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  • Boy Scout files on suspected abuse published by The Times

    Boy Scout files on suspected abuse published by The Times
    The Times on Tuesday released about 1,200 previously unpublished files kept by the Boy Scouts of America on volunteers and employees expelled for suspected sexual abuse.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...
  • Wisconsin medical board targets pediatrician who molested Scouts

    Wisconsin medical board targets pediatrician who molested Scouts
    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...
  • Lawmakers tussle over resolutions honoring Boy Scouts

     
    Add the Boy Scouts to the list of hot topics in the Capitol....
  • State appellate court backs release of Scouts' 'perversion files'

     
    A state appellate court has denied the Boy Scouts of America’s request to reverse a Santa Barbara judge's order to turn over confidential files on alleged sexual abuse spanning two decades. The Boy Scouts will appeal the decision to the......
  • Despite gay ban, Boy Scouts can lease public space, court rules

     
    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....
  • Burglar steals camping equipment from Boy Scouts

     
    Greg Hill maneuvered through the cramped Boy Scouts storage trailer on Gothard Street in Huntington Beach and tried to get inside the mind of a burglar. "I would have taken the wood," Hill, the scoutmaster of Troop 555, said Friday......
  • Santa Monica can ban Nativity scenes, judge rules [Video Discussion]

     
    The city of Santa Monica on Monday won a legal victory in its ban on Nativity scenes at Palisades Park. The Times' Rick Rojas, who covered the Nativity scene fight, will discuss the issue during a Google+ Hangout at 2......
  • Hundreds protest pardon of man who killed Armenian military officer

     
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax....
  • Boy Scouts to review all allegations of sexual abuse

     
    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......
  • South African arrest warrant reportedly issued for Julius Malema

     
    Expelled South African ruling party youth leader, Julius Malema, is to be arrested, according to a news report: For more than a week, expelled South African ruling party youth leader, Julius Malema, has been predicting his own arrest, claiming South...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss Boy Scouts and alleged child molesters

     
    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...