Latest Sexual misconduct News

Inquiry finds Georgia veterans agency chief harassed workers

Nov. 28, 2021 11:29 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — An investigation finds the now-retired leader of Georgia's veterans agency sexually harassed his secretary, part of a general pattern of demeaning behavior toward women and minorities. The state inspector general's report obtained by The Atlanta...

Appeals court revives harassment case against Wynn Resorts

Nov. 24, 2021 16:34 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nine unnamed women who allege they were sexually harassed by former Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn can move forward with their lawsuit against the casino mogul's former company, a federal appeals court has decided. The women — manicurists and makeup...

It's not just Peng. China is cracking down on MeToo movement

Nov. 23, 2021 20:04 PM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Huang Xueqin, who publicly supported a woman when she accused a professor of sexual assault, was arrested in September. Wang Jianbing, who helped women report sexual harassment, was detained along with her. Neither has been heard from since. Meanwhile, several other...

Dames resigns as Red Stars coach amid abuse allegations

Nov. 22, 2021 22:25 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Rory Dames resigned Monday as coach of the Chicago Red Stars, and the team said it has launched an independent review of player health and safety and the team's culture after The Washington Post quoted several players saying Dames was emotionally abusive. ...

4 Texas students arrested during sexual harassment protest

Nov. 22, 2021 19:22 PM EST

Students at a suburban Dallas high school are planning more demonstrations after four students were arrested last week at a protest against the school's response to allegations of sexual harassment. Hundreds of students decided to walk out of their classes at Little Elm...

Kevin Spacey ordered to pay $31M for 'House of Cards' losses

Nov. 22, 2021 18:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Spacey and his production companies must pay the studio behind “House of Cards” more than $30 million because of losses brought on by his firing for sexual misconduct, according to an arbitration decision made final Monday. A document filed...

Probe finds 'overwhelming evidence' of misconduct by Cuomo

Nov. 22, 2021 14:27 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A legislative investigation released Monday found “overwhelming evidence” that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed women and that he ordered state workers to help produce his book on pandemic leadership during work hours. The report also...

Cuomo misrepresented COVID-19 nursing home toll, report says

Nov. 19, 2021 18:14 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Assembly's investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's conduct in office concluded the Democrat's administration misrepresented how many nursing home residents died of COVID-19, according to a lawmaker who reviewed the committee's still-secret report. ...

Chicago Schools ousts 13 over misconduct at Marine academy

Nov. 19, 2021 17:18 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Public Schools said Friday is has removed 12 employees and a volunteer from an academy affiliated with a U.S. Marine Corps JROTC program who have been accused in a sexual misconduct investigation. The investigation alleges that several of...

Embattled Time’s Up, post-Cuomo, announces a ‘major reset’

Nov. 19, 2021 16:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Confusion over purpose and mission. Lack of focus on long-term goals. Ineffective communication internally and externally. Lack of accountability for top officials, especially the CEO. Too politically partisan, and too aligned with Hollywood. These...