Nine sexual molestation victims of a former youth services coach employed by Los Angeles Unified for a program that took place after classes at Cahuenga Elementary and seven more similar victims of a former football coach at Franklin High School settled their claims for a collective $22 million, their lawyers announced today. ... read more »
Idaho school officials deny they knew about months of racial taunts and physical abuse against a black teenager who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in a locker room. ... read more »
After years of delays, a former storefront church pastor and international fugitive is due for trial Monday in Las Vegas on allegations that he sexually assaulted girls in his congregation under the guise of counseling. ... read more »
Bill Cosby fired back Monday at seven women who are suing him for defamation, accusing them of making false accusations of sexual misconduct for financial gain.
In a countersuit filed in federal court, Cosby alleges the women made "malicious, opportunistic, and false and defamatory accusations" against him. Cosby is seeking monetary damages "to the maximum extent permitted by law."
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