sexual abuse

UpstateNYer / WIkipedia

In recent weeks, the account of former Emma Willard Student Kat Sullivan has gained national attention. As first reported in the New York Daily News, followed by the New York Times, Sullivan claims that while she was a student at the private school in 1998 she was bound, gagged, and raped by a soccer coach. The two had an intimate relationship at the time.

UpstateNYer / Wikipedia

A former student of the Emma Willard school in Troy is claiming she was sexually abused by a staff member nearly two decades ago.

WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

Over the Columbus Day holiday some local schoolgirls opted not to take a day off. They came away from a workshop having learned the most important lesson of their lives.

Saratoga County Sheriff's Office

A Saratoga County couple has been arrested on charges related to allegedly repeatedly sexually abusing two children.

Albany Law School's Pro Bono Program and the Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center will hold the 33rd Annual "Take Back the Night" rally against sexual violence today.

    Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal by Michael D'Antonio is an explosive, sweeping account of the scandal that has sent the Catholic Church into a tailspin -- and the brave few who fought for justice.

York Senate leader Dean Skelos says the Legislature is close to a deal on a law to require college coaches, professors and others to report sex abuse. WAMC’s Dave Lucas reports…

The Senate majority leader tells The Associated Press that what's referred to as the Sandusky bill is among the top priorities for the legislative session that ends June 21.

NY Priest On Leave; Abuse Claims Investigated

Apr 16, 2012

A 74-year-old priest is on administrative leave as the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese investigates a sexual abuse claim against him.  WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...

The Reverend Jeremiah Nunan was cleared six years ago of allegations that he sexually abused a minor. The Albany Times-Union reports that the diocese announced the new allegations over the weekend.

Nunan is pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Cairo and Our Lady of Knock Mission in East Durham in Greene County.