Updated 10:39 am CDT, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The potential witness list in the case against a former state senator charged with sex extortion includes two former chiefs of staff for the Senate president. Nicholas Kettle was indicted in February on charges that he extorted sex from a male page in 2011 when Kettle was a freshman Republican lawmaker. WPRI-TV reports that the page is expected to testify if the case goes to trial. The potential witness list also includes Thomas Coderre, who served as then-Democratic Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed's chief of staff, as well as his successor, Thomas Papa. MySA News Videos Now Playing: Now Playing Police investigating body found dumped off SW side road in San Antonio San Antonio Express-News Police investigating NE side shooting that left 1 hospitalized San Antonio Express-News SAPD lieutenant fired after derogatory Facebook post San Antonio Express-News Woman fatally … [Read more...] about Witness list emerges in trial of ex-senator’s extortion case
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Kettle Moraine star golfer Abby Cavaiani made headlines during her record-setting season. Now, she's eyeing a US Women's Open spot. Abby Cavaiani made headlines when she shot a state-record 60 during a round last fall. Her goal now is trying to qualify for the US Women's Open. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Christopher Kuhagen, Now News Group Published 10:59 a.m. CT May 7, 2018 | Updated 11:15 a.m. CT May 7, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Abby Cavaiani is looking for her next big … [Read more...] about Kettle Moraine star golfer Abby Cavaiani made headlines during her record-setting season. Now, she’s eyeing a US Women’s Open spot.
Dozens of state lawmakers nationwide have been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct since the beginning of 2017, particularly since last fall when the #MeToo movement gained momentum. Here is a look at those who have resigned, been expelled, faced other repercussions or had accusations made public about them since then:RESIGNED OR REMOVED FROM OFFICE1. Alaska: Rep. Dean Westlake, D, submitted resignation letter Dec. 15 after being accused by several women of inappropriate behavior.2. Arizona: Rep. Don Shooter, R, expelled from office Feb. 1 by an overwhelming House vote after an investigation substantiated a lengthy pattern of sexual harassment toward women, including a fellow lawmaker.3. California: Assemblyman Matt Dababneh, D, resigned effective Jan. 1 after a lobbyist said he pushed her into a bathroom during a Las Vegas social event and engaged in lewd behavior in front of her.4. California: Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D, resigned in November after allegations that he had … [Read more...] about AP: Sexual misconduct claims adding up in state legislatures
Photo: AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 This combination of photos shows some of the two dozen state lawmakers across the country who have been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct since the start of 2017 and have resigned or been removed from office as of March 2018. Top row from left are Alaska Rep. Dean Westlake, Arizona Rep. Don Shooter, California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh and Colorado Rep. Steve Lebsock. Middle row from left are Florida Sen. Jack Latvala, Mississippi Rep. John Moore, Nevada Sen. Mark Manendo and Oklahoma Rep. Dan Kirby. Bottom row from left are Oklahoma Sen. Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma Sen. Bryce Marlatt, South Dakota Rep. Mathew Wollmann ann Utah Rep. Jon Stanard. less This combination of photos shows some of the two dozen state lawmakers across the country who have been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct since the start of 2017 and have resigned or been removed from ... more … [Read more...] about Sexual misconduct claims taking toll in state legislatures
Published 6:57 pm, Friday, March 9, 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two confidants of a former Rhode Island state senator say Nicholas Kettle told them he engaged in sex with a teenage State House page. The Providence Journal reported Friday the statements are included in more than 200 pages of court documents filed this week. Kettle resigned from office on February 22 and has pleaded not guilty to charges of extorting sex from a page in 2011 and video voyeurism in January against a now former girlfriend. The newspaper reports that Kettle's campaign treasurer and a Coventry Republican Town Committee member told state police detectives about their conversations with Kettle last month. The court documents also show prosecutors may call more than 30 potential witnesses. Latest Houston & Texas News Now Playing: Now Playing Affordable beauty regimens Fox 26 Houston Repairing your credit score Fox 26 Houston 'Spread the Word to End the Word' Fox 26 … [Read more...] about Confidants say former lawmaker acknowledged sex with page