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Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

Sep. 20, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the off-field behavior that has overshadowed his accomplishments as one of the NFL's most prolific receivers for...

Former Charlie Rose makeup artist sues, alleging harassment

Sep. 20, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The former chief makeup artist at Charlie Rose's interview show is suing him, saying the disgraced television journalist ran a "toxic work environment" for women. Gina Riggi said in her harassment lawsuit filed Thursday that she worked for 22 years for Rose and Bloomberg, the company where...

New president takes reins at scandal-plagued USC

Sep. 20, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran academic leader Carol L. Folt was formally installed Friday as the 12th president of the University of Southern California, taking the reins of the institution snared in unfolding scandals involving allegations of sex abuse, drug use and bribery. Folt was presented a medallion...

AP source: Yanks' Germán checked for alleged home incident

Sep. 20, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán is being investigated for an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend at home this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke under condition of anonymity because no details have...

Mistrial for former Pullman cop in sexual misconduct case

Sep. 20, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

COLFAX, Wash. (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the case of a former Pullman police sergeant charged with sexual misconduct. Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey declared the mistrial on Thursday evening because the jury could not reach a verdict after one day of deliberations. Prosecutor...

Chicago woman charged in alleged US prostitution ring

Sep. 18, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 31-year-old who prosecutors say went by "Madame Priscilla Belle" is accused of running a multistate prostitution business from a three-story Chicago building that functioned like a brothel. A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday says Jessica Nesbitt generated millions through prostitution...

UTSA bans student-athletes with confirmed sexual misconduct

Sep. 18, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The University of Texas at San Antonio introduced a new policy this semester prohibiting students with a confirmed history of violence or sexual abuse from joining athletic programs. Students who have been convicted, pleaded guilty or no contest to such crimes, even as a juvenile, will...

City of Reno settling sex harassment lawsuit for $300,000

Sep. 18, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lawyer for two women who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the city of Reno says they have agreed to settle the case for $300,000. The settlement was reached late last week but must be approved by the city council during a public meeting Sept. 23, The Reno Gazette Journal...

Volleyball player alleges verbal, sexual harassment by coach

Sep. 18, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former volleyball player at a Connecticut university says in a lawsuit she was verbally berated and sexually harassed by her coach, causing her to develop an eating disorder and drop out. The Hartford Courant reports that Kathryn Capua filed suit against the University of Hartford...

Producer: 'The Rookie' co-star's misconduct claims unfounded

Sep. 18, 2019 3:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Afton Williamson's claims of misconduct against her on the set of "The Rookie" weren't substantiated by an independent investigator, according to the ABC drama series' producer. Production company Entertainment One said Tuesday the investigation led it to conclude no unlawful or...