More than 1,000 children identified in priest abuse case, PA grand jury finds
A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released August 14 says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the release of a 900-page grand jury report accusing 300 state clergy members of sexual crimes against children. The full news conference is here: https://bit.ly/2Pa4QJU
The National Weather Service said about four inches of rain fell overnight as multiple local creeks spilled into roadways. Crews worked to close streets as traffic slowed to cross the water-covered throughways.
A group of women riding an inflatable rainbow unicorn got stuck in a weedy lake in Minnesota, prompting a rescue from Chisago County Sheriff deputies on August 11. Deputies were driving by Fish Lake, near Stark, Minnesota when they spotted the women.
As road work along North Atherton Street continues, PennDOT representatives say communication is the name of the game in keeping the public updated and ask that drivers remain patient heading through work areas.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro talks about the 69 new charges filed against Johnstown pediatrician Johnnie Barto. Barto is accused of sexually assaulting more than 30 children between the late 1980s and January 2018.