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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Correction: Church Abuse-Minnesota story

    In a story June 15 about the resignation of Archbishop John Nienstedt of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Jennifer Haselberger was an archivist in the church. Haselberger, who accused church...
  • Trial set for activist accused in Palm schools chief extortion case

    Trial set for activist accused in Palm schools chief extortion case
    The trial of a longtime community activist accused of trying to shake down nearly $1 million from former Palm Beach schools Superintendent Wayne Gent could begin as soon as Sept. 28. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley this week rescheduled the trial for Clarence...
  • Jury hears calls between accusers and ex-teacher charged with sex crimes

    Once Stephen Budd's accusers got him on the phone, they would not let up. Over and over, the teenage girls insisted their former fourth-grade teacher apologize for and admit to sexually abusing them in class more than six years earlier. "Do you feel...
  • Army recruiter accused of sex with Broward students

    Army recruiter accused of sex with Broward students
    While recruiting Broward high school students for the U.S. Army, a 30-year-old staff sergeant sent flirtatious text messages to underage girls, gave them rides and engaged in car-sex trysts with them, according to a complaint unsealed in a Fort Lauderdale...
  • Repeat sex offender apologizes, gets 30 years in prison

    Repeat sex offender apologizes, gets 30 years in prison
    Nelson Bernard Clifford, the repeat sex offender who won acquittals in four separate cases after he took the stand and said the alleged attacks were consensual, was sentenced to more than 30 years in prison Thursday by a judge who said he had exposed...
  • Florida woman sues News Corp over false 'sex slave' photos

    Florida woman sues News Corp over false 'sex slave' photos
    A Central Florida woman filed suit against News Corp, alleging that her Facebook photos were incorrectly used with reports about underage “sex slave” allegations against Britain’s Prince Andrew. The federal suit filed Monday accuses...
  • Bill Protects Unpaid Interns From Harassment, Discrimination

    HARTFORD — Unpaid interns would receive workplace protections against sexual harassment and discrimination under legislation approved unanimously by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The bill, which cleared the Senate earlier this month, now...
  • Hastert case shows need for Illinois sex-abuse hotline, survivors group says

    Hastert case shows need for Illinois sex-abuse hotline, survivors group says
    A support group for clergy sex abuse victims presented a letter to Lisa Madigan's office Monday asking the attorney general to set up a hotline for adults who have suffered sex abuse as children. The group also sent letters Monday to the Illinois...
  • Police: 79-year-old Palmer man charged with child rape, sexual assault

    Police: 79-year-old Palmer man charged with child rape, sexual assault
    Palmer Township police charged a 79-year-old man Thursday with rape and sexual assault charges involving two children. William S. Ritchie of Palmer Township is charged with indecent assault of a victim less than 13, endangering the welfare of a child,...
  • Ex-pastor and school official on trial for federal sex charge

    Ex-pastor and school official on trial for federal sex charge
    Jurors found Jeffery London not guilty of 27 sex charges involving underage boys last year but the former youth pastor and charter school official will be back in court Thursday — this time facing a related federal charge. London, 51, was...
  • Prosecutor: Oklahoma man detailed Kenya sex assaults on kids

    An Oklahoma man accused of sexually abusing several children at a Kenyan orphanage where he volunteered confessed to his misdeeds in writing, a federal prosecutor told jurors Wednesday at the outset of the trial. Assistant U.S. Attorney Don Gifford spent...