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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Correction Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

    Correction Officer Charged With Sexual Assault
    EAST LYME — An investigation into sexual misconduct at the state's only prison for female inmates has led to the arrest of a third correction officer Tuesday, according to state police. Kareem Dawson, 33, an employee of the York Correctional...
  • Blotter: Sex abuse alleged in St. Charles

    The following items were gathered from police reports. St. Charles Lourdes D. Perez-Melgoza, 23, and Madel Carmen Melgoza-Torres, 50, of the 1200 block of Kings Court, West Chicago, was cited for retail theft from 3840 E. Main St. on June 23. Jeffery...
  • In Theory: The Pentagon takes an inclusive stance

    In Theory: The Pentagon takes an inclusive stance
    Protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation will now be part of the Defense Department’s equal-opportunity policy, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Tuesday, June 9. The Pentagon updated the department’s military equal-...
  • UC Berkeley sued for allegedly failing to properly respond to sexual assault complaints

    UC Berkeley sued for allegedly failing to properly respond to sexual assault complaints
    Three current and former UC Berkeley students sued the University of California on Monday for allegedly failing to properly respond to their sexual assault complaints, asserting that administrators did not act quickly enough or adequately penalize...
  • Minnesota archbishop felled by 2-year scandal over abuse

    Minnesota archbishop felled by 2-year scandal over abuse
    Archbishop John Nienstedt's leadership of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis unraveled over a painful two years. A church archivist accused him of leaving abusive clergy in parishes and church jobs without warning parents or police. A task...
  • Timeline of key events in Minnesota archdiocese scandal

    John Nienstedt's resignation Monday as head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis came 10 days after criminal charges were filed accusing the archdiocese of failing to protect children. For Nienstedt, who had repeatedly refused calls to step...
  • Prosecutors rest in Kenyan child sex abuse trial in Oklahoma

    Federal prosecutors questioned their final witnesses Monday, some of them children who testified through an interpreter in a closed courtroom, before resting their case against an Oklahoma man charged with sexually abusing children at an orphanage in...
  • US archbishop quits after archdiocese charged with cover-up

    The embattled archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis and his deputy resigned Monday after years of pressure, an indication Pope Francis is making good on his promise that no one is above the law when it comes to covering up for clergy who sexually abuse...
  • Court shooter's granddaughter: I was never abused

    A girl whose mother was shot to death by the child's grandfather at a Delaware courthouse testified Monday that she had never been sexually abused by her mother, had an "awesome" relationship with her — and was not surprised when she was killed....
  • Panel to review UN handling of alleged French troops abuse

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed an independent panel Monday to review the United Nations' handling of allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic. Confidential documents have shown that the U.N.'s top human...
  • Bill Cosby's lawyers ask judge to toss out defamation suit

    A federal judge should throw out a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby filed by three women accusing him of decades-old sex crimes because the remarks were personal opinions protected under the U.S. Constitution, his lawyers said Monday. Tamara Green,...