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Vito Lopez

Assemblyman Vito Lopez Announces He Is In ‘Deteriorating Health’

He released a one-paragraph statement announcing his second pneumonia diagnosis in nine months. He says he’s “extremely fatigued” with limited mobility.


Vito Lopez

Assemblyman Lopez Says He’s Staying In Office Despite Harassment Claims

New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-Brooklyn) said Monday that he will be staying in the Assembly, even though he lost his committee chairmanship and seniority after a finding that he violated sexual harassment policies.


Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla (L) and his lawyer (R) (credit: CBS 2)

LI Town Clerk Refuses To Resign Despite Sex Harassment, Blackmail Allegations

Mark Bonilla said he will not step down despite facing a barrage of sexual harassment allegations plus misdemeanor criminal charges. Bonilla, rather, vowed he will fight to clear his name.


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Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Blackmail

Authorities said that there were four employees of the Hempstead, Long Island Town Clerk’s Office who complained about Mark Bonilla, including two women who said they were sexually harassed.


Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Speaker Silver Demands That Assemblyman Lopez Resign From Legislature

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has faced serious questions about his handling of a sexual harassment case, but he will still carry out the high-profile job of leading the New York delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.


Vito Lopez

Powerful Brooklyn Democrat Vito Lopez Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic Leader Vito Lopez has been censured, stripped of his committee chairmanship and barred from employing young people.


Jason Margolis (credit: Facebook)

Two NYPD Officers Claim Sexual Harassment; File Complaint Against Supervisor

The two female officers, who wish to remain anonymous, are from the 103rd precinct and say that Lt. Jason Margolis, should no longer be allowed to supervise them pending an investigation.


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Study: Sexual Harassment In Middle And High Schools At Unprecedented Levels

A nationwide study of nearly 2,000 students — from seventh grade to 12th grade — found nearly half of them had experienced sexual harassment within the last school year.


Sharon Bialek (R) listens as her attorney Gloria Allred speaks during a news conference to accuse Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment more than a decade ago on November 7, 2011 in New York City.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sharon Bialek Goes Public With Claims That Herman Cain Sexually Harassed Her

“Our client is very brave to have come forward. She could have attempted to sell her story but chose not to do so,” attorney Gloria Allred said during a news conference in New York City Monday.



Report: NYPD Sergeant Files Sexual Harassment Complaint Against Boss

Sgt. Nelson Fernandez claims Deputy Inspector Thomas Connolly has made a number of unwelcome sexual advances toward him, according to a report.


Fraternity at Yale University (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Investigate Sex Assault Claims At Yale University

Federal civil rights officials were looking into complaints by Yale University students that the school has a sexually-hostile environment and failed to adequately respond to incidents of sexual harassment.


East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser (credit: CBS 2)

Investigation Of East Orange Mayor Stalls

Mayor Robert Bowser was accused of sexually harassing a city employee and misappropriating city funds. The city council drafted legislation authorizing an investigation into the claims, but it hasn’t gotten off the ground yet.


Ines Sainz (Franklin/AP)

Jets-Sainz Incident Prompts NFL Workplace Memo

In response to an incident at the Jets’ training facility after which female reporter Ines Sainz of TV Azteca said she felt uncomfortable in the team’s locker room, the NFL sent a workplace conduct update to its teams Wednesday.


From left Samantha Romanger, Lauren Schlanger, Shivon Super (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Ex-Workers Accuse L.I. Doc Of Sexual Harassment

The women claim they were subjected to inappropriate texting, touching and even stalking by the doctor who owns Beach and Surf Medical.


NYC street harassment hearing

NYC Women Demand ‘Harassment-Free Zones’

For years women and young girls have put up with cat calls, lewd comments and much worse on the streets. Now they’re fighting back stronger than ever.