Stories tagged: sexual assault
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
A Seattle-area ride-hail driver is facing criminal charges following the sexual assault of passengers, authorities said.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 10:59 p.m.
A man with a criminal history is being investigated in connection to a half dozen rapes and sexual assaults in the Spokane area, at least four of them dating back …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 9:53 p.m.
Victor Hudak, the longtime co-owner of Pullman’s only musical instrument store, faces several accusations of groping or staring inappropriately at young girls while they shopped.
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
A man suspected of breaking his 3-year-old son’s leg and splinting it with a Pringles potato chip can, which was among a list of injuries discovered on three children that …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 7:59 a.m.
House committee supports longer statute of limitations to file charges in sexual assault cases.
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
A Hayden Meadows Elementary School teacher accused of molesting three children in the early 2000s appeared in court Monday afternoon on two felony charges of lewd conduct and one of …
Fri., March 22, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law legislation requiring sexual assault and rape kits to be tested with limited exceptions.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
The attorney general’s office estimated the Washington State Patrol, which runs the state’s two crime laboratories, will be able to test about 1,150 kits with the grant from the U.S. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 2:51 p.m.
A former Vernon, California, police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years to life in prison after a jury convicted him on two counts of molesting a 7-year-old girl.
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
Just three months after she took the job, the inaugural chief executive of Time’s Up – an organization born of the #MeToo movement that advocates for safe and harassment-free workplaces …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says he has “no knowledge” of a woman’s allegation that she was sexually assaulted by a former Blue Devils basketball player and he believes the school …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Are the Bryan Singer allegations a problem for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’s’ Oscars chances?
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
A Pentagon report says the total number of sexual assaults at the three U.S. military academies increased slightly last year, but an anonymous survey suggests far more encounters are going …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
The student told Spokane police she was raped by a male student, whom she knows, at about noon Monday in a first-floor restroom in the school’s gymnasium building, according to …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
An email sent to Gonzaga students and employees said an alleged sexual assault occurred on the night of Jan. 19 or in the early hours of Jan. 20. The incident …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
House panel considers sexual assault legislation.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Despite new rules addressing sexual assault among the children of U.S. service members, the federal government failed to fix a flaw that on many military bases has let alleged juvenile …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
A special prosecutor on Friday accused Michigan State University of stonewalling his investigation into the school’s handling of the sexual abuse scandal involving disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar and …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
The Texas judge who approved a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of rape to avoid jail time holds three degrees from Baylor. The criminal district attorney …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
The planned investigation of a legislator accused of a 2007 rape during his re-election campaign was dropped Tuesday amid partisan recriminations.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
The way schools handle sexual misconduct allegations could be changing if a Title IX rule proposal –which the office of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released today – is …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 1:58 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to release a sweeping overhaul of how colleges and universities must handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment, giving new rights to the accused, …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel alerted the FBI on Tuesday to allegations that women have been offered cash to fabricate sexual assault accusations against Robert Mueller.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
For 35 years, Ruth D’Eredita tried to dismiss her former professor’s behavior – the way he touched her, groped her and kissed her. But last year, as dozens of women …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
Manhattan’s district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that a police detective had coached a witness to stay silent …
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.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 5 a.m.
The attorney general’s office says there are 6,460 sexual assault kits that have not yet been submitted for lab testing by law enforcement agencies in Washington state.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Kellyanne Conway told CNN on Sunday that she was a victim of sexual assault.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
A Seattle-area woman and the rapper known as Nelly have mutually agreed to settle the woman’s lawsuit alleging he raped her on his tour bus after a performance last year, …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Whitman County prosecutors say there is insufficient evidence to prosecute a former Washington State University student accused of sexually assaulting another student at the Delta Upsilon fraternity in the fall …