A judge in Pennsylvania has dismissed the last of five sex-abuse lawsuits filed against the puppeteer who voiced the Sesame Street character Elmo. The ruling does not weigh the merits of the claims ... more 
A judge in Pennsylvania has dismissed the last of five sex-abuse lawsuits filed against the puppeteer who voiced the Sesame Street character Elmo. The ruling does not weigh the merits of the claims but says 25-year-old accuser Sheldon Stephens filed suit too late against actor Kevin Clash. Federal Judge Christopher Conner says Stephens failed to sue by age 19 under laws in New York, where their meetings took place. Clash's lawyer, Michael Berger, says Clash can now move forward with his life. He had resigned from Sesame Street amid the accusations. less 
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Fri, Jun 20, 2014 5:50 PM EDT