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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Britain's shame: Evidence mounts of child-abuse cover-up

    A toxic mix of misuse of power and official silence has become Britain's shame as the country faces up to a growing web of evidence that the abuse of vulnerable children by powerful men was covered up for decades. Several lawmakers said Tuesday that...
  • Federal review of San Diego police urges more supervision

    Lack of supervision and failure to hold officers accountable contributed to a rash of misconduct involving San Diego police officers, a U.S. Justice Department review released Tuesday says. The audit offers 40 recommendations to improve recruiting,...
  • Venice High assault arrests stun students, parents; 11th teen arrested

    Venice High assault arrests stun students, parents; 11th teen arrested
    Officers arrested an 11th Venice High School student Monday in connection with alleged sex crimes that came to light last week. The 10 other students, all boys from 14 to 17 years old, were taken into custody on and off campus Friday. They have been...
  • NY to set tough prison time for sex trafficking

    New York set the stage Monday for throwing sex traffickers in prison for at least five years and up to 25 years. The Assembly followed the Senate and passed legislation to establish tougher penalties to punish traffickers, splitting off one piece from...
  • Alleged Cosby victim testifies before Nevada Legislature

    A woman who says Bill Cosby victimized her decades ago asked Nevada lawmakers on Friday to support a bill removing the state's statute of limitations on sexual assault — a provision that prevented her from pursuing a criminal case against the...
  • Students alerted district officials to Venice High School sexual assault case

    Students alerted district officials to Venice High School sexual assault case
    It was students who alerted Los Angeles Unified School District officials about possible sexual abuse among their peers at Venice High School, a senior district official told The Times on Saturday. The students directed school administrators to video or...
  • Venice High stunned by sexual allegations against 14 male students

    Venice High stunned by sexual allegations against 14 male students
    Students and parents were stunned and upset by allegations that 14 Venice High School students allegedly took part in sex crimes dating back more than a year. Ten teenage boys were arrested Friday; all but two on campus. Los Angeles police were trying...
  • In about-face, Sweden offers to question Assange in London

    Julian Assange and his supporters warily welcomed a surprise U-turn Friday by Swedish prosecutors, who now say they are willing to come to London to quiz the WikiLeaks founder over alleged sex crimes. The reversal, however, doesn't mean the anti-...
  • Advocates decry China's detention of women calling for equal rights

    BEIJING On the eve of International Women's Day, five of China's female legislators held a news conference last Saturday, with some lauding the progress China had made in advancing sexual equality. That same afternoon, police in Beijing and another...
  • University of Maryland, fraternity investigate racist email

    A University of Maryland student and member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity is under investigation after an email he sent filled with racist and sexist language was shared with school authorities. In a statement posted on the university's website Friday,...
  • After Cosby controversy, Hannibal Buress looks forward

    After Cosby controversy, Hannibal Buress looks forward
    The inquiry seemed innocuous enough — “So, how was your 2014?” — but comedian and actor Hannibal Buress knew the question was loaded the moment he heard it last week. The underlying, headline-grabbing controversy the 32-year-...