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Sexual Misconduct

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  • My sexual harassment story on the CTA

    My sexual harassment story on the CTA
    After I finished writing my Tuesday story about sexual harassment on the CTA, it happened to me. On Friday evening, I was waiting for a Green Line train at the Pulaski stop after spending the afternoon reporting in West Garfield Park. By the time I...
  • Child porn charges dropped against former West Palm Beach teacher

    Child porn charges dropped against former West Palm Beach teacher
    The former West Palm Beach private school teacher accused of sexually assaulting two 9-year-old students more than seven years ago will stand trial starting Dec. 15. But the case against Stephen Jerome Budd, 52, won't include child porn allegations....
  • Man charged with sex assault of 5-year-old at wife's day care

    Man charged with sex assault of 5-year-old at wife's day care
      A Waukegan man is charged with sexually assaulting a 5-year-old at his wife’s home day care, authorities said. After the child cried out about the alleged assault, police arrested Mario Montes-Deoca, 60, last week and he was charged with...
  • Joshu Sasaki Roshi, who brought Zen Buddhism to U.S., dies at 107

    Joshu Sasaki Roshi, who brought Zen Buddhism to U.S., dies at 107
    Buddhist teacher Joshu Sasaki Roshi, a leading figure in Zen Buddhism in America whose legacy was later complicated by allegations of sexual abuse, has died. He was 107. Roshi died Sunday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said Gento Steve...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • American Apparel saga: Why did it take so long to sack Dov Charney?

    American Apparel saga: Why did it take so long to sack Dov Charney?
    The American Apparel story is a saga of sleazy behavior and flagrant dereliction of duty. No, we're not talking about the Los Angeles company's founder, chairman and CEO, Dov Charney, though he's bad enough. We're talking about its board of directors....
  • Former student settles sex case against Burbank school district

    Former student settles sex case against Burbank school district
    A man who claimed he was sexually abused by his teacher when he was 14 years old has settled his lawsuit against the Burbank Unified school district that alleged school officials failed to oversee the teacher and train employees to recognize signs of...
  • American Apparel CEO's playboy lifestyle overshadowed successes

    American Apparel's abrupt ouster of controversial Chief Executive Dov Charney may pitch the company into bankruptcy by triggering defaults on two outstanding loans, the retailer warned Thursday.  In an SEC filing, American Apparel said the board's...
  • 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...
  • 3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik

    3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik
    A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by a Saudi sheik's son in Los Angeles was charged Monday with conspiracy to extort one of the wealthiest men in Saudi Arabia of $20 million, prosecutors said. Leyla Ors, a 34-...
  • Woman accused in $20-million extortion plot pleads not guilty

    Woman accused in $20-million extortion plot pleads not guilty
    A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by the son of a Saudi sheik pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of conspiring to extort $20 million from the man's family. Two attorneys, one of them once connected to...