California governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits.
Arizona man gets 12 years in sexual assault of 2 babysitters
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona county prosecutor says the former owner of Seattle's now defunct Impact indoor soccer team has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting two young...
Repeat sex offender indicted on child molestation charges
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A 79-year-old man who is a registered sex offender has been indicted by a grand jury on separate child molestation and sexual assault charges.
Nome police chief quits after 13 months on the job
NOME, Alaska (AP) — The police chief who led efforts to audit more than 460 old sexual assault cases in Nome is quitting after 13 months on the job.
Man charged in youth center sex assaults faces accuser
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A former state youth detention center counselor accused of repeatedly raping a teenage boy in the 1990s faced his accuser in a courtroom for the first time...
Attorney charged with sexually assaulting client
STERLING, Ill. (AP) — A Western Illinois attorney has been arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted a client in his office.
Sauk Valley Media reports that 63-year-old Michael A....
Appeal by ex-NFL star Sharper continues in drug, rape case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Imprisoned former NFL star Darren Sharper is pressing on with his attempts to reduce his 18-year federal sentence in a sexual assault case.
Documentary highlights rape allegations at Louisiana jail
At least a half-dozen women told authorities that deputies raped and trafficked them to male inmates inside a long-troubled jail in southwestern Louisiana, according to newly unearthed state and...
Police: DNA leads to arrest of suspect in 2 Las Vegas rapes
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man suspected of sexual assaults that occurred 14 years apart has been arrested, police said.
Luther Walker, 52, was arrested Sept. 25 after police say DNA...
Suspended SC sheriff’s trial date set
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a suspended South Carolina sheriff who faces multiple counts of misconduct.
News outlets report attorney Rauch Wise, who is representing...
Pima County getting federal grant to help solve sex assaults
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pima County is getting a $2 million federal grant to investigate and prosecute more unsolved sexual assault cases.
The award from the U.S. Department of Justice will be...
Activist accused of rape remains jailed, despite prior order
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A judge declined Wednesday to release an activist accused of recording sexual assaults of unconscious women on video after another judge had ordered his release as a sanction...
The Latest: Activist accused of rape to remain jailed
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the prosecution of an activist accused of sexual assault (all times local):
Victim of police station sexual assault reaches settlement
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police officer convicted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated man in protective custody inside a police station closet has reached a settlement with the...
Report: Utah sexual assaults rise while overall crime down
PROVO, Utah (AP) — There were fewer crimes overall in Utah last year, although the number of sexual assaults increased for the fifth year in a row, according to a law enforcement report.
Michigan police chief fired amid sexual assault allegation
FREMONT, Mich. (AP) — The police chief of the central Michigan city of Fremont has been fired after being charged with inappropriately touching a woman.
Rape victims of ex-Utah State football player sue university
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two women raped by a former Utah State University football player filed a lawsuit Monday against the university, claiming the school fostered an environment where sexual...
- The Washington TimesAntonio Brown dropped by Nike amid rape allegationSeptember 19, 2019
- The Detroit NewsDear Abby: New job triggers memories of violent sexual assaultSeptember 5, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchHardin to serve year in jail after probation revokedJuly 28, 2019
- The North Platte TelegraphTeen arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting childJuly 23, 2019
- Aiken StandardAiken man charged with criminal sexual conduct with minorJuly 23, 2019
Wisconsin Senate passes sexual assault kit protocols
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Senate has overwhelmingly approved two bills that would establish protocols for handling sexual assault evidence kits.
Virginia man accused of sexually assaulting, killing toddler
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A 25-year-old Virginia man has been charged in the sexual assault and slaying of a 17-month-old girl.
News outlets report city police announced Monday that Barron T....
Students protest school’s handling of sexual assault claims
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (AP) — More than four dozen students walked out of classes at a Maine high school to protest the suspension of three girls who had posted notes accusing an unnamed person of...
At-home rape kit makers respond to Oklahoma cease-and-desist
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two companies marketing self-administered rape kits have responded to cease-and-desist letters sent by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, arguing that they believe there's...
Clemson police investigate reported campus assault
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Police are investigating reports of a sexual assault on the campus of Clemson University.
News outlets report that the Clemson University Police Department on Sunday...
Caravan memorializes females murdered in grim Mexican suburb
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — A memorial caravan wound its way through Ecatepec's streets Sunday carrying white roses in remembrance of a 2-year-old girl who was beaten to death and left on a sidewalk...
Without oversight, scores of accused priests commit crimes
Nearly 1,700 priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living under the radar with little to no oversight from religious...
DNA from 1996 murder matched to California assault suspect
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man arrested in a string of sexual assaults in Central California has been named a suspect in the rape and killing of a college student 23 years ago.
Reports of rape nearly double at 2 Oklahoma universities
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Crime statistics show that reports of sexual assault nearly doubled at Oklahoma's two largest public universities from 2016 to 2018, which advocates suggest could be partly due...
- Business WireDeadline to Take Legal Action in USA Gymnastics Sexual Assault Cases is April 29, 2019, A Case for Women ReportsApril 10, 2019
- BusinessWireHaeggquist & Eck, LLP Investigates CBS’s Board Regarding Allegations that CEO Leslie Moonves Sought to Keep Sexual Assault Claim QuietDecember 3, 2018
- BusinessWireLieff Cabraser and Sauder Schelkopf Announce Class Action Lawsuit Against Patrick Sutton, M.D., and Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA, for Sexual Assault and Harassment Against Female PatientsOctober 10, 2018
- BusinessWireQuaker Lobby Urges Lawmakers to Reauthorize Violence Against Women ActJuly 30, 2018
- BusinessWireHagens Berman and The Armenta Law Firm: Actresses Hit Harvey Weinstein and his Enablers with New Class-Action Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Assault EnterpriseJune 1, 2018
100s of accused priests living under radar with no oversight
Almost 1,700 priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living under the radar with little to no oversight from religious...
Harvey Weinstein loses bid to move trial from New York City
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein has lost a longshot bid to move his sexual assault trial out of New York City, as a state court rejected Thursday the movie mogul’s concerns that he wouldn’t get a...
New York jail guard accused of luring in New Jersey
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New York corrections officer is accused in New Jersey of offering a girl money for sex and sexually assaulting her when she did not want to continue.
Man accused of sexually assaulting a female migrant in Ajo
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been accused of sexually assaulting a female migrant in the desert near Ajo.
Pima County Sheriff’s officials say 33-year-old Antonio...
Omaha man who sexually assaulted child at day care sentenced
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man who sexually assaulted a young boy at his now ex-wife’s home day care has been sentenced to 30 to 34 years in prison.
Ex-NAACP leader ‘deeply sorry,’ but denies sexual assault
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina NAACP leader has softened his denial of sexual misconduct accusations, saying that while he never intentionally harassed anyone, he realized his...
Investigators seek email from ex-University of Oklahoma VP
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Investigators have filed a search warrant for email accounts allegedly used by former University of Oklahoma Vice President Tripp Hall to communicate with a student who has...
Man accused of Utah, Wyoming sexual misconduct denied bail
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah authorities have arrested a man who police say faces charges in connection to multiple sexual assaults and rapes across two states.
Report: Alaska’s 2018 violent crime rate highest in 5 years
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska had its highest violent crime rate in five years in 2018, with rises in rapes and aggravated assault helping drive the increase. But the state's overall crime rate...
Sentencing set for ex-University of Delaware athlete
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A Nov. 22 sentencing date has been set for an ex-University of Delaware baseball player who is accused of a string of sexual assaults and was convicted in the first case...
Man gets prison for rape, murder of artist visiting DC
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping and killing a North Carolina artist.
WTOP-FM reports 30-year-old El Hadji Toure was sentenced Friday in the March 2017...
Hawaii man sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping teens
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping two teens at knifepoint, a news report said.
Oran Charles Kita, 40, was sentenced in Hilo Circuit Court...
Model to stand trial for fraud in Neymar’s rape accusation
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge says the model who accused soccer superstar Neymar of rape will face trial on charges of fraud.
Another judge dropped serious charges that followed a...
ASU police search for suspect in campus sexual assault
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University police are searching for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman on the Tempe campus.
State protects abusers, women harassed in public jobs say
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — He was accused of calling his female co-workers "whores," grabbing one woman's head and forcing it between his legs, threatening another with sexual assault and exposing...
$1M bail set for police officer charged with sexual assault
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and other offenses.
Bail has been set at $1 million for Officer Novice Sloan.
School heads put on leave as claims against teacher reviewed
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two New Hampshire school officials have been placed on paid leave as the Concord School District board investigates how allegations against a teacher later charged with sexual...
2 Missouri men charged with New Jersey sexual assaults
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Two Missouri men have been charged with sexual assaults in New Jersey dating back more than 15 years.
The Ocean County prosecutor's office announced Friday the...
Kings coach Walton focused on team, not lawsuit
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Kings first-year coach Luke Walton says he is focused on his team and not worried about a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault.
Ex-University of Delaware athlete found guilty of rape
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — An ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of a string of sexual assaults was convicted Friday in the first case brought to jurors, who found that he raped a...
Man faces sexual assault, abuse of minor charges
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Police say a Bread of Life Ministries worker is charged with gross sexual assault and sexual abuse of a minor.