Stories tagged: allegations
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel alerted the FBI on Tuesday to allegations that women have been offered cash to fabricate sexual assault accusations against Robert Mueller.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
A police detective already facing allegations that he coached a witness in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal sexual assault case was accused Wednesday of urging one of the movie mogul’s accusers to …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Three county-council members say Councilmember Kathy Lambert’s comments about rape allegations leveled against Sen. Joe Fain “do not represent the King County Council.”
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
Republican schools chief Sherri Ybarra held the only campaign event she’s publicly promoting, a two-hour fundraiser Friday with a small crowd inside an Eagle bar.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Tuesday of using a “con game” to try scuttling Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination and disparaged the account of the second woman accusing Kavanaugh …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Rep. Matt Manweller will not serve another term in the state House, he said Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the White House and Republican supporters of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination would have to “make a decision” on going forward if the woman accusing …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Facebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil liberties Union.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 9 a.m.
Pope Francis declined Sunday to confirm or deny claims by the Vatican’s retired ambassador to the United States that he knew in 2013 about sexual misconduct allegations against the former …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her – an allegation that …
Mon., July 30, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
FEMA official harassed women, hired some as possible sexual partners for male employees, agency chief says
The personnel chief of the Federal Emergency Management Agency – who resigned just weeks ago – is under investigation after being accused of creating an atmosphere of widespread sexual harassment …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Revelations surrounding Tacoma megachurch pastor Dean Curry have reached the crisis stage.
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
The Pentagon’s inspector general has opened an investigation of Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor whose nomination to head the Department of Veterans Affairs was derailed by …
Wed., May 23, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
A former head of the Southern Baptist Convention was removed Wednesday as president of a Texas seminary following allegations of “unbiblical teaching” through sexist and demeaning comments to women who …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
After troubling allegations, Oregon officials found ‘insufficient evidence’ in Hart family case in 2013
New allegations against the Hart mothers were contained in child-welfare documents released by the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Monday. DHS released 42 pages about its involvement with the …
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
Guess Inc. says the board formed on Wednesday a special committee comprised of two independent directors to oversee an ongoing probe into allegations of improper conduct by its co-founder Paul …
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
A week after accusing Guess co-founder Paul Marciano of sexual misconduct, model Kate Upton shared a detailed account of the alleged events with Time magazine.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Six more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician who says the maestro …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
Facing accusations by an actress and a filmmaker over alleged sexual misconduct, James Franco said on CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday the things he’s heard aren’t …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Kentucky’s Republican House speaker resigned his leadership post, declaring he did not want the secret sexual harassment settlement he signed to be a distraction from the chamber’s legislative work.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Renowned conductor Charles Dutoit on Saturday denied serious accusations of sexual misconduct that have caused major symphonies in Europe, Australia and the United States to suspend relationships with him.
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
A Republican state representative in Kentucky says a woman’s claim that he sexually assaulted her in 2013 has no merit and he won’t resign.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
A state lawmaker who is facing scrutiny over past allegations of sexual harassment while teaching at Central Washington University has been placed on leave by the school because of a …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC’s “Megyn Kelly Today.”
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
The Boston public radio station WBUR has placed its most-well known host, Tom Ashbrook, on leave after receiving allegations against him.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
Every single Republican in every single federal race will be asked how he or she can condemn Moore and stick by Trump, or favor Franken’s resignation but not call for …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees’ sex lives and forced women …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Netflix said Tuesday that it has written actor Danny Masterson out of the comedy “The Ranch” with Los Angeles police investigating sexual assault claims against him that date back to …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday after a nearly 53-year career, becoming the first Capitol Hill politician to lose his job in the torrent of sexual misconduct …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Is sex addiction a true addiction, a crime, or a made-up condition used by misbehaving VIPs to deflect blame or repair tarnished images? A tide of high-profile sexual misconduct accusations …