HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-12 05:32

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 Co...

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....
2019-06-20 07:00

‘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 thorough investigation of the Queens transit hub by MT...
2019-06-06 00:32

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 fresh-looking tattoo reading “‘Til Death&#...
2019-06-13 01:01

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 were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said ...
2019-06-06 23:16

Prosecutor appeals against travel by bishop in abuse case BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — 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. Prosecutor Maria Soledad Filtrin said Thursday that ...
2019-06-27 21:48

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)        ...
2019-07-10 05:16

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 troops and security services and American forces...
2019-06-07 17:48

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 recuse himself from the case....
2019-06-19 19:16

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 nonprofit status, the Washington Post reported....
2019-07-12 19:48

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 Los Angeles prosecutor alleged Tuesday, according to...
2019-07-10 12:00

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....
2019-06-21 22:48

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....
2019-06-21 22:16

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 Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutorR...
2019-06-16 21:32

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....
2019-06-21 20:32

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 hour, Fox News has learned.  ...
2019-07-06 00:00

Former Watergate prosecutor: The Mueller probe is 'totally different' from Watergate Former Watergate Assistant Special Prosecutor Jon Sale said Thursday that Robert Mueller's investigation is "totally different" from what unfolded during Watergate. ...
2019-05-30 18:32

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....
2019-05-30 08:16

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 part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract ha...
2019-05-28 23:48

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 Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday...
2019-05-30 13:00

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....
2019-05-22 20:32

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.       ...
2019-07-16 18:48

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....
2019-05-23 05:01

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....
2019-05-21 14:38

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. “What the people of New York deserve and dem...
2019-06-06 23:00

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 Tuesday....
2019-06-04 01:48

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....
2019-06-20 22:16

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 off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime. Lo...
2019-06-11 02:32

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...
2019-06-11 10:16

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.       ...
2019-06-11 14:16

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 go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Cen...
2019-05-28 19:32

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 every stage of their lives. One of its newest obse...
2019-06-15 03:00

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....
2019-06-28 02:16

China’s robot sensors 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 go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Cen...
2019-05-27 22:16

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....
2019-06-13 14:48

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 The Post. But he was allowed to retire before he cou...
2019-07-10 05:32

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.        ...
2019-05-30 08:16

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 jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
2019-05-21 16:00

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.        ...
2019-05-26 03:16

Jets hire Joe Douglas as GM At the University of Richmond Pro Day in 1999, Joe Douglas handed out a résumé to the teams there. Knowing he was not going to make it as a player, the offensive lineman tried to get an entry-level job with an NFL team. One of the teams he spoke to w...
2019-06-08 14:32

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 Eagles vice president of player personnel has done in...
2019-06-09 08:48

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....
2019-06-27 21:00

JCPenney to hire more than 120 seasonal associates Hiring sign. / Getty Images TUCSON – Are you looking for a seasonal job? JCPenney is hiring more than 120 seasonal associates in Tucson. The company plans to hire associates for the back-to-school season. A variety of store positions are available. C...
2019-06-27 18:32

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....
2019-07-11 09:01

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 Weddings, and her own real life rom-com“Oh my God, I can’...
2019-05-31 08:16

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....
2019-07-11 01:16

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....
2019-06-18 16:48

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....
2019-06-30 00:48

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’Brien! This, uh, wasn’t part of the plan. Because...
2019-06-20 06:16

Predators hire Dan Lambert as assistant coach NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Dan Lambert (pronounced lam-BAIR) as an assistant coach as the franchise attempts to boost a power play that struggled throughout the 2018-19 season. Lambert spent the last two seasons as hea...
2019-06-05 00:32

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.       ...
2019-07-08 22:32

Connecticut gov says United Technologies will hire in-state HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he’s been assured United Technologies Corporation plans to hire 1,000 additional workers at Pratt & Whitney over the next few years. The Democrat said Tuesday he’s also been assured ...
2019-06-11 23:16

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 Amphitheatre (Amphi) School District bus drivers transpor...
2019-07-09 15:16

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....
2019-05-21 14:48

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.       ...
2019-07-14 12:48

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....
2019-07-02 15:16

Ottawa Senators hire D.J. Smith as head coach OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Former Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach D.J. Smith is the new head coach of the Ottawa Senators. Smith signed a three-year contract with the club on Thursday. He replaces interim head coach Marc Crawford, who also interviewe...
2019-05-23 18:16

Oilers hire former Flames coach Jim Playfair as assistant EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers have hired former Calgary Flames head coach Jim Playfair as an assistant. The move Friday reunites Playfair with Dave Tippett, who was hired as Edmonton’s coach in late May. Playfair also served as a...
2019-06-22 00:32

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 season. He also has served as the head coach for ...
2019-06-05 00:32

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....
2019-05-27 15:00

Stop thinking you can hire enough people to fix your cybersecurity problems Compute and algorithms processing mountains of data is more efficacious than trying to hire cybersecurity professionals when there aren’t enough of them.Read More...
2019-07-18 22:16

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. The Bowling Green Daily News reports 39-year-old Antonio Marsonel ...
2019-05-22 10:48

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 imminent domination of sports media....
2019-06-29 18:16

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 the team hasn’t publicly announced the hire. ...
2019-06-29 03:00

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 “hopeless” cases. Miami lawyer Scott Srebnick, one ...
2019-05-29 03:16

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 affiliate in San Diego. Eakins spent the past four...
2019-06-17 19:16

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
2019-05-28 13:32

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. Craig Waldrup told news outlets that Jerry “To...
2019-06-04 20:48

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 struggle to attract female talent for senior posi...
2019-05-27 12:32

Nets hire Hawks’ Peterson as assistant general manager NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jeff Peterson as their assistant general manager. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who was hired as the New Orleans Pelicans’ GM. Peterson spent seven seasons in the front office of the Atlanta Hawk...
2019-05-26 02:16

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 trading, will join as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S...
2019-06-20 15:48

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......
2019-07-03 13:16

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 announced the hirings Tuesday. Scuderi will devel...
2019-06-18 20:00

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 imminent domination of sports media....
2019-06-29 18:32

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 delivery firms....
2019-06-07 00:32

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered by town halls....
2019-07-17 12:16

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 afternoon, and the Cavs announced the hire shortly after...
2019-06-13 03:32

‘Murder-for-hire’ cop Valerie Cincinelli must undergo psych exam A judge wants the NYPD officer accused of plotting to murder her estranged hubby — as well as her boyfriend’s teen daughter — to undergo a psychological examination to see if she’s fit to stand trial. Long Island federal Judge...
2019-07-18 02:16

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....
2019-05-21 22:32

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....
2019-05-21 20:32

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.       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

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 and retail giant Amazon....
2019-07-12 15:48

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 companies – particularly small businesses – are st...
2019-06-21 15:48

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 a man over a diamond ring. John DiRubba, who dropp...
2019-05-28 23:48

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 revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Lon...
2019-06-18 09:32

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....
2019-05-29 18:16

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......
2019-06-16 07:00

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...
2019-05-24 21:16

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....
2019-07-12 06:48

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 time, Isaiah Carvalho recalled when authorities dro...
2019-05-22 19:00

Grizzlies hire Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins as head coach The Memphis Grizzlies have finally filled their coaching vacancy by hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins. The Grizzlies will introduce Jenkins at news conference on Wednesday. Zachary Kleiman, Memphis’ executive vice president of bas...
2019-06-12 00:16

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. Trading her NYPD uniform and badge for a navy jumpsuit a...
2019-05-31 23:16

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.       ...
2019-06-10 21:16

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 nannies for Archie, born on May 6, was a personal...
2019-06-29 23:32

Accused jealous mastermind of murder-for-hire slaying of Dallas dentist goes on trial The murder-for-hire saga that has enraptured a Texas city for nearly four years will soon come to an end as the woman called the “mastermind” of the plot that killed a local dentist faces the courtroom jury on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:48

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.       ...
2019-06-13 05:16

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....
2019-06-22 05:16

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 hire and one count of obstruction of justice in the s...
2019-05-31 10:16

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....
2019-06-07 19:00

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, impregnating her and beating her so severely that she...
2019-06-05 19:48

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the pa...
2019-06-06 13:16

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 Attorney Richard Colangelo Jr. made the disclosure as Jen...
2019-06-11 17:32

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....
2019-06-08 10:16

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial soon on corruption charges and 41 former officials from his government are being investigated for suspected graft, the chief prosecutor said on Saturday....
2019-06-15 21:16

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is urging Sudan’s transitional authorities to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war crimes in Darfur...
2019-06-19 21:32

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer DALLAS (AP) — 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. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland said Friday tha...
2019-06-07 21:48

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to la...
2019-06-07 23:16

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...
2019-07-12 15:48

| 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....
2019-06-15 22:16

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 his trial....
2019-05-30 02:48

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....
2019-06-18 02:16

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 Carolina that her prosecutorial credentials have g...
2019-06-09 03:32

‘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....
2019-06-05 02:16

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 be possible to recover her remains. They made that...
2019-06-29 03:00

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....
2019-06-21 19:00

Board recommends suspension of Sandusky prosecutor’s license HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court will decide whether to a follow the recommendation of a lawyer ethics board and suspend the law license of a prosecutor over the investigation into Penn State administrators’ handling of...
2019-06-07 18:16

Jussie Smollett Case to Be Reviewed by Special Prosecutor The new prosecutor will investigate why the charges of faking a hate crime were dropped against the actor, and will be able to reopen the case if necessary....
2019-06-21 20:48

Swedish prosecutor asks to keep U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky in custody Swedish prosecutors on Friday asked to keep U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky in custody for six more days while they investigate him for aggravated assault over a street fight in Stockholm....
2019-07-19 13:16

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 Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and who now faces perju...
2019-06-18 22:16

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 appearance of Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Geddes at a...
2019-06-05 19:48

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 said Tuesday that his office is investigating two d...
2019-06-18 20:00

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged 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 should face criminal charges....
2019-05-23 22:32

Central Park 5 prosecutor resigns from nonprofit boards NEW YORK (AP) — A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series “When They See Us,” a miniseries that dramatizes the eve...
2019-06-05 04:16

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. Chief Prosecutor María Consuelo Porras announced We...
2019-06-13 01:32

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. Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said...
2019-06-14 02:48

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....
2019-05-21 15:16

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....
2019-06-20 10:32

International prosecutor seeks war crimes charges against Mali suspect The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday asked judges to approve war crimes and crimes against humanity charges against a man suspected of committing atrocities in Timbuktu in Mali....
2019-07-08 19:16

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 serving as an assistant US attorney in the Southern Dis...
2019-07-08 13:32

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 Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are schedu...
2019-05-30 07:48

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."...
2019-05-21 18:48

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are due in...
2019-05-22 10:48

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......
2019-05-21 18:48

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 be criminally charged a second time, a police spok...
2019-06-22 06:48

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 prosecutor Shane Young said no physical evidence shows A...
2019-06-20 18:32

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs' Hill inactive Prosecutor no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill       ...
2019-06-07 22:16

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 jogger...
2019-06-07 21:32

Publisher drops Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park 5 prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger. On Friday, Dutton spokeswoman A...
2019-06-07 21:48

Mexican church leader’s lawyers fault prosecutor’s remarks LOS ANGELES (AP) — New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California’s attorney general may have tainted a potential jury. Attorneys Ken Rosenfeld and Allen Sawyer sa...
2019-06-07 21:48

Algeria graft prosecutor refers two former PMs to supreme court: Ennahar An Algerian prosecutor investigating graft allegations has referred two former prime ministers and five former ministers to the supreme court, Ennahar TV reported on Sunday citing a statement from the prosecution....
2019-05-26 17:01

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 investigated....
2019-06-20 14:16

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dumped their bodies in rural Alabama nine days after ...
2019-06-13 22:00

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 rape conviction and exoneration defames her with fals...
2019-06-12 04:16

Prosecutor to discuss doctor accused of ordering fatal doses COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities plan to give an update on the criminal investigation of an intensive care doctor accused of ordering possibly fatal painkillers for dozens of Ohio hospital patients. The Franklin County prosecutor and Columbus police...
2019-06-05 17:00

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 official Twitter account....
2019-07-16 23:32

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 opened Wednesday and continues Thursday in what’...
2019-05-24 00:48

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....
2019-06-20 07:00

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....
2019-06-13 06:48

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 who killed one classmate and seriously injured an...
2019-07-13 03:32

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.       ...
2019-06-12 04:32

'Horror movie' sex cult hid in 'cookie cutter' New York suburb: prosecutor A reputed New York sex cult whose leader is accused of holding a woman hostage and having women branded with his initials carried out his crimes in an upstate subdivision that hid a "horror movie" reality, a federal prosecutor said on Monday....
2019-06-17 20:48

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, nope, this is what we’re doing with our brains today...
2019-06-22 01:00

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....
2019-05-25 13:48

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 Austin Hopkins, 25, of Springboro, was indicted Mond...
2019-06-18 20:32

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....
2019-05-21 14:48

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 examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ...
2019-06-22 04:48

'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 her role in it....
2019-06-12 00:48

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....
2019-06-17 05:32

Egyptian prosecutor: Mursi collapsed in cage in court, no sign of injury Egypt's public prosecutor said on Monday that ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi had collapsed in a cage in the court after addressing the tribunal and had been pronounced dead in hospital at 4:50 p.m. (1450 GMT)....
2019-06-17 20:16

A$AP Rocky to remain in detention after Swedish court grants prosecutor's request American rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation into an assault that took place in June, a Swedish court has ruled....
2019-07-19 18:16

Jussie Smollett seeks to derail special prosecutor who might refile charges against him Smollet is trying to stop appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate him again, along with the state's attorney's handling of his case.        ...
2019-07-20 04:32

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. Remy Heitz said in a statement on Friday that th...
2019-05-31 12:32

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 on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 21:16

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, a case that has brought national attention to the state's legal protection for fetuses....
2019-07-04 01:16

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.       ...
2019-06-07 22:32

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....
2019-06-04 07:32

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 lawyers without a warrant, a Navy spokesman said....
2019-06-04 05:32

‘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 hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
2019-06-19 23:48

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 Czaplak removed from Special Operations Chief Edward Ga...
2019-06-04 04:48

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 series on the case called “When They See Us.&...
2019-06-13 04:32

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 committed the burglary to protect herself from hi...
2019-07-05 10:16

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 accused the prosecution of spying on their emails...
2019-06-04 10:00

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 media....
2019-06-04 10:48

New York Man Plotted Attack On Times Square, Killing Police: Prosecutor A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing acquiring grenades and detonating them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter......
2019-06-08 06:16

Sudan's public prosecutor to investigate violence at protest site: SUNA Sudan's public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartoum, state news agency SUNA said on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:16

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....
2019-06-09 13:48

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....
2019-06-08 10:16

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 former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful...
2019-06-07 22:32

‘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,” according to a report Tuesday. A majority of direc...
2019-06-04 23:01

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 revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five bl...
2019-06-09 19:00

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....
2019-06-04 18:48

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 revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five bl...
2019-06-08 08:48

Morocco prosecutor seeks death sentences in Scandinavian women murder trial A Moroccan prosecutor on Thursday demanded the death sentence for three suspects in the murder of two female Scandinavian tourists in the Atlas mountains in December....
2019-06-27 21:48

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....
2019-06-05 00:48

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 police officers whose investigations she will not...
2019-06-19 23:16

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 for the same murders. “Equal justice under l...
2019-06-22 06:01

‘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 Five case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the c...
2019-06-05 03:16

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....
2019-06-19 20:48

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 the prosecutor's decision to use an email tracker ...
2019-06-05 07:16

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 statements in a politically charged court-martial. Lt. ...
2019-06-19 08:32

Sudan's military council dismisses public prosecutor, appoints replacement: sources Sudan's military council on Thursday dismissed public prosecutor Alwaleed Sayed Ahmed Mahmoud and appointed Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah to succeed him, prosecution sources told Reuters....
2019-06-20 15:01

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 allegations that prosecutors illegally snooped on the defens...
2019-05-23 07:48

Chief prosecutor: 5 people, including alleged gunman, detained in David Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Chief prosecutor: 5 people, including alleged gunman, detained in David Ortiz shooting. The post Chief prosecutor: 5 people, including alleged gunman, detained in David Ortiz shooting appeared first on LEX18....
2019-06-12 23:16

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 defense team's emails....
2019-06-04 03:32

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.        ...
2019-06-21 19:32

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....
2019-06-18 21:16

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....
2019-06-05 22:16

'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....
2019-06-13 17:48

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 alma mater....
2019-06-05 21:32

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 who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrad...
2019-07-11 22:48

R. Kelly held in jail without bond, after prosecutor argues he poses 'danger' to young girls if set free E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP A federal judge ordered R. Kelly to be held in jail without bond on Tuesday after warnings that the singer would pose an extreme danger to young girls if set free. US District Judge Harry Leinenweber said un...
2019-07-17 08:48

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 Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ...
2019-05-21 14:32

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 face fallout over the recent Netflix miniseries....
2019-06-13 19:00

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.        ...
2019-06-19 10:00

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 Lederer—two of the biggest beneficiaries of the Exonerat...
2019-06-18 23:00

Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms NEW YORK (AP) — Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms . The post Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep conf...
2019-06-07 21:48

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 guilty in plot to frame relative to hide financial fr...
2019-06-28 10:16

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 the case said Wednesday....
2019-07-04 10:16

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
2019-07-19 00:00

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        ...
2019-06-05 03:00

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....
2019-07-04 02:32

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punchcard timekeeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector general said Thursday. IG Carolyn Pokorny toured both the...
2019-06-07 02:00

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....
2019-05-22 21:32

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. According to information from the Centers for Disease Co...
2019-05-31 01:32

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....
2019-05-22 00:16

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....
2019-07-09 01:48

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....
2019-06-05 04:16

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....
2019-07-08 22:16

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
2019-07-18 17:16

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
2019-07-18 00:16

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 lewdness with another. The Deseret News reports th...
2019-06-13 01:32

Stan Lee's ex-manager to be charged with elder abuse Prosecutors in Los Angeles are to charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
2019-05-29 21:48

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 news partners at WBON, daycare workers noticed bruis...
2019-06-20 18:32

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. ...
2019-07-19 02:16

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 2017....
2019-07-09 13:01

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. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual a...
2019-05-30 04:00

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 allegations. Vincent DeLorenzo, who served several Mic...
2019-06-28 14:48

Judge OKs $60M settlement in Haiti sex abuse case HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a $60 million legal settlement involving as many as 170 people who say they were sexually abused as children at a now-defunct charity school in Haiti. That’s according to lawyer...
2019-06-07 18:16

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......
2019-05-31 00:32

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period       ...
2019-06-12 15:32

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 sexual abuse of a child....
2019-07-03 04:32

Storm looking into abuse allegations against Natasha Howard The Seattle Storm say they are looking into allegations on social media that Natasha Howard physically threatened and abused her wife       ...
2019-07-14 02:16

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 Amite pleaded guilty in October to a federal civil r...
2019-06-13 13:48

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 13:01

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....
2019-06-01 07:16

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 announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
2019-05-24 20:16

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 office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’...
2019-07-07 07:16

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
2019-05-25 10:16

| 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....
2019-06-15 11:16

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder’s girlfr...
2019-05-23 03:16

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....
2019-06-08 18:16

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....
2019-05-25 01:16

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 overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
2019-06-17 07:16

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 to sue the university. Dozens of alumni already h...
2019-06-05 00:32

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 not guilty to sexually abusing two patients. Dr. J...
2019-06-11 04:48

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
2019-07-18 12:00

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......
2019-05-25 21:48

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. Roy Jeffs, 26, was found dead Friday in his Salt L...
2019-06-03 19:48

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 “swiftly and justly” to the allegations ma...
2019-06-05 04:32

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 stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
2019-06-14 03:16

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 presented to millions of people, arguing that his “...
2019-06-05 14:32

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 former manager and two other individuals over a “sinis...
2019-06-05 19:00

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 receiving psychological counseling over the years...
2019-05-27 18:00

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — 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 dated back decades. The Phillips...
2019-05-22 21:00

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 an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
2019-06-07 20:01

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."        ...
2019-06-06 02:48

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 Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest...
2019-05-26 07:32

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 relationship, even as he counseled her husband on their ...
2019-06-04 20:48

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 after the former Baylor basketball player was arre...
2019-06-15 03:16

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....
2019-05-29 06:00

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....
2019-05-22 18:16

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....
2019-05-21 22:48

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 Hock, of Riverdale, Nebraska, on Wednesday. She did...
2019-07-04 09:32

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
2019-06-12 18:00

Bishops meeting on sex abuse clouded by state investigations DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of boxes. Millions of records. From Michigan to New Mexico this month, attorneys general are sifting through files on clergy sex abuse, seized through search warrants and subpoenas at dozens of archdioceses. They’re look...
2019-06-11 10:32

Ex-UCLA gynecologist pleads not guilty to patient sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step fo...
2019-06-11 10:32

Watchdog: Neglect and abuse unreported in nursing facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of Medicare beneficiaries to authorities even though reporting is required. Auditors with the Health and H...
2019-06-12 12:16

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....
2019-07-03 23:16

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 DiNardo is president of the U.S. Conference of Cathol...
2019-06-11 17:32

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, according to court documents released Thursday....
2019-05-31 03:32

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.        ...
2019-06-06 18:48

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.        ...
2019-05-30 22:32

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 that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
2019-06-12 20:32

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 translated into 48 languages and performed in more t...
2019-06-22 16:48

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....
2019-06-27 20:48

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\u0027 resolve."...
2019-06-27 20:32

Catholic bishops approve new sex-abuse reporting hotline BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have voted to create a new national sex-abuse hotline. The system would field allegations accusing bishops of committing abuse or covering it up. It’s supposed to be operating within a year and would be ru...
2019-06-12 23:16

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 to dismiss was filed Wednesday in Cook County Circu...
2019-06-28 13:16

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 Thursday, Israeli police were in the area to patrol...
2019-06-28 13:16

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 spending on victim compensation and child protect...
2019-06-01 05:32

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse 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 mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, presid...
2019-06-12 12:16

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 from longtime critics of the church’s response...
2019-06-09 21:32

'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 decades, the photojournalist Donna Ferrato has do...
2019-06-20 12:00

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 million Cub Scouts across the nation. Targeted at child...
2019-06-20 13:32

'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....
2019-07-01 13:16

Many women in Morocco face abuse at home, some are now speaking out Bearing pictures of scars and bruises she said she had suffered at home, Fatna Ben Ghala sought help at a women's counseling center in a poor neighborhood near Morocco’s capital Rabat after she and her mother endured domestic violence by a relative....
2019-06-10 18:32

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
2019-07-20 12:16

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 offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
2019-05-22 01:48

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)        ...
2019-06-12 01:48

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....
2019-06-28 15:01

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.”...
2019-06-14 21:00

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....
2019-06-07 00:16

New Jersey cop’s infant daughter suffered ‘pattern of abuse’ before death The New Jersey cop accused of fatally beating his infant daughter had nine skull fractures from ongoing abuse, court documents said. Daniel Bannister, a Ewing Police Department officer, was charged with the murder Thursday of his 3-month-old daughter...
2019-07-19 22:32

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....
2019-05-21 14:48

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 Donnie Rowe asked neighbors for help last Friday night....
2019-06-15 03:16

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 any difference?...
2019-06-07 00:16

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 lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
2019-07-16 09:16

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 “ludicrous.”...
2019-06-14 17:16

Nursing assistant found guilty of patient abuse appeals DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A judge has found a nursing assistant guilty of simple assault and patient abuse in covering the mouth of a 92-year-old patient at a nursing center and recording it. Nineteen-year-old Samantha Siegel, of Portsmouth, was sentenced T...
2019-06-07 18:16

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and consid...
2019-06-11 23:16

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....
2019-06-12 11:16

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 hundreds of cases of abuse of minors by priests...
2019-06-14 12:48

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 sexual abuse....
2019-06-11 06:16

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation. Sophia Richter was sentenced Monday to 10 years’ probation on child abu...
2019-06-11 02:32

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. Some of their lawyers said they have evidence that th...
2019-05-28 03:48

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....
2019-06-13 17:32

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 punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip ...
2019-05-22 01:00

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. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando we...
2019-06-10 19:16

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 between 1979 and 1997. The federal case filed Wednesday...
2019-06-13 01:32

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss...
2019-06-08 20:32

UPDATE 1-EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) by the European Commission on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
2019-07-18 14:00

The Latest: Man sues Fairlife brand after farm abuse videos FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A California man is suing the Fairlife brand of milk products, accusing it of fraud followi...
2019-06-12 23:16

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sexual abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sexual abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light....
2019-07-17 10:48

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 multimillionaire pedophile owns a sprawling ranch in the desert south of Santa Fe, a spokesperson for the state’s attorney general told The Post. The two alleged v...
2019-07-16 09:16

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse 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 she leaves the hospital....
2019-06-12 18:16

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....
2019-05-23 18:48

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 of Carlisle over the course of five years between ...
2019-05-23 18:16

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 bishops’ conference approved the guidelines durin...
2019-05-23 18:16

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 properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
2019-06-14 09:00

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is s...
2019-07-19 02:32

New court ruling may help older clergy abuse claims proceed HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese worked to conceal her molestation by a priest. A Superior Court panel on Tuesday reinstated ...
2019-06-12 22:01

O.J. Simpson case helped bring spousal abuse out of shadows In a letter that surfaced after her 1994 death, Nicole Brown Simpson detailed the violence that framed her marriage to O.J. Simpson. In the 25 years since then, spousal abuse has moved from a private matter to a public health concern. Crisis hotlines...
2019-06-12 22:01

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....
2019-06-09 10:16

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 minimum permissions without compromising their functiona...
2019-05-31 12:16

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....
2019-07-04 20:48

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 government elections.Clutching a file of printouts, Me...
2019-05-28 08:48

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm 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 trips....
2019-06-05 23:48

Police investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm 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 trips....
2019-06-05 21:32

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 Thursday....
2019-07-04 19:48

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....
2019-06-30 16:16

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 Saturday, on charges of elder abuse.Lee died in Nov...
2019-05-26 21:32

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....
2019-05-30 04:48

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 Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the res...
2019-05-28 23:16

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....
2019-06-05 02:32

Mexican megachurch leader returns to court in sex abuse case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo returns to court in a child rape and human trafficking case. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-defendants are scheduled to appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday for an arrai...
2019-06-21 06:16

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 sexually abused young men for years. The federal l...
2019-05-30 02:48

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....
2019-06-20 19:48

​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% between 2015 and 2017, figures show.Incidents rel...
2019-06-19 21:32

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 years ago....
2019-06-05 10:00

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....
2019-07-09 18:00

European Court says Russia not facing up to domestic abuse problem Russia failed to protect a woman from repeated acts of violence by her former partner, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, saying her case showed that Moscow was not facing up to its domestic abuse problem....
2019-07-09 19:00

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 to end abuse, harassment and exploitation of female...
2019-07-03 13:48

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 annoying side note....
2019-07-05 04:48

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 millions. And also in the form of some other, more ...
2019-05-26 07:32

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 investigated the claims for the university. The public versi...
2019-05-24 22:00

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:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse witho...
2019-07-11 11:16

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 home. Dr. Thomas Frieden, 58, entered a guilty ple...
2019-06-04 23:01

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 said in a report released Tuesday that a failed pub...
2019-05-28 11:48

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 has obtained dozens of health and human services reports of alleged mistreatment of children held in a Yuma, Border Patrol station. Among t...
2019-07-11 11:00

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 crisis....
2019-06-13 10:16

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......
2019-06-03 11:16

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.        ...
2019-05-26 00:16

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 a lot of girls there at the time,’’ Courtney Wild...
2019-07-08 21:32

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 his client is worried, anxious and doesn’t und...
2019-06-05 00:32

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....
2019-06-13 06:32

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 residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Pott...
2019-05-30 02:48

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......
2019-06-20 08:00

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, including one family that was described by victim...
2019-06-13 05:16

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 child decades ago....
2019-07-08 05:48

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.        ...
2019-06-10 01:16

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan soccer from the coach of the country's women's team....
2019-07-05 23:00

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......
2019-06-10 08:32

Bill For Stringent Punishment For Child Abuse Introduced In Rajya Sabha Union Minister Smriti Irani today introduced a bill in the Rajya Sabha to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act that aims to make punishments more stringent and even include death......
2019-07-18 22:48

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 speech came from J.D. Greear as he shared the stage wit...
2019-06-13 01:32

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Location 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 a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ab...
2019-06-28 00:32

Stan Lee's former manager charged with elder abuse against Marvel co-creator Prosecutors have filed multiple counts of elder abuse involving Stan Lee against Keya Morgan, alleging false imprisonment, theft and embezzlement.        ...
2019-05-21 15:32

UK Minister Sajid Javid Recalls "Go Back" Abuse After Trump Tweets Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid on Friday recalled being told "to go back to where I came from" as a child, condemning extremist language after comments by US President Donald Trump....
2019-07-20 03:48

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 and threatening to kill her. Mother of four Tenisha ...
2019-07-01 16:32

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 — claims her elevator executive husband Karl Reeves ha...
2019-07-02 20:16

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, who continue to investigate the incident, said they...
2019-05-21 21:32

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....
2019-06-11 18:16

'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 when her mother suffered a traumatic brain injury....
2019-05-31 00:32

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, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
2019-05-30 20:16

'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....
2019-05-21 21:00

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 abuse scandal that engulfed soccer there....
2019-07-03 22:16

Justin Fairfax 'seriously' considering a run for governor, says sexual abuse scandal raised his profile Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax is "seriously" mulling a run for the commonwealth's highest office and suggested that the multiple sexual misconduct allegations have helped raise his profile....
2019-06-21 22:16

‘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 work. But she says the longer she spent with him, ...
2019-06-21 15:48

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women he’s been romantically or sexually involved with over the years—including songwriter Phoebe Bridgers...
2019-07-20 20:00

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....
2019-07-04 13:48

Fed Up Of Abuse, Woman Kills Husband, Walks To Cops With Severed Head The mother of five - two sons and three daughters - allegedly attacked her husband with a machete and walked nearly five kilometres to the nearest police station carrying his severed head in a plastic......
2019-05-30 10:00

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"....
2019-07-04 17:48

Vatican defends confessional secret as sexual abuse crisis stings The Vatican on Monday reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to moves in Australia and elsewhere to force them to do so in cases of sexual abuse....
2019-07-01 20:16

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....
2019-06-09 13:00

Indonesia Frees Canadian Accused of Using Magical Powers to Abuse Children 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....
2019-07-12 11:32

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....
2019-05-21 14:31

'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 desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just t...
2019-06-19 04:16

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......
2019-07-12 18:16

'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 worked with the likes of the former England great Alan...
2019-05-23 21:48

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 media, saying the US president has emboldened individu...
2019-07-11 00:48

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....
2019-07-15 17:48

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       ...
2019-07-15 05:48