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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

    JAFFNA Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a care home three months ago after their alleged rape by members of the Sri Lankan navy. In a lawyer's...
  • Downey teacher charged with having sex with student

    Downey teacher charged with having sex with student
    A Downey High School teacher and coach was charged Tuesday with 15 felony counts involving unlawful sexual acts with a female student at the school, officials said. Brandon Hitchcock, 30, who also serves as Downey High's girls soccer coach, was arrested...
  • Violence against women emerges as key campaign issue in Alaska

    The woman was terrified her boyfriend would find her. He had beaten her up, torn her phone from the wall. He was after her. He had a gun. So she pounded on her apartment manager's door. The 17-year-old who answered let her in and dialed 911. "I...
  • Too late to sue for teacher's alleged abuse?

    Too late to sue for teacher's alleged abuse?
    While newly released documents show a Winnetka school system was made aware of a gym teacher's "irregular behavior" with students as early as 1968, but kept him on as an employee, legal experts say any former students looking to hold the district liable...
  • Police: Man Left Halfway House, Sexually Assaulted 10-Year-Old Meriden Girl

    Police: Man Left Halfway House, Sexually Assaulted 10-Year-Old Meriden Girl
    MERIDEN — Police said a 23-year-old man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 10-year-old city girl had an extensive criminal history and had left a halfway house at the time of the alleged incident. Desmond James, 23, was arrested Friday and...
  • Homeowner association manager is flirting with sexual harassment suit

    Question: Our homeowner association has dozens of employees and one female manager-agent. Dozens have complained of her overly flirtatious and seductive behavior, in that she "comes on" to their fathers, husbands, sons and boyfriends. Others complain of...
  • Costly, nasty battle rages in San Diego race for Congress

    Costly, nasty battle rages in San Diego race for Congress
    In its third editorial endorsing Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over Democratic incumbent Scott Peters, the U-T San Diego newspaper had one description of DeMaio that not even his many critics could dispute: "One of a kind." DeMaio's...
  • Five report sexual assaults at University of California Berkeley fraternity

    (Reuters) - Five people have reported that they were given a date-rape drug and sexually assaulted at an off-campus fraternity at the University of California, Berkeley, school police said on Friday. The five individuals told campus security that they...
  • Former Bloomfield High School Football Player Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

    Former Bloomfield High School Football Player Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter
    HARTFORD — A former Bloomfield High School football player charged with murder after the fatal stabbing of a friend last year pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge amid allegations the friend had sexually assaulted him. Speaking softly, 19-...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney intentionally delaying hearing, accuser's lawyer claims

    Jameis Winston's attorney intentionally delaying hearing, accuser's lawyer claims
    An attorney for Jameis Winston’s accuser is arguing the star FSU quarterback’s lawyer is intentionally delaying a sexual assault conduct hearing.  In three months, Winston has the option of leaving school following his sophomore football...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney questions why FSU is proceeding with conduct hearing

    Jameis Winston's attorney questions why FSU is proceeding with conduct hearing
    Jameis Winston’s attorney is questioning why a code of conduct hearing is going forward 20 months after the star quarterback was first accused of sexual assault. David Cornwell, Winston’s attorney, argued during an appearance on ESPN’s...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney sends letter to FSU, says school not protecting QB's interests

    Jameis Winston's attorney sent a letter to FSU Tuesday arguing the school is failing to protect the quarterback’s interests. David Cornwell, Winston’s attorney, criticized Florida State’s Title IX investigation into a sexual assault...