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Sexual Misconduct

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  • A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland
    Baltimore is changing the way it handles cases of alleged child abuse and neglect — part of a broad social-services strategy that has been touted by Maryland officials but abandoned in some other states. The new approach, which is designed to...
  • 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...
  • Former Los Angeles teacher sentenced to 12 years for lewd conduct

    Former Los Angeles teacher sentenced to 12 years for lewd conduct
    A former Los Angeles Unified school teacher who committed lewd acts against his students and a relative, was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after he was confronted in court by victims and their families. Robert Pimentel, who worked at George...
  • 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),...
  • 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...
  • Professor sues Northwestern in federal court

    Professor sues Northwestern in federal court
    A Northwestern University philosophy professor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the school botched an internal investigation into an undergraduate student’s claims of sexual misconduct and later mischaracterized to the media an agreement he...
  • CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel

    CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel
    His company's advertising favored provocative women, and so did he. Now American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney's highly sexualized lifestyle has cost him stewardship of the company he founded — and may destroy it. The company suspended...
  • 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...
  • Source: American Apparel CEO misused funds

    Source: American Apparel CEO misused funds
    An internal investigation at American Apparel Inc has found that its CEO Dov Charney violated company policies, ranging from misusing company funds to failing to stop the discrediting of at least one former employee who had accused him of sexual...
  • 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...
  • 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...