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Sexual Misconduct

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  • 49ers cut Ray McDonald in wake of sexual assault investigation

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers released Ray McDonald on Wednesday after police announced that the veteran defensive tackle is the suspect in a sexual assault investigation. General manager Trent Baalke said the 49ers notified McDonald...
  • South Gate art instructor exits L.A. Unified's 'teacher jail'

    South Gate art instructor exits L.A. Unified's 'teacher jail'
    A popular South Gate Middle School teacher returned to the classroom Wednesday, eight months after he was pulled from campus for alleged financial improprieties.  The case of Stuart Lutz, 60, became one more touchstone in the debate in the Los Angeles...
  • Osceola arrests of Army recruiters part of nationwide pattern of sexual misconduct

    Osceola arrests of Army recruiters part of nationwide pattern of sexual misconduct
    The recent arrests of two Army recruiters in Osceola County charged with having sex with a 17-year-old girl highlight a nationwide pattern of sexual misconduct by military recruiters. The recruiters, Christopher Doner, 30, and John Back, 33, started...
  • Filmmaker Polanski's lawyers want sex crime case closed

    Lawyers for filmmaker Roman Polanski have launched a new bid to have the Oscar winner's 37-year-old child sex case closed, which would allow "The Pianist" director to travel freely without the threat of extradition. Polanski's attorneys filed a motion on...
  • L.A. prosecutor will not charge Bill Cosby in 1974 sex claim

    L.A. prosecutor will not charge Bill Cosby in 1974 sex claim
    Comedian Bill Cosby, who has been the subject of more than a dozen sex abuse allegations over the past two months, will not be charged in connection with a 1974 molestation claim, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said on Tuesday....
  • Camille Cosby compares rape allegations to Rolling Stone story

    Camille Cosby compares rape allegations to Rolling Stone story
     Camille Cosby, the wife of Bill Cosby, issued a statement on Monday in which she took issue with the way that the media has covered accusations against her husband, even comparing it to the coverage of the allegations of rape at the University of...
  • Prosecutors highlight money, sex, power in grant scam trial

    Prosecutors highlight money, sex, power in grant scam trial
    SPRINGFIELD — A federal prosecutor on Monday launched into closing arguments in a corruption trial that touched on money, sex, the president's longtime golfing buddy and the alleged theft of state grant funds designed to fight cancer, flu and AIDS...
  • Ex-USC professor and FBI fugitive gets 5 years in prison for child sex

    Ex-USC professor and FBI fugitive gets 5 years in prison for child sex
    A former USC professor once on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for flying to the Philippines and sexually assaulting underage boys he had met online. In addition to the sentence, Walter Lee...
  • Federal probe finds SMU lax on handling reports of sex assaults, harassment

    DALLAS A federal investigation spurred by complaints from a freshman, a law student and a professor found that Southern Methodist University failed to promptly and fairly address reports of sexual violence, harassment and retaliation. The U.S. Department...
  • Secret recordings result in new trial for sex-abuse suspect

    Secret recordings result in new trial for sex-abuse suspect
    TALLAHASSEE — A man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter should receive a new trial because of the improper use of secret recordings made by the alleged victim, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The unanimous ruling found that...
  • Rape article controversy has plunged Rolling Stone into its deepest crisis

    Rape article controversy has plunged Rolling Stone into its deepest crisis
    The story featured a sympathetic protagonist, some powerful accused villains and allegations of the most unspeakable kind. In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-...