Stories tagged: sexual misconduct
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020
The trial of an Asotin County judge facing six felony sexual misconduct charges has been postponed to give the defense more time to prepare.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020
The judge at Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial pressed ahead with the start of jury selection Tuesday, rejecting a defense request for a “cooling-off period” because of the burst of …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
A Washington state school district has agreed to pay $5 million to the families of four students allegedly sexually assaulted by another student on school bus trips.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Report: Northwest hotelier and Ambassador Gordon Sondland accused of sexual misconduct by three women
Gordon Sondland, the Northwest hotelier who has
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
Sgt. Terry Preuninger, a police spokesman, said the department learned of the allegation on Wednesday and asked the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to investigate.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
Up to a dozen accusers could testify at the sexual misconduct trial of Cuba Gooding Jr., a Manhattan prosecutor said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
The Whitman County prosecutor announced Thursday he will not retry a former Pullman police sergeant accused of sexual misconduct, saying the alleged victim is “not willing to go through the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul’s upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can’t get a fair trial.
Tue., July 16, 2019
One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the wealthy financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges.
Mon., July 15, 2019
Financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars for now as a federal judge mulls whether to grant bail on charges he sexually abused underage girls.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019
A new accuser of Jeffrey Epstein said Wednesday that the wealthy financier raped her in his New York mansion when she was 15.
Fri., July 5, 2019
A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor, his lawyer said Friday.
Wed., July 3, 2019
Almost half of female cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019
Kevin Spacey made an unusual appearance Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where his attorney asked for a swift trial in the groping case against the actor, saying Spacey is “suffering” …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
Washington State Patrol announced Wednesday that troopers arrested an Asotin County judge suspected of criminal sexual misconduct.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
R&B singer R. Kelly and Sony have parted ways, according to a person familiar with the situation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity due to a confidentiality agreement.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
State Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Cle Elum, formally resigns his seat.
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
Les Moonves won’t get his $120 million severance after all. The disgraced former CBS CEO won’t see a dime from the network after its board of directors finished its investigation …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
A report by CBS lawyers outlines more allegations of sexual misconduct by longtime chief Les Moonves, the New York Times reported.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Pullman police Sgt. Dan Hargraves submitted his resignation on Monday, a month after he was criminally charged with sexual misconduct and a day before he was scheduled to be interviewed …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle complaints of sexual misconduct, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment, …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
At a national assembly focused on the sex-abuse crisis, numerous U.S. Roman Catholic bishops called Wednesday for a formal repudiation of Theodore McCarrick, the ex-cardinal facing allegations of sexual misconduct …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
A Pullman Police Department sergeant accused of first-degree custodial sexual misconduct with a Washington State University student pleaded not guilty Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after thousands of high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
A Pullman police sergeant was arrested Tuesday morning, seven months after an alleged sexual encounter with an 18-year-old Washington State University student.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
A judge on Tuesday rejected Bill Cosby’s bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing, leading the comedian’s wife, Camille, to again accuse the judge of bias against her husband.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
A black-and-white photo of the facade of the United States Supreme Court Building strips the top of the website. The vantage point, looking up at columns, makes the building feel …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it’s increasingly apparent that the …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
Pope Francis OKs study of Vatican archives into ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexual misconduct scandal
Pope Francis has authorized a “thorough study” of Vatican archives into how a prominent American cardinal advanced through church ranks despite allegations that he slept with seminarians and young priests, …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018
Prosecutors in central Oregon have accused the head of the Washington state office for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of touching and exposing himself to an employee over the summer.