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  • Alleged victims of ex-Winnetka teacher share memories online

    Alleged victims of ex-Winnetka teacher share memories online
    A North Shore man who assumed for nearly 50 years that he was the only person allegedly molested by former Winnetka teacher William Bricker recalls the Google search that the man said lifted a decadeslong burden from his shoulders. Another man who...
  • Pieroni announces City Council bid

    Pieroni announces City Council bid
    Leonard Pieroni III announced this week he is launching his campaign for one of three seats that will be open on the La CaƱada Flintridge City Council in the March election. Pieroni, currently a member of the Public Works Commission, grew up in this...
  • Former Boy Scout Leader Charged After Allegations Made Of Sex Assault

    Former Boy Scout Leader Charged After Allegations Made Of Sex Assault
    THOMPSON — A former Boy Scout troop leader was charged last week following an investigation into allegations of sexual assaults that took place over 20 years, state police said Monday. David Kress, 52, of Quaddick Road, was charged with three...
  • Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum

    Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum
    A youth pastor, a longtime council member and a former schoolteacher represent some of the candidates looking to be part of the Crescenta Valley Town Council. This year, La Crescenta residents will vote to fill six slots. A total of six people are...
  • Young runner takes steps to improve park's route

    Young runner takes steps to improve park's route
    Silas FitzGerald knows the ins and outs of Crescenta Valley Park in La Crescenta. He’s run the 3-mile distance around the park, with pockets of rocky terrain and slight uphill areas, since he started running competitively in the sixth grade. Since...
  • Former Boy Scout leader in York pleads guilty in molestation case

    Former Boy Scout leader in York pleads guilty in molestation case
    A former Boy Scout leader from York County pleaded guilty to taking "indecent liberties with a child by a person in custodial or supervisory relationship" on Thursday and was sentenced to three years in prison. Thomas G. Seifert had been charged with 12...
  • Boy Scouts settle sex-abuse case

    Boy Scouts settle sex-abuse case
    The Boy Scouts of America and Minsi Trails Council, which runs scouting programs in the Lehigh Valley and Poconos, have settled a Lehigh County man's sex-abuse lawsuit. Attorneys for the man alleged the organizations were negligent in their efforts to...
  • Lehigh County man's abuse claim may shed new light on Boy Scouts' handling of alleged misconduct

    Lehigh County man's abuse claim may shed new light on Boy Scouts' handling of alleged misconduct
    The trial in a Lehigh County man's lawsuit claiming he was molested as a teenager by a Boy Scout leader who befriended him at a Monroe County scout camp could shed new light on the Boy Scouts of America's response to allegations of sexual misconduct by...
  • Community: Four receive Eagle Scout rank

    Community: Four receive Eagle Scout rank
    Four local Boy Scouts from Troop 209 of the Verdugo Hills Council have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Matthew Daniel, 18, of Burbank, is the son of Jeff and Claudia Daniel. For his Eagle Scout project, he reorganized an elementary school library by...
  • No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect

    No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect
    When she saw a strange car parked behind her Ridgeway Street rental property, Sara Smith-Katz assumed the driver was a student at nearby East Stroudsburg University. "Excuse me, you can't park there," Smith-Katz yelled. "Even if I'm staying here?" the...
  • Source to Sea Clean-Up nets piles of trash

    For 18 years, the non-profit Connecticut River Watershed Council has sponsored an annual fall Source to Sea Clean-Up Day, which focuses on cleaning up the rivers, streams, and watershed areas of the Connecticut River. On Saturday, Sept. 27, local...