Alex Gibney rages against the church's cover-up of abuse
Ex football coach Jerry Sandusky was just sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for his hideous misdeeds. He was charged on 45 counts of child sex abuse. For molesting 10 boys over 15 years. Those are not the kind of numbers a coach--or anyone--can be proud of. Said the judge:
A 3-month-old baby who was pushed out of a third story window at a New Jersey apartment building by his own father last week has died from his injuries, authorities announced today.The baby's death is bad news for his old man, 19-year-old Frederico Bruno, who likely will face a murder rap in additio ... More >>
Not having a job apparently is an excuse to stockpile garbage and force your kids to live amongst it -- in a toilet-less New Jersey filth den.That's according to a few New Jersey residents, anyway, who are defending a family who turned their Union City home into a makeshift landfill -- complete with ... More >>
One of the world's prominent peddlers of child smut was extradited to New Jersey over the weekend where he currently faces multiple counts of kiddie-porn-related crimes following what authorities are calling "the most successful child pornography investigation in the nation's history."The New Jersey ... More >>
A week after a blistering series in the New York Times detailing his apparent complicity in an effort by Brooklyn's Ultra-Orthodox and Hasidic leaders to cover up sex abuse in their communities, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is in damage-control mode. We noted earlier this week that some ... More >>
A report released by two New York district attorneys shows that New York is on the hook for more than seven-percent of all child abuse fatalities in the entire country.The report -- released by Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown and Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes -- looked at data from 2010, ... More >>
And this one came thanks to deposed coach Jerry Sandusky: Don't shower with kids! Don't "horse around"!
Twenty-five people were charged this afternoon with "possessing images or videos showing the sexual abuse of children," the New York Times reports, as announced by Manhattan district attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. The felony charges include promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessin ... More >>
The 26-year-old baby sitter of three-month-old Addison Reinoso-Xoyatla was arrested Friday in the death of the child, who was shaken to unconsciousness December 29 on 39th Avenue in Queens. Little Addison wasn't pronounced dead until January 5. Ana DeLarosa reportedly confessed to cops. She was ch ... More >>
New York State's oldest prisoner, Theodore Sypnier, died yesterday at 101, of natural causes. He had been convicted of child molestation on two separate occasions, once in 1987 and again in 1999, and was let out on parole last year briefly; police soon took him back to jail because he did not ... More >>
As a change of pace from our earlier story about a kid with a toy gun, here's one about an adult who allegedly kept a real, loaded gun around his kids. Cops busted in with a warrant on Milton Stilley, whom they say is a member of the Bloods, and found a loaded .380 within two feet of his 20- ... More >>
Does this say "manufacturing explosives" to you? Back in December, Anselmo's Coal Oven Pizzeria closed its doors, and slice fanatics mourned its demise. Then the restaurant's owner got on the Anselmo's website to unleash a tirade on his landlady, whom he blamed for his business's closure. And ... More >>
It's a wonder modern children survive past their teens, overprotected as they are from dirt, walking, etc. Now we have the state demanding parents keep their kids in car booster seats until the age of eight. The old law let children out of the ass-cradles when they reached seven, but the new ... More >>
View Larger Map DATE: Monday, June 8, 2009 at 5:34 p.m. LOCATION: 724 East 222 Street, The BronxPolice have arrested 20-year-old Naisha Riley, of Radcliff Ave in the Bronx, in connection with the murder and assault of her infant son at 724 East 222nd St. Riley is accused of shaking and beating the ... More >>
2007 Olivier-winner makes NYC debut. Shrug.
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A Long Island Family's Nightmare Struggle With Porn, Pedophilia, and Public Hysteria
Church Leaders Can't Run From the Scandal, but They Can Hide
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'We were a family. Then all of a sudden, there's nobody left.'