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Sexual Misconduct

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  • A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland
    Baltimore is changing the way it handles cases of alleged child abuse and neglect — part of a broad social-services strategy that has been touted by Maryland officials but abandoned in some other states. The new approach, which is designed to...
  • Ex-school coach acquitted of sex charges involving 2 students

    Ex-school coach acquitted of sex charges involving 2 students
    A former South Side boys basketball coach accused of sexually assaulting an underage female student and attempting to assault another was acquitted Thursday by a Cook County jury. Kevin Jones, 37, cried with family members outside Judge Stanley Sacks&...
  • Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case

    Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows. The...
  • Twin Cities Archbishop under investigation for new sex allegations

    MINNEAPOLIS The Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis on Tuesday confirmed a months-long investigation into new sexual misconduct allegations against Archbishop John Nienstedt. The announcement came after a Commonweal magazine blog post reported that...
  • Former high school coach on trial in sex assault of student

    Former high school coach on trial in sex assault of student
    A trial got underway today for a former South Side high school basketball coach on charges he sexually assaulted an underage female student. Kevin Jones, a former varsity boys’ basketball coach at Epic Academy Charter High School in the 8200 block...
  • Kansas City Diocese ordered to pay $1.1 million for violating contract with sex abuse victims

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Six years after reaching a $10 million settlement with victims of sexual abuse, the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has been ordered to pay $1.1 million for violating terms of the contract. The order, issued by arbitrator...
  • CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel

    CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel
    His company's advertising favored provocative women, and so did he. Now American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney's highly sexualized lifestyle has cost him stewardship of the company he founded — and may destroy it. The company suspended...
  • 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....
  • Border agency's watchdog under investigation for cover-up

    WASHINGTON The internal affairs division of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is being investigated for falsifying documents, intentionally misplacing employee complaints and bungling misconduct reports as part of a cover-up to mask its failure to curb...
  • Common Themes In Sex Assault Allegations Against Avon Doctor

    HARTFORD — Allegations of sexual assault by nine women against an Avon doctor are consistent in several respects, according to arrest warrants made available Thursday. The women alleged similar conduct by Dr. Khosro Pourkavoos — fondling of...
  • Former Los Angeles teacher sentenced to 12 years for lewd conduct

    Former Los Angeles teacher sentenced to 12 years for lewd conduct
    A former Los Angeles Unified school teacher who committed lewd acts against his students and a relative, was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after he was confronted in court by victims and their families. Robert Pimentel, who worked at George...