Latest Sexual misconduct News

Police probe report of dad being told 11-year-old girl could face charges in images sent to man

Sep. 18, 2023 19:20 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say they are investigating a report that a father was told by officers that his 11-year-old daughter could face charges after he called to report that she had been the victim of an “online predator.” A video posted on social media shows the...

Larry Nassar survivor says Michigan State's latest mess shows it hasn't learned from past

Sep. 12, 2023 17:32 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State missed an opportunity to provide some clarity about who was aware of sexual harassment allegations against Mel Tucker and what school leaders knew about them when its athletic director and interim president announced the football coach was being suspended...

A new documentary reexamines the Louis CK scandal, 6 years later

Sep. 12, 2023 10:12 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Louis C.K. came to the Toronto International Film Festival six years ago with the hotly anticipated “I Love You, Daddy,” just as allegations of sexual misconduct against the comedian were gaining new prominence. The movie sold at TIFF for $5 million, but before...

Suspended Michigan State coach calls harassment allegations false and outside scope of Title IX

Sep. 11, 2023 21:41 PM EDT

Suspended Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker said Monday that allegations of sexual harassment against him are “completely false” and the intimate phone call he had with activist and rape survivor Brenda Tracy is outside the scope of both Title IX and school policy. In a...

Michigan State suspends football coach Mel Tucker pending results of investigation into allegations of sexual harassment

Sep. 10, 2023 17:13 PM EDT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State suspends football coach Mel Tucker pending results of investigation into allegations of sexual harassment.

Today in History: September 9, California becomes a state

Sep. 09, 2023 00:12 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 9, the 252nd day of 2023. There are 113 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 9, 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the first civil rights bill to pass Congress since...

Fourth man charged in connection with threats and vandalism targeting two New Hampshire journalists

Sep. 08, 2023 16:30 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A fourth man has been charged in connection with threats and vandalism targeting public radio journalists in New Hampshire. Eric Labarge, 46, of Nashua, was arrested Friday, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts. He and three others who were...

Wynn Resorts to settle sexual harassment inaction claim from 9 female salon workers

Sep. 07, 2023 20:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts and nine unnamed women are settling a lawsuit alleging the casino company failed to investigate allegations that female employees were sexually harassed by former company CEO Steve Wynn, according to a court document. Attorneys for Wynn Resorts and...

CIA stairwell attack among flood of sexual misconduct complaints at spy agency

Aug. 24, 2023 15:56 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — In a secluded stairwell at CIA headquarters last year, officer trainee Ashkan Bayatpour came up behind a colleague, wrapped a scarf around her neck and plainly spoke as he tried to kiss her on the mouth. “There are many uses for this,” the woman recalls him...

Takeaways of AP report on sexual misconduct at the CIA

Aug. 24, 2023 14:09 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A CIA officer trainee was convicted this week in Virginia of attacking a female colleague with a scarf and kissing her inside a stairwell at the agency’s headquarters in Langley. The previously unreported criminal case against Ashkan Bayatpour was remarkable...