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Sexual Misconduct

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  • 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...
  • Archbishop being investigated for sexual misconduct

    Archbishop being investigated for sexual misconduct
    A Catholic archbishop in Minnesota is being investigated for sexual misconduct with seminarians, priests and other men, according to Commenweal magazine. The investigation, based on multiple allegations, is being conducted by a law firm hired by 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...
  • 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...
  • Lake County sheriff reviewing allegation that top officer threatened deputies

    Lake County sheriff reviewing allegation that top officer threatened deputies
    Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran’s office is reviewing a complaint alleging that one of his top officers threatened deputies and command staff during a meeting. A letter fellow officers sent to the county’s human resources department...
  • Sexual Abuse Suit Against Gary Goddard Withdrawn

    Michael Egan III (pictured above), who has filed sexual abuse lawsuits against director Bryan Singer and three Hollywood execs, has dismissed his suit against Broadway producer and theme park designer Gary Goddard. The motion was filed in federal court...
  • Texas couple accused of keeping son locked in garage apartment for years

    SAN MARCOS, Texas Standing outside the Hays County Courthouse on Friday, friends said that Andy and Jenifer Thyssen are loving parents to six children good, hardworking people who are active in their church. Their friends knew the Thyssens had adopted...
  • Jury chosen in rape case of Coast Guard petty officer

    MIAMI A Coast Guard judge Friday empaneled a seven-member jury to hear a South Carolina rape case in Miami starting Monday that alleges a male petty officer sexually assaulted a female Air Force staff sergeant in 2010. A lieutenant commander was...
  • Senate panel consider ways to deal with campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON In a hearing Thursday about campus sexual assault, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, promised to include military institutions under the scope of the Clery Act and Title IX, laws that, respectively, require the disclosure of campus crimes and prohibit...
  • Former student settles sex case against Burbank school district

    Former student settles sex case against Burbank school district
    A man who claimed he was sexually abused by his teacher when he was 14 years old has settled his lawsuit against the Burbank Unified school district that alleged school officials failed to oversee the teacher and train employees to recognize signs of...
  • Bill aimed at speedier teacher firings among those signed by Brown

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at speeding the dismissal of public school teachers for gross misconduct, a bill in reaction to a sex abuse case at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles. The measure was introduced after...