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World Harvest verdict to be appealed

19, 2007

World Harvest Church plans to appeal a multi-million dollar verdict rendered by a Franklin County jury yesterday. Two parents sued the mega church and one of its former day care workers for allegedly abusing their two-year-old child last year.

Central Ohio animal rescue operations remain unregulated despite abuses.

2, 2007

Recent stories of animal abuse have failed to spur efforts to regulate animal rescue operations.

Catholic Church Sets Up Fund for Sex Abuse Victims

16, 2006

Ohio Catholic leaders have started $3 million fund to help victims of childhood sexual abuse. But some victims say the Counseling Assistance Fund is a publicity stunt

Pinwheels in the Park mark Child Abuse Prevention Month

3, 2006

Thousands of colorful pinwheels are planted in Livingston PArk as a colorful reminder that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. WOSU’s Sabrina Hersi-Issa reports

New Sex Abuse Bill Angers Victims

29, 2006

Some Ohioans who say they were sexually abused by clergymen are seething. They are upset that .when the Ohio House of Representatives Wednesday passed a bill attacking sexual abuse, it was stripped of a key provision the victims had pushed. And later, state senators agreed with the move.

Columbus Diocese: 26 clerics accused of abuse

27, 2004

The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has released statistics on priests accused of sexual abusing children. As part of a national study on priests sexual abuse, the Columbus Diocese reports between 1950 and 2002 – 26 priests and deacons affiliated with the diocese were accused of sexual abuse.