Stories tagged: sexual misconduct
Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
Famed chef Mario Batali’s Vegas Strip restaurants will close
Mario Batali’s three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will shut down July 27, officials said Friday, as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:25 a.m.
Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, criminal sex act charges
Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with rape and another sex felony in the first …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 7:26 a.m.
Mead High School student says teacher told her to deny their sexual relationship
A Mead High School student who initially denied having a relationship with her former teacher recently confirmed they had multiple sexual encounters, including one that occurred in an empty classroom …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 12:01 p.m.
Boston Globe probes text allegation against top editor
Boston Globe executives said they’re investigating an allegation that the newspaper’s top editor had an inappropriate text exchange with a former employee he once dated.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
Deputies arrest Mead High School teacher suspected of having sex with student
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Mead High School teacher suspected of having a sexual relationship with an underage student.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service
Uber’s ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior.
Sun., May 13, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Salma Hayek after Cannes protest: Change already happening
A day after joining more than 80 women protest at the Cannes Film Festival, Salma Hayek said Sunday that change for women in Hollywood already is happening.
Fri., May 11, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
R. Kelly set to perform in North Carolina despite protests
R. Kelly is going on with his concert in North Carolina on Friday, rejecting calls from protesters to cancel his appearance over longstanding allegations of sexual misconduct.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
’Kink community’ angry at New York attorney general’s comments
Many members of what’s widely known as the kink community are outraged that Eric Schneiderman, in resigning as New York’s attorney general, depicted his alleged violence toward several women as …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
New York attorney general resigns amid abuse allegations
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women’s issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late …
Sat., May 5, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Author Junot Diaz withdraws from festival amid allegations
Author Junot Diaz has withdrawn from a writers’ festival in Australia after fellow writers accused him of past sexual misconduct and misogyny, organizers said Saturday, adding that a moment of …
Fri., May 4, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
Author Junot Diaz faces sexual misconduct allegations
Weeks after publishing his own story of sexual abuse in the New Yorker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz is facing an onslaught of accusations of sexual misconduct and misogyny directed …
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Charlie Rose’s misconduct was widespread at CBS and three managers were warned, investigation finds
More than two dozen additional women have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against former CBS News anchor Charlie Rose, and the Washington Post says managers were alerted about his …
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Mead teacher under investigation over relationship with student
Deputies are investigating a Mead High School teacher after an anonymous letter sent to school officials alleged he had sex with a 17-year-old student.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Tom Brokaw ‘hurt and unmoored’ by sex harassment allegations
Tom Brokaw denied sexual misconduct charges and told friends in a late-night email that he felt “ambushed and then perp walked” in the media as an avatar of male misogyny …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
Sides agree to drop rape lawsuit against Russell Simmons
A lawsuit from a Los Angeles woman who alleged music mogul Russell Simmons raped her at his home in 2016 is being dropped, according to a federal court filing Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
WSU, Pullman police sergeants under investigation for sexual misconduct
Two police sergeants are under investigation after an 18-year-old Washington State University student claimed she was sexually assaulted by a law enforcement officer.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 1:16 p.m.
Investigation: Doctors keep licenses despite sex abuse
Even as Hollywood moguls, elite journalists and top politicians have been pushed out of their jobs or resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the world of medicine is more forgiving, …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 12:12 p.m.
Tambor accuser says she hopes ‘Transparent’ comes back
A transgender actress who accused “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual misconduct says she’s grateful for the support she’s received and hopes the show is able to continue without the …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Megachurch founder quits amid sexual misconduct allegations
The founder of a Chicago-area evangelical church that grew to become one of the largest in the nation is stepping down, calling allegations that he touched and made lewd comments …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Washington lawmakers working on sexual misconduct policies
Washington’s legislative session is over but the conversation about sexual harassment at the state Capitol continues, with the House and Senate each convening groups to discuss potentials codes of conduct …
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Judge hints he may not allow Cosby quaalude testimony
The judge in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial hinted Friday that he could keep jurors from hearing the comedian’s prior testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex, a potential …
Sat., March 24, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Movie academy chief denies engaging in sexual misconduct
The president of the motion picture academy is denying he engaged in sexual misconduct.
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
New witnesses detail sexual misconduct by Tavis Smiley
PBS says more witnesses have detailed sexual misconduct allegations against talk-show host Tavis Smiley, who was suspended in December and later fired.
Sun., March 11, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Resigning Oregon senator hits back on sex misconduct claims
Days before an Oregon state senator was due to leave his post over sexual misconduct allegations, the Republican from rural downstate published a newsletter casting himself as a victim of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
Interim Forest Service chief named amid misconduct charges
President Donald Trump’s administration moved quickly Thursday to install a female wildland firefighter to lead the U.S. Forest Service after the agency’s former chief stepped down amid sexual misconduct allegations.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
PBS ‘Weinstein’ studies why alleged sex misconduct persisted
In making a documentary about disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, PBS’ “Frontline” wanted to focus less on what he did than on how the alleged sexual misconduct went on for …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
Sherman Alexie apologizes amid sexual misconduct allegations
Sherman Alexie, one of the country’s most prominent authors, issued an apology Wednesday amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
Mark Cuban hires Cynthia Marshall to be Mavericks’ interim CEO
The Dallas Mavericks have hired former AT&T executive Cynthia Marshall as interim CEO a week after allegations of sexual misconduct against ex-team president Terdema Ussery in a report. The Sports …