Latest Sexual assault News

Man held in alleged sex assault of child at Michigan school

Sep. 17, 2019 8:27 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man sexually assaulted a child inside a secluded part of a Michigan middle school while the building was open for a meeting. The Ann Arbor News reports 44-year-old Johnathan James Green of Ann Arbor was arrested last week on charges including first-degree criminal...

Man sentenced to 25 years for child sex abuse

Sep. 17, 2019 8:25 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Aurora man will spend 25 years in jail for the sexual abuse of two children from 2015 to 2017 in two counties. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 36-year-old Andrew Heininge agreed to a plea deal Monday. He was convicted in Multnomah County Circuit Court on one count of rape, one...

Lawsuit: School neglected 1st grader abused by classmates

Sep. 17, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school system is being sued by parents who say officials knew their first grade daughter was being sexually assaulted by other students but did nothing about it. News outlets report the Hoover City Schools system and teachers at Trace Crossings Elementary School are being...

Tucson sex offender convicted of seeking minors via app

Sep. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A registered sex offender in Tucson has been convicted of soliciting minors and downloading child porn. The Arizona Attorney General's Office said Monday that a jury convicted 44-year-old Patrick Michael Winkler on 16 counts related to sexually exploiting a minor. Prosecutors say...

Brown's status in question after strong debut with Pats

Sep. 16, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown had a stellar debut with the New England Patriots. Whether he will have an opportunity for a repeat performance this week will be up to the NFL. Brown led the Patriots with four catches for 56 yards and a touchdown during New England's 43-0 win over of the Miami...

Baseball player accused of serial rapes faces first trial

Sep. 16, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a former University of Delaware athlete accused of multiple rapes was enthralled after connecting with him on an online dating site and drove to his house intending to have sex with him, defense attorneys told jurors Monday. But...

Brown's status again in limbo this week amid allegations

Sep. 16, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown's availability is again in limbo this week with the NFL preparing to meet with the former trainer that has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the star receiver of rape and sexual assault. On Monday, the NFL declined to comment on the...

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 50 child sex charges

Sep. 16, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to 50 child sexual assault charges and could serve up to 40 years in prison. News outlets report 41-year-old Jason Lee Ramsey of Rocky Point entered guilty pleas on Monday in New Hanover County Superior Court. Prosecutors said Ramsey...

Many US women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens

Sep. 16, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although they relied on a national survey that...

California deputies find kidnapped woman during traffic stop

Sep. 16, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

UKIAH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say deputies doing a traffic stop in Ukiah found a woman in the car who had been kidnapped and raped and arrested two suspects. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said deputies stopped the Honda Civic Saturday for missing a license plate and saw a...