Mark Berndt

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Miramonte parents claims can move forward

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that parents can proceed with their own claims of emotional distress related to abuses at Miramonte Elementary School, where a third-grade teacher was accused of […]

11/27/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Sexual ‘tasting games’ teacher pleads no contest

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A once-respected former teacher accused of committing lewd acts on children in what he called “tasting games” pleaded no contest Friday to all the charges against him. Mark Berndt, 62, entered […]

11/15/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Teacher to plead no contest in lewd ‘tasting game’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Los Angeles elementary school teacher has agreed to plead no contest to molestation charges involving more than 20 students. Mark Berndt is accused of blindfolding children and spoon-feeding them […]

11/14/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Miramonte Teacher Accused of Lewd Acts on Kids Heads to Court Today

Former Miramonte Elementary School Teacher Mark Berndt is charged with 23 counts of committing lewd acts on children. He’s being held on $23 million bail. Penny Griego and Phil Hulett speak with Berndt’s new attorney Manny Madrono. Listen to a replay…

12/13/2012

LA schools sued in teacher molestation case

(AP) – A lawsuit claims Los Angeles Unified School District officials did nothing to protect students from a teacher who’s charged with molesting 23 youngsters in his classroom. The negligence suit filed Tuesday in Los […]

07/10/2012