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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Police: 79-year-old Palmer man charged with child rape, sexual assault

    Police: 79-year-old Palmer man charged with child rape, sexual assault
    Palmer Township police charged a 79-year-old man Thursday with rape and sexual assault charges involving two children. William S. Ritchie of Palmer Township is charged with indecent assault of a victim less than 13, endangering the welfare of a child,...
  • Minnesota archbishop felled by 2-year scandal over abuse

    Minnesota archbishop felled by 2-year scandal over abuse
    Archbishop John Nienstedt's leadership of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis unraveled over a painful two years. A church archivist accused him of leaving abusive clergy in parishes and church jobs without warning parents or police. A task...
  • Timeline of key events in Minnesota archdiocese scandal

    John Nienstedt's resignation Monday as head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis came 10 days after criminal charges were filed accusing the archdiocese of failing to protect children. For Nienstedt, who had repeatedly refused calls to step...
  • Prosecutors rest in Kenyan child sex abuse trial in Oklahoma

    Federal prosecutors questioned their final witnesses Monday, some of them children who testified through an interpreter in a closed courtroom, before resting their case against an Oklahoma man charged with sexually abusing children at an orphanage in...
  • US archbishop quits after archdiocese charged with cover-up

    The embattled archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis and his deputy resigned Monday after years of pressure, an indication Pope Francis is making good on his promise that no one is above the law when it comes to covering up for clergy who sexually abuse...
  • Amid allegations, some consider removing Dennis Hastert's presence

    Amid allegations, some consider removing Dennis Hastert's presence
    A portrait of Dennis Hastert hangs in a place of honor in the Capitol, alongside portraits of Henry Clay, Sam Rayburn, Carl Albert, Tip O'Neill, Newt Gingrich and other giants of Congress. With Hastert accused of lying to the FBI over bank withdrawals...
  • The Mail 6/16/15

    The Mail 6/16/15
    Colleges can Do More Anna Walsh did a terrific job describing the challenges that Johns Hopkins University faces (“Critical Juncture,” Feature, June 10) with regard to community-based strategies and policies around alleged sexual assault....
  • New Tribes Mission settles 'dorm dad' sex-abuse case

    New Tribes Mission settles 'dorm dad' sex-abuse case
    SANFORD — The crimes took place nearly 30 years ago in a village in Africa. Now a woman who says she was sexually abused repeatedly by a "dorm dad" in a Christian boarding school that was run by New Tribes Mission has reached a financial...
  • UCLA graduate students' lawsuit alleges sexual harassment

    UCLA graduate students' lawsuit alleges sexual harassment
    Two female graduate students have filed suit, alleging that UCLA officials failed to act on complaints that a history professor had sexually harassed them. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the students allege that Gabriel Piterberg made...
  • Panel: Name countries whose troops commit sexual abuse

    A high-level panel urged a major overhaul of U.N. peacekeeping operations Tuesday that would make political solutions the paramount goal, speed up deployment of peacekeepers, and require the naming and shaming of countries whose troops commit acts of...
  • Mother of Oklahoma man testifies at child sex abuse trial

    The mother of a 20-year-old Oklahoma man charged with molesting Kenyan orphans testified Tuesday that her son was frightened when the allegations were leveled against him and that she told him to "say whatever you need to say" in order to return to the...