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Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 12:25 AM PDT

Ex-USC Gynecologist Sold Sex Videos, Prosecutors Allege

Ex-USC Gynecologist Sold Sex Videos, Prosecutors Allege

Former USC campus gynecologist George Tyndall, who is charged with sexually assaulting 16 patients, had his nearly $2.1 million bail reduced to $1.6 million Tuesday, despite his attorneys asking that the amount...

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 at 10:32 AM PDT

E. Jean Carroll's Friends Confirm She Told Them of Sexual Assault by Donald Trump in the '90s

E. Jean Carroll's Friends Confirm She Told Them of Sexual Assault by Donald Trump in the '90s

Two women have confirmed that the writer E. Jean Carroll told them in the 1990s that she'd been sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in the dressing room of a New York City department store. The women, both...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 09:48 PM PDT

Smirking Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged in Rooftop Bar Grope Case

Smirking Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged in Rooftop Bar Grope Case

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged Thursday for allegedly groping a woman at a rooftop bar in Manhattan over the weekend. Gooding's attorney said the actor is facing one charge of forcible touching, a...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 08:33 AM PDT

Women Are Underrepresented in Top Media Jobs, Study Finds

Women Are Underrepresented in Top Media Jobs, Study Finds

Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a study released Monday says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors and other leadership roles in the industry. The study...

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 04:53 AM PDT

16 Women Sue, Alleging Discrimination at FBI Training Academy

16 Women Sue, Alleging Discrimination at FBI Training Academy

Sixteen women who trained to become FBI agents and analysts have come forward in a proposed class action lawsuit filed Wednesday accusing the bureau of gender discrimination in how it trains and graduates new...

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 03:41 PM PDT

Chef Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge

Chef Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge

Celebrity chef Mario Batali is appearing in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali was scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 07:08 AM PDT

Sundance Film Festival Co-Founder Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse

Sundance Film Festival Co-Founder Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse

A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, 71, entered the plea as...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 03:36 AM PDT

Former Lakers Coach Luke Walton Sued for Sexual Assault

Former Lakers Coach Luke Walton Sued for Sexual Assault

A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 03:42 PM PDT

'What Were You Wearing:' Exhibit Disputes Sex Assault Myths

'What Were You Wearing:' Exhibit Disputes Sex Assault Myths

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and one student at a Connecticut university is putting on a powerful exhibit in an effort to break one of our culture’s most pervasive myths about rape. This week,...

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 06:08 AM PDT

Women Divided on Defending Biden's Style as Just 'Human Touch'

Women Divided on Defending Biden's Style as Just 'Human Touch'

It's simply a "human touch." He's a "warm, affectionate person." He "hugs everybody." In the days since allegations surfaced of uninvited touching on the part of Joe Biden, several women in politics and beyond...

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LAX-Bound Travelers Detail 22-Hour Delta Nightmare at JFK
LAX-Bound Travelers Detail 22-Hour Delta Nightmare at JFK

A Delta flight that was supposed to leave John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday afternoon en route to Los Angeles was still stuck on the Queens tarmac the next morning, prompting a flood of angry tweets from...

Covina Restaurant Red Tagged After Crash
Covina Restaurant Red Tagged After Crash

A restaurant in Covina was shut down indefinitely after a driver plowed through the front door and caused a massive mess. Darsha Philips reports for Today in LA at 6 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

Manhunt Continues for Person Who Shot Lancaster Deputy
Manhunt Continues for Person Who Shot Lancaster Deputy

A manhunt continued Thursday morning for a shooter who ambushed and wounded a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy outside the department's Lancaster station.

Jury Weighs Whether 'Hollywood Ripper' Was Sane
Jury Weighs Whether 'Hollywood Ripper' Was Sane

Jurors will continue Thursday trying to determine if the so-called "Hollywood Ripper" was sane at the time of the stabbing and mutilation murders of two Southern California women, including one who was...

Planned Parenthood Seeks Cash After Bailing From US Program
Planned Parenthood Seeks Cash After Bailing From US Program

Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its...

House Fire Leaves 1 Dead, 1 in Grave Condition
House Fire Leaves 1 Dead, 1 in Grave Condition

A man died and a woman was hospitalized in grave condition Thursday after firefighters pulled them from a burning home in the Exposition Park area of Los Angeles.