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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Bill Cosby will not discuss sex assault allegations: lawyer

    Bill Cosby will not discuss sex assault allegations: lawyer
    Comedian Bill Cosby will not comment on "discredited" accusations of sexual assault that have resurfaced in recent weeks against him, his lawyer said on Sunday. Allegations that Cosby, 77, drugged and sexually assaulted several young women decades ago...
  • Foley Calls For Better Background Checks By Malloy

    Foley Calls For Better Background Checks By Malloy
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley called Thursday for improved background checks by the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Foley was responding to the arrest of Victor M. Diaz, a deputy commissioner at the Department of Motor Vehicles...
  • Why women laugh when you sexually assault them

    Why women laugh when you sexually assault them
    A few weeks ago, British comedian Sam Pepper pulled a “prank” where he went around grabbing women’s butts and then laughing and pretending it wasn’t him.  But one stupid, stupid man’s prank is the rest of the world’...
  • Maintenance man accused of 34 more child-sex attack charges

    Maintenance man accused of 34 more child-sex attack charges
    Three new alleged victims have stepped forward in the ongoing child-sex attack investigation involving a 49-year-old Kissimmee man, police said Friday. Jorge Ramos was initially charged last month with just one count of having sexual relations with a...
  • Maryland high schools unsafe for LGBT students, study says

    Maryland high schools unsafe for LGBT students, study says
    High school students in Maryland who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender constantly hear derogatory remarks and are often verbally, physically and sexually harassed and assaulted by their classmates. Fewer than half report the abuse....
  • Campus sex crime reports rise as federal scrutiny grows

    Campus sex crime reports rise as federal scrutiny grows
    The number of sex crimes reported at some California colleges rose in 2013 from the previous year, according to figures released Wednesday by the schools. The annual disclosures are mandated under the Clery Act, which calls for colleges and universities...
  • Jameis Winston's FSU conduct hearing delayed until Dec. 1

    Jameis Winston's FSU conduct hearing in connection with a sexual assault allegation has been delayed until Dec. 1.  Winston was originally scheduled to undergo a hearing the week of Nov. 17 to determine whether he violated as many as four of the school&...
  • Files shed light on priests' removal on child sex abuse allegations

    Files shed light on priests' removal on child sex abuse allegations
    They were among the most popular and influential priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Robert Kealy was a lawyer who handled sex abuse claims against priests, R. Peter Bowman was a former high-ranking church administrator and John Calicott was a...
  • Lincoln University president apologizes for comments on sexual assault

    The president of Lincoln University on Tuesday issued an apology for remarks he made in September at an all women's convocation that some interpreted as blaming women for sexual assault. "My message was intended to emphasize personal responsibility and...
  • Republican concedes San Diego congressional race to incumbent Democrat

    Republican concedes San Diego congressional race to incumbent Democrat
    Republican challenger Carl DeMaio has conceded defeat in the tough, expensive race against incumbent Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego). DeMaio made his concession in an interview Sunday with the Associated Press, which on Friday had declared Peters the...
  • Rape charges dropped against man who left shoe, shorts, wallet at scene

    Rape charges dropped against man who left shoe, shorts, wallet at scene
    Rough sex in a Hollywood alley that led to a 20-year-old man's arrest for rape may have been consensual, a prosecutor wrote in a memo. That and numerous inconsistencies in the victim's account of the alleged Aug. 24 rape resulted in two counts of sexual...