Me Too movement criticizes VP Harris for asking former President Clinton for advice on empowering women

U.S. 03/25/21, 00:32

Prominent sexual assault survivors have denounced a Californian Democrat who asked an accused sex offender for tips on promoting a female's self-worth. Me Too movement supporters Leslie Millwee and Juanita Broaddrick strongly criticized Vice President Kamala Harris for co-hosting the Clinton Global Initiative University meeting with former President Bill Clinton. The women ...

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 of sexual assault on a child and three counts of ...

Man wanted for raping 15-year-old girl on walking trail in Cypress, Texas

U.S. 11/05/19, 16:21

The Harris County Sheriff's Office needs your help to find a man accused of abducting, assaulting, and raping a 15-year-old girl while she was walking a trail in Cypress. It occurred in May along a walking trail in the Longwood Village neighborhood, but the suspect sketch has just been released. HCSO-Child Abuse ...

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 other incidents that led to criminal charges.The Los Angeles-area woman ...

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 second-degree sexual assault charges involving two women in 2018. Hardin ...

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 is responsible for those crimes and others.Detroit City Councilman Scott ...

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 and rapes have been solved nationwide by using partial DNA ...

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 Alex Whipple.Police say he killed Elizabeth "Lizzy" Shelley on May ...

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 attempt to clear their own buildup of untested rape kits.The ...

Man who confessed to killing 11-year-old sentenced to life

U.S. 05/31/19, 20:54

A New Jersey man who admitted to raping and killing his 11-year-old neighbor was sentenced to life in prison Friday, three months after pleading guilty on the eve of his trial. Twenty-year-old Andreas Erazo will have to serve 85% of his sentence, or roughly 64 years, before being eligible for parole, ...

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago

U.S. 05/30/19, 19:44

Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts involving one of the women who accused him of sexually abusing her when she was underage, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious he faces. Cook County prosecutors ...

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility

Health 05/25/19, 10:12

Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility four years after employees left an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for over 24 hours, according to two groups that provide legal and advocacy services to patients in need.They include a suicide, attempted suicides, the ...

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