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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Ex-school headmaster sentenced to 50 years for child porn

    The former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school founded by members of the du Pont family was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for dealing in child pornography. Christopher Wheeler showed no emotion and declined to speak. His attorney plans...
  • Former Iowa lawmaker acquitted in spousal sex abuse trial

    Former Iowa lawmaker acquitted in spousal sex abuse trial
    A jury in Iowa has acquitted a longtime state lawmaker accused of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer's patient, bringing to a close a trial that raised questions about the capacity of people with dementia to consent to sex. After about 13 hours...
  • Ex-judge upholds NY Assembly harassment findings

    A hearing officer has upheld findings that a former state assemblyman violated that house's sexual harassment policy while in office, rejecting his appeal. Former Court of Appeals Judge Howard Levine denied an earlier appeal of Micah Kellner. He says the...
  • Review: 'Missoula' by Jon Krakauer

    Review: 'Missoula' by Jon Krakauer
    Nestled in an ancient glacial lake bed in the Northern Rockies, Missoula is Montana's second largest city. It's bisected by the Clark Fork, a major tributary of the Columbia River, confluent with the Bitterroot River to the southwest and Big Blackfoot...
  • Former Iowa lawmaker found not guilty of spousal sex abuse

    An Iowa jury on Wednesday found a longtime state lawmaker not guilty of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, an unusual case that centered on when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. After about 13 hours of...
  • Former Utah teacher pleads guilty to sex with students

    A former high school teacher accused of having sexual relationships with three of her students took a plea deal Wednesday, crying as she accepted the agreement in court. One of the boys was 16 and two were 17 when they were having sex with Brianne...
  • Pope OKs resignation of Missouri bishop for not reporting abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bishop Robert W. Finn, whose nearly 10-year tenure as leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in Missouri was marred by child sex abuse scandals, has stepped down. Pope Francis accepted Finn's resignation Tuesday,...
  • Pope OKs resignation of Missouri bishop for not reporting sex abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bishop Robert W. Finn stepped down as spiritual shepherd of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese on Tuesday, nearly three years after he became the most senior U.S. Roman Catholic prelate convicted of criminal charges related to the church'...
  • Council Set To Vote On Deal In 2009 New Britain Police Lawsuit

    Council Set To Vote On Deal In 2009 New Britain Police Lawsuit
    NEW BRITAIN — A long-standing federal lawsuit filed by three former police officers alleging on-the-job sexual harassment could be resolved this week with the city's agreeing to pay a $153,500 settlement. The common council is scheduled to vote...
  • Jameis Winston accuser files lawsuit against quarterback

    Jameis Winston accuser files lawsuit against quarterback
    Former FSU quarterback Jameis Winston is being sued by the woman who accused him of rape. Erica Kinsman, a former Florida State student, alleged she was sexually assaulted by Winston in December 2012.  Winston, projected to be the No. 1 selection in...
  • Lawsuit accuses Newport's marketing CEO of sexual harassment

    A former office manager at Newport Beach's marketing wing has sued the organization, alleging the chief executive sexually harassed her and then fired her when she objected to his behavior. The lawsuit claims that Newport Beach & Co. CEO Gary Sherwin...