'I'm a Flawed, Flawed Man:' Former Music Teacher Sentenced to 40 Years for Sexually Abusing More Than a Dozen Girls Speaks Out in Court

Lawrence Joynes, a former Maryland music teacher, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing more than a dozen young children at an elementary school. The 27-year public school system veteran spoke about his actions for the first time in a Montgomery County court on Friday, according to multiple reports.

Richie Sambora's Ex-Girlfriend Claims the Rocker Threatened to Kill Her; Rep Denies Allegations

Richie Sambora’s ex girlfriend and business partner has filed a police report claiming the Bon Jovi guitarist assaulted her and threatened to kill her – allegations the rocker’s rep denies.

A source close to Nikki Lund tells PEOPLE the fashion designer filed a report in Calabasas, California, this week after Sambora, 55, called her and allegedly threatened to make her “disappear.”

“She’s sick of living in fear,” says the source.

Salvation Army Uses 'The Dress' in Domestic Violence PSA

Warning: Graphic Imagery

The Salvation Army’s Southern African territory branch has released a new public service announcement that aims to piggyback on the enormous viral reach of “The Dress,” as it’s come to be known, by repurposing the imagery to spread a message about domestic abuse.

Soccer Star Diego Maradona Denies Hitting His Ex-Girlfriend as Video Surfaces

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona is denying hitting former fiancée Rocio Oliva after a video surfaced in which he is allegedly seen striking her.

An Argentine TV station first broadcast the video, which Oliva secretly recorded on her cell phone, according to the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, which also posted the footage on its website.

How Taylor Armstrong Has Moved On After Russell's Suicide

Three years after her estranged husband’s suicide, Taylor Armstrong is remarried and ready to return as a guest star on Real Housewives – though the tragedy still lingers over her and her daughter.

Kesha Accuses Dr. Luke of Sexual Assault

After battling her own demons, Kesha is now facing the man she claims sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally abused her for a decade – her music producer Dr. Luke.

The “Timber” singer, 27, has filed a lawsuit claiming the producer began to abuse her when she signed with him at the age of 18, allegations that a source also confirms to PEOPLE.

The-Dream Arrested on Assault Charges

The-Dream turned himself into the NYPD on Wednesday morning, PEOPLE confirms.

The mega producer, whose real name is Terius Nash, is being accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend Lydia Nam, 29, on April 4, 2013. She claims he assaulted, strangled and threatened her while she was pregnant during an argument at the Plaza Hotel.

Matthew Fox Felt It Was 'Undignified' to Address Hitting Allegations

Matthew Fox stayed quiet last year following allegations that he hit a woman partly because it was a criminal case, but also because he didn’t want to give the claims any legitimacy by addressing them.

Adrienne Maloof Gets Custody of Kids, Alleges Abuse by Paul Nassif

A judge on Wednesday awarded The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Adrienne Maloof temporary custody of her three sons, after she alleged that her estranged husband, Paul Nassif, choked one of them last week.

A rep for Nassif confirmed the court decision to PEOPLE, adding that his legal team was blindsided by the allegations, which Nassif denies.

Rev. Marvin Winans Beaten, Carjacked in Detroit

The pastor and gospel recording artist who gave the eulogy at Whitney Houston’s funeral in February was beaten and carjacked in Detroit on Wednesday.

The Rev. Marvin Winans suffered cuts and bruises and had his wallet, a $15,000 Rolex watch and his 2012 Infiniti SUV stolen, according to the Detroit Free Press.