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Sexual Misconduct

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  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

    LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations
    In the weeks since allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted women decades ago began generating national debate, it's been assumed that the accusations were too old to merit attention from law enforcement. But on Thursday, Los Angeles Police...
  • U.S. Navy revokes Bill Cosby's honorary chief petty officer title

     U.S. Navy revokes Bill Cosby's honorary chief petty officer title
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has revoked Bill Cosby's title of honorary chief petty officer, citing allegations of sexual abuse against the comedian, the Pentagon said on Thursday. "The Navy is taking this action because allegations against Mr....
  • Ruling allows use of 'perversion files' in Boy Scout sex abuse case

    A judge ruled Friday that the attorneys for a 20-year-old man molested by a Boy Scout leader in 2007 could use internal documents known as the "perversion files" in an upcoming civil trial. The ruling by Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Donna...
  • Bill Cosby's attorney calls sexual assault allegation 'patently false'

    In court documents filed Thursday, Bill Cosby's attorney called a woman's allegation that the comedian sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion decades ago "patently false" and asked for her lawsuit to be dismissed. Attorney Martin D. Singer...
  • Moran: 10 years after Genessee Theatre show, we reconsider Bill Cosby

    Ten years ago this week, a living American icon walked onstage at the refurbished Genesee Theatre to deafening, sustained applause. The moment wasn’t lost on the Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian, who paid homage to the building’s...
  • Dr. Luke sues over tweets alleging assault of Gaga: '#namethepervert'

    Dr. Luke sues over tweets alleging assault of Gaga: '#namethepervert'
    The saga involving pop singer Kesha and record producer Dr. Luke took a new turn Monday as Luke filed a lawsuit against Kesha's lawyer, Mark Geragos. Geragos is representing the singer in a civil lawsuit against Luke that seeks damages for allegedĀ ...
  • Woman drops petition for peace order against Ravens security director

    Woman drops petition for peace order against Ravens security director
    A woman who told police that Baltimore Ravens head of security Darren Sanders sexually assaulted her at the stadium last month dropped her petition for a court order on Tuesday that would have required him to stay away from her. Sanders, 48, arrived at...
  • Michigan judge orders Bricker to undergo mental health evaluation

    Michigan judge orders Bricker to undergo mental health evaluation
    A Michigan judge has ordered William Bricker to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine if the former Winnetka teacher is competent enough to understand his pending extradition to Wyoming. The evaluation was ordered by a Grand Traverse County judge...
  • Third victim brings sexual abuse allegations against William Bricker

    Third victim brings sexual abuse allegations against William Bricker
    Prosecutors in Wyoming have amended their complaint against William Bricker, after a third person recently came forward with sexual assault allegations against the former Winnetka teacher. Bricker, 94, was was arrested in Grand Traverse County, Mich.,...
  • Stepfather videotaped himself having sex with Jessica Padgett's corpse, DA says

    Stepfather videotaped himself having sex with Jessica Padgett's corpse, DA says
    An Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett, videotaped himself having sex with her corpse — a recording that was recovered on his computer, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said Friday. He...