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Bad News for Woman Charged for Being Topless in Her House

Judge rejects Tilli Buchanan's challenge

(Newser) - The Utah woman charged with lewd conduct after her three stepchildren saw her topless tried to have her case dismissed and the state's topless ban tossed, but this week a judge rejected that challenge. Tilli Buchanan's lawyers argued it's discriminatory for women to be barred from going... More »

Woman Who Bared Breasts in Front of Stepkids Fights Charges

Tilli Buchanan is trying to get Utah's lewdness laws changed, claiming gender discrimination

(Newser) - A 28-year-old Utah woman is fighting lewdness charges against her and trying to get her state's law changed after she was accused of exposing her breasts to her three stepkids. Defense attorney Randy Richards tells the Salt Lake Tribune that his client, Tilli Buchanan, could end up behind bars... More »

Cops Got Calls of Lewd Conduct in a Park. They Busted 6 Seniors

Senior citizens, not high school seniors

(Newser) - The Grace Richardson Conservation Area in Fairfield, Conn., is where locals go to commune with nature and enjoy the wildlife, though "wild life" may have double meaning for some. Per the Connecticut Post , reports of "lewd and sexual activity" started making their way to police earlier this month.... More »

He Placed Lewd Calls to Her. Now She's Going to Jail

Indonesian to serve 6 months for distributing obscene material after she taped a call

(Newser) - Women's rights advocates in Indonesia are outraged over a decision this week by the country's Supreme Court that will be sending the recipient of a lewd phone call to jail, and letting the supervisor who made the call walk away scot-free. Court documents cited by Reuters show Nuril... More »

Cops: Bridal Shop Co-Owner Spotted Naked in Store Window

Peter Scolieri has been charged with open lewdness

(Newser) - The co-owner of a bridal shop has been charged with indecent exposure after three women reported him standing naked next to mannequins in the store's display window, the AP reports. Authorities said the three women saw 54-year-old Peter Scolieri on July 20 at One Enchanted Evening in Zelienople, Pennsylvania,... More »

Django Actress Charged With Lewd Conduct

Daniele Watts and boyfriend Brian James Lucas could face $1K fine, 6 months in jail

(Newser) - Daniele Watts said racism drove LA police to handcuff her after she was caught "showing affection" toward her boyfriend in a car last month; one of the officers has said that was a lie and that the Django Unchained actress and Brian James Lucas were reported for having full-on... More »

At Home Depot: You Can Do It ... in Our Sheds

Until the police arrive, of course

(Newser) - A South Carolina couple looking for a little action decided they'd found just the spot—in the parking lot of their local Home Depot. North Charleston police say they caught Emily Craig, 20, and Shaun Bowden, 31, inside a display shed in a state of undress, reports the Smoking... More »

Bus Driver Taped Doing What Behind the Wheel?

George Simpson Jr. caught masturbating on video

(Newser) - New Jersey's transit agency has removed a bus driver for committing a lewd act on the job, and that's putting it nicely: A commuter videotaped 41-year-old George Simpson Jr. masturbating behind the wheel. The video shows him maneuvering the bus through heavy traffic and the Lincoln Tunnel while... More »

Guy Gets Banned From Every Library on Earth

Man was 'not trying to conceal' his lewd behavior: criminal complaint

(Newser) - Let's hope he's not a big reader. A 20-year-old man has been barred from "all the libraries on the face of the earth" for some rather inappropriate alleged behavior at one of them. Tyree S. Carter reportedly masturbated in a Wisconsin library one morning earlier this month;... More »

2nd LA Teacher Accused of Widespread Sex Abuse

Robert Pimentel arrested, accused of abusing 20 students

(Newser) - A fourth-grade teacher who worked for nearly 40 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing 20 students, a year after another veteran teacher accused of molesting nearly two dozen students brought national attention to the district and the problem of classroom... More »

PBS Fires Fred Willard After Lewd Bust

XXX conduct 'didn't happen,' he tells TMZ

(Newser) - PBS has given Fred Willard the boot from Market Warriors after the actor was busted for allegedly playing with himself in a Hollywood porn cinema . "Given the unfortunate news," Willard is off the show with immediate effect, and will be replaced as narrator by Antiques Roadshow host Mark... More »

Fred Willard Busted for Lewd Conduct in XXX Theater

Actor found allegedly masturbating by LAPD

(Newser) - This is probably not how you want to picture Fred Willard, but: He's gone and pulled a Pee-Wee (pun intended) and gotten himself arrested for allegedly masturbating in an adult movie theater. Undercover LAPD officers entered Hollywood's Tiki Theater last night and found Willard, who was watching one... More »

LA School Replacing Entire Staff After Sex Raps

Drastic change needed to restore confidence, officials at Miramonte say

(Newser) - The entire staff of a Los Angeles-area elementary school will be replaced while sexual abuse charges against two teachers are investigated. No one else at Miramonte Elementary School—which has been closed for two days —is suspected of abusing children, but a drastic change was needed in order to... More »

School Closing for 2 Days Over Sex Assault Arrests

Mark Berndt and Martin Springer arrested within days of each other

(Newser) - Miramonte Elementary School students won't be going to class tomorrow or the next day, after two longtime teachers were arrested last week on suspicion of sexually abusing students as young as six. Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy is meeting with parents at a local high school... More »

Second Teacher Arrested for Lewd Acts at LA School

Martin Springer allegedly fondled girls

(Newser) - More bad news from a Los Angeles-area elementary school: Only days after prosecutors accused a teacher of spoon-feeding semen to children , police arrested another teacher for allegedly fondling his students. Miramonte Elementary School teacher Martin Bernard Springer, 49, is said to have fondled two seven-year-old girls over the last three... More »

Escorts: Utah Law Makes It Illegal to Act Sexy

They're suing to halt new law aimed at prostitutes

(Newser) - Be careful how you act in Utah: If you get too “sexy,” you could find yourself arrested under a new law. The law broadens the definition of solicitation—agreeing to trade sex for money—to include “lewd acts” that imply you want to trade sex for money,... More »

Brett Favre Cries, Apologizes

Lewd text message scandal a 'distraction' for team

(Newser) - Brett Favre broke down in tears as he apologized to teammates for the “distraction” of his lewd text message scandal. He “was very emotional” and asked his team to “carry” him through the game, Vikings teammate Ryan Longwell told Michelle Tafoya of ESPN’s SportsCenter. Favre is... More »

NY Woman Charged With Adultery

She was allegedly having sex on a picnic table in broad daylight

(Newser) - An upstate New York woman has been charged with adultery, something only twelve others in state history have been charged with, after a mother allegedly spotted her having sex on a picnic table in the park. The police officer who responded happened to know that Suzanne Corona, 49, was married,... More »

Kabul Embassy Fires 8 Guards Over Nude Parties

(Newser) - The US Embassy in Afghanistan says it has fired eight security guards following allegations of lewd behavior and sexual misconduct at their living quarters. The management team of the private contractor that provides the guards is also "being replaced immediately," officials at the Kabul embassy said today. The... More »

Senator Caught in Men's Room Sex Sting

Pled guilty in return for suspended jail term

(Newser) - Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig was arrested after allegedly soliciting sex from a male plainclothes police officer in a men's room at Minneapolis airport June 11. The incident is  spelled out in graphic detail in Roll Call, which obtained the arrest report. August 8th, Craig appeared in the Hennepin County... More »

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