Actor Kevin Spacey was found not liable Thursday in a civil sexual abuse trial brought by fellow actor Anthony Rapp. The lawsuit against the Oscar winner has been dismissed. The accusations stemmed from an incident in 1986 when Rent veteran Rapp alleged Spacey climbed on top... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Five day care workers have been charged with child abuse after a video of them terrifying small children with a scary mask -- similar to the one seen in the Scream film franchise -- went viral. The incident occurred at Lil' Blessings... Read More.
On Tuesday, ABC News obtained a countersuit that Angelina Jolie filed, accusing her ex-husband Brad Pitt of physically abusing her and two of their children during a flight aboard a private plane flight. A source close to Pitt is now firing back, denying the allegations.... Read More.
(BALTIMORE) -- Survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic Church leaders rallied in front of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh’s office, calling for the release of preliminary findings of an investigation into the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Teresa Lancaster said she was interviewed four years ago upon... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Jury selection in the trial of former UCLA Health physician James Heaps, who is accused of sexual abuse, began on Monday and is expected to take place the rest of the week. Heaps faces 21 charges in an ongoing criminal case brought... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pope Francis offered a long-sought apology to the Indigenous community in Canada on Monday over the Catholic church's role in the generational abuse they suffered at Indigenous residential schools for nearly 150 years. The schools were operated for decades by churches and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Six of the 13 Turpin siblings who were rescued in 2018 from a life of captivity in their parents' Perris, California, home have filed a lawsuit against Riverside County and the private foster care agency tasked with protecting them, alleging they suffered "severe abuse... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Ed Litton, said the damning independent investigative report on sex abuse allegations is "long overdue." "The rumors were always out there that these things were happening," Litton said on ABC News Live on Tuesday. "There... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the fentanyl crisis continues to sweep across the United States, lawmakers are focused on trying to stop the flow of fentanyl into their communities, but many are saying that curbing the supply from dealers is only part of the larger... Read More.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- The white teenager suspected of fatally shooting 10 people at a Buffalo, New York, grocery store in what authorities say was a racially motivated attack allegedly also took part in animal abuse, according to a document authorities say he posted online... Read More.