Grand Juries

Cardinal in Pennsylvania withdraws from World Meeting of Families in Dublin

Cardinal Donald Wuerl was to give a keynote address on families at RDS on Wednesday<p>5 minutes ago Updated: about a minute ago<p>A Cardinal who was …

Child Abuse

More tributes to Aretha Franklin from editorial cartoonists

Bruce Plante Cartoon: Aretha Franklin<p>08-19-18 Grand Jury<p>Tim Campbell<p>Clay Bennett editorial cartoon

Aretha Franklin

'Shame and sorrow' – Holy See responds to Pennsylvania report

Vatican City, Aug 16, 2018 / 03:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Holy See on Thursday denounced sexual abuse and called for accountability for both …

Christianity

Vatican voices 'shame and sorrow' over damning sex abuse report | Reuters.com

The Vatican spokesman broke the silence over the U.S. grand jury report which has shaken the American Church. Rough cut (no reporter narration)<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>The Vatican spokesman broke the silence over the U.S. grand jury report which has shaken the American Church. Rough cut …

Vatican

York County judge throws out ‘unreasonable’ 904 indictments from June grand jury

A York County judge has thrown out more than 900 indictments from a June grand jury, saying prosecutors asking grand jurors to consider so many cases …

Justice

Appeals court: Defense attorneys can see grand jury transcripts in New Orleans gang murder case

A state appeals court ruled Friday against New Orleans prosecutors who were trying to keep secret the transcripts of grand jury testimony in a highly …

New Orleans

Grand jury indicts 2 reputed gang members for fatal shooting in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD – Two reputed gang members have been indicted on murder charges following a fatal shooting last month in Springfield's McKnight …

Judiciary

Man Accused Of Killing Stillwater Correctional Officer Charged With Murder, Assault

<b>STILLWATER, Minn. (WCCO) —</b> The man accused of killing correctional officer Joseph Gomm last month has been charged with first-degree murder and …

Crime

Grand Jury Indicts 12 Suspected MS-13 Members In Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal grand jury in Northern California has indicted 12 men suspected of being members of the MS-13 gang on murder, …

Northern California

Pennsylvania is trying to loosen sex abuse laws after scathing report on 300 Catholic priests

One Catholic priest raped a 7-year-old girl while she was in the hospital after getting her tonsils out, then raped her again when she was 13. Another raped an altar boy hundreds of times, reportedly telling him, “This is what all good altar boys do.” Yet another regularly five sisters within the …

Child Abuse

Hawaii business man indicted for sex assault of a minor

Updated:Monday, August 13 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:23:32 GMT<p>PHOTOS: Landslide closes Pali Highway in both directions<p>PHOTOS: Landslide closes …

Korean War

The Catholic Bishops Who Failed Us All

A new grand-jury report on sex abuse shows the episcopate behaving like Judas.<p>A Pennsylvania grand jury this week published a 900-page report detailing sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children by some 300 Roman Catholic priests over 70 years. The grand jury had spent two years gathering subpoenaed …

Christianity

Vatican condemns sex abuse described in Pennsylvania grand jury report, says Pope Francis is on victims' side

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican condemns sex abuse described in Pennsylvania grand jury report, says Pope Francis is on victims' side.

Pope Francis

Growing Support to Hold Church Accountable for Abuse

Sponsored<p>After a landmark grand jury investigation into clergy sex abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses was released, there's growing calls to hold the …

Policing

Former Birmingham Police lieutenant case taken to grand jury

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A former Birmingham Police officer met in court today for his hearing.<p>Peter Williston was charged with rape. He was …

Policing

Roger Stone aide held in contempt for defying grand jury subpoena

Rachel Maddow<p>Brennan experience worth less than petty payback for Trump<p>09:16<p>Manafort trial goes to jury with a bumpy conclusion<p>09:16<p>Newspapers to …

Donald Trump

Ohio's ties to sweeping Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sex abuse

Cleveland

Priests used gold crosses to ID kids as abuse targets and other horrors from Pennsylvania report

A two-year investigation of sexual abuse of children within six Catholic diocese came to a head on Tuesday, with the release of a report that details decades of abuse, and names 301 priests.<p>Even in a list filled with hundreds of shocking accusations, several stick out as particularly horrific or …

Child Abuse

How Catholic Bishops Are Reacting To Pennsylvania's Scathing Sex Abuse Report

Former Pittsburgh bishop Cardinal Donald Wuerl urged parishioners not to lose confidence in the church.<p>HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while visiting her in the hospital after she had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then …

Pope Francis

Two Pa. attorneys fired after names appear in Catholic clergy sex abuse grand jury report

Two Pennsylvania attorneys named in the grand jury report into clergy sex abuse in six diocese across the state have been fired from their current …

City Politics

Grand jury declines to indict cop who fatally shot armed man

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A police officer who authorities say fatally shot an armed man who turned a gun on a woman and on the officer who was responding …

Domestic Violence

6 Disturbing Details From PA Catholic Priest Sex Abuse Report

A grand jury report offers startling insight into years of alleged sexual abuse by 300 priests. Here are six of the most disturbing details.<p>Violent …

Crime

LIVE VIDEO: Ferguson reacts to grand jury decision in Michael Brown case

Prosecutor who oversaw Michael Brown case loses race<p>09:25<p>What Has Changed In Ferguson Since Michael Brown's Death?<p>05:57<p>Historic election in Ferguson, …

Justice

Federal grand jury indicts ex-Pasco schools bus manager on child porn, enticement charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a former Pasco County Schools transportation manager on child enticement, production of child pornography and other …

Tampa Bay

Priest Named in Grand Jury Report Volunteered at 2 San Diego Parishes

A priest who once presided and taught in San Diego is among the hundreds of clergymen accused in a Pennsylvania Grand Jury report of abusing more …

San Diego

Listen to Penn. Grand Jury says Catholic Church hid years of abuse | Boston's Morning Show with Kim & VB | Podcasts

A grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania found that the Catholic Church in that state systematically hid the sexual abuse of thousands of children …

Podcasting

Priest Abuse Survivor Slams Church’s Lack of ‘Morality’ After Damning Grand Jury Report

Shaun Dougherty, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse by a priest in Pennsylvania, doesn't have anything he'd like to say to Pope Francis.<p>"What am I …

Christianity

PA Grand Jury reveals shocking level of abuse by Catholic priests

Allegations of Trump being racist have been happening for years<p>02:47<p>President Trump promised he’d only hire ‘the best people.’ Did he?<p>03:00<p>Almost 1 …

Donald Trump

Trial witnesses back off statements to investigators

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors called as witnesses friends of two men charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago high school student, and all …

Cook County

Grand jury investigating after attorney made misleading Facebook pages

Staten Island attorney Richard Luthmann already is fighting federal charges alleging he tried to defraud customers of his scrap metal business, and …

Corruption