Boy Scouts News

Boy Scouts Victims Committee Says Claims Worth $103 Billion

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The official committee representing child sex abuse victims in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy is asking a judge for permission to file its own reorganization plan, saying the plan proposed by the BSA falls woefully …

Boy Scouts Submit Reorganization Plan to Bankruptcy Court

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America submitted a bankruptcy reorganization plan Monday that envisions continued operations of its local troops and national adventure camps but leaves many unanswered questions about how it will resolve tens of thousands …

Insurers Question Claims Process in Boy Scouts Bankruptcy

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The judge presiding over the Boys Scout of America bankruptcy is weighing a request by insurance companies for permission to serve document requests on 1,400 people who have filed sexual abuse claims and to question scores …

Mormon Church Sued for Alleged Role in Boy Scouts Sex Abuse

PHOENIX (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was hit with several lawsuits Monday for allegedly covering up decades of sexual abuse among Boy Scout troops in Arizona, marking the latest litigation before the state’s end-of-year deadline …

Boy Scouts Aim to Settle 95,000 Abuse Claims Before Cash Crunch

More than 95,000 victims have filed sexual-abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America, and the organization risks running out of cash if it can’t settle the claims and exit bankruptcy by summer 2021, the group said in court Wednesday. …

Boy Scouts Lawyer Touts Child Protection System Currently in Place

An attorney defending the Boy Scouts against a sex abuse lawsuit in California says the organization acknowledges mistakes in the past but now has a robust child protection program in place. Lawyer Nicholas Heldt said Monday in his opening statement …

3 Dead When Boy Scout Truck Crashes in Philippines

Police say a dump truck carrying boy scouts to a regional jamboree has collided with a passenger bus, killing three people in the southern Philippines. Police Inspector Jose Andy dela Cruz says the dead include at least one boy scout …

5 Women Sue Boy Scouts Over 1970s Montana Sex Abuse

Five women who were sexually abused by a scout leader in the 1970s when they were children in a Montana co-ed program sued the Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday, saying the organization should be held responsible for the man’s …