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Sexual Assault

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  • After Rolling Stone apology, U.Va. leaders want to keep focus on stopping sexual violence

    After Rolling Stone apology, U.Va. leaders want to keep focus on stopping sexual violence
    Many people in the University of Virginia community remain outraged about the Rolling Stone account of a gang rape at a campus fraternity house that unraveled into a journalistic debacle Friday. But Tommy Reid, the president of the University of...
  • 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...
  • 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 chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

    LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations
    In the weeks since allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted women decades ago began generating national debate, it's been assumed that the accusations were too old to merit attention from law enforcement. But on Thursday, Los Angeles Police...
  • Bill Cosby's attorney calls sexual assault allegation 'patently false'

    In court documents filed Thursday, Bill Cosby's attorney called a woman's allegation that the comedian sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion decades ago "patently false" and asked for her lawsuit to be dismissed. Attorney Martin D. Singer...
  • Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assault

    Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assault
    A celebrity radio host at the heart of one of Canada's biggest sex scandals was charged with sexual assault on Wednesday in a case that has grabbed headlines. Jian Ghomeshi, 47, former host of the internationally syndicated music and arts program Q on...
  • Avoiding overreaction

    Like many in the commonwealth and across the nation, we were sickened to read the recent Rolling Stone article which included the graphic description of a gang rape at the University of Virginia. It offered a powerful indictment of how campus officials...
  • Huntington Beach man arrested in sex assault, robbery

    Huntington Beach police arrested a man on suspicion of a sexual assault and robbery that occurred about three months ago near where he was arrested. Jesus Diaz Vasquez, 30, of Huntington Beach was taken into custody Thursday near Parkside Lane and...