sexual abuse http://wrvo.org en NY celebrates renewal of Violence Against Women Act http://wrvo.org/post/ny-celebrates-renewal-violence-against-women-act <p>Cheers are coming from all corners of central New York following the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act last week in Washington. The renewal of the law had been stalled for almost two years in the midst of House and Senate gridlock. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:22:02 +0000 Ellen Abbott 34206 at http://wrvo.org NY celebrates renewal of Violence Against Women Act Justice Department ends investigation into Bernie Fine http://wrvo.org/post/justice-department-ends-investigation-bernie-fine <p>The U.S. Attorney's Office has dropped its year-long investigation of sexual abuse of minors by former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:28:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Jason Smith 28884 at http://wrvo.org Laurie Fine accuses ESPN of libel http://wrvo.org/post/laurie-fine-accuses-espn-libel <p>The wife of former Syracuse University basketball coach Bernie Fine is suing ESPN. Laurie Fine accused the sports network of libel in a news conference at a resort in Geneva today.</p><p>Fine, flanked by her two daughters, a son-in-law and nephew, told reporters that her life was destroyed after ESPN covered allegations that her husband had sexually abused two ball boys.</p><p> Wed, 16 May 2012 20:15:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 19381 at http://wrvo.org Laurie Fine accuses ESPN of libel Gov. Cuomo to introduce bill extending sex abuse reporting to coaches http://wrvo.org/post/gov-cuomo-introduce-bill-extending-sex-abuse-reporting-coaches <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo has introduced legislation that would require coaches at high schools and universities to report suspected incidents of child sexual abuse. The governor says the bill is in response to the alleged sex abuse charges against Syracuse University basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine.</p><p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 11:52:46 +0000 Karen DeWitt 11123 at http://wrvo.org Bernie Fine Accusers file defamation lawsuit against Syracuse University, Jim Boeheim http://wrvo.org/post/bernie-fine-accusers-file-defamation-lawsuit-against-syracuse-university-jim-boeheim <p>Two men who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of sexual abuse have filed a defamation lawsuit against Syracuse University and head basketball coach Jim Boeheim.</p><p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:19:29 +0000 Jason Smith 11037 at http://wrvo.org Bernie Fine accuser files civil lawsuit http://wrvo.org/post/bernie-fine-accuser-files-civil-lawsuit <p>Zach Tomaselli, one of three men to accuse former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of sexual abuse, filed a lawsuit in a Pennsylvania court Thursday.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 16:53:27 +0000 Jason Smith 10731 at http://wrvo.org Bernie Fine case a series of missed opportunities http://wrvo.org/post/bernie-fine-case-series-missed-opportunities <p>There won&#39;t be any charges filed in New York State against former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine in the wake of an investigation by the Onondaga County District Attorney&#39;s office.&nbsp;District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick says the statute of limitations precludes that. &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 12:45:06 +0000 Ellen Abbott 10715 at http://wrvo.org Third Bernie Fine accuser to hold news conference, file civil lawsuit http://wrvo.org/post/third-bernie-fine-accuser-hold-news-conference-file-civil-lawsuit <p>Zach Tomaselli, the third man to come forward accusing former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of sexual abuse, will hold a news conference in Pittsburgh Thursday, where he&#39;s expected to announce that he is filing a civil lawsuit against Fine.</p><p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 11:47:13 +0000 Jason Smith 10707 at http://wrvo.org