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Sexual Misconduct

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  • 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...
  • U.S. Navy revokes Bill Cosby's honorary chief petty officer title

     U.S. Navy revokes Bill Cosby's honorary chief petty officer title
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has revoked Bill Cosby's title of honorary chief petty officer, citing allegations of sexual abuse against the comedian, the Pentagon said on Thursday. "The Navy is taking this action because allegations against Mr....
  • California fraternity closed over harassment of marchers during anti-rape event

    A San Diego State University fraternity whose members were accused of harassing people taking part in an anti-rape march has been closed, the school said on Tuesday, a move that comes amid a renewed debate over the handling of sexual assaults on U.S....
  • Student sues U. of Oregon after claiming rape by players

    A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by three University of Oregon basketball players filed a lawsuit Thursday against the school and head basketball coach Dana Altman. The suit alleges Altman knew when he recruited Brandon Austin that the player...
  • Rolling Stone admits 'discrepancies' in its campus rape blockbuster

    Rolling Stone admits 'discrepancies' in its campus rape blockbuster
    Rolling Stone's now-discredited story of a sexual assault at the University of Virginia is a tale of two horrors: a brutal gang rape at a fraternity house and the university's tepid response to the young woman who reported it. The piece, by contributing...
  • Rape article controversy has plunged Rolling Stone into its deepest crisis

    Rape article controversy has plunged Rolling Stone into its deepest crisis
    The story featured a sympathetic protagonist, some powerful accused villains and allegations of the most unspeakable kind. In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-...
  • U. of Virginia has new frat, sorority rules after alleged-rape story

    U. of Virginia has new frat, sorority rules after alleged-rape story
    Fraternities at the University of Virginia can get their parties started again with the blessing of the school's president after a semester of blistering criticism over campus sex assaults. But they'll have to do it without kegs. Greek organizations...
  • Rolling Stone never asked university about rape allegations, according to emails

    Rolling Stone never asked university about rape allegations, according to emails
    A Rolling Stone reporter and a fact checker for the magazine never sought a reaction from officials at the University of Virginia about an alleged gang rape at a campus fraternity in 2012, according to an extensive exchange of emails between the...
  • Lawyer for convict: No evidence ties client to North Chicago murder

    Lawyer for convict: No evidence ties client to North Chicago murder
    New forensic tests are expected to conclude by next month in a murder case under dispute in Lake County, and a lawyer for the man imprisoned for the slaying said tests so far have neither linked his client to the crime nor identified an alternative...
  • Bill Cosby sued for defamation by sexual assault accuser

    Bill Cosby sued for defamation by sexual assault accuser
    Comedian Bill Cosby was sued for defamation on Wednesday in Massachusetts by a sexual assault accuser who said he branded her a liar in public statements made through his representatives denying her allegations of abuse. The eight-page complaint, filed...
  • Secret recordings result in new trial for sex-abuse suspect

    Secret recordings result in new trial for sex-abuse suspect
    TALLAHASSEE — A man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter should receive a new trial because of the improper use of secret recordings made by the alleged victim, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The unanimous ruling found that...