Child abuse

Cops investigating Mel Gibson

Cops investigating Mel Gibson

Detectives investigating Mel Gibson on a possible domestic violence case have received audio recordings from a court handling a child custody matter, authorities said Thursday. Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore said CDs were turned over during a closed session in a custody case involving Gibson and his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva. The Russian singer has reported that […]

Be prepared? Boy Scouts ordered to pay up in sex abuse case

Be prepared? Boy Scouts ordered to pay up in sex abuse case

An Oregon jury’s decision to award a man $18.5 million in punitive damages in his case against the Boy Scouts of America will likely be the first of many financial hits the Scouts will take as it prepares to defend itself against a series of sex abuse lawsuits. The jury on Friday ordered the Scouts […]