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  • Advocate: NY should extend child sex abuse statute

    New York state must lengthen the statute of limitations to bring charges of child sex abuse, a victims' advocate said in response to a prosecutor's statement that it's too late to investigate two men's claims that they were molested by former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.


  • Lawsuit aims at clearing name of Syracuse accuser

    The attorney for a Maine man who claims former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine molested him on a team trip to Pittsburgh in 2002 said he filed a lawsuit Thursday to rebut comments by Fine's attorneys and a prosecutor that the man isn't credible.


  • Advocate calls for special prosecutor in Fine case

    Advocates for sexual abuse victims are calling for a special prosecutor to look into ex-Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.


  • DA says ex-Syracuse assistant left many victims

    Many of the key names in the sex abuse investigation of ex-Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine are well-known by now: Bobby Davis, Michael Lang, Zach Tomaselli.


  • DA comments stir reaction in ex-SU coach probe

    A victims' advocate says he'll call for changes in state laws the day after a New York district attorney said it's too late to investigate two men's claims of sexual abuse against ex-Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.


  • **FILE** Syracuse basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine watches a college basketball game against Manhattan in the NIT Season Tip-Off in Syracuse, N.Y., on Nov. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Lawyers: Records show Fine accuser is lying

    A county district attorney has given federal investigators records that may call into question the story of one of three men who have accused ex-Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of sexually abusing them when they were boys.


  • 9 years later, SU accuser's abuse claim believed

    Over the course of nine years, former ballboy Bobby Davis told his story of sexual abuse at the hands of Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine to the police, the college, the local newspaper and a national TV network. Each time, either he was too late or his story couldn't be proved.


  • AP: Lawyers: Records show Fine accuser is lying

    A county district attorney has given federal investigators records that may call into question the story of one of three men who have accused ex-Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of sexually abusing them when they were boys.


  • NY prosecutor to discuss Syracuse abuse inquiry

    A New York prosecutor says he cannot bring charges against a former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach but finds that two men who accused him of sexual abuse are credible.


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