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(WBEN) - The Catholic Diocese of Rochester has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The Filing was made Thursday morning in US Bankruptcy Court in Rochester. It comes as the Diocese faces nearly 50 sex abuse lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act. Diocese of Rochester Bankrupptcy Filing Diocese of...
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UPDATE: The boy has been found. Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are searching for a missing 6-year-old boy on the West Side. The boy was last seen around 7:30 this morning at a house on West Avenue between West Ferry and Arkansas. No photo of the child has been provided at this time.
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BUFFALO (WBEN) - Two more Western New York Priests are beilng placed on administrative leave following allegations within lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act. Paul Nogaro, a Pastor at St. Stephen Parish on Grand Island, and Rev. Msgr. Peter Popadick, a Pastor at St. Aloysius Parish in...
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Albany, NY (WBEN) - A vote on the Child Victims Act is expected in the State Legislature this upcoming Monday. The bill addresses criminal and civil sexual abuse statutes, and creates a one-year period for alleged victims to file civil lawsuits. If passed, it would give victims of child sex abuse...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Park School has released a report that details the findings of a seven-month investigation into alleged emotional and sexual abuse of Park School students by 12 adults from the 1950s to the 2000s. The report ranged from "inappropriate, but nonsexual, verbal exchanges with...
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(WBEN) - Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone was confronted by a controversial Catholic group while making his return from the Conference of Bishops in Baltimore, Video posted by 'The Church Militant' shows Malone in an airport while heading home after the conference. He is approached by members of The...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Those following the ongoing scandal within the Catholic Church in Buffalo have one main question on the Diocese's handling of sexual abuse claims. Was there a cover-up? Before Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone takes questions from WBEN at 3:30 Friday afternoon, we asked Nancy...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The woman who has become known as the main whistle blower in the Buffalo Catholic Diocese sex abuse scandal will be featured this Sunday on "60 Minutes." Siobhan O'Connor is the former secretary to Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone. On Sunday, she is set to speak publicly for the...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Devon Vanderwege has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for first degree manslaughter after admitting to the beating death of 2 year old Ethan Bigham while in his care. Earlier this year, Vanderwege admitted to beating Bigham to death last March, while staying at the family's...
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