Stories tagged: sexual assault
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 …
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Nez Perce County Sheriff Joe Rodriguez apologized Saturday for a meme his wife posted to his Facebook page that mocked women who don’t immediately report sexual assault.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018
It doesn’t surprise me one bit that for more than 30 years, Christine Blasey Ford didn’t talk about the assault she remembers, the one she accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett …
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.