May 16, 2013 — A New York prosecutor says he's found no crime after investigating sexual harassment allegations by female staff members of Assemblyman Vito Lopez, a Brooklyn Democrat.
But Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan said what he found was "alarming," and he admonished higher-level state officials who he said allowed Lopez's behavior through secret settlements and confidentiality.
Meanwhile, the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics found Lopez's actions violated the public trust. Go to full article
Watertown, NY, May 04, 2012 — A female Sheriff's deputy has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Jefferson County department, over racy photos she says were taken of her as part of an online pedophile investigation. The lawsuit is about to proceed to the next phase, and the deputy and her lawyer are calling for an independent investigation. Joanna Richards has more. Go to full article
Jan 06, 2006 — Sexual harassment accusations have shattered America's skeleton team, which captured two gold medals at the last Winter Olympics. Lake Placid coach Tim Nardiello has denied the charges, bur remains on administrative leave. Now the case is going to court in Essex County, with a court hearing scheduled for Monday. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article