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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • Stepfather videotaped himself having sex with Jessica Padgett's corpse, DA says

    Stepfather videotaped himself having sex with Jessica Padgett's corpse, DA says
    An Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett, videotaped himself having sex with her corpse — a recording that was recovered on his computer, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said Friday. He...
  • Groveland police arrest Colorado fugitive wanted for sexual assault

    Groveland police arrest Colorado fugitive wanted for sexual assault
    GROVELAND — A Colorado fugitive who had been hiding at an RV park with a missing girl he had been sexually assaulting was captured Sunday, police said Monday. Patrick Grant, 53, of Sterling, Colo., who was wanted on a warrant of sexual assault...
  • 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...
  • For human trafficking victims, state offers 'a new beginning'

    For human trafficking victims, state offers 'a new beginning'
    Katie had been in Baltimore less than 24 hours when police burst into a Linthicum hotel room during a prostitution sting in May 2011. Her arrest that day brought a mix of fear and relief. The young woman, originally from Texas, had worked in...
  • Rolling Stone clarifies its apology over gang-rape story

    Rolling Stone clarifies its apology over gang-rape story
    Rolling Stone has clarified its apology over a story that had reported a female student was gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity, telling readers the mistakes were the magazine's fault, not the woman's.  That's a shift from the magazine's...
  • New Delhi bans Uber over rape case, says it failed to check driver's past

    New Delhi bans Uber over rape case, says it failed to check driver's past
    The New Delhi state government on Monday banned Uber, the popular U.S.-based car service, after one of its drivers appeared in court on suspicion of sexually assaulting a passenger in the Indian capital over the weekend. Indian news media also...
  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault accusations

    Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault accusations
    Comedian Bill Cosby, in an interview that aired on Saturday, declined to answer questions by a National Public Radio journalist about accusations of sexual assault that resurfaced in recent weeks. Cosby, 77, responded by shaking his head to signal "No"...
  • Jameis Winston's conduct hearing concludes, decision expected in 2-3 weeks

    Jameis Winston's conduct hearing concludes, decision expected in 2-3 weeks
    TALLAHASSEE — Jameis Winston's highly publicized code of conduct hearing concluded after two days, with the star quarterback giving his most extensive defense to date following sexual-assault allegations. At various times, the hearing was called a...
  • Sex offender in custody charged with second attempted assault

    Sex offender in custody charged with second attempted assault
    A registered sex offender already in custody for an attempted sexual assault in August has been charged with trying to assault another woman a month earlier, prosecutors said Thursday. Lemar Hardy, 25, of the 2700 block of West 37th Place, was ordered...