Stories tagged: sexual assault
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
Ronald and Nancy Reagan’s daughter recalls what she can of the day she went to the office of a prominent music executive to play some of her songs.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
People who have experienced sexual violence in the Spokane area now have an anonymous, online way to access information and contact law enforcement through a new app, Seek then Speak.
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
California professor, writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation of sexual assault
Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter to a senior Democratic lawmaker alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three decades ago. Since Wednesday, she …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 4:26 p.m.
Nevada authorities confirmed Wednesday that they’re investigating allegations of sexual assault against a legal pimp and state legislative candidate.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Tacoma police arrested a man Sunday morning they say offered women rides in his beige SUV and then raped them at knifepoint.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 2:59 p.m.
Two days after a report detailed an accusation of sexual assault against #MeToo activist Asia Argento, the Italian actress and filmmaker said she never had a sexual relationship with the …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was charged with felony sexual assault on Monday, accused of misconduct involving two women at his apartment last April.
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 …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
An appeals court on Wednesday rejected a former Stanford University swimmer’s bid for a new trial and upheld his sexual assault and attempted rape convictions.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers want a court to throw out sexual assault charges against him, citing reasons on Friday including friendly emails from a woman who accused him of rape.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 8:07 p.m.
University of Idaho leaders and Athletic Director Rob Spear were among those who made mistakes that contributed to the
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 8:07 p.m.
The Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center has begun the termination process for an employee charged with the sexual assault of a child in Montana.
Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein faces additional counts of sexual assault that could carry a potential life sentence if he is convicted, prosecutors announced Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Michigan State University’s governing board rejected an effort to oust the school’s interim president Friday as trustees met to discuss how to pay for a $500 million settlement with hundreds …
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department arrested a man Friday afternoon accused of sexually assaulting his stepchild in the North Spokane area.
UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
The graduation speech of a California high school 2018 valedictorian was cut off last week when her talk turned to allegations of sexual misconduct on campus.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
The ballot-box recall of a judge who gave a light sentence in a high-profile sexual assault case will discourage other judges from being lenient in the future, legal analysts said …
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 …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 1:58 p.m.
A judge has ordered a former caregiver to enter a treatment program that could be followed by a prison sentence after the man was convicted of sexually assaulting a patient …
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.
Mon., May 14, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
During tense meeting, Stratton says allegations of a ‘sexual predator’ are not within City Council’s purview
Spokane City Councilwoman Karen Stratton capped Monday evening’s council meeting with a blunt message, saying she is “tired and increasingly resentful” of accusations that some council members don’t support women …
Fri., May 11, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
The Moscow Police Department disclosed that a University of Idaho student athlete was accused of sexual assault last year, contradicting a statement by the athletic director that his department has …
Sun., April 29, 2018, 3:47 p.m.
In the tense moments before a jury convicted Bill Cosby of sexual assault, the prosecutor who had branded him a “con man” and called him out for laughing during closing …
Sun., April 29, 2018
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. – Courage isn’t required to condemn the Syracuse University chapter of the Theta Tau fraternity for simulating a sexual assault on a disabled student. Video of this …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
Bill Cosby’s team blasted his sexual-assault trial as a “public lynching” Friday and began looking ahead to an appeal as the judge ordered house arrest for the 80-year-old comedian and …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
A lawsuit from a Los Angeles woman who alleged music mogul Russell Simmons raped her at his home in 2016 is being dropped, according to a federal court filing Wednesday.
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.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 2:51 p.m.
The sexual assault case against Bill Cosby went to the jury Wednesday as his lawyers came under heavy criticism for what some called a blatant attempt to “victim-shame” the parade …