Stories tagged: rape
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 6:28 a.m.
A Level 3 sex offender accused of raping a Spokane Valley gas station worker is alleged to have done so two days after getting released from Chelan County Jail.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Six more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician who says the maestro …
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
A suburban Portland man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for raping a young woman as she walked to work.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
Prosecutors have elected to drop rape and kidnapping charges against all four members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated, ensuring their eventual return to their home country of Poland …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
The trial is set to begin Tuesday for a former Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife employee accused of raping a coworker in December 2014.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Recy Taylor, a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention, has died. She was 97.
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
The rapper Nelly will not face rape charges because the accuser is not cooperating, prosecutors in Washington state said.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
All four members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated have been released from jail.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
A man accused of beating his girlfriend’s daughter because the child interrupted him while he played video games is now being investigated for child rape.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 12:04 a.m.
Judge sets six-figure bond for former tennis standout accused of rape and beating.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
An eastern Idaho man has been sentenced to five to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor after saying he was following God’s will.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
A North Spokane County man has been charged with rape and unlawful imprisonment after a woman reported an online date turned violent.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
A North Carolina woman is suing Amtrak saying it failed to protect her from an employee who raped her in her sleeping car while the train passed through northeastern Montana …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
A mistake or a one-off error of judgement isn’t so hard to distinguish from a clear pattern of behavior.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Sri Lanka’s defense minister denied Tuesday that his country committed torture and rape of suspected rebels, as charged by more than 50 men of the island’s Tamil ethnic minority who …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Sri Lanka’s government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following an Associated Press investigation that found more than 50 men who said they were raped, …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
A 40-year-old Great Falls man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for raping a 7-year-old girl – triple the sentence prosecutors recommended in a plea agreement.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating a woman’s claim that she was violently raped at a bus stop in downtown Spokane Saturday night.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Raped, branded and beaten, Witness #205 is one of more than 50 men who say they were abducted and tortured under Sri Lanka’s current government. The men’s previously unpublished accounts …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
The number of rapes reported in Vancouver has risen in recent years, and police say they fear that the actual number of sexual assaults in the city could be much …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Two University of South Dakota football players have been charged with second-degree rape in an alleged assault this month at an off-campus residence.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
Annabella Sciorra is alleging she was raped by Harvey Weinstein after he barged his way into her apartment in the 1990s.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
All four members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and rape in court Tuesday.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017
Over half a million women (and some men as well) have used the #MeToo hashtag, exposing in a few short days how pervasive are the crimes of sexual harassment and …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
Weinstein stands accused of multiple rapes and a growing list of skeezy, sexually charged power grabs. There’s zero evidence his victims flirted with him. It could not matter less what …
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
Taliban-linked captors who held American Caitlan Coleman and her family for five years killed her infant daughter and allowed Coleman to be raped by a guard, her husband said, introducing …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 12:22 a.m.
A woman who said the rapper Nelly raped her on his tour bus in a Seattle suburb over the weekend is dropping her pursuit of criminal charges.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Wearing yellow jail suits, Waclaw Kieltyka and Michal Lysejko, members of Polish metal band Decapitated, had their first court appearance in Spokane County. They are accused of gang raping of …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
An avalanche of allegations poured out Tuesday against Harvey Weinstein in on-the-record reports that detailed claims of sexual abuse and included testimonies from Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, further intensifying …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year, largely driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but the crime numbers released Monday by the FBI …