Stories tagged: rape
Thu., May 25, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
Jury acquits Lewiston man of rape
A Lewiston man was set free Wednesday after an Asotin County jury acquitted the former nurse on charges of second-degree rape and indecent liberties.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Pediatrician convicted of raping young patients loses appeal
A Delaware judge has rejected an appeal from a former pediatrician serving life in prison after being convicted on several counts of raping young patients.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Sweden drops rape investigation for WikiLeaks’ Assange; uncertainty ahead
Sweden’s top prosecutor on Friday dropped an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years, saying that’s because there’s no possibility of arresting him …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
Man admitted to raping woman in roadside ditch, says Spokane County Sheriff’s Office
A 23-year-old man admitted to raping a woman in a roadside ditch after a night of bar-hopping and smoking pot at a friend’s apartment, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Voyeurism conviction leads to DNA match in old Spokane Valley sexual assault cases
A man who recently pleaded guilty to voyeurism is facing new charges after his DNA matched samples collected in sexual assault cases from 2008 and 2009.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Big child webcam sex bust reveals rising abuse
The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. Were they neighbors? Cops?
Wed., April 26, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Coquille man sentenced to 50 years after rape conviction
A Coquille man convicted of raping a child has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Montana governor grants clemency to man convicted of rape
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has granted clemency to a man who was convicted of raping his girlfriend when she was 15 and he was 19.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Judge sentences Moscow man on child rape charges
After pleading guilty to raping a 16-year-old girl, a 58-year-old Moscow man encouraged the judge to give him a deferred sentence Monday, saying he’d “like to be a success story.”
Mon., April 24, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Mother of alleged rape victim sues Oregon school district
The mother of a high school girl who accused another student of rape seeks $2.5 million in a federal lawsuit against the alleged rapist and the Bend-La Pine School District.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Ex-Pasco Police officer murder trial in Spokane delayed again
The former Pasco police officer charged with killing a Spokane prostitute in 1986 had his trial date moved from May 8 to October 2.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Police investigating decades of alleged sex abuse at Connecticut boarding school
Wallingford Police Chief William J. Wright is reviewing a report in which Choate Rosemary Hall acknowledged decades of sexual abuse of students by former teachers at the elite private boarding …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Ex-Astoria wrestling coach faces new sex charges
A former high school wrestling coach in Astoria, Oregon, has been arrested at the Clatsop County Courthouse on sexual assault charges shortly after he was formally charged with rape.
Sun., March 26, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Louisville mayor asks FBI to investigate police department after sex abuse allegations
A former participant in a Boy Scouts-affiliated career apprentice program for teenagers has alleged that two Louisville Metro Police Department officers sexually abused him in their homes and vehicles while …
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Rape reaches ‘epic proportions’ in South Sudan’s civil war
After months of being raped by her rebel captors, the young woman became pregnant. Amid her suffering, the child was a spark of life. So she named him Barack Obama, …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Former Pasco officer found innocent of rape
A former Pasco police officer has been found innocent of raping and assaulting a woman in 2014.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate after rape allegation
A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who …
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Arrest made in 2015 rape in parking lot of downtown Spokane bar
A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in the parking lot of a downtown Spokane bar in 2015.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Attorney for suspect in Maryland school rape case says client is wrongly accused
Henry Sanchez Milian, one of two suspects charged in the rape of a 14-year-old girl in a bathroom at a Maryland high school did not do what he is accused …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Idaho man who didn’t match murder DNA freed after 20 years
An Idaho man who experts say was coerced into a false murder confession is now free after spending half of his life behind bars.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Former fugitive doctor gets more than 44 years for rape
A former Oregon doctor who previously fled the country to avoid federal drug charges has been sentenced to more than 44 years in prison for rape.
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
Teen gang raped in assault broadcast on Facebook Live afraid to come home
The mother of a 15-year-old girl whose apparent sexual assault was streamed live on Facebook said Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats since the attack and that neighborhood …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
Man accused of holding woman in home, repeatedly raping her
A 37-year-old man has been charged with rape after a woman who lives near Bremerton told police that he held her against her will for two months and repeatedly assaulted …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
High school rape gets drawn into immigration debate
As officials reported that one of two students charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school bathroom entered the United States illegally, the crime became part of …
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Second trial starts for former Pasco officer accused of rape, assault
“Who are you?” a woman said she asked Richard Aguirre after waking up from an alleged sexual assault. She knew Aguirre her entire life, took trips with him, and at …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Cosby wants jury pool prescreened for bias before trial
Bill Cosby’s lawyers hope to prescreen potential jurors to weed out those with opinions about the sex-assault case before jury selection begins in earnest.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Man gets 16 years for rape, 4 decades after wife-rape case
An Oregon man convicted of raping two women was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison Friday, almost 40 years after he was acquitted of raping his then-wife in …
Fri., March 10, 2017, midnight
Chief shows sound judgment with suspension
This is an encouraging sign of leadership, especially for those who worried that promoting Meidl from within would produce an overly protective police chief.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Man pleads not guilty to raping woman, killing man and dog
A 33-year-old registered sex offender has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated murder, rape and animal abuse in connection with the rape of a woman and the death of …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Florida man held on Lewiston rape charge
A Florida man who is accused of trying to rape a woman early Sunday on a downtown Lewiston sidewalk is in the Nez Perce County Jail on $100,000 bond.