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    An attorney for the police officer who alleged he was sexually harassed by a former aide to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called Thursday on the city’s lawyers to preserve messages from a private Facebook group involving the mayor’s staff. After The Times reported that Garcetti chief of staff Ana Guerrero posted sexual innuendo and disparaging messages about city workers...
    NEW Mexico Gov Michelle Lujan Grisham has defended her decision to settle with an ex-campaign staffer after she allegedly sexually harassed him. The 61-year-old mom-of-two has paid at least $62,500 to James Hallinan, a 2018 campaign spokesman, who claimed she once dropped water in his lap and then grabbed his crotch in a pre-election meeting.  3New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan...
    New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham defended her decision to settle with a former campaign staffer who accused her of sexual harassment in 2018, speaking to reporters about it for the first time Friday.  Grisham's campaign has paid at least $62,500 to James Hallinan, a 2018 campaign spokesman, who claimed she once dropped water in his lap and then grabbed his crotch...
    The Los Angeles Times has asked a judge to make public testimony in a lawsuit in which an LAPD officer alleges he was sexually harassed by Mayor Eric Garcetti’s former advisor. In a motion filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Times’ attorney Dan Laidman argued there is “overriding public interest” in the litigation involving LAPD Officer Matthew Garza,...
    As President Biden edges toward nominating Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as ambassador to India, questions remain over whether White House counsel or the FBI have reviewed potentially explosive depositions - some under seal - in the vetting process involving a harassment suit filed by an LAPD officer who was part of the mayor's security detail.  Cop bodyguard Matthew Garza...
    The vice principal of a New Jersey middle school who tossed beer at a group of people filming his wife rant against a transgender women's bathroom is accusing the people who got hit with the beer of harassment. And the people who got hit with the beer are accusing the school admin of the same. A Galloway Township municipal court...
    Police in Florida have arrested a man who is suspected of harassing individuals at a local synagogue, the Associated Press reports. Hallandale Beach Police arrested Jeffrey Carl Fleming on Tuesday on charges of felony stalking with a hate crime enhancement and littering human waste.  Police say that Fleming was caught on cellphone video yelling obscenities outside of the Chabad of South Broward Synagogue....
    Three Fairfield County juveniles have been arrested for alleged possession of child pornography and for harassment, among other charges. In January of 2021, the Monroe Police Department received a complaint that there was an Instagram account that was posting nude and inappropriate photos of Monroe youths, said  Lieutenant Kevin McKellick of the Monroe PD. In addition, the account holder also posted where each...
    New York : Elisa beristain Y Javier Ceriani, Since ‘Chisme No Like’ on YouTube and ‘Chisme en Vivo’ on Estrella TV, they have become the pioneers in denouncing the cases of Latin ‘me too’. As we have been told in an exclusive interview, there are no chosen or ‘protected’. Estrella TV, the network they work for, was also involved...
    After conducting an internal investigation, Riot Games said it found “no evidence” of harassment by CEO Nicolo Laurent against a former employee, Sharon O’Donnell, the Washington Post has reported. “We concluded that there was no evidence that Laurent harassed, discriminated, or retaliated against the plaintiff,” the company said in a statement. “We have therefore reached the conclusion that, at the...
    Fact check: Some states with GOP governors did have mask mandates Austin, Blinken head to South Korea amid fresh warnings from Pyongyang A special committee of Riot Games’ board of directors released a report Tuesday stating it found no evidence of misconduct by the company’s CEO Nicolo Laurent following allegations made against him and Riot by a former employee. ...
    A Pakistani singer whose accusations that a pop star groped her sparked the country's #MeToo movement faces three years in jail for 'criminal defamation' over damage to his reputation. Meesha Shafi, 39, claimed Ali Zafar, 40, groped her at a recording studio in his home in December 2017 ahead of a concert in Pakistan, which the two went on to perform in together. Zafar stringently...
    London (CNN)The disappearance of Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old marketing executive, while walking home in London one evening has sparked an outpouring on social media from women sharing their own experiences of sexual assault and harassment. Many have also exchanged notes on the habitual precautions they take to try to stay safe when they walk alone -- and voiced their anger...
    An investigation by the US media has revealed these facts CBS News. Many employees who have been hired by Google’s human resources department or are currently working at the company testify to highly questionable practices. This is the position of Benjamin Cruz, a former Mexican-American employee of Google, who faced a racist comment in 2019. A co-worker reportedly said...
    More On: andrew cuomo Lawmakers pan Gov. Cuomo’s comments on sexual harassment allegations Cuomo rips de Blasio, NYC amid apology over sex harass claims Democrats’ #MeToo hypocrisy and other commentary Cuomo accuser’s lawyer rips press conference He shoulda known better! All employers in New York state are required to instruct their workers about sexual harassment under a law signed...
    By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An aide who was fired by Republican state Sen. Wendy Rogers on Wednesday filed a $500,000 claim against the state for wrongful termination and harassment he says were caused by the senator. The claim is a required step before Michael Polloni Jr. can file a lawsuit. If the state doesn't agree to...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has formally referred the case of his alleged sexual harassment of a former aide to New York Attorney General Letitia James, a necessary step to commence an investigation with subpoena power.The referral also allows James to deputize an outside law firm for "a rigorous and independent investigation.""This is not a...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has formally referred the case of his alleged sexual harassment of a former aide to New York Attorney General Letitia James, a necessary step to commence an investigation with subpoena power.The referral also allows James to deputize an outside law firm for "a rigorous and independent investigation.""This is not a...
    BY KRUTIKA PATHI, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — A New Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted a female journalist of criminal defamation after she accused a former editor-turned-politician and junior external affairs minister of sexual harassment. M.J. Akbar, now 70, filed a case against journalist Priya Ramani in October 2018, denying the allegations as “false, baseless and wild.” Ramani was...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — A New Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted a female journalist of criminal defamation after she accused a former editor-turned-politician and junior external affairs minister of sexual harassment. M.J. Akbar, now 70, filed a case against journalist Priya Ramani in October 2018, denying the allegations as “false, baseless and wild.” Ramani was the first to accuse Akbar...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Saying his testimony can be "extremely probative,'' a judge ruled Thursday that Mayor Eric Garcetti must testify in a deposition brought by a Los Angeles police officer who sued the city, alleging he was subjected to repeated acts of sexual harassment by a former mayoraladviser.Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ruth A. Kwan said that while she...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A judge ruled Thursday that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti must submit to a deposition in the case of his former deputy chief of staff who has been sued by a Los Angeles police officer for sexual harassment. FILE — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Jacobs gives a speech at the...
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Thursday ordered that Mayor Eric Garcetti be deposed in a sexual harassment lawsuit involving his former top aide. Judge Ruth A. Kwan advised attorneys to schedule Garcetti‘s deposition to begin no later than Jan. 30, 2021, in the sexual harassment case brought against the city by Garcetti’s longtime bodyguard, LAPD Officer Matthew Garza....
    The Army has named a four-star general to investigate how leadership at Fort Hood handled Specialist Vanessa Guillén's reports of sexual harassment and her eventual disappearance and death, Army officials told CBS News. Guillén's remains were found about two months after she disappeared in April, and she is believed to have been killed by a fellow soldier who later died...
    Billionaire investor Bill Gross on Monday called for an end to a legal dispute with his tech-entrepreneur neighbor, but there was no indication his public request would succeed in halting hearings tied to back-and-forth harassment complaints between the two Laguna Beach residents. Attorneys during a series of court hearings over the past several weeks have presented dueling stories of alleged...
    President-elect Joe Biden’s Health and Human Services Secretary pick Xavier Becerra was involved in settling a harassment case for a longtime aide of Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. Larry Wallace, who served as the director of the California Division of Law Enforcement under Harris when she was Attorney General, was accused of harassment, demeaning behavior and retaliation in 2016 by his...
    LITTLE People, Big World star Caryn Chandler’s son Connor has been arrested for the third time this year after he missed court in his “harassment” case against his famous mother.  The Sun can exclusively reveal Connor, 21, turned himself in on a warrant for failure to appear in court on November 30.  12Matt Roloff's girlfriend Caryn Chandler's son has been...
    A sexual harassment case has been filed against a powerful Chinese media person in Beijing, whom the accused called a key moment in the country’s new #MeToo movement. Famous TV presenter Ju Jun, state broadcaster CCTV. China’s first civil code, passed in May, expanded the definition of sexual harassment, but many women are still reluctant to come forward, as such...
    A lawyer for President Donald Trumps campaign is dropping out of a Pennsylvania lawsuit challenging the election results a day after complaining about being harassed for her work, including by an attorney from a firm representing the state of Pennsylvania. Linda Kerns, who leads her own law firm in Philadelphia, said in a court filing Monday she and two other...
    One of President Trump’s Pennsylvania election lawyers says she got an “abusive voicemail” from an attorney on the other side of the case — and she wants the judge to impose punishment over the expression of “ideological hatred.” In federal court papers, Linda Kerns said a lawyer with the firm of Kirkland & Ellis, which is representing Pennsylvania Secretary of...
    Attorneys for a police officer suing the city over alleged sexual harassment by a former advisor to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti are attempting to pull the mayor deeper into the case. In a court motion filed Friday, the attorneys are demanding Garcetti give sworn testimony about the former aide, Rick Jacobs. They also want Garcetti to answer questions...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Fire Department has reached a $280,000 settlement with a firefighter after a sexually explicit video of her circulated within the department in June 2018. The firefighter, who resigned last year, sued the cities of Las Vegas and Henderson and several individual fire personnel, claiming the department allowed the video to circulate by refusing...
    Mumbai Police have issued summons to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap in connection with the sexual harassment charges levelled against him by actress Payal Ghosh. Kashyap has been summoned to appear at Versova Police Station on Thursday. “A summons has been served to Anurag Kashyap by Versova police station to appear on 1.10.2020 for investigation of offence registered against him,” reads an...
    A federal judge has ruled that being a quadriplegic did not necessarily stop a hedge fund manager from sexually harassing his employees. Influential biotech investor Sam Isaly — who left his $15 billion hedge fund after a scathing report claimed he “perpetuated a toxic culture of sexual harassment” — has had his defamation suit against the publisher tossed. The...
    Malone confident with Nuggets in familiar 3-1 series deficit Beautiful old homes for sale across America Google Reaches $310 Million Settlement In Misconduct Case (Bloomberg) -- Google parent Alphabet Inc. pledged $310 million to expand diversity efforts and resolve shareholder litigation that alleged the company’s board to failed to prevent sexual harassment and hid misconduct by executives. © Photographer:...
    Telugu TV actress Sravani Kondapalli recently died by suicide at her apartment in Hyderabad. When her mother found her hanging from the ceiling in the bathroom, her family rushed her to the hospital where she was declared dead. The family of the late actress has accused a person named Devraj Reddy who met her through TikTok. They have accused him...
    VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There is new information on the case of a Long Island woman who claimed she was being harassed by her neighbors because she’s Black. A man and a woman have now been arrested, CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reported Monday. “I said, look, this is what’s happening to me here. If I’m dead in here, there’s a...
    Vanessa’s family called a march on July 30 to Congress to ask for the approval of the “I am Vanessa Guillen” law against sexual harassment and abuse in the Armed Forces. Vanessa Guillén’s family called for a march in Washington on July 30. Photo: Facebook / Guillén Family / Courtesy The House of Representatives Armed Services...
    Roger Sollenberger July 24, 2020 10:00AM (UTC) New Hampshire Republican Senate candidate Corky Messner is a partner in a law firm that has defended Chipotle in dozens of sexual harassment, abuse and discrimination lawsuits over the years. The firm, Messner Reeves, has represented Chipotle in at least 250 federal cases. Most famously, the firm defended the restaurant after its food sickened more than 1,100 people in several...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by nine women who alleged they were sexually harassed by former casino mogul Steve Wynn. The women, manicurists and makeup artists in a salon at the Wynn Las Vegas, were unnamed in the lawsuit and instead identified by their attorneys as Judy Doe No. 1 through Judy...
    Cairo (AFP) – Egypt has seen a strong resurgence of the #MeToo movement after dozens of women made shocking claims of sexual abuse and assault by a member of the country’s wealthy elite. Amid a campaign unprecedented in its intensity in the deeply conservative country, state and religious authorities have started to take a firmer stand. The latest outpouring of...
    By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has reinstated sexual harassment allegations in an ethics case against a former prosecutor best known for winning a conviction in the Jodi Arias murder case. The ruling Monday reversed an earlier decision by a disciplinary judge who threw out claims that then-prosecutor Juan Martinez made sexually inappropriate comments...
    Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy has agreed to appoint a panel to investigate how the case of Vanessa Guillen has been handled at a Texas military post, according to Texas Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia.Garcia made the announcement Friday along with leaders from the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC. The group met with McCarthy earlier in the day...
    Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy has agreed to appoint a panel to investigate how the case of Vanessa Guillen has been handled at a Texas military post, according to Texas Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia.Garcia made the announcement Friday along with leaders from the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC. The group met with McCarthy earlier in the day...
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