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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Rules help keep athletes in school after allegations of misconduct

    Rules help keep athletes in school after allegations of misconduct
    Rasheed Sulaimon is going to play basketball for the University of Maryland. He is a very good basketball player and will likely help the Terps in their quest for a national championship, but he comes with a troubling cloud hanging over his head. Mr....
  • Mother says Chicago school didn't protect son from sex abuse

    A woman is suing Chicago's school district, alleging that her son was sexually abused by two of his kindergarten classmates last year and that school officials didn't do enough to stop it, even after learning of the abuse. The mother of the...
  • Ohio town wants lawsuit against ex-police chief dismissed

    A northeast Ohio township is asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit by one of its police officers accusing the popular former police chief of sexual harassment, battery and discrimination against her and alleging the local government was negligent in...
  • School board member resigns over handling of sex allegations

    A western Pennsylvania school board member has resigned over what he calls a "major difference of opinions" between himself and the school district over the handling of sex allegations against two teachers. Joseph Tommarello submitted his letter of...
  • Lawyers apologize to Hollywood execs wrongly accused of sexual abuse

    Lawyers apologize to Hollywood execs wrongly accused of sexual abuse
    The allegations unsettled Hollywood: teenage boys invited to pool parties at an Encino mansion where they were offered drugs and drink, with the tacit understanding that they would be expected to have sex with older men in attendance, most working in...
  • 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...
  • Trial set for Oklahoma man accused of abusing Kenyan orphans

    Six children from Kenya are due in a closed federal courtroom this week to lay out accusations that an Oklahoma aid worker sexually assaulted them while volunteering at the orphanage where they lived. After prosecutors said the defendant had asked his...
  • Sexual assault case against officer active again after DNA request, records show

    Sexual assault case against officer active again after DNA request, records show
    Riviera Beach police have reactivated an investigation into a Palm Beach Shores police officer facing allegations he sexually assaulted a blind woman on two occasions while he was on duty. Officer Charles Hoeffer, 53, was recently ordered via a search...
  • Q&A: The latest developments in the Dennis Hastert case

    A Montana woman says her brother was sexually abused while in high school by Dennis Hastert, the wrestling coach who later became speaker of the House. Jolene Burdge said the FBI interviewed her about the allegations in May. Here are a few questions...
  • UN chief condemns 'appalling' child sex abuse allegations

    The United Nations chief condemned "appalling allegations" of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic while meeting with worried countries that included two of the world body's top funders. Also on Friday, the ambassador for the...
  • Ex-Yorkville school chief recalls no misconduct complaints against Hastert

     Ex-Yorkville school chief recalls no misconduct complaints against Hastert
    James Garnett, who was superintendent of the Yorkville school district for five of the years Dennis Hastert taught there, said Friday there were no complaints of misconduct lodged against the now-indicted House speaker during that time. Hastert, who...