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Sexual Assault

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  • The good wife: Looking through Camille Cosby's rose-colored glasses

    The good wife: Looking through Camille Cosby's rose-colored glasses
    It wasn't going to be long before Rolling Stone's botched story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia was cited to try to discredit other rape allegations. And so it's no surprise, though perhaps a bit of a disappointment, that the inevitable...
  • Police: Prostitute Reports Sexual Assault After Allegedly Not Receiving Full Payment

    Police: Prostitute Reports Sexual Assault After Allegedly Not Receiving Full Payment
    GREENWICH — Police believe an accusation of rape, determined to be false, was motivated by a prostitute who didn't receive full compensation for alleged services. Chastity Angel Plummer, 18, of Lubbock, Texas, was taken into custody on Saturday at...
  • Bill Cosby's Wife Issues Statement of Support, Decries Lack of 'Vetting' of Accusers

    Camille Cosby, the wife of Bill Cosby, issued a statement on Monday in which she took issue with the way that the media has covered accusations against her husband, even comparing it to the now-questioned Rolling Stone expose of rape allegations at the...
  • Camille Cosby compares rape allegations to Rolling Stone story

    Camille Cosby compares rape allegations to Rolling Stone story
     Camille Cosby, the wife of Bill Cosby, issued a statement on Monday in which she took issue with the way that the media has covered accusations against her husband, even comparing it to the coverage of the allegations of rape at the University of...
  • McHenry man pleads guilty to sex assault of girl, 9

    McHenry man pleads guilty to sex assault of girl, 9
    Just as jury selection for his trial was to begin Monday, a McHenry man pleaded guilty to predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, authorities said. Jose L. Ruiz, 48, was accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl in a Woodstock home in April...
  • Bill Cosby's daughter defends him from sex assault claims

    Bill Cosby's daughter defends him from sex assault claims
    Just one day after Camille Cosby released a statement in support of her husband, Bill Cosby, the youngest of the couple's four daughters issued a statement to "Access Hollywood" addressing the recent storm of sexual assault allegations levied against...
  • Ex-USC professor and FBI fugitive gets 5 years in prison for child sex

    Ex-USC professor and FBI fugitive gets 5 years in prison for child sex
    A former USC professor once on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for flying to the Philippines and sexually assaulting underage boys he had met online. In addition to the sentence, Walter Lee...
  • Stepfather in Jessica Padgett murder case hires high-profile attorney

    Stepfather in Jessica Padgett murder case hires high-profile attorney
    An Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter and having sex with her corpse has hired a prominent defense attorney to represent him in a case that several legal experts say will present steep challenges to defend. Philadelphia lawyer...
  • NFL announces new personal conduct policy

    The NFL put in place a strengthened and forceful personal conduct policy Wednesday, one that sharpens the focus on the problem of domestic violence but denies the players union what it has wanted most — the removal of Commissioner Roger Goodell from...
  • You can't just accuse people of rape

    You can't just accuse people of rape
    Writing in The Washington Post about the University of Virginia rape case, Zerlina Maxwell asserts, "We should believe, as a matter of default, what an accuser says. Ultimately, the costs of wrongly disbelieving a survivor far outweigh the costs of...
  • Former E.O. Smith Coach Faces New Sexual Assault Charges

    A former teaching assistant and coach at E.O. Smith High School, already accused of carrying on sexual relationships with three students, is now facing new charges. Geoffrey Justin Gillette, 22, of Coventry, was arrested Friday night at the Mansfield...