after police say he hurt his child and then never returned to daycare to pick the child up. According to our ne...
18:12 2019-06-20

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overco...
05:12 2019-05-30

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also an...
00:00 2019-05-25

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day....
01:48 2019-06-01

Stan Lee's ex-manager 'to be charged with elder abuse' Prosecutors in Los Angeles will reportedly charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
19:00 2019-05-29

Former UN official jailed for child abuse in Nepal A Canadian aid worker will serve time in jail for sexually abusing two children aged 12 and 14 in Nepal. Peter Dalglish has had a long career in the aid sector and was awarded the Order of Canada in 2...
13:12 2019-07-09

Prosecutor calls for Kevin Spacey 'groping' case to dropped after accuser refuses to testify A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has refused to give evidence, prompting the actor's lawyer to call for the case to be dismissed....
11:36 2019-07-09

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his ...
00:49 2019-07-07

Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment. The Los Angeles Times reports t...
19:48 2019-06-19

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been tr...
01:24 2019-06-23

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
19:24 2019-06-27

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for legislation that would give them a legal opportunity...
23:48 2019-06-04

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroeder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office sai...
01:01 2019-05-23

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
18:00 2019-06-08

Woman accuses top US cardinal of dismissing sex abuse case HOUSTON (AP) — The cardinal leading the U.S. Catholic Church’s response to sex abuse is being accused of mishandling a case in which his deputy allegedly manipulated a woman into a sexual relati...
20:48 2019-06-04

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
02:00 2019-05-29

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore. The pressure comes not only fr...
20:24 2019-06-09

Animated videos: Boy Scouts’ new tactic to fight sex abuse NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America are seeking to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts with a new awareness program featuring cartoon-style videos that will be provided to more than 1.2 milli...
14:36 2019-06-20

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dat...
22:24 2019-05-22

'He never hit her in front of me again' – Donna Ferrato's domestic abuse photos As two exhibitions of the photojournalist’s work open in Madrid on her 70th birthday, Ferrato recalls some of the most powerful images in Holy – a retrospective spanning nearly 40 yearsFor nearly four...
08:24 2019-06-20

Wolff: Online abuse only makes Mercedes stronger "Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the \u0027haters\u0027 have only strengthened the Formula One champions\u0...
19:36 2019-06-27

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution th...
14:24 2019-06-12

Defendants confess to child sex abuse at German campsite Three men on trial for sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite in the German town of Lügde have confessed in court. The case is one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent dec...
21:00 2019-06-27

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos p...
15:24 2019-06-05

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
08:48 2019-05-25

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved...
03:48 2019-05-25

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
19:24 2019-07-03

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
17:36 2019-06-06

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana farm: What we know so far The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
22:36 2019-06-05

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s form...
00:24 2019-06-06

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported in parliament....
14:12 2019-07-01

Memphis launches external review following abuse complaints Memphis launches independent external review of its women's basketball program following complaints of abuse and harassment       ...
02:12 2019-07-04

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Ari...
23:36 2019-05-25

Little Rock Diocese settles sexual abuse claims for $790,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them more than four decades ago say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what t...
06:12 2019-06-28

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Douglas County prosecutors charged 36-year-old Angela H...
11:36 2019-07-04

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
14:12 2019-06-28

R. Kelly’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss sex abuse lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly’s lawyers want a Chicago judge to toss a 2019 lawsuit alleging the singer sexually abused a minor a little over 20 years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports their motion t...
15:24 2019-06-28

Palestinians: Israeli forces hit rally against police abuse JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians claim Israeli forces attacked them after a peaceful rally against police brutality in east Jerusalem. An eyewitness, 49-year-old Abed Zamzam, says that after prayers on T...
15:24 2019-06-28

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted R...
07:24 2019-06-05

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in a...
12:12 2019-06-07

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
01:36 2019-05-26

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new in...
14:00 2019-05-24

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex o...
23:36 2019-05-21

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church. Cardinal Daniel DiN...
18:00 2019-06-11

The Latest: 1 in custody on abuse charges at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested one of three pe...
01:12 2019-06-13

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that m...
17:24 2019-06-12

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the...
19:24 2019-06-11

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overf...
07:24 2019-06-17

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. ...
23:12 2019-06-03

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
22:36 2019-05-21

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The decision Friday came about 10 months ...
01:24 2019-06-15

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
01:36 2019-06-12

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, accord...
02:12 2019-05-31

Supreme Court Overturns Garrard Co. Man’s Sex Abuse Conviction FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Garrard County man serving a 20-year sentence for rape, sodomy and sex abuse. Matthew Hacker Sr., 51, was ...
15:36 2019-06-16

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
08:48 2019-06-15

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its...
09:00 2019-06-01

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer.        ...
22:12 2019-05-30

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stress...
23:12 2019-06-13

Preparing To Sue, Ex-Boy Scouts Recall Abuse By Unit Leaders Darrell Jackson, 57, of The Bronx, N.Y., is interviewed in New York, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was abused by scoutmaster Freddie Modica after joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at the age of 10. Despite...
18:24 2019-05-27

The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded ...
04:12 2019-06-11

Sundance co-founder sentenced again in second sexual abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s was sentenced Tuesday on a sexual abuse charge for the second time in as man...
18:36 2019-07-10

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
19:48 2019-05-22

The Latest: Doctor’s family says reports of abuse painful TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The family of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who’s accused of sexually abu...
16:36 2019-05-21

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies....
16:48 2019-05-21

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authoriti...
23:12 2019-06-06

Two women in New Mexico, where Epstein owns a ranch, have accused him of sex abuse Two people have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse in New Mexico, where the multi-millionaire pedophile owns a sprawling ranch in the desert south of Santa Fe, a spokesperson for the state’...
02:00 2019-07-16

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
18:12 2019-06-13

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical prope...
19:48 2019-06-13

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
05:24 2019-06-13

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsu...
05:00 2019-07-16

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
04:36 2019-06-07

Hayes and Carragher back campaign to end abuse of female footballers • Leading names from women’s and men’s game offer support• Campaign and petition follow Guardian reporting on abuseLeading names from women’s and men’s football have joined forces to back a campaign t...
12:00 2019-07-03

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:C...
11:12 2019-07-11

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
14:36 2019-06-14

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make ...
18:00 2019-06-06

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops The Vatican's sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland's Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundred...
12:36 2019-06-14

Amid sex abuse scandals, Vatican upholds confession secrecy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Amid pedophile clergy scandals, the Vatican is declaring “unacceptable” any efforts by politicians or lawmakers to make priests violate their obligation to keep secret ...
13:24 2019-07-01

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse cri...
04:48 2019-06-13

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
12:12 2019-06-30

Stan Lee’s ex-manager pleads not guilty to elder abuse charges A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges that allege he stole from the late Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will....
07:48 2019-06-06

More Ohio State alumni sue school over abuse by team doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More Ohio State alumni are suing the university over how school officials dealt with a team doctor who an investigation concluded had sexually abused at least 177 young men betwe...
01:12 2019-06-13

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a California dumpster in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after...
17:24 2019-06-12

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players       ...
17:12 2019-06-08

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with “concerns and allegations” about abuse rose by 50%...
19:24 2019-06-19

Reports of abuse of detained minors at Yuma border station NBC News- There are new reports of mistreatment of children at a border detention center in Arizona. NBC News have obtained reports on abuse of minors at a Yuma Border Patrol station. NBC News NBC New...
22:24 2019-07-10

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation. Delegates representing the nation’...
20:24 2019-06-08

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had...
21:36 2019-07-08

Suit accuses Scientology church, leader of abuse, trafficking A California lawsuit has accused the controversial Church of Scientology International and its leader of engaging in child abuse, human trafficking and retaliatory activities against former members....
23:48 2019-06-20

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation....
01:36 2019-06-11

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy...
00:36 2019-06-11

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates are expected to adopt new ab...
19:24 2019-06-11

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
18:48 2019-07-09

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotligh...
09:00 2019-07-12

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
11:24 2019-06-03

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur ...
09:12 2019-06-12

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicr...
03:24 2019-06-15

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
03:48 2019-06-12

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donni...
01:24 2019-06-15

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
20:36 2019-07-04

Young Jewish Europeans face more abuse than their parents: study Young Jewish Europeans experience more anti-Semitism than their parents, with a rise in abuse coming in emails, text messages and social media postings, according to a European Union study released on...
20:36 2019-07-04

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an...
22:36 2019-07-04

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. S...
23:00 2019-06-10

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
04:12 2019-05-30

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with MexicoR...
22:24 2019-05-28

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive. The U.N. Human Rights Office s...
11:36 2019-05-28

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local gove...
09:48 2019-05-28

Ex-Boy Scouts are preparing to sue for abuse by troop leaders: 'It messed up my life' George Frey/Getty Images Hundreds of men across the US have recently contacted lawyers for help suing the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse they say they suffered at the hands of scout leaders. Som...
00:48 2019-05-28

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his dio...
12:00 2019-06-05

Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book author’s wealth and exert influence over him, say authoritiesA former business manager of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on S...
20:12 2019-05-26

Ex-CDC head Thomas Frieden avoids jail in sex abuse case The scandal-scarred former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copped to a no-jail deal Tuesday, following accusations he groped a woman’s backside inside his Brooklyn ...
19:36 2019-06-04

Former Vatican treasurer appears in court for appeal against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
02:36 2019-06-05

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police. The Italian bisho...
19:24 2019-05-23

Former Carlisle City Clerk Charged With Theft, Abuse Of Public NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -A former Carlisle city clerk is sitting in jail on charges of theft and abuse of public trust. An indictment says that Ann Brierly stole more than $10,000 from the city ...
19:24 2019-05-23

After SAFE Act Passage, The Battle Against Elder Financial Abuse Remains Far From Over Financial elder abuse is a huge issue in the United States and Congress just passed legislation that would better allow financial advisors to combat and report the issue....
15:48 2019-05-21

Stan Lee's former business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Although Stan Lee died in November of 2018, his legacy continues to live on, immortalized in massive comic book movies, fondly remembered cameos, and a host of brightly colored characters beloved by m...
01:48 2019-05-26

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 y...
07:36 2019-06-05

Lawyers in Ohio State doc sex abuse case to see full report COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says lawyers for men who allege they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor should get to see the unredacted findings of a law firm that investigat...
22:24 2019-05-24

Kansas Christian school founder acquitted of child sex abuse OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The co-founder of a suburban Kansas City school has been found not guilty of child sexual abuse charges. Fox4KC reports 49-year-old Dennis Creason was acquitted Tuesday on several ...
15:00 2019-05-22

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
22:24 2019-05-23

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who ...
01:36 2019-05-30

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punche...
01:24 2019-05-22

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges Keya Morgan, a former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.        ...
01:48 2019-05-26

Former Estill Co. Teacher Arraigned On Charges Tied To Sex Abuse Case ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Estill County teacher made an appearance in court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Sherry Murphy’s attorney, Michael Eubanks, told LEX 18 that hi...
00:12 2019-06-05

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women...
17:36 2019-05-29

Kenyan court stops abuse of office charge against top judge A Kenyan court said on Friday that the deputy chief justice at the country's highest court cannot be prosecuted for abuse of office in a case brought against her last year, saying police failed to fol...
18:48 2019-05-31

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana agritourism destination FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular destination for school field ...
20:00 2019-06-05

Google is cracking down on Drive and Chrome extensions that abuse your data Google is expanding its privacy audit to make third-party developer access to Chrome and Google Drive more secure. To that effect, developers must rework their Chrome extensions to request only minimu...
21:36 2019-05-31

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a...
04:00 2019-07-08

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims in French court Michael Jackson fan groups sought damages on Thursday from two of the late pop legend's alleged abuse victims for "sullying his image" in the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland"....
16:36 2019-07-04

Rams’ Aaron Neary suspended 4 games; substance abuse cited NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman Aaron Neary has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The NFL said ...
00:12 2019-06-29

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
20:24 2019-07-09

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
18:00 2019-06-11

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football t...
22:12 2019-06-08

US tip-off leads to arrest after man buys child abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia An Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation, following a tip off from US authorities in Decemb...
12:48 2019-07-09

Trump's rhetoric 'makes journalists vulnerable to abuse', says Amal Clooney Lawyer criticises US president at media freedom conference alongside Jeremy HuntThe lawyer Amal Clooney has joined the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, in criticising Donald Trump’s attacks on the medi...
21:24 2019-07-10

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
20:12 2019-07-10

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer.....
07:36 2019-06-10

Jeffrey Epstein: sex abuse allegations against billionaire socialite began in 2005 Epstein’s friends have included Trump as he sought to manage money for wealthy clients, but allegations against him have been ongoing for yearsJeffrey Epstein, 66, is a Brooklyn-born financier who mad...
02:36 2019-07-09

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
23:00 2019-06-09

Police hunt Oklahoma couple fleeing child abuse charges Law enforcement in Oklahoma and Missouri are hunting a man and a woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse after they fled from Oklahoma to Missouri last month....
10:36 2019-07-04

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He work...
01:00 2019-05-24

Afghanistan women's coach 'disgusted' with FIFA president over abuse scandal The coach of the Afghanistan women's soccer team said on Wednesday she was disgusted with FIFA and its president Gianni Infantino for not taking action earlier and more rigorously to investigate an ab...
23:24 2019-07-03

Spain's Supreme Court to settle 'Wolf Pack' sex abuse case Spain's Supreme Court decides on Friday whether to uphold a ruling that cleared five young men of gang-raping a teenager at a bull-running festival, concluding a case that triggered mass protests and ...
04:00 2019-06-21

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim t...
13:36 2019-05-29

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get wo...
10:12 2019-06-20

Ajit Pai Is Still Withholding Facts About Location-Data Abuse From Fellow Commissioners Democratic commissioners at the FCC are still in the dark when it comes the agency’s ongoing investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ geolocation data, Gizmodo has learned.Read more......
00:48 2019-06-20

'Where Is My Mommy? She’s Gone': Tiffany Haddish Discusses Her Childhood Abuse With David Letterman It’s no secret that there are profound tragedies at the root of many comedic success stories. As Tiffany Haddish revealed in her 2017 autobiography, The Last Black Unicorn, hers occurred in childhood ...
08:48 2019-05-31

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her...
13:48 2019-06-19

Police honor pizza delivery man who rescued girls from alleged abuse LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark Buede was honored Tuesd...
12:24 2019-06-19

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, inclu...
20:48 2019-05-30

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline ...
13:48 2019-06-14

‘Abuse Is a Pattern.’ Why These Nations Took the Lead in Criminalizing Controlling Behavior in Relationships At first, it seemed sweet. Natalie Curtis’s boyfriend called her dozens of times a day, keen to hear every detail of what she was doing in her daily life: what she ate for lunch, who she saw at ...
14:36 2019-06-21

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops...
00:48 2019-06-14

Socialite accuses ‘coke-snorting’ ex of abuse in ugly custody battle A Manhattan socialite is waging a nasty custody battle with her allegedly abusive, coke-snorting estranged husband, court papers said. Julianne Michelle — a 34-year-old philanthropist and actress — cl...
02:48 2019-07-03

Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck’s murder accused of domestic abuse by wife The estranged wife of the man arrested for allegedly murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck claimed he terrorized her during their marriage — slashing her with a butcher’s knife an...
19:00 2019-07-01

USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse...
19:48 2019-06-19

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it. The impassioned speec...
01:12 2019-06-13

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows ...
03:12 2019-06-28

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it....
02:00 2019-06-13

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens,...
05:48 2019-06-13

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
22:00 2019-05-28

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older...
01:36 2019-05-30

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, w...
14:48 2019-05-21

Stan Lee elder abuse case: Former business manager pleads not guilty A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to charges that allege he stole from the Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will.        ...
04:01 2019-06-06

Top U.S. cardinal accused of ignoring sex abuse case involving deputy and woman A Houston woman alleges a priest seduced her when she came to him for spiritual counselling at a low point in her life, and that his boss dismissed it....
00:12 2019-06-05

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
15:12 2019-05-21

"Gross Abuse Of Power": Lawmakers Write To PM Against Indira Jaising Raid Over 20 members of parliament on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, protesting the Central Bureau Investigation's (CBI) raids against senior lawyer Indira Jaising and her husband Anand......
17:24 2019-07-11

Chilling footage shows brutal abuse of calves at dairy farm Disturbing footage of young calves being brutally beaten and abused at an Illinois dairy farm has led retailers to pull the company’s product from their shelves. The harrowing footage secretly r...
02:36 2019-06-07

Howard plays amid abuse allegation, Storm beat Liberty Natasha Howard scored 14 points a day after abuse allegations were raised against her to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 78-69       ...
04:12 2019-07-15

RFL investigates Toronto owner for ‘racial abuse’ of Swinton’s Jose Kenga • RFL are examining claims made by player on Twitter• Prop says owner asked ‘do they allow black people in Swinton?’The Rugby Football League is investigating an allegation of racism made against Toro...
13:00 2019-06-07

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
00:48 2019-06-08

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a ...
10:48 2019-06-05

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human traffic...
01:12 2019-06-07

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
13:00 2019-06-09

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegati...
14:36 2019-06-06

One in five US tech employees abuse pain relief drugs, reveals study There is nothing wrong with bonding over a beer or two after work, but when it becomes too much, it is important to spot the warning signs of substance abuse and addiction, according to a new study....
22:48 2019-07-15

'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': Julie Heldman on depression and bottling up abuse Julie Heldman, the former US tennis player, discusses her mental health struggles, the emotional abuse she suffered as a child and life as a female tennis player alongside Billie Jean King....
15:12 2019-05-21

Jeffrey Epstein’s ranch in New Mexico linked to sex trafficking, abuse investigation Known as the Zorro Ranch, the high-desert property is now tied to an investigation that the state attorney general's office says it has opened into Epstein with plans to forward findings to federal au...
01:24 2019-07-14

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
10:24 2019-07-12

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
17:48 2019-05-28

Indonesia Frees Canadian Teacher Convicted of Child Abuse With ‘Magic Stone’ Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
09:48 2019-07-12

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist-related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight ...
22:00 2019-06-21

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
08:48 2019-06-11

Righting a wrong: UN Fund helps thousands of sex abuse survivors rebuild their lives About 3,340 women, children and men have been given support to restart their lives after falling prey to sexual exploitation or abuse (SEA) by United Nations personnel, thanks to a Trust Fund establis...
21:00 2019-06-21

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
23:00 2019-07-08

UCLA apologizes to patients of gynecologist James Heaps; he denies sex abuse charges The lawyer for a former gynecologist at UCLA says charges that Dr. James Heaps sexually abused patients are "baseless allegations."        ...
19:12 2019-06-11

Stan Lee's Business Partner Keya Morgan Arrested for Alleged Elder Abuse Stan Lee's former business partner Keya Morgan was arrested in Arizona this weekend for alleged elder abuse. "This morning, Scottsdale and Phoenix Police Department in......
23:24 2019-05-26

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago ...
23:24 2019-05-30

Babysitter accused of child sexual abuse at daycare gets 30 days after plea deal The woman faced charges stemming from alleged abused that took place at a daycare she ran from her home in Grove City, Ohio.        ...
21:24 2019-07-16

‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal An investigation at Ohio State University revealed that coaches had inklings of a team doctor’s sexual abuse. But Representative Jim Jordan’s denials are assuaging his constituents....
19:12 2019-06-02

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and transgender soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty Internati...
19:36 2019-07-11

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
12:12 2019-07-04

Janet Jackson lauds Michael's music legacy but avoids abuse claims Michael Jackson’s sister gives interview ahead of 10th anniversary of his deathJanet Jackson has said her brother Michael’s musical legacy will continue, but refused to comment on enduring allegations...
13:36 2019-06-23

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Cathol...
22:24 2019-07-11

Snoop Dogg shares 'nasty' Gascoigne post to warn of alcohol abuse Snoop Dogg has been criticised for posting pictures of himself and former footballer Paul Gascoigne on Instagram to illustrate the negative effects of alcohol compared to cannabis....
20:12 2019-06-27

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
19:48 2019-06-27

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 year...
18:36 2019-06-21

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she ...
07:12 2019-07-14

R. Kelly arrives in court, expected to plead not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
16:48 2019-06-06

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General...
15:24 2019-05-21

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah...
23:12 2019-07-10

Gazza calls Snoop Dogg ugly t*** in row over anti-alcohol abuse post Paul Gascoigne has described Snoop Dogg as an ugly t**t after the US rapper posted pictures showing what alcohol had allegedly done to the footballer's appearance....
14:24 2019-06-28

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
19:36 2019-06-04

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warne...
15:00 2019-06-06

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.        ...
03:36 2019-06-08

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusi...
20:48 2019-06-08

Top US cardinal reassigned abusive priest and dismissed sex abuse case, woman claims Texas woman Laura Pontikes reported her abusive priest to a top cardinal, but instead of removing the priest, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo reassigned him.        ...
22:36 2019-06-04