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  • Judge allows newer 'perversion' files in Boy Scout sex case

    A California judge ruled Friday that more than three decades of Boy Scout "perversion" files containing allegations of sex abuse within the organization can be used as evidence in a molestation case brought by a 20-year-old man that goes to trial month,...
  • Two dazzling displays of winter lights

    Two dazzling displays of winter lights
    L.V. ZOO'S WINTER LIGHT SPECTACULAR A WALK-THROUGH WONDERLAND In its 40-year history, Lehigh Valley Zoo has never shined as brightly it has during the past few weeks. That's because the 29-acre zoo in the center of the Trexler Nature Preserve in...
  • $7 Million Verdict In Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts

    $7 Million Verdict In Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts
    WATERBURY — A Superior Court jury handed up a $7 million verdict against the Boy Scouts of America on Friday, finding that the organization was liable for sexual abuse committed by a scout leader in New Fairfield in the 1970s. Court records show...
  • Sex abuse charges against former teacher, 94, raise questions about his past

    Sex abuse charges against former teacher, 94, raise questions about his past
    Over a career that spanned five decades, William Bricker surrounded himself with children, teaching physical education to generations of kids at Winnetka’s Hubbard Woods School, volunteering as a local Boy Scout leader and spending summers working...
  • In Curiosity Hacked, children learn to make, not buy

    With her right hand, my 8-year-old daughter, Kalian, presses the red-hot soldering iron against the circuit board. With her left hand, she guides a thin, tin wire until it's pressing against both the circuit board and the tip of the iron. The tin begins...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania manhunt ends as Eric Frein 'had no choice but to give up'

    Pennsylvania manhunt ends as Eric Frein 'had no choice but to give up'
    For more than six weeks they scoured the Poconos woods in northeastern Pennsylvania, working extra-long shifts in pursuit of Eric Frein, the man charged with killing one of their own. So on Thursday night, when news came from the field that the focus of...
  • Boy Scouts Closing Bozrah Camp, Putting On Auction Block

    Boy Scouts Closing Bozrah Camp, Putting On Auction Block
    A prime piece of wilderness — 336 acres, including a 27-acre lake, in southeastern Connecticut — is going on the auction block early next year after being well traversed by summer campers for decades. The Connecticut Rivers Council of the...