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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Female service members say they face retribution for reporting sexual assaults

    WASHINGTON Two-thirds of women in the military who reported they'd been sexually assaulted endure professional retaliation or other social ostracism, Pentagon' leaders said Friday. In releasing an annual study required by Congress on sexual harassment...
  • Sexual assault circumstances differ for military men, women

    As the military struggles to combat sexual assault, surveys are uncovering stark differences between the attacks against active-duty female service members and those against active-duty men. The differences are forcing defense leaders to come up with more...
  • Jury convicts former bar owner in 1979 child sex abuse case

    Jury convicts former bar owner in 1979 child sex abuse case
    A former Southeast Baltimore bar owner was convicted by a jury of child sex abuse, in a case in which the allegations dated back more than 35 years. Nicolaos Trintis, 65, was found guilty Friday of more than a dozen counts of third-degree sex offense and...
  • Federal judge agrees to transfer lawsuit against FSU

    Federal judge agrees to transfer lawsuit against FSU
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge is moving a high-profile lawsuit against Florida State University from an Orlando federal court to one in Tallahassee. Erica Kinsman filed a lawsuit against FSU earlier this year. The former FSU student...
  • Indiana school revises policies after coach harassed players

    A northern Indiana school district will revise its sexual harassment policies and increase training on how to initiate and investigate complaints as part of a settlement in a case involving a coach who had a sexual relationship with a player, the U.S....
  • City poised to pay $415,000 to settle sex assault suit against on-duty cops

    City poised to pay $415,000 to settle sex assault suit against on-duty cops
    The city is poised to pay $415,000 to a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by two then-Chicago police officers after they bought her liquor and drove her back to her Rogers Park apartment to play strip poker while on duty. The proposed...
  • Danbury teacher appears in court on sexual assault charge

    A Danbury High School science teacher appeared briefly in court on charges that she sexually assaulted one of her students. According to an arrest report, 24-year-old-year-old Kayla Mooney was charged March 31 after an investigation into a complaint...
  • St. Francis de Sales suspends 12 in 'bullying' but police investigating as sex assault

    St. Francis de Sales suspends 12 in 'bullying' but police investigating as sex assault
    Chicago police say they are investigating an allegation that an 18-year-old student at St. Francis de Sales High School was sexually assaulted in a locker room by several other members of the baseball team. The school also announced it was suspending 12...
  • Alleged abuse victims in Haiti to get day in court in Maine

    A federal defamation lawsuit may become the only venue for young men from Haiti to air abuse allegations in open court following the dismissal of a case against the orphanage founder accused of assaulting them when they were boys in Port-au-Prince,...
  • House panel targets 'glaring management failures' at EPA

    The chairman of the House Oversight Committee blasted the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for what he called "glaring management failures" that included promoting a senior employee even though he had been accused of sexual harassment and allowing...
  • Ohio State drum major instructor accused of rape, kidnapping

    A drum major instructor for Ohio State University's marching band who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home was arraigned Thursday on rape and kidnapping charges. Stewart Kitchen, 28, was arrested Wednesday. He did not enter a plea at his...