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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.

    Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.
    The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors. Dr. William Thomas...
  • American Apparel says misconduct led to founder Dov Charney's ouster

    American Apparel says misconduct led to founder Dov Charney's ouster
    Dov Charney, the controversial chief executive of American Apparel, was ousted Wednesday by the company's board of directors, who said the action "grew out of an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct." The board voted to replace Charney as...
  • Moraga school district settles '90s sex abuse claims for $14 million

    Two women who claim they were sexually abused by a Moraga schoolteacher in the 1990s as teens will receive $14 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the school district east of Berkeley of concealing numerous complaints of molestation against the...
  • Rape charges dismissed against former Montco GOP chair

    A district judge on Wednesday dismissed rape and sexual assault charges against former Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Robert J. Kerns, but let stand lesser counts stemming from his alleged attack last fall on a female employee at his law...
  • Bill to speed firing of some public school teachers advances

     Bill to speed firing of some public school teachers advances
    A bill to hasten the dismissal of some public school teachers appears to be speeding into law, but it won't calm the furor unleashed last week when a judge threw out key job protections for California instructors. The faster process would apply to...
  • Man convicted of sexually abusing girlfriend's kids faces jail time

    A man convicted of physically and sexually abusing his girlfriend's three children is expected to be sentenced Friday to 30 months in jail. The abuse committed by Tito Castro, 39, of Los Angeles came to light last summer when the children — ages...
  • State upholds suspension of Allegany doctor's license

    State upholds suspension of Allegany doctor's license
    The Maryland Board of Physicians upheld on Thursday its decision to suspend Dr. William Dando's medical license based on his indictment in Allegany County for an alleged sexual assault. Dando appeared before the board Wednesday and was given the chance...
  • Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit

    Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit
    A former state employee who’s suing Treasurer Dan Rutherford for political wrongdoing and sexual harassment added Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to the case Thursday. The Romney addition came as Edmund Michalowski refiled his lawsuit...
  • Sacramento psychologist accused of assaulting two female patients

    Sacramento psychologist accused of assaulting two female patients
    A licensed psychologist from Sacramento has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting two female patients during private sessions, authorities said. Marvin Todd, 71, was taken into custody Thursday at his Fulton Avenue practice in connection with an...
  • Bill to streamline some teacher dismissals clears Legislature

    Bill to streamline some teacher dismissals clears Legislature
    The California Assembly on Thursday unanimously approved a measure backed by often-warring factions of education policy that would make it easier to fire teachers charged with grave misconduct such as sexual abuse. Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo),...
  • Egypt's new president vows action after video shows sexual assault

    Spurred by a widely shared video said to show a mob sexual assault on a woman in Tahrir Square, President Abdel Fattah Sisi pledged Tuesday to take “all necessary measures” to combat such attacks and ordered vigorous enforcement of a new law...