Harassment

New Uber lawsuit alleges negligence after rape of passenger

Abuse

Lawsuit alleges negligence by Uber after driver rapes passenger A passenger who says she was raped by an Uber driver in Kansas City has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that Uber ignored previous warnings that the driver was not fit to drive for the company. The plaintiff, who is going by “Jane Doe,”…

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Sarasota School Bus Driver Charged with Battery of Minor

Battery

Sarasota Schools bus driver charged with battery of 13-year-old student A former Sarasota County School bus driver was arrested after making unwanted contact with a 13-year-old Venice Middle School student, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. Leonard Villari, 71, of Venice was charged with battery after the female victim told a school resource officer…

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CEO orders Uber sexual harassment investigation after complaints

Abuse

The company’s CEO orders ‘urgent’ Uber sexual harassment investigation after former engineer complaints Uber said it’s opening an “urgent investigation” after a former employee made public allegations of sexism and harassment against the company. Former engineer for Uber, Susan Fowler, published a blog post Sunday describing an onslaught of sexual harassment of which she and…

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Former Sarasota deputy accused of trying to kill woman, taking $100K for sex

Abuse

Former Sarasota deputy accused of trying to kill woman, taking $100K for sex, more charges pending The total charges against a former Sarasota County deputy accused of attempted murder now number 25 after 6 new charges were added Tuesday night. New charges against Frankie Eugene Bybee include forging more suicidal letters from a 79-year-old woman, using…

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Video taken from movie set shows animal abuse

Abuse

Video taken from movie set shows animal abuse Media Organization TMZ has published a video potentially showing animal abuse and mistreatment of a dog used for a major motion picture film. On January 27th, Universal Pictures will release “A Dog’s Purpose,” a film that has been promoted as a heartwarming story, but now many people are boycotting…

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Yale wrongful death lawsuit settles for $3 million

Civil

Yale University Agrees to Settlement Yale wrongful death lawsuit settles before trial Yale University has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Annie Le, a graduate student murdered in a Yale research laboratory in 2009. The settlement amount was listed in a probate court document obtained by…

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In the case of Leslie Jones, did Twitter Fail to Uphold Libel Laws?

Community News

The latest racist Twitter attacks against ‘SNL’ star Leslie Jones has raised the question, what is Twitter doing to crack down on hate speech and uphold libel laws? “Twibel” was coined as a term representing libel laws in the Twitter environment. Leslie Jones was attacked visciously on Twitter A couple months ago, Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative writer who…

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Gretchen Carlson of Fox News Files Suit Against Fox Chairman

Criminal

07/19/16: 21st Century Fox Fires Roger Ailes After Lawsuit Accusing Him of Sexual Harassment Megyn Kelly says Roger Ailes “Sexually Harassed” her when speaking with investigators looking into the lawsuit filed by Gretchen Carlson. Ailes has until August 1st to resign from Fox. UPDATE: Roger Ailes Responds to the lawsuit and allegations… “This is a retaliatory…

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