| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:25 PM
In 1987, a Scoutmaster at a camp in northeast Georgia was accused of fondling a boy in a sleeping bag.
The local Boy Scouts executive, Wayne Brock, followed Scouting procedures and documented the allegation before forwarding it to the group's Texas...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The Times this week released about 1,200 previously unpublished files kept by the Boy Scouts of America on volunteers and employees expelled for suspected sexual abuse. Times investigative reporter Jason Felch will discuss the files on a Google+ Hangout...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 4:29 PM
The Times on Tuesday released about 1,200 previously unpublished files kept by the Boy Scouts of America on volunteers and employees expelled for suspected sexual abuse.
The files, which have been redacted of victims' names and other identifying...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 7:00 PM
When a lawsuit alleged that two young brothers in Michigan had been molested “hundreds of times” by a troop leader, the Boy Scouts denied responsibility and pointed the finger at someone else — the boys' recently widowed mother.
| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Even though the Boy Scouts of America bars atheists and gays, the city of San Diego is allowed to lease the group public property at nominal rates without running afoul of the state and federal constitutions, a federal appeals court decided Thursday....
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2012
Amid reports of widespread sexual abuse of children in the late 1980s, several leading youth organizations began conducting criminal background checks of volunteers and staff members.
Big Brothers Big Sisters ordered the checks for all volunteers...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:32 PM
A prominent Wisconsin pediatrician who admitted molesting two boys while serving as a Boy Scout camp doctor in the 1980s voluntarily gave up his medical license Tuesday after additional complaints of abuse surfaced. Thomas Kowalski, 75, was the target of....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:23 AM
About 100,000 people visited a database of 5,000 files and case summaries posted by the Los Angeles Times on suspected sexual abusers in the Boy Scouts. Times reporters Jason Felch and Kim Christensen have been writing about the Boy Scouts of America...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Joshua Solomon kept his Boy Scouts uniform in his closet for 30 years, a cotton and nylon reminder of the sexual abuse he said he endured — but never reported — as a 12-year-old in Berkeley's Troop 22.
"I've been refusing to let this piece of...
| Oct 24, 2012
Wisconsin's medical examining board has launched an investigation into a prominent Milwaukee pediatrician who practiced for years after he admitted to the Boy Scouts of America that he had molested two boys in 1987.
Dr. Thomas Kowalski was expelled...