Stories tagged: rape
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 12:39 p.m.
A Senate committee on Thursday approved a bipartisan recommendation for an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
A transient man who allegedly attacked and raped a woman who was walking to her mother’s residence in February 2017 made a first appearance Thursday in Clark County Superior Court.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy stood by his office’s decision not to prosecute a former Washington State University fraternity member accused of second-degree rape during an interview this week with …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
A 23-year-old former Washington State University student has been charged with two counts of second-degree rape after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a 2017 party on College Hill.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
Spokane police say a 51-year-old man broke into a home in the Logan Neighborhood on Saturday night, robbed a Gonzaga University student at knifepoint and demanded that she take off …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 2 p.m.
Woman crashed Mormon Church service and accused former leader of raping her in 1984. He has denied it.
Sunday was supposed to be a day of fasting and testimony at the church, and McKenna Denson strode up to the pulpit like any other member of the congregation. She …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Idaho is reviewing its program for temporarily releasing prison inmates to help fight wildfires after an inmate was charged with raping a woman working at a remote Utah firefighting base …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
An Idaho prisoner sent to help fight a wildfire in Utah raped a woman who also was working to support firefighters, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Jitesh Bhogal is accused of the slaying of a 31-year-old woman who was found in her third-floor apartment bedroom late that day by her ex-boyfriend after their 9-year-old son said …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
An assistant football coach at Ferris High School was arrested early Friday morning under suspicion of child rape.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Investigators compared online family tree data with crime-scene DNA evidence to identify and track down a suspect in a series of North Carolina rapes from a decade …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10 p.m.
A judge rejected a new rape trial for a former Spokane police sergeant convicted of sexually assaulting another police officer during a heavy-drinking house party three years ago.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
A ruling on whether former police sergeant and convicted rapist Gordon Ennis will get a new trial was delayed a week after the trial judge unexpectedly requested more time to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
A former Spokane police sergeant accused of raping a fellow officer at a house party in 2015 will argue Friday in court that his trial attorney Rob Cossey withheld evidence …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
A soccer player at a California university was arrested Friday on a rape warrant is suspected in at least two other sexual assaults, said police who are trying to identify …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
A Spokane man arrested this month in a sting operation targeting child predators had briefly worked as a counselor at Lakeland Village, the state-operated nursing and rehabilitation center in Medical …
Wed., June 27, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
Samantha Ray Mears, 19, faces six charges after police say she forced her ex-boyfriend to have sex with her at machete-point, damaged his property and fled just as they were …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Sheriff’s Department arrested a man accused of rape and witness intimidation after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old while she was incapacitated and threatened to hurt a …
Sat., June 16, 2018, 10:42 a.m.
A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to over 18 years in prison for raping and assaulting a woman he met on Craigslist.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
A three-month, nationwide law enforcement effort dubbed “Operation Broken Heart” led to the arrests of more than 2,300 people suspected of sexually abusing children and dealing in child pornography, authorities …
Mon., June 11, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
A Garden City man could face kidnapping and rape charges after police say he sexually assaulted a woman Saturday night.
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
As part of his request for a new trial, former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis alleges another officer had sexual contact with the victim the same night he was convicted of …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Harvey Weinstein declined Wednesday to testify before the New York grand jury that is weighing whether to indict him on rape and other sex charges, with his lawyers saying there …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:25 a.m.
Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with rape and another sex felony in the first …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Three men who lived at an apartment complex that made national news in 2003 for harboring sex offenders and wards of the state are now charged with kidnapping a 14-year-old …
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
A new sentencing date is set for former Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis, who was convicted in March of raping a fellow police officer.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
Uber’s ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Daniel J. West, 47, was charged with first-degree child rape and two counts of second-degree child rape in 2014. He was found guilty of the charges in Marrch.
Thu., April 26, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
Months after reporting the alleged sexual assault to Canadian police — and to her longtime employer, SkyWest Airlines — Morgan said she’s tired of living and working in fear. The …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
A sentencing hearing for former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis – convicted in March of sexually assaulting another officer – was delayed Wednesday.