U.S. Pays $4.2 Million to Victims of Jail Guard’s Long-Running Sex Abuse NEW YORK TIMES Colin Akparanta, a former correctional officer in a Manhattan federal jail, admitted in 2020 to sexually abusing seven female prisoners. He pleaded guilty to abusing one and depriving her of her civil rights and was sentenced to three and a half years in prison. read more »
‘I Felt Trapped’: Sexual Abuse of Teens in the Military’s J.R.O.T.C. Program NEW YORK TIMES Former students say military veterans who led J.R.O.T.C. classes in U.S. high schools fashioned themselves as mentors, then used their power to manipulate and abuse. read more » State attorney general digging deep into New Hanover County school sex abuse scandals WILMINGTON STARNEWS
Panel Finds Daniel Snyder Interfered With Sexual Harassment Investigation NEW YORK TIMES As the N.F.L. was investigating his team for widespread workplace misconduct, the Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder directed a “shadow investigation” to interfere with and undermine its findings, a Congressional committee found. read more »
Bill Cosby Loses Sex Assault Lawsuit and Must Pay Damages NEW YORK TIMES A jury on Tuesday found that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted Judy Huth in 1975, when as a 16-year-old girl she accepted his invitation to join him at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. read more »