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Sexual Assault

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  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • Can any rape victim safely report the crime?

    To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's mind takes us to the Duke lacrosse team and the untruthful accusations made by Tawana Brawley in 1987 and 1988. Mine goes straight back to the 2002 Orange County sexual assault of "Jane Doe." ("Rolling Stone rape story...
  • Bill Cosby's Walk of Fame star vandalized with word 'rapist'

    Bill Cosby's Walk of Fame star vandalized with word 'rapist'
    Comedian Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized on Friday with the word "rapist" written over it, after numerous women came forward in recent weeks alleging Cosby had sexually assaulted them in incidents dating back decades. The...
  • Rolling Stone editor: 'Failure is on us' in UVA gang rape story

    Rolling Stone says it no longer trusts the account of a brutal gang rape described in an explosive story it published last month about sexual assaults at the University of Virginia. The story, written by contributing editor Sabrina Rubin Erdely, opens...
  • At Temple University, students hope to put famous alum Cosby behind them

    PHILADELPHIA As they are elsewhere, students at Temple University are busy preparing for finals and the holidays. But news outside the bubble of college life, the sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, has cast a shadow on the...
  • LAPD to investigate sex assault claims against Bill Cosby

     LAPD to investigate sex assault claims against Bill Cosby
    LOS ANGELES — Judy Huth, the woman who is accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault when she was a minor, met with Los Angeles police detectives on Friday along with attorney Gloria Allred. After Allred and Huth appeared before reporters at a press...
  • Winter Springs High gang rape suspect ordered freed on bond

    Winter Springs High gang rape suspect ordered freed on bond
    SANFORD — A judge on Friday set bond at $35,000 for the oldest of six Winter Springs high school students arrested after a 16-year-old girl accused them of gang rape. That means that Torreano Batton, 18, could soon be freed from the Seminole...
  • Mount Dora police investigate sexual battery, home invasion

    MOUNT DORA — Police are searching for two masked men suspected in a home-invasion robbery and sexual battery that occurred about 2 a.m. Thursday at a home of a couple in the northeast part of the city. A woman was sexually assaulted and her...
  • The University of Virginia rape Rorschach test

    Are you a “UVA truther”? In other words, are you an abhorrent, woman-hating, “pro-rape Republican”? Or are you a “feminazi” guided by “rape crisis fantasy” and driven by emotions over logic? Those are...
  • Blowback: Jonah Goldberg's questioning of university rape story falls flat

    In his recent column questioning allegations of brutal rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, Jonah Goldberg made clear -- though he didn't say explicitly -- that he has never been in a fraternity. In fact, some quick research shows that his alma...
  • H.B. man sentenced to 36 years to life for recorded sexual assaults on boy

    A Huntington Beach church leader was sentenced to 36 years to life in prison Friday for sexually assaulting a young male relative and creating child pornography. A jury in October found Jeffrey Adam Tracy, 38, guilty of two counts of oral copulation...