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Child Sexual Assault

Updated July 2, 2021 at 12:28 AM ET

The Boy Scouts of America has reached an $850 million settlement with more than 60,000 men who sued the iconic institution over alleged sexual abuse by adults in scouting over several decades.

Updated on Nov. 16 at 12: 15 p.m. ET

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A Newark man has been charged with raping a teen girl in Athens County. 

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The FBI has arrested an Ohio Catholic priest on child sex trafficking charges. 

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A former Boy Scout leader in Chillicothe and former chief executive officer of Horizon Telecom posted on Facebook Sunday that he abused teenage boys. 

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The wife and stepdaughter of a former Toledo pastor convicted of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl have been sentenced to prison. 

Prosecutors in the U.S. Virgin Islands have unveiled a new lawsuit against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein alleging that over two decades he ran a conspiracy in which he transported young women and girls to his private Caribbean islands by helicopter and boat and then subjected them to sexual abuse.

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A Licking County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple counts of possessing child pornography.  

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The wife and stepdaughter of a former Toledo pastor convicted of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl have pleaded guilty to witness tampering. 

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The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has placed a priest on leave as part of an investigation into an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor. 

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A former Toledo pastor convicted of child sex trafficking is seeking a new trial. 

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The former Toledo pastor accused of child sex trafficking was convicted by a federal jury Wednesday. 

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A special prosecutor hired by the Columbus City Attorney's office says a Columbus police commander should not be charged with dereliction of duty after sending emails containing allegations of child abuse to his junk folder. 

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The Columbus City Attorney's office says a special prosecutor will be hired to determine whether the statute of limitations has expired for investigating allegations a white Columbus police commander improperly put emails about potential sexual abuse of a dozen black children in his junk folder.