Boy Scouts

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June 17, 2020 - 11:29 am
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are backing the Black Lives Matters movement. The Boy Scouts organization announced it will now require all Eagle Scout candidates to earn a ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ merit badge. Read on.
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May 19, 2020 - 1:37 pm
A longtime Memorial Day tradition is not immune to the effects of the novel coronavirus. This year, the Boy Scouts will not be allowed to plant flags on veteran graves after the Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs prohibited events at national cemeteries.
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Alan Scaia
February 18, 2020 - 8:15 am
The Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday morning in court in Delaware. The filing comes amid declining membership and as the organization is dealing with lawsuits accusing troop leaders and volunteers of sex abuse.​
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Jonathan Spohrer
Nassau County Police
1010 WINS Newsroom
November 02, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Police on Long Island say an assistant scoutmaster has been arrested for sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy at several Boy Scouts of America retreats and meetings.
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 A Boy Scout attends camp Maple Dell on July 31, 2015 outside Payson, Utah.
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1010 WINS Newsroom
August 20, 2019 - 7:37 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Boy Scouts who say they were molested as children by adult scout leaders filed nine lawsuits Tuesday in New York accusing the organization of failing to protect them. The cases, filed Tuesday in New York City and on Long Island, are among the latest of more than nearly...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2005 file photo, Boy Scouts salute as they recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the Boy Scout Jamboree in Bowling Green, Va. In 2019, financial threats to the Boy Scouts have intensified as multiple states consider adjusting their statute-of-limitations laws so that victims of long-ago child sex-abuse have a chance to seek redress in the courts. (AP Photo/ Haraz N. Ghanbari)
Mike Montone
April 23, 2019 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Attorneys in New York have released the names of more than 180 local Boy Scout leaders who have been accused of sexual misconduct with minors. The attorneys are demanding the Boy Scouts of America release their internal listing of all area scout leaders with a history of...
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December 13, 2018 - 1:40 pm
The Boy Scouts of America says it is exploring "all options" to address serious financial challenges, but is declining to confirm or deny a report that it may seek bankruptcy protection in the face of declining membership and sex-abuse litigation.
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Suffolk County PD
October 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a driver accused of plowing into a group of Boy Scouts and killing one of them had refused a ride home after pounding back vodka during a morning round of golf. Thomas Murphy pleaded not guilty Tuesday to aggravated vehicular homicide, assault and other...
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Suffolk County PD
October 03, 2018 - 6:11 pm
MANORVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- The mother of one of the Boy Scouts hit by a car during a Long Island hike says he's recovering but traumatized. Kristine Lynch tells Newsday she happened to call her 15-year-old son Kaden just a few minutes after the crash alongside a Manorville road on Sunday. Lynch says...
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Suffolk County Police Department
October 01, 2018 - 11:00 am
MANORVILLE, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- A Boy Scout is dead, after being run over by an allegedly drunk driver on a Long Island street. Sadly, the Boy Scouts confirm that a boy in troop 161 has died from the injuries he sustained Sunday. Alleged drunk driver Thomas Murphy awaiting arraignment in Central...
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