| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:22 PM
This week through July 24, about 40,000 Boy Scouts and their leaders are descending on a vast encampment in the hills of southern West Virginia to engage in traditional Boy Scout pastimes — hiking, shooting, repelling, orienteering, swimming,...
| Dec 1, 2012
Shortly after the Salvation Army's red kettle ringers set up shop around Chicago this year, Rick Garcia took to his Facebook page and posted a status update telling friends and followers to boycott the group.
The Salvation Army uses donated money to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:52 AM
The Catholic Diocese of Rockford is calling for its churches to continue working with the Boy Scouts of America despite the group's new acceptance of gay members — a change that led one Crystal Lake church to announce plans to sever ties with a...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A northwest suburban church is stepping up its opposition to a ban against gay members and leaders in the Boy Scouts of America as the organization meets this week to reconsider the longtime policy.
At the Congregational United Church of Christ of...
| Aug 4, 2013
Doris McKenzie remembers when she first saw the young man who would later become her husband.
It was a case of bemusement at first sight.
It was September 1956 and John McKenzie was fresh out of the Army. While he was in the service, his parents had...
| Dec 14, 2012
A state appellate court has upheld a Santa Barbara judge's order requiring the Boy Scouts of America to turn over two decades of confidential files on alleged sexual abuse.
The Boy Scouts will appeal the decision to the California Supreme Court, a...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:34 PM
GRAPEVINE, Texas — In a highly anticipated vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting next year, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians.
The resolution was adopted with more...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:13 PM
The Boy Scouts of America announced Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive review of files on suspected sexual predators to ensure that all allegations of abuse in the last 47 years have been reported to law enforcement. The move......
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Times investigative reporters Jason Felch and Kim Christensen will join L.A. Now Live to discuss his report on the Boy Scouts of America, which failed to report hundreds of alleged child molesters to police and often hid the allegations from parents and...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:33 AM
The Boy Scouts of America announced Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive review of files on suspected sexual predators, marking the first time in the organization's century-long history that it will thoroughly study its own confidential blacklist...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:23 PM
As sightings of coyotes grow in number along the foothills, the Pasadena Humane Society is hosting two public meetings in Glendale next week to educate residents on how to coexist with these animals. Glendale has had its share of run-ins......