| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:32 PM
A prominent Wisconsin pediatrician who admitted molesting two boys while serving as a Boy Scout camp doctor in the 1980s voluntarily gave up his medical license Tuesday after additional complaints of abuse surfaced. Thomas Kowalski, 75, was the target of....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
A state appellate court has denied the Boy Scouts of America’s request to reverse a Santa Barbara judge's order to turn over confidential files on alleged sexual abuse spanning two decades. The Boy Scouts will appeal the decision to the......
| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Even though the Boy Scouts of America bars atheists and gays, the city of San Diego is allowed to lease the group public property at nominal rates without running afoul of the state and federal constitutions, a federal appeals court decided Thursday....
| May 23, 2013
| 9:17 PM
SEATTLE — A large section of a bridge on Interstate 5 north of Seattle collapsed Thursday evening, sending vehicles and people plunging into the swirling, icy waters of the Skagit River.
The bridge failed without warning between the towns of...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The thousands of men expelled from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of molesting children came from all walks of life — teachers and plumbers, doctors and bus drivers, politicians and policemen. They ranged in age from teens to senior citizens...
| Sep 16, 2012
Over two decades, the Boy Scouts of America failed to report hundreds of alleged child molesters to police and often hid the allegations from parents and the public.
A Los Angeles Times review of 1,600 confidential files dating from 1970 to 1991 has...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:45 PM
MOORE, Okla. -- The First Baptist Church of Moore has experienced hard times before. In 1999, it was next door to the disaster zone after what became known as the May 3 tornado.
As it did then, the church has become a sprawling relief hub.
| Dec 25, 2012
| 4:29 PM
The Times on Tuesday released about 1,200 previously unpublished files kept by the Boy Scouts of America on volunteers and employees expelled for suspected sexual abuse.
The files, which have been redacted of victims' names and other identifying...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:06 PM
The Boy Scouts of America has announced it will review more than a half-century of its confidential files on alleged sexual predators and will inform law enforcement of any cases it had not previously disclosed.
The unprecedented review will examine...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Fab Brumley was 13 when she landed her first job as a data entry clerk with her father's mechanical contracting company in Broward County.
One day, he called her out for a mistake. She went home in tears, telling her mother what had happened.
| Oct 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Even after 36 years, Carl Maxwell Jr.'s thoughts leap to the rustic house at the edge of the golf course, and what happened there.
"It is so old, but it is so fresh," Maxwell said, recalling the many nights that members of Troop 222 spent at the home...