Latest Sexual assault News

Utah Valley basketball recruit is accused of sexual abuse

Oct. 20, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

OREM, Utah (AP) — Police in Orem say a Utah Valley University basketball recruit has been accused of sexually abusing a woman at a house party and punching a man who confronted him. They say 20-year-old Zachary Mogbo was booked into the Utah County Jail on Saturday on suspicion of forcible sexual abuse,...

Brown University survey shows rise in nonconsensual contact

Oct. 19, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Students at Brown University in Rhode Island have reported an uptick in nonconsensual contact in a new survey. The Providence Journal reports that the Ivy League school's results from the second national Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct indicate sexual assaults...

Man linked to 2016 rape by DNA sentenced to life in prison

Oct. 19, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 59-year-old convicted sex offender linked by DNA to a 2016 sexual assault in Kansas City has been sentenced to life in prison. The Kansas City Star reports that Arthur Norman Jr. was sentenced Friday to life for the rape, plus 10 years for armed criminal action. Norman was found...

Suspect in a pair of 1990s rapes held without bail

Oct. 19, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A man who spent the last 16 years living in Maine has pleaded not guilty in connection to a pair of rapes in Massachusetts more than 20 years ago. Ivan Keith was held without bail Friday after pleading not guilty to aggravated rape and other charges during his Superior Court...

Child care aide charged in additional sex assaults

Oct. 19, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

HARRINGTON, Del. (AP) — Court documents say an early childhood education aide in Delaware already charged with sexually assaulting two girls has been accused in two more cases. The News Journal reports the new allegations against 28-year-old Head Start aide Timothy K. McCrary are contained in an indictment...

Police say NY teen committed rape, posted assault online

Oct. 19, 2019 12:47 PM EDT

BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) — New York state police say a teenager arrested on rape and sexual abuse charges posted the assault on social media. Police say the 16-year-old was arrested in Brewster on Friday and taken to a juvenile detention facility. The teen, whose name has not been released, is being held on...

Ex-substitute teacher gets 112 years in prison for sex abuse

Oct. 19, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago substitute teacher has been sentenced to 112 years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a student. The Daily Herald reports a Kane County judge sentenced 64-year-old Carlos A. Bedoya of Lake in the Hills on Friday. Bedoya was charged in 2017 with...

San Francisco Bay Area serial killer dies on death row

Oct. 18, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area serial killer has died of unknown causes on California's death row, officials said Friday. Condemned inmate Anthony McKnight, 65, was found unresponsive in his San Quentin State Prison cell Thursday night and pronounced dead shortly thereafter. The cause...

Kern County deputy arrested for sex assault

Oct. 18, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

ROSAMOND, Calif. (AP) — A Kern County sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in his patrol car. Authorities say a 21-year-old woman reported that Michael Clark attacked her after offering her a ride home in his patrol car in August. The woman, who didn't know Clark,...

Ex-Cal State Northridge student sentenced for rape

Oct. 18, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former California State University, Northridge, soccer player has been sentenced to eight years in prison for raping a woman on campus. Twenty-year-old Davis Moreno-Jaime of Loma Linda was sentenced Friday and ordered to register as a sex offender for life. Authorities say he knew the...