Latest Sexual misconduct News

New York should pay Cuomo's legal fees in suit, judge rules

Jan. 27, 2023 20:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state should pay former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's legal bills as he defends himself against a lawsuit accusing him of sexually harassing a state trooper, a judge ruled Friday. Cuomo, who resigned in 2021 amid sexual harassment allegations, filed a lawsuit...

Actor Esme Bianco, Marilyn Manson settle sex abuse lawsuit

Jan. 25, 2023 16:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” actor Esmé Bianco has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit with rocker Marilyn Manson in which she alleged sexual, physical and emotional abuse, attorneys for both sides said Wednesday. Bianco reached the agreement in her lawsuit against...

Doctor who molested patients convicted of federal sex counts

Jan. 24, 2023 19:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A gynecologist accused of molesting hundreds of patients during a decadeslong career was convicted of federal sex crime charges Tuesday in a victory for accusers who were outraged when an initial state prosecution resulted in no jail time. Robert Hadden, 64, of...

Prosecutor: Doctor sexually abused patients entire career

Jan. 23, 2023 18:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor urged a New York jury Monday to convict a doctor of federal sex trafficking charges, saying that he hid behind his white coat and the prestige of Columbia University to sexually abuse patients for decades. His defense lawyer countered that acquittal was appropriate...

Time's Up to halt operations, shift resources to legal fund

Jan. 22, 2023 16:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes carpet typically glitters with crystal-studded gowns in pastel hues, but it looked different in January 2018: The ballgowns were black, and the night's key accessory was a pin that read “Time's Up.” Onstage, Oprah Winfrey brought guests to their feet with a...

Sundance doc looks into Brett Kavanaugh investigation

Jan. 21, 2023 14:27 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A new documentary looks into the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and raises questions about the depth of the FBI investigation in 2018. “Justice,” from filmmaker Doug Liman, debuted Friday night at the Sundance...

Indian wrestlers end protest over sexual harassment

Jan. 21, 2023 02:00 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top Indian wrestlers on Saturday called off a sit-in protest near the parliament building following a government assurance that a probe into their allegations of sexual harassments of young athletes by the federation would be completed in four weeks. “We are...

Indian wrestlers continue protest over sexual harassment

Jan. 20, 2023 09:12 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top Indian wrestlers continued a sit-in protest near the parliament building for a third straight day Friday as the federation president they accused of sexually and mentally harassing young female athletes remained defiant and refused to quit. The wrestlers and...

Porn actor Ron Jeremy found unable to stand trial for rape

Jan. 17, 2023 16:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Tuesday declared that porn performer Ron Jeremy is mentally incompetent to stand trial on dozens of rape and sexual assault counts. Superior Court Judge Ronald S. Harris said in a hearing that after reviewing reports from both prosecutors...

Paris prosecutor's office says French soccer president Noël Le Graët is under investigation for sexual harassment

Jan. 17, 2023 05:26 AM EST
PARIS (AP) — Paris prosecutor's office says French soccer president Noël Le Graët is under investigation for sexual harassment.