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CBS Subpoenaed by Manhattan District Attorney on Moonves

In total, a dozen women have alleged mistreatment from Moonves, who resigned as chairman earlier this month

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    Moonves Out as CBS CEO After Sexual Harassment Allegations

    CBS announced Sunday that CEO Les Moonves has resigned, just hours after The New Yorker Magazine reported more sexual harassment allegations involving the network's longtime leader. (Published Monday, Sept. 10, 2018)

    CBS said Friday that a New York City prosecutor has subpoenaed the company for information related to sexual misconduct allegations that led to the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves.

    The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it received subpoenas from the Manhattan District Attorney and New York City's Commission on Human Rights and that it is cooperating.

    The state attorney general's office has also requested information, the filing said.

    A CBS spokesman declined comment. The district attorney's office also declined comment. The other agencies didn't immediately respond to messages.

    Death Toll, Damages Climb From Typhoon Hagibis

    [NATL] Death Toll, Damages Climb From Typhoon Hagibis

    The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis climbed to 53 on Tuesday, days after it tore through Japan and left hundreds of thousands of homes wrecked, flooded or out of power. Hagibis caused more than 200 rivers to overflow when it hit the island nation on Saturday.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019)

    Moonves resigned as chairman of CBS on Sept. 9, hours after The New Yorker published a story detailing a second round of ugly accusations against him.

    In total, a dozen women have alleged mistreatment, including forced oral sex, groping and retaliation if they resisted him.

    Moonves has denied the allegations, though he said he had consensual relations with some of the women.

    Outside lawyers hired by CBS continue to investigate allegations against Moonves and Jeff Fager, the former top executive at "60 Minutes."

    Fager was fired after he texted a CBS News reporter to "be careful" when she questioned him about reports that he tolerated an abusive environment at the newsmagazine.

    The lawyers' investigation is also looking into "cultural issues at all levels of CBS," the filing said.

    Quadruple Murder Suspect Brings Body to Police Station

    [NATL] Quadruple Murder Suspect Brings Body to Police Station

    A Roseville, California, man is in custody after he turned himself in to police in connection to a quadruple homicide.  The body of one of his victims was in the car he drove to the police station in Mount Shasta, more than 200 miles away from the original Roseville crime scene.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019)

    In a regulatory filing earlier this month, CBS said it would pay Moonves a $120 million severance if that investigation fails to find any evidence of sexual misconduct.