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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Female Yahoo exec sued for sexual harassment

    A high-level female Yahoo executive helping to lead the company's mobile-content efforts was named Friday in a state lawsuit filed by a woman working under her who accused the supervisor of sexually harassing her. In her complaint, Nan Shi says she was...
  • U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

    U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says
    U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday. The survey, which...
  • American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members

    American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members
    An American Apparel shareholder is suing Dov Charney and the remaining six members of the American Apparel board, alleging breach of fiduciary duties to the company and shareholders. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday,...
  • A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland
    Baltimore is changing the way it handles cases of alleged child abuse and neglect — part of a broad social-services strategy that has been touted by Maryland officials but abandoned in some other states. The new approach, which is designed to...
  • Ex-Dean Says UConn Made Him Scapegoat In Misconduct Case

    Ex-Dean Says UConn Made Him Scapegoat In Misconduct Case
    A former UConn dean blamed for mishandling a sexual misconduct case says he is being made a scapegoat by the university to mask the failure of top officials to address the scandal. David G. Woods, who stepped down as dean of fine arts in August 2012...
  • Cartoon Network Fires Creator of 'Clarence' Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

    Skyler Page, the creator of Cartoon Network series "Clarence," has been fired from Cartoon Network Studios amid allegations of sexual assault made by a female co-worker. In a series of Twitter posts on Tuesday and Wednesday, artist Emily Partridge...
  • Ex-school coach acquitted of sex charges involving 2 students

    Ex-school coach acquitted of sex charges involving 2 students
    A former South Side boys basketball coach accused of sexually assaulting an underage female student and attempting to assault another was acquitted Thursday by a Cook County jury. Kevin Jones, 37, cried with family members outside Judge Stanley Sacks&...
  • Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case

    Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows. The...
  • Former high school coach on trial in sex assault of student

    Former high school coach on trial in sex assault of student
    A trial got underway today for a former South Side high school basketball coach on charges he sexually assaulted an underage female student. Kevin Jones, a former varsity boys’ basketball coach at Epic Academy Charter High School in the 8200 block...
  • Lake County sheriff reviewing allegation that top officer threatened deputies

    Lake County sheriff reviewing allegation that top officer threatened deputies
    Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran’s office is reviewing a complaint alleging that one of his top officers threatened deputies and command staff during a meeting. A letter fellow officers sent to the county’s human resources department...
  • Sexual Abuse Suit Against Gary Goddard Withdrawn

    Michael Egan III (pictured above), who has filed sexual abuse lawsuits against director Bryan Singer and three Hollywood execs, has dismissed his suit against Broadway producer and theme park designer Gary Goddard. The motion was filed in federal court...