How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Sports 01/16/19, 19:48

Michigan State University's governing body plans to name a new interim president following resignation of interim President John Engler — the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.A special board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, amid criticism over comments Engler made about victims ...

Ex-prosecutor to lead health care firm’s rape investigation

Health 01/14/19, 14:54

A former top prosecutor in Phoenix was hired Monday by a health care facility to investigate the circumstances into how a patient in a vegetative state was impregnated in a sexual assault. Police are conducting a separate criminal investigation.Former Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley said Monday that his review for ...

Update: Police: Comatose woman hospitalized after birth

Health 01/09/19, 16:58

The Latest on a woman in a vegetative state at a Phoenix care facility who recently gave birth (all times local):2:55 p.m.Phoenix police say a woman in a vegetative state who gave birth at a long-term care facility is hospitalized along with her baby.Police spokesman Tommy Thompson said at a ...

Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial scheduled for May

Entertainment 01/08/19, 17:38

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says the disgraced Hollywood mogul's sexual assault trial in New York is scheduled for May 6, but court officials say that's tentative and unofficial.Lawyer Benjamin Brafman mentioned the date in a court filing Monday in a civil case against Weinstein. He wants actress Ashley Judd's lawsuit put ...

Kevin Spacey to appear in court on sexual assault charge

Entertainment 01/07/19, 01:03

Kevin Spacey is set to appear in court on accusations that he groped an 18-year-old man in 2016.The disgraced actor is scheduled to be arraigned in the Nantucket District Court on Monday on felony indecent assault and battery. He has said he will plead not guilty.He's accused of groping the ...

American hip hop impresario fined for sex assault in UK

Entertainment 01/03/19, 11:00

An American hip hop impresario and fashion designer was fined Thursday for sexual assault after pleading guilty in a London court. ASAP Bari, whose real name is Jabari Shelton, was fined 4,000 pounds ($5,000) in the Old Bailey court Thursday and ordered to pay 2,500 pounds to the victim. Judge Zoe Smith ...

Kevin Spacey asks to skip Massachusetts court appearance

Entertainment 12/28/18, 16:14

Lawyers for Kevin Spacey are asking a judge to allow the actor to skip his arraignment on sexual assault charges in a Massachusetts courthouse next month. The Boston Globe reports that Spacey's attorneys have filed a motion asking to excuse his presence at a Jan. 7 hearing in Nantucket District Court. ...

Kevin Spacey faces charge in sexual assault of teenager

U.S. 12/24/18, 14:01

A Massachusetts prosecutor says Kevin Spacey is scheduled to be arraigned next month on a charge of indecent assault and battery on allegations he sexually assaulted the teenage son of a Boston television anchor in a Nantucket restaurant.Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe tells The Boston Globe that Spacey ...

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 ...

Judge declines to throw out Harvey Weinstein criminal case

Entertainment 12/20/18, 10:19

A New York judge declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein Thursday, rejecting the latest push from the disgraced film producer's lawyers to have his indictment thrown out.Judge James Burke's ruling buoyed a prosecution that has appeared on rocky ground in recent months amid a prolonged defense effort ...

Will Harvey Weinstein charges stick? Judge to rule

New York 12/19/18, 17:48

If Harvey Weinstein were in charge of the script, he'd be walking out of a court hearing Thursday free of the criminal charges threatening to put him behind bars.The Hollywood producer-turned-#MeToo pariah is putting on his fiercest campaign yet to convince a New York judge to throw out his sexual ...

Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Football 12/15/18, 12:07

The Texas judge who approved a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of rape to avoid jail time holds three degrees from Baylor. The criminal district attorney overseeing the case holds two. The prosecutor who agreed to the plea agreement graduated from Baylor law school.Local leaders say ...

Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal

U.S. 12/11/18, 15:52

Bill Cosby's lawyers detailed nearly a dozen alleged legal errors Tuesday, including the judge's decision to send the case to trial, as they appeal his sexual assault conviction and three- to 10-year prison term.They've also asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court this month to release the 81-year-old disgraced comedian from a ...

Man accused of killing teen gets 20-30 years for raping her

U.S. 12/11/18, 10:04

A western Michigan man accused of raping a teenager and killing her after he was released on bond has been sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for the sexual assaults, though he still faces a murder trial .Forty-three-year-old Quinn James of Wyoming, Michigan, declined to address the court ...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Sports 12/10/18, 16:36

The U.S. Olympic Committee's firing of chief of sport performance Alan Ashley is the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.An independent report released Monday said neither Ashley nor former CEO Scott Blackmun elevated concerns about the Nassar allegations when they were first ...

No jail time for Baylor fraternity president accused of rape

U.S. 12/10/18, 15:28

A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea bargain allowing a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape to avoid serving jail time, prompting outrage from the former Baylor student who filed the complaint and her parents.Judge Ralph Strother accepted the plea deal for Jacob Walter Anderson, who was ...

At scene of South Sudan mass rape, ‘no one could hear me’

World 12/09/18, 04:14

Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were bound, dragged into the bush and raped by four men with guns."My body hasn't been the same since," the 18-year-old said. The men attacked during ...

Prosecutors: Sex assault was motive for scenic inn killing

U.S. 12/06/18, 11:17

A new indictment alleges sexual assault was the motive for the killing of a cook at a scenic North Carolina mountain inn last summer. Federal prosecutors announced Thursday they filed a superseding indictment adding two counts of aggravated sexual abuse resulting in death against Derek Shawn Pendergraft. The new indictment also ...

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