Judge Sets July Hearing On Boy Scouts Child Sex Abuse Settlement AgreementA bankruptcy judge has set a July 29 hearing on the proposed $850 million settlement agreement the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America have with attorneys representing some 60,000 victims of child sex abuse.
Boy Scouts Of America Reaches $850M Deal With 60,000 Victims Of Child Sex Abuse“After months of intensive negotiations, the debtors have reached resolution with every single official and major creditor constituency in these Chapter 11 cases,” BSA attorneys wrote.
Irving-Based Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts Suffer Huge Declines In MembershipAmerica’s most iconic youth organizations – the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of the USA – have been jolted by unprecedented one-year drops in membership.
Local Troops & Adventure Camps All A Part Of Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Reorganization PlanThe continued operation of local troops and national adventure camps are all a part of the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy reorganization plan.
'We're Trailblazers': More Than 2 Dozen North Texas Girls Soar To New Heights Earning Rank Of Eagle Scout"I'm really proud of myself that I got everything done in the right amount of time so I could be a part of the inaugural class," says Eagle Scout Heidi Linheart.
Sex Abuse Victims Committee Wants Subpoenas Authorized For Boy Scouts RecordsThe Boy Scouts of America, based in Irving, Texas, sought bankruptcy protection in February in an effort to halt hundreds of individual lawsuits.
Irving-Based Boy Scouts Stand With Black Lives Matter: 'There Is No Place For Racism In Scouting'In a letter, the National Executive Committee says this is not a political issue, but a human rights issue and they join the country's resolve to do better.
Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy After Hundreds Of Sex Abuse LawsuitsThe Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy as it faces hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits and thousands of alleged victims.
Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed In DC Against Boy Scouts Of AmericaThe lawsuit seeks to establish a venue for men across the U.S. to sue the Boy Scouts of America for allegedly failing to protect them from long-ago sexual abuse.
Entire Boy Scouts Organization Threatened By Wave Of Child Sex Abuse LawsuitsThe Boy Scouts of America, which has headquarters in Irving, is facing a threat from a growing wave of lawsuits over decades-old allegations of sexual abuse.
Boy Scouts Launch Sex Abuse Awareness Program With Animated VideosIn an attempt to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts, the Boy Scouts of America has launched a new awareness program that features cartoon-style videos.