sexual abuse

Newly commissioned officers remove their epulettes during a graduation ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. (Getty Images)

Coast Guard Cadet Accused Of Improperly Touching Classmate

Cadet broke into classmates room and touched her leg, says government attorney.


University of Connecticut Trustees (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

Investigation Finds UConn Officials Knew Of Abuse Allegations For A Decade

University of Connecticut officials knew of sexual abuse allegations against a music professor a decade before taking action, putting students at the school and the community at risk, according to an independent investigative report released Wednesday.


Robert Schmidt (Courtesy New Haven Police)

Suspended New Haven Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of Students

A special education teacher in New Haven is charged with three separate complaints of sexual assault of students.


Dog Euthanized After Injuries From Sexual Abuse; Owner Charged,

A Waterbury woman has been arrested after police determined her dog suffered severe internal injuries as the result of sexual abuse.


Screen shot of Father Benedict Groeschel. (credit: fatherbenedict.com)

Top Catholic Priest Claims Some Teenage Boys Seduced Priests

A top Catholic priest is claiming that some teenage boys seduced priests in sexual abuse cases.


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Million Dollars Damages Awarded Former Altar Boy In Abuse Case

A jury has ruled that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford should pay $1 million in damages to a former altar boy who was sexually abused by a priest decades ago.


Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

UConn Approves New Abuse Rules

The new rules come in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.


File photo of jail cell. (credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Teen Claims God Told Him To Sexually Abuse Young Boy

A 17-year-old claims God would have punished him if he didn’t perform sexual acts on a younger boy.


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Former Dean Sentenced In Sexual Abuse Of Students

A former dean at The Gunnery boarding school was sentenced Friday to 9 1/2 years in prison for sexually abusing four students.


File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sex Abuse Suit Seeks Millions From St. Francis Hospital

The attorney for a victim of a prolific pedophile doctor has asked a jury for up to $8 million in damages against a Hartford hospital where the doctor worked for three decades.




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