Stories tagged: harassment
Tue., May 21, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
McDonald’s Corp., in the face of criticism for its handling of harassment complaints, says it is training workers to deal with the issue and is starting a hotline for victims.
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
Google said Thursday it has updated the way it investigates misconduct claims – changes the company pledged to make after employees called for action last year.
Sat., March 23, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
A state appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed by a former King County public defender who says the agency she worked for failed to protect her when she was …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
Ryan Lee arrested third time while out on bail for school shooting threats, cyberstalking and harassment
Ryan Lee, the student who threatened to shoot students at Lewis and Clark High School, was arrested for the third time on Friday, according to Spokane Police.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 8:52 p.m.
Pullman police sergeant Jerry Daniel “Dan” Hargraves, charged this week with first-degree custodial sexual misconduct, was the focus of a 2016 internal affairs investigation at the Pullman Police Department, which …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 7:26 a.m.
Spokane Valley Deputies arrested a man on Tuesday for making “highly agitated and abusive” threats to a 911 operator.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
A photographer says actor Bill Murray slammed him against a door and poured a glass of water over him while he was shooting a band at a Massachusetts restaurant.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested in Glacier National Park in the third disturbance in less than a week …
Mon., July 30, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
CBS will keep CEO Les Moonves in place during an investigation of sexual misconduct charges against him, the company said. It will hire an outside counsel to conduct the probe.
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Five face discipline as city wraps investigation of bullying and hazing within Spokane Fire Department
The city of Spokane will discipline five firefighters after concluding its investigation into allegations of harassment and bullying at Spokane Fire Department Station 2.
Wed., June 13, 2018, 2:24 p.m.
A teen who shot upskirt videos of female students at Union High School and hacked into numerous social media accounts, sharing their private nude photos, was sentenced Tuesday to 84 …
Thu., May 24, 2018
Lawrence Goncalves stood inside the large bay doors of the Spokane Fire Department’s Station 1 and looked around. Somehow, even 30 years after his departure, things looked remarkably similar. “Back …
Tue., May 22, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
A 40-page report filed by the city’s Human Resources Department last month details allegations of verbal and sexual harassment by former leaders of the Spokane Fire Department’s Fire Station No. …
Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
NBC News’ internal investigation following Matt Lauer’s firing says it doesn’t believe there is a culture of sexual harassment at the division and that current management wasn’t aware of Lauer’s …
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
The city received concerns from newest City Councilwoman Kate Burke following a March meeting that featured an exchange with City Council President Ben Stuckart over the introduction of a letter …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
In testimony Wednesday afternoon at City Hall, Spokane Mayor David Condon repeatedly said his reason for requesting Frank Straub’s resignation in September 2015 was prompted by letters from police brass …
Wed., March 28, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Accusations of extortion have been leveled against a former board member of the non-profit Refugee Connections who is accused of harassing a refugee family from Iraq.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
The publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website has until next week to notify a federal magistrate of his whereabouts as part of a lawsuit accusing him of using the website …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
U.S. Rep Pat Meehan said Tuesday he had developed a deep “affection” for a younger aide and told her that he saw her as a “soul mate” as they talked …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
An Oregon police chief has been charged with harassment after state Justice Department investigation found that he struck a fellow officer while both were on duty.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
The Idaho State Controller’s Office agreed Thursday to settle with a former employee who said she was sexually and racially harassed by a supervisor while State Controller Brandon Woolf allowed …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Alaska Airlines said Thursday it’s investigating a claim that flight attendants allowed a passenger to sexually harass a former Facebook executive on a flight.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
The top Democrat in the House on Thursday called on Michigan Rep. John Conyers to resign in the face of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct. Conyers’ lawyer swiftly rejected the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
The city council president, who recently apologized for his handling of sexual harassment allegations brought to him by political ally and city council candidate Kate Burke, abruptly ended a meeting …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
Kentucky’s Republican House speaker will keep his job for now despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staff members outside of court.
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
Council candidate Kate Burke’s story of sexual harassment prompts apology from political ally Ben Stuckart
The candidate for Spokane’s City Council seat in the northeast said she accepts the council president’s invitation to work on sexual harassment policies at City Hall, after she was critical …
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Abigail Johnson, the chief executive of Fidelity Investments, told employees on Monday that the financial giant has no tolerance for “any type of harassment” after reports emerged alleging two company …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
As more and more women come forward with allegations of Harvey Weinstein’s predatory behavior, actor Lupita Nyong’o has opened up about her own troubling experiences with the movie mogul and …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Veteran Alaska Rep. Don Young has apologized after addressing a 51-year-old female colleague as “young lady” and saying she “doesn’t know a damn thing what she’s talking about.”
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
One in five Idaho high school students say they have been cyberbullied, according to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey taken by the Idaho Department of Education. The 21.1 percent …