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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...
  • Eric Frein captured in Poconos at old airport hangar

    For more than six weeks they scoured the Poconos woods, working extra-long shifts in pursuit of a man charged with killing one of their own. So on Thursday night, when news came from the field that the focus of their manhunt, Eric Frein, was in custody, a...
  • 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 Caņada 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Goats help clear DuPage campground of poison ivy

    Goats help clear DuPage campground of poison ivy
    Midway through a 9-to-5 workday on Wednesday, Gavin Burseth had nothing but praise for the crew he was overseeing: a dedicated herd of goats working nonstop to clear poison ivy and less-itchy invasive species from a forest preserve campground near...