Stories tagged: rape
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
A Montgomery County judge on Tuesday agreed to delay Bill Cosby’s retrial until early 2018, acting on a request from the entertainer’s new defense team.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson’s former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Police have destroyed DNA samples collected years ago from several black men in a controversial 2004 sweep in Omaha now that a suspect in a series of rapes has been …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
TACOMA, Wash. – A former Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier was sentenced to 20 years in prison after prosecutors said he videotaped himself raping a 2-year-old child with autism. The News …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
A former Vanderbilt University football player received the minimum sentence of 15 years in prison on Friday for the dorm room rape of an unconscious female student.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
A 10-year-old Indian girl whose parents say she was raped and impregnated by her uncle has reportedly given birth after a court rejected her request for an abortion last month.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
One of two Hispanic teens who entered the country illegally and were later charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a restroom at their suburban Washington high school entered a …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
A Mexican man who says he was raped in 2013 while detained by U.S. immigration officials will likely be in custody again for at least three months while a court …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
A Washington woman told police that a ride-sharing driver took her to an apartment and raped her after canceling her destination.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
A federal judge handed down a 42-year prison sentence Wednesday for a Montana man who chased down and kidnapped a 4-year-old girl, then brutally raped her and left her for …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Ohio has put to death a child killer in the state’s first execution in more than three years following a prolonged search for lethal drugs.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 7:22 a.m.
Pakistani police say they have arrested 20 members of a village council over instructing a man to rape a 17-year-old girl to avenge the rape of his sister.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Prosecutors say a 38-year-old Massachusetts man charged with impregnating an 11-year-old girl denies raping the girl, and instead suggested that she might have become pregnant by having sex with him …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
A new state analysis shows that just 4 percent of reported rapes in Idaho result in a guilty conviction of a sex crime.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis is expected to make his first court appearance in Australia on Wednesday, as he vows to …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
A suspect in the rape and assault of an 83-year-old woman has been arrested at the University of Washington light rail station.
Thu., July 13, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday that too many students have been treated unfairly as colleges have sought to comply with Obama-era policy on handling sexual assault, but she declined …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Newly released investigation reports offer specific details on how former police officer Gordon Ennis violated the terms of his release on a rape charge by attempting to contact a key …
Wed., July 12, 2017, 7 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has refrained from saying whether her department will continue or reject the Obama administration’s controversial approach to cracking down on campus sexual violence. Now, as she …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Authorities say two men raped an intoxicated woman in her home after sharing an Uber ride from a bar in Seattle.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
The state Attorney General’s Office has the green light from the federal government to begin testing hundreds of rape kits that had been sitting untouched in evidence lockers across the …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Despite the known risks on the journey to Europe, migrant women are still willing to risk their lives to escape equally dire sexual violence at home.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
A mother of two boys who received sexually explicit videos from a Kennewick teacher said she doesn’t know how to protect her kids if they’re not safe at school.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
An Oregon man has been indicted on charges he sexually abused two girls, one from when he worked as a special education assistant at Newport High School.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
The Church of England “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
A brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children sought to impregnate women to create more victims and had been suspected of molesting youngsters for years, Northern California prosecutors said Monday.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
The number of new untested rapes kits in Oregon has continued to increase despite efforts to process an old backlog faster.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
Cosby jury seeks to understand ‘reasonable doubt’ as deliberations in sexual assault trial extend to fifth day
After percolating out of sight, the subject of a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case burst into open court Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Days before a mistrial was declared in the rape trial of former Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis, prosecutors in the case asked that Ennis be put in jail for violating …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:28 p.m.
Four days after getting the case, deadlocked jurors in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial struggled to end their impasse Thursday on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004, …