Latest Sexual misconduct News

Celtics: Udoka suspended for 'multiple' policy violations

Sep. 23, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The reigning Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics suspended coach Ime Udoka after a months-long investigation by an outside law firm that found multiple violations of team policies but did not point to a larger cultural problem of sexual misconduct, owner Wyc Grousbeck said...

French parliament takes on sexual misconduct, amid scandals

Sep. 23, 2022 03:41 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France’s parliamentary speaker released the first public accounting of complaints to a special unit aimed at fighting sexual harassment and other misconduct, after several cases involving French lawmakers accused of abuse prompted public outrage. Yaël Braun-Pivet,...

Prosecutors: More needed in Marilyn Manson sex assault probe

Sep. 20, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives have handed the results of their 19-month investigation into sexual assault allegations against Marilyn Manson to prosecutors, who said Tuesday they need more evidence gathered before they can consider criminal charges. The Los Angeles County...

Leaked report roils harassment probe of New Mexico senator

Sep. 16, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A standoff is escalating over accusations of sexual misconduct against an influential New Mexico state senator amid frustrations with the secretive vetting process, a free-speech lawsuit and a complaint to the FBI. Democratic Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto, a...

Ex-aide who alleged sexual harassment sues Andrew Cuomo

Sep. 14, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A onetime aide to former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sued him Wednesday, saying he sexually harassed her and then smeared her reputation after she became the second woman to publicly accuse him of misconduct. Charlotte Bennett's lawsuit, filed in a federal court in...

Cuomo ethics complaint repeats claims about harassment probe

Sep. 13, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo filed an ethics complaint Tuesday against state Attorney General Letitia James, reiterating his oft-repeated complaint about the way she handled a sexual harassment investigation that led to his resignation last year. Cuomo...

US Soccer investigation into NWSL misconduct nearing end

Sep. 12, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

U.S. Soccer says an investigation into alleged abuse and misconduct in the National Women's Soccer League is expected to be completed by early next month. The investigation, led by former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates, was initiated last fall after North Carolina Courage...

Mayfield makes Panthers debut vs Browns in season opener

Sep. 08, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL’s fieriest quarterback playing against the team that unceremoniously discarded him after four seasons. Better get your popcorn ready, folks — this could get entertaining. The “Baker Bowl” is one of the standout games on the Week...

R. Kelly ex-manager says he believed singer's abuse denials

Sep. 07, 2022 23:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly’s former business manager told jurors Wednesday he believed the singer's denials of sexual misconduct that emerged against his boss, adding that he came to understand that fending off false claims was a cost of doing business for a superstar. ...

Japan military opens probe after sex harassment complaints

Sep. 06, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s defense minister said Tuesday he has ordered a ministry-wide special investigation into growing reports of sexual assault after allegations of harassment were brought by a former soldier. Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada’s order came after a female former...