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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • Uber banned from operating in New Delhi, India after rape accusation

    Uber banned from operating in New Delhi, India after rape accusation
    Uber has been banned from operating in the Indian capital after a female passenger accused one of its drivers of rape, a case that has reignited a debate about the safety of women in the South Asian nation. Uber, which had employed the driver even though...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Oh Shenandoah'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Oh Shenandoah'
    Note: I try to stay in my lane here. I write my recaps, throw in some jokes about yogurt and try to work in as many subtle pro-wrestling references as I can.  I humbly suggest Aaron Sorkin should stay in his lane as well.  I did not get into it in the...
  • Police file abuse of corpse charge in Jessica Padgett killing, gather DNA

    Police file abuse of corpse charge in Jessica Padgett killing, gather DNA
    Authorities on Monday filed an abuse of a corpse charge against an Allen Township man accused of killing his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett, and videotaping himself sexually assaulting her body after her death, court records state. Investigators said...
  • 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...
  • Uber driver in India arrested on sexual assault charges

    Uber driver in India arrested on sexual assault charges
    An Indian driver with the U.S.-based Uber car service was arrested Sunday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger in New Delhi, authorities said. The arrest of 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav came after a daylong police manhunt and marked...
  • 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...