VATICAN CITY (AP) — The organizers of Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet this week with a dozen abuse victims who have descended on Rome to protest the Catholic Church's response to the crisis and demand an end to decades of cover-up by church leaders, officials said Monday.
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Despite the passing years, Samuel Little still had all the details neatly filed away in corners of his mind.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Thursday long-sought legislation that gives the victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to seek criminal charges or file lawsuits against their abusers.
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond observed a moment of silence Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead.
A Kansas judge is under fire not only for giving a sex crime defendant a significantly reduced sentence but also for suggesting that the victims — two girls ages 13 and 14 — are partially culpable.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump laced his State of the Union speech with puffed-up numbers and partial truths Tuesday as he hailed an "economic miracle," warned of human traffickers flooding across the border and appeared to place Afghanistan in the Middle East instead of where it is, Asia.
A Council Bluffs man pleaded guilty and was sentenced in court Monday for attacking a man in October, according to court records.
The appeal by a former volunteer — who spent time with children as a “foster grandparent” and was convicted of sex abuse — has ended because h…
A Council Bluffs man accused of six counts of sexually abusing a child is being held on $50,000 bond at the Pottawattamie County Jail until hi…