NEW SCOUT SEX ABUSE LAWSUIT: Member of Media Reporting on Boy Scout Abuse “Devastated” by Secret Files, Compelled to Take Action About His Own Abuse

By Peter Janci on June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017 Portland, OR – A member of the media who was asked to report on sexual abuse in Scouting has decided to come forward about his own experience as a ... VIEW MORE

Well-Known Portland Indie Rock Videographer Indicted for Rape, Kidnapping, Child Porn, Sexual Abuse

By Peter Janci on June 2, 2017

Article from Willamette Week. The founder of Into the Woods has had pictures published in every major publication in Portland. Photographer and videographer Thomas Oliver was today charged with 55 counts of rape, child ... VIEW MORE

IndyStar investigation leads to U.S. House passing sexual abuse legislation

By Peter Janci on June 2, 2017

Article from INDYSTAR. The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill that would require Olympic national governing bodies such as USA Gymnastics to immediately report allegations of child abuse ... VIEW MORE

Louisville Police Officer Under Investigation for Sex Abuse

By Peter Janci on June 1, 2017

Article from USNews.com. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fourth Louisville Metro Police Department officer has been tied to a child sex abuse lawsuit against the department’s Youth Explorers program. Police department spokesman ... VIEW MORE

Abuse survivors rip Boy Scouts for hiring ex-state senator to lobby against Child Victims Act

By Peter Janci on May 31, 2017

Article from NY Daily News. ALBANY — The Boy Scouts of America has hired a former state senator to lobby against legislation that would make it easier for child sex abuse ... VIEW MORE

15 years after Boston investigation, still work to do with clergy abuse

By Peter Janci on May 26, 2017

Article  from The Columbus Dispatch. Fifteen years after an investigation exposed widespread child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church, critics say little has changed. The Columbus Diocese, however, says it put ... VIEW MORE

Doctor, nurses charged in California with child sexual abuse

By Peter Janci on May 24, 2017

Article from AZFamily.com. WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California authorities say a brain surgeon and two nurses have been charged in a child sex abuse ring involving seven victims under 13. Watsonville police ... VIEW MORE

St. Paul’s School Acknowledges Decades of Sexual Misconduct

By Peter Janci on May 23, 2017

Article from The New York Times. There was an English teacher, the investigators said, who groped a student and had a sexual relationship with another. A female student said a music ... VIEW MORE

Bad behavior: 5 teachers accused of sexual misbehavior in past 30 days

By Peter Janci on May 22, 2017

Article from 11alive.com. One teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student for a year and a half. Another is accused of groping a student and asking for nudes. ... VIEW MORE

Pope Francis: Vatican had 2,000 sex abuse cases backlog, sluggishness complaints justified

By Peter Janci on May 19, 2017

Article from RT.com. The Vatican had a backlog of 2,000 cases while processing allegations of sex abuse by priests, Pope Francis has said, adding that complaints over the slow pace of ... VIEW MORE

Ex-scout chief Norman Thompson jailed for abusing boys

By Peter Janci on May 17, 2017

Article from BBC.com. A former scout master who sexually abused seven boys who saw him as a role model has been jailed for 16 years. Norman Thompson, 66, now of Belted Will ... VIEW MORE

Death of Johnstown man, 31, claims a voice for abuse survivors

By Peter Janci on May 10, 2017

Article from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Just over a year ago in a Hollidaysburg courtroom, Corey Leech took the stand and, in a poised and confident voice, testified in excruciating detail how a ... VIEW MORE

‘Bad nun’ accused of helping priests sexually abuse deaf children in Argentina

By Peter Janci on May 8, 2017

Article from The Washington Post. The students in the school for deaf children would call her the “bad nun,” the woman who was supposed to take care of them, but who ... VIEW MORE

Tigard-Tualatin bus driver accused of sexually abusing student

By Peter Janci on May 5, 2017

Article from The Oregonian. A bus driver for the Tigard-Tualatin School District is accused of sexually abusing a developmentally disabled child on his school bus, Tigard police said Thursday. The student told ... VIEW MORE

York gathers to form child sexual assault awareness campaign

By Peter Janci on May 5, 2017

Article from SeacoastOnline.com YORK, Maine – Jean Browne had been sexually abused at 5, and as a teenager, was a victim of date rape. “I’ve walked the path, so hopefully I ... VIEW MORE

Enid woman charged with sexting two local teens

By Peter Janci on May 4, 2017

Article from The Norman Transcript. ENID — An Enid woman, 46, was arraigned Thursday on a felony charge accusing her of sending sexual pictures and videos of herself to two teens ... VIEW MORE

Tulsa man charged with child sexual abuse

By Peter Janci on May 3, 2017

Article from KTUL. TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — A Tulsa man is facing charges of child sexual abuse. Christopher Baxter, 22, is charged with sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 and ... VIEW MORE

Haverhill man charged with sexually abusing child

By Peter Janci on May 2, 2017

Multistate investigation leads to arrest Article from Eagle Tribune. HAVERHILL — A local man faces charges that he sexually abused a female child. Michael McCann, 30, was arrested Thursday at his Haverhill home and ... VIEW MORE

Oregon Child Molestation Suspect Arrested at San Ysidro Border Crossing

By Peter Janci on May 1, 2017

Article from Times of San Diego. A suspect in a burglary and child-molestation case out of the Pacific Northwest was in custody in San Diego Thursday after being arrested while trying ... VIEW MORE

Broken Arrow police arrest former law officer on child sexual abuse complaints

By Peter Janci on April 28, 2017

Article from Tulsa World. Broken Arrow police have arrested a former Tulsa police officer on eight complaints of child sexual abuse. Noel McFadden, 70, was arrested Thursday evening, the Broken Arrow Police ... VIEW MORE