A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News said Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair, according to two reports published on Thursday.
The judge sent the seven men and five women back to their hotel Tuesday evening after the jurors indicated they were exhausted from listening to 5½ hours of arguments.
Time magazine named the 'silence breakers' Person of the Year for their stance against sexual harassment and abuse. Time made the announcement on NBC's 'Today' show, whose longtime host Matt Lauer was recently fired amid harassment allegations.
Jenny Lumet accused Simmons of forcing himself on her in his New York apartment in 1991.
Veteran US radio personality Garrison Keillor also fired over allegations of "inappropriate behavior" by Minnesota Public Radio.
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