Corrections officer, 31, charged with sexual assault of a child

U.S. 01/04/20, 10:06

A 31-year-old Colorado Department of Corrections officer was arrested on Friday, Jan. 3, in connection with a sexual assault on a 14-year-old. According to the Fountain Police Department, Khurtis Maasch of Colorado Springs was arrested on five felony charges: two counts ...

Woman alleges 2008 sexual assault by UCLA gynecologist

U.S. 06/11/19, 18:17

A woman says she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles and is upset the school apparently knew about it from her social media post but never contacted her as it investigated ...

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases

U.S. 06/11/19, 13:56

A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia's Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women.Court records filed Thursday show 22-year-old Joseph Chase Hardin was indicted on ...

Update: Police say Detroit man tied to deaths, assaults

U.S. 06/10/19, 12:35

The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local):1:32 p.m.Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man being held in connection with the deaths of three women and charged in the sexual assault of another ...

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database

U.S. 06/07/19, 15:49

After California detectives used a popular online DNA database to track down a suspect in the decades-old Golden State Killer slayings, other police agencies quickly adopted the same technique.Since that case was cracked last year, at least 50 other killings ...

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault

U.S. 06/05/19, 17:54

Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece.Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab led to the counts of child rape and sodomy filed Wednesday against 21-year-old ...

Texas governor signs bill targeting rape kit backlog

U.S. 06/04/19, 16:26

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a measure into law on Tuesday that aims to eliminate the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Texas.Abbott's approval comes as states across the country are using legislation to bolster testing requirements and ...

Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles

Sports 05/24/19, 19:28

Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach who was fired three years ago amid a sexual assault scandal at the Baptist school, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon superintendent Jason McCullough announced Friday the ...

Prosecutors rest in rape-murder trial in Maine

Football 05/24/19, 08:29

Prosecutors have rested in the trial of a Maine man charged with raping and killing a childhood friend in Bar Harbor.Jurors on Thursday watched a surveillance video that showed 22-year-old Jalique Keene carrying Mikaela Conley's body across an elementary school ...

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