Sex Abuse

Former youth pastor Jeffrey London accused of molesting boys left in his care. (Source: CBS4)

Jury Finds Fmr. Youth Pastor Not Guilty In Sex Abuse Trial

Ft. Lauderdale jury found a former youth pastor accused of molesting children not guilty on all counts. When the jury resumed their deliberations Thursday morning in the trial of Jeffrey London they had a question for the judge concerning the definition of “reasonable doubt.” The judge told the jury to go back and read up on the definition.

CBS4–04/10/2014

Olakunle Omomowo (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Bond Granted For Former Preschool Teacher Accused Of Molestation

Bond was set at $300-thousand Tuesday in the case of a former Coconut Creek preschool teacher accused of multiple counts of child molestation.

11/26/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Former Boy Scout Files Sex Abuse Lawsuit

A former Boy Scout, now an adult, claims he was a victim of sexual abuse and spoke out anonymously of the alleged multiple times he was abused by more than one scout leader.

07/23/2013

Child sex abuse survivor Lauren Book is interviewed by CBS4's Michele Gillen on "Focus On South Florida" in December 9, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Child Sex Abuse Survivor Walks 1,500 Miles To Build Awareness

You can’t walk 1,500 miles without being noticed or someone asking “Why?” For Lauren Book, it’s very clear why: Book was a victim of sex abuse as a child.

CBS4–03/23/2013

(AP)

Sex Abuse Victims Ask Pope To Act Before Leaving

In Rome Wednesday, Pope Benedict took a final lap around St. Peter’s Square and delivered a goodbye address to hundreds of thousands of cheering, adoring faithful. In Miami, bells were tolling at the Archdiocese as advocates for alleged victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests called on the out-going Pope to fully reveal the scope of the Church’s sex scandals.

CBS Miami–02/27/2013

(CityVoter)

Lawsuit: Woman Alleges Sex Abuse by Masseuse At SoBe Spa

A South Florida woman and her attorney have filed a lawsuit against Miami Beach spa after she claimed she was sexually abused by a masseuse.

CBS4–12/06/2012

Fr. Rolando Garcia has resigned as pastor of St. Agatha Catholic Church in West Miami-Dade after a lawsuit was filed alleging sexual abuse. (CBS4)

Embattled St. Agatha’s Priest Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Lawsuit

Embattled Miami priest Father Rolando Garcia has resigned in the wake of a new sexual abuse accusation.

CBS4–12/03/2012

(Source: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office via the South Florida Sun-Sentinel)

Prostitution Sting In Boynton Beach Leads To 14 Arrests

A total of 14 people were arrested in Boynton Beach on various prostitution charges between Monday and Wednesday. Police baited suspects using the Internet.

CBS4–11/24/2012

Fr. Rolando Garcia has resigned as pastor of St. Agatha Catholic Church in West Miami-Dade after a lawsuit was filed alleging sexual abuse. (CBS4)

St. Agatha’s Priest On Administrative Leave Amid Sex Abuse Lawsuit

The Archdiocese of Miami has placed Father Rolando Garcia on administrative leave for the second time this year after a new lawsuit alleging sexual improprieties is filed against him and the church.

CBS4–10/24/2012

(AP)

Lawsuit Against Archdiocese Of Miami For Child Sexual Abuse

A child sexual abuse case has been filed in Miami-Dade County against the Archdiocese of Miami. The lawsuit was filed Thursday morning by John Doe No. 94.

CBS4–09/06/2012

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