Child Sex Abuse
A former D.C. police officer has been convicted of sexually abusing a girl who participated in his church choir.
U.S. officials say the FBI is investigating possible child sexual abuse at Fort Meade in Maryland involving a former civilian worker there.
Child prostitutes would be considered victims of abuse rather than juvenile offenders and be referred to child welfare officials under legislation in Congress aimed at extending care to them before they become ensnared in the criminal justice system.
A Maryland woman has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl who lived with her and her boyfriend.
A former soccer coach at a private school in Landover has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexually abusing a girl on the soccer team.
The D.C. Council has tentatively approved legislation that would hold many more adults liable for failing to report the sexual abuse of a child.
An investigation into child sex abuse has led to the arrest of an Edgewater man accused of repeatedly abusing two boys from 2000 to 2008.
Former U.S. Olympic swimming coach Rick Curl has been arrested following allegations he sexually abused a 13-year-old girl nearly 30 years ago.
Three female plaintiffs claim in a lawsuit that an evangelical church group covered up allegations of sexual abuse against children.
The NCAA held a press conference at 9 a.m. Monday to announce penalties to be enforced against Penn State University as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. Although no ‘death penalty’ was passed down, the penalties were historically severe and could be crippling to the legendary football program.