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Sexual Misconduct

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  • 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...
  • L.A. schools to pay $139 million in teacher's abuse of students

    L.A. schools to pay $139 million in teacher's abuse of students
    The Los Angeles school district has agreed to pay $139 million to families of students subject to sexual abuse by an elementary school teacher who took bondage-style photos of more than 100 pupils, school officials said on Friday. The Los Angeles...
  • Bill Cosby's Lawyer Calls Allegations 'Ridiculous,' Blames Media Frenzy

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On Thursday, the attorney for Bill Cosby slammed the numerous accusations of sexual assault against his client, saying the five-time Emmy-winner has been the victim of a "media-driven feeding frenzy." "People are coming out...
  • Bill Cosby's lawyer calls assault allegations 'ridiculous,' three new accusers come forward

    Bill Cosby's lawyer calls assault allegations 'ridiculous,' three new accusers come forward
    LOS ANGELES - On Thursday, the attorney for Bill Cosby slammed the numerous accusations of sexual assault against his client, saying the five-time Emmy-winner has been the victim of a "media-driven feeding frenzy." "People are coming out the woodwork...
  • Cosby comedy shows to continue despite allegations

    Cosby comedy shows to continue despite allegations
    All three of Bill Cosby's live comedy shows in November will proceed as planned, venue organizers said on Thursday, despite mounting allegations from multiple women saying the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago. Cosby will perform Friday in...
  • On Bill Cosby, hard to keep the faith

    On Bill Cosby, hard to keep the faith
    A few weeks ago, I spent a delightful afternoon and evening with Bill Cosby. I was the emcee of a gala for historically black Claflin University, which is in my hometown; Cosby was the headliner. Both of us were donating our time to a worthy cause. It...
  • Adult family home operator is charged with rape

    SEATTLE The daughter of an elderly woman with dementia hid a "nanny cam" in her mother's room at an Auburn adult family home and captured video of the owner forcing the 83-year-old woman to perform a sex act, according to King County prosecutors....
  • Cosby comedy gigs to go on in midst of swirling allegations

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Nov 20 (Reuters) - All three of Bill Cosby's live comedy shows in November will proceed as planned, venue organizers said on Thursday, despite mounting allegations from multiple women saying the comedian sexually...
  • Bill Cosby is in role of outcast after sexual assault allegations

    Bill Cosby is in role of outcast after sexual assault allegations
    A generation ago, Bill Cosby played the role of America's Dad, with a No. 1-rated family sitcom, a runaway bestseller about fatherhood and a lucrative ad career built around his Everyman image. His legacy as a pioneering African American entertainer...
  • Cupich to get firsthand look at archdiocese's biggest ills

    Cupich to get firsthand look at archdiocese's biggest ills
    Archbishop Blase Cupich will make the first of three visits to ethnic parishes across the city this Sunday, when he celebrates Mass at the predominantly African-American St. Agatha Catholic Church. The visit will bring him face to face with some of...
  • Bill Cosby's lawyer calls 'decade-old' sex assault claims 'discredited'

    Amid a swirling controversy of sexual-assault allegations that have recently resurfaced, the lawyer for embattled sitcom legend Bill Cosby went on the attack over the weekend. Cosby, the 77-year-old former star of "The Cosby Show" and "I Spy," has...