sexualmisconduct

  • Megachurch Pastor Abruptly Retires After Allegations Of Improper Conduct Go Public

    A Chicago-area pastor is stepping down from the leadership of one of America’s largest megachurches after allegations emerged that he engaged in inappropriate behavior with female members of his congregation. The Rev. Bill Hybels, an evangelical pastor who founded Willow Creek Community Church 42 years ago, announced Tuesday that...
  • Everything to Know About the Pastor Bill Hybels Sexual-Misconduct Scandal

    On Tuesday, Illinois megachurch pastor Bill Hybels announced that he’s resigning amid sexual-misconduct allegations made by church members and employees. Last month, the Chicago Tribunepublished claims that women made against Hybels spanning decades. Below, what to know about the Bill Hybels scandal. Hybels served as spiritual adviser to President...
  • Bill Cosby jury being picked amid anti-sexual misconduct movement

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jury selection is set to get underway in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial in a cultural landscape changed by the Me Too movement, posing new challenges for both the defense and the prosecution. Experts say the movement could cut both ways for the comedian, making some...
  • Teacher, church choir director admits sexual conduct with student

    A former music teacher for Port Republic Elementary School has admitted to sexual conduct with a student while the boy was in the 7th and 8th grade. Brian McSee, 53, of Port Republic, taught the boy’s choir class at the school and was also the choir director at St....
  • School official resigns amid sexual misconduct charges

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – A school board member in Ohio is resigning after authorities in Michigan filed charges accusing of him sexual misconduct with a former student decades ago. Washington Local Schools board member Patrick Hickey said the allegations aren’t true as he decided to step down Tuesday. Hickey in...
  • And again…Casino Mogul Steve Wynn is being accused of sexual misconduct

    A massage therapist is accusing casino mogul Steve Wynn of using his power to coerce her into sexual acts. She is the latest woman to accuse the billionaire of sexual misconduct. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the unnamed 49-year-old woman filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Nevada claiming he forced her into...
  • Paul Marciano, Guess co-Founder is stepping aside amid misconduct investigation

    Guess Inc. says that co-founder Paul Marciano will give up his day-to-day responsibilities at the clothing company until a sexual misconduct investigation is completed. Model and actress Kate Upton told Time magazine earlier this month that Marciano forcibly grabbed her breasts during a Guess photo shoot nearly eight years ago. She...
  • Man accuses California #MeToo leader of sexual misconduct

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, the head of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and a leading figure in the state’s anti-sexual harassment movement, is accused of groping a male staffer from another lawmaker’s office. Daniel Fierro told The Associated Press on Thursday that Garcia stroked his back,...
  • Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigns amid sex misconduct claims

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – Facing investigations by gambling regulators and allegations of sexual misconduct, billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn has stepped down as chairman and CEO of the resorts bearing his names. The Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts in a statement said Wynn’s resignation Tuesday was effective immediately. It came less...