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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Rape charges dropped against man who left shoe, shorts, wallet at scene

    Rape charges dropped against man who left shoe, shorts, wallet at scene
    Rough sex in a Hollywood alley that led to a 20-year-old man's arrest for rape may have been consensual, a prosecutor wrote in a memo. That and numerous inconsistencies in the victim's account of the alleged Aug. 24 rape resulted in two counts of sexual...
  • Vatican clears former church official of sex abuse allegation

    Vatican clears former church official of sex abuse allegation
    A former high-ranking member of the Los Angeles Archdiocese was cleared of sexual misconduct charges after a 10-year investigation by the Catholic Church, officials announced. Monsignor Richard Loomis had been accused in a 2003 lawsuit of sexually...
  • Republican concedes San Diego congressional race to incumbent Democrat

    Republican concedes San Diego congressional race to incumbent Democrat
    Republican challenger Carl DeMaio has conceded defeat in the tough, expensive race against incumbent Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego). DeMaio made his concession in an interview Sunday with the Associated Press, which on Friday had declared Peters the...
  • Lincoln University president apologizes for comments on sexual assault

    The president of Lincoln University on Tuesday issued an apology for remarks he made in September at an all women's convocation that some interpreted as blaming women for sexual assault. "My message was intended to emphasize personal responsibility and...
  • Files shed light on priests' removal on child sex abuse allegations

    Files shed light on priests' removal on child sex abuse allegations
    They were among the most popular and influential priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Robert Kealy was a lawyer who handled sex abuse claims against priests, R. Peter Bowman was a former high-ranking church administrator and John Calicott was a...
  • Jameis Winston's FSU conduct hearing delayed until Dec. 1

    Jameis Winston's FSU conduct hearing in connection with a sexual assault allegation has been delayed until Dec. 1.  Winston was originally scheduled to undergo a hearing the week of Nov. 17 to determine whether he violated as many as four of the school&...
  • Maryland high schools unsafe for LGBT students, study says

    Maryland high schools unsafe for LGBT students, study says
    High school students in Maryland who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender constantly hear derogatory remarks and are often verbally, physically and sexually harassed and assaulted by their classmates. Fewer than half report the abuse....
  • State colleges revising sexual assault policies

     State colleges revising sexual assault policies
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued recommendations to the state's universities Thursday as they work to revamp their approach to sexual misconduct, including training students to intervene when they can and directing school officials to...
  • Judge throws out suit by NU student who alleged sexual attack by professor

    Judge throws out suit by NU student who alleged sexual attack by professor
    A federal judge threw out a lawsuit Thursday against Northwestern University by a student who alleged the school mishandled her complaint that a professor sexually attacked her after getting her drunk in 2012. In his eight-page ruling, U.S. District...
  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • State college student reports sex assault in dorm

    A California University of Pennsylvania student on probation for a 2013 harassment case is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her dormitory room. Cameron Valon Hall, 23, of East McKeesport, Allegheny County, allegedly assaulted the woman around...