The announcement came amid mounting evidence that the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center may have bungled its responsibility to keep the 66-year-old Epstein from harming himself while he awaited trial on charges of sexually abusing teenage girls.
By Jim Mustian, Michael R. Sisak, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, now prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against him.
By Almudena Calatrava, Associated Press
Former students at an institute for the deaf say Rev. Nicola Corradi was the force behind years of "indescribable" torment through alleged sexual abuse. Two others are also on trial.
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
More charges and more defendants could be added to the federal case against R. Kelly in Chicago that currently alleges child pornography and other crimes by the R&B singer and two associates, a prosecutor told a judge Thursday.
By Christopher Livesay
Another scandal is engulfing the Catholic Church. At a time when the Vatican has taken its most concrete steps to address a long ordeal with sex abuse and coverups, a growing chorus of nuns is speaking out about the suffering…
By Sophia Tareen, Michael Tarm, Associated Press
Among the 11 new counts are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carries a sentence of up to 30 years in prison.
R&B and pop music star R. Kelly is yet again facing charges of sexual abuse. He's also the subject of three federal investigations, including one about sex trafficking. Yamiche Alcindor talks to journalist Jim DeRogatis, author of “Soulless: The Case…
By Associated Press
Kelly was already facing 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving four women years ago, three of whom were minors when the alleged abuse occurred.
By David Eggert, Associated Press
Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade, was named as the next president of Michigan State University.
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
Gov. Mike DeWine declared the late Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss a monster Monday as he ordered a review of the state medical board's handling of his case decades ago and called for lawmakers to lift the statute…
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