Lawyer accuses Chris Brown of “disrespect” in rape case

Entertainment 05/28/19, 07:32

The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Chris Brown says the American singer-songwriter "has thumbed his nose at and shown disrespect for the French legal system" after he did not attend a formal meeting with the alleged victim on Tuesday.Brown was arrested in January ...

Update: Lawyer: R. Kelly denies being on tape with girls

New York 03/10/19, 16:06

The Latest on R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local):5 p.m.An attorney representing R. Kelly says the R&B artist denies being on yet another videotape that allegedly appears to show him sexually abusing young girls.A Pennsylvania man says he has truned a tape over to law enforcement that appears to ...

National Women’s Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019

Sports 03/08/19, 21:36

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are being inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. They are among 10 members of the Class of 2019, announced Friday.The other honorees are: Civil rights activist Angela Davis; Native American lawyer Sarah Deer; retired Air Force ...

2 women accuse R. Kelly of sexual misconduct in 1990s

Entertainment 02/21/19, 18:30

Two women said Thursday that singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent. The women, Latresa Scaff ...

APNewsBreak: Allred contacted authorities about R Kelly tape

Entertainment 02/15/19, 13:44

Attorney Gloria Allred tells The Associated Press she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape recently given to Chicago prosecutors that purportedly shows R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.The Los Angeles-based lawyer said by phone ...

R. Kelly accuser says he threatened to reveal her sex life

Entertainment 01/14/19, 14:45

A woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse says he wrote a letter threatening to reveal details of her sexual history if she didn't drop a lawsuit. The woman, Faith Rodgers, and her attorney, Gloria Allred, spoke Monday at a news conference in New York. Allred says Kelly sent the letter ...

Update: Attorney Allred speaks out in Weinstein case

New York 12/20/18, 10:26

The latest on Harvey Weinstein's New York court appearance (all times local):10:20 a.m.Attorney Gloria Allred says there's "still time for other accusers to come forward" in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case.Allred, who represents one of the disgraced Hollywood mogul's accusers, spoke outside a Manhattan courthouse Thursday after a judge allowed ...

Contestants accuse Mrs. America pageant CEO of racial bias

Entertainment 10/15/18, 12:18

Four contestants in this year's Mrs. America pageant on Monday called for the pageant's CEO to apologize over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation at a contest-related event.The four women, three African-American and one white, spoke at a news conference in Manhattan with lawyer Gloria Allred, ...

Cosby accusers say they hope he is sentenced to jail time

Entertainment 09/23/18, 15:20

Two of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault decades ago said Sunday they hope he will be sentenced to prison time this week.Lise-Lotte Lublin and Chelan Lasha, who appeared with attorney Gloria Allred, also said they hoped they would be allowed to read victim impact statements ...

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