Looming Wave Of Sex Abuse Cases Poses Threat To Boy ScoutsSexual abuse settlements have already strained the Boy Scouts' finances to the point where the organization is exploring "all available options," including Chapter 11 bankruptcy. But now the financial threats have intensified.
Sexual Abuse Victim Speaks Out As Boy Scouts Of America Considers BankruptcyThe Boy Scouts of America is facing a growing number of sexual abuse and misconduct lawsuits. The organization is considering filing for bankruptcy, due in part, to the massive payouts from these cases.
Boy Scouts Exploring 'All Options' To Address Fiscal Woes"I want to assure you that our daily mission will continue and that there are no imminent actions or immediate decisions expected."
Boy Scouts New Mexico Hiking Trip Abruptly Canceled Due To WildfiresDozens of Boy Scout troops were days away from going to New Mexico on a hiking trip. Late Monday night, the trip was abruptly cancelled due to a UTE park fire.
Boy Scouts Name Change: Group Now Called Scouts BSAThe organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect next February.
15 Lawsuits Filed Against Boy Scouts Over 1980s Sex Abuse In Burbank TroopThe 15 suits, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, name the Boy Scouts of America and the organization’s Chicago Area Council as defendants.
Boy Scouts Launch Science Project To International Space StationAndrew Frank and his team of about a dozen scouts put in more than 5,000 hours of work on the experiment before launching it into space.
Boy Scouts: Leaders Did Not Call Trump, Praising SpeechThe Boy Scouts denied Wednesday that the head of the youth organization called President Donald Trump to praise his recent, politically aggressive speech.
Christian Woman's Hijab Sparks Backlash From Sons' Boy Scout TroopA Christian woman from Hickory Hills who has been wearing a hijab as a gesture of solidarity with Muslims said she got some pushback from her sons' Boy Scout troop.
Chicago Gay Advocacy Organization Setting Up Scout UnitThe Center on Halsted, which serves the LGBT community, has called for volunteers to help lead a Scout troop.
Boy Scout Troop Treasurer Accused Of Swiping $17,000Annette Eichorst, 50, of Plainfield, if facing multiple theft charges surrounding missing funds from Troop 19's bank account.
Thief Makes Off With Boy Scouts' Collection BoxIt’s not quite taking candy from a baby, but stealing a Boy Scout troop’s money is still pretty low.
Chicago Boy Scout To Receive Special Award For Shielding Girlfriend From BulletsThis evening - a South Side teenager will get an award from the Boy Scouts of America: an honor only a few other scouts have ever received in this country.
Lawsuit Targets Boy Scouts For Failing To Stop Sex AbuseFifteen men who say they were molested as children by a Boy Scout leader in the southwest suburbs, filed a lawsuit in Chicago today against the Scouts.