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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Oklahoma students protest bullying of suspected rape victims at school

    By Heide Brandes NORMAN, Okla. (Reuters) - Hundreds of students at an Oklahoma high school walked out of classes on Monday to protest what they said was a failure by school administrators to take care of three girls who have accused a male classmate of...
  • Cosby's show nixed in Washington state after sex assault claims

    Cosby's show nixed in Washington state after sex assault claims
    Embattled comedian Bill Cosby's show in Yakima, Washington state, has been canceled, venue organizers said Monday, in the latest of several cancellations following decades-old sexual assault allegations that have surfaced in recent weeks. The Capitol...
  • Lawsuit alleges former Casselberry chief sent explicit text messages

    Lawsuit alleges former Casselberry chief sent explicit text messages
    A lawsuit filed Friday alleges the Casselberry police chief sent sexually explicit text messages to two female officers and made racially charged comments to a male Hispanic officer. William McNeil resigned last month after 26 years on the force amid an...
  • U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations

    U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations
    Faced with mounting pressure from students, faculty and alumni, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan suspended all campus fraternities Saturday, an action prompted by a searing magazine account of an alleged 2012 gang rape inside a...
  • Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon

    Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon
    They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world." Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...
  • Bill Cosby says he does not have to 'answer to innuendos' -report

    Comedian Bill Cosby spokeout against a wave of sexual assault allegations but told a Florida publication he does not have to "answer to innuendos." Cosby, 77, spoke to the newspaper Florida Today on Friday, before performing his comedy routine at a...
  • Bill Cosby's Florida performance goes on despite assault allegations

    Even as other entertainment outlets abandoned him and suspicion grew over a series of renewed allegations of sexual assault, Bill Cosby was welcomed to a central Florida theater Friday night to a rousing standing ovation. Wearing his trademark "Hello...
  • Sold-out Cosby show proceeds amid rape allegations

    Sold-out Cosby show proceeds amid rape allegations
    Bill Cosby played a sold-out comedy show on Friday in Florida, despite a wave of sexual assault allegations this week that prompted the cancellation of several upcoming shows and two major studios to halt projects involving the comedian.  Cosby, 77,...
  • L.A. Unified ends Miramonte sex abuse case with $139-million deal

    L.A. Unified ends Miramonte sex abuse case with $139-million deal
    The L.A. Unified School District has agreed to pay about $139 million to settle claims that a Miramonte Elementary School teacher abused his students, drawing to a close the lengthy case that led to changes in state law and district policies. It is...
  • Temple's silence over Cosby ties raises questions on campus

    Temple's silence over Cosby ties raises questions on campus
    In the years since Bill Cosby graduated from Temple University, the images of the school and the veteran comedian have become closely intertwined, a carefully cultivated relationship that is now raising uncomfortable questions at the Philadelphia school....
  • Bill Cosby's Las Vegas casino show canceled

    Bill Cosby's Las Vegas casino show canceled
    Comedian Bill Cosby and a Las Vegas casino on Friday called off a show scheduled for next week, in another blow to his career after several women publicly alleged the entertainer sexually assaulted them decades ago. The cancellation, along with two other...