Latest Sexual assault News

Vegas police confirm case involving R&B singer Trey Songz

Nov. 30, 2021 20:30 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police said Tuesday they’re investigating sexual assault allegations involving R&B artist Trey Songz at a Las Vegas Strip hotel. In a statement, Las Vegas police said sex crimes detectives received a complaint about a Sunday incident involving the...

Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man cleared in 1981 rape

Nov. 30, 2021 19:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Alice Sebold publicly apologized Tuesday to the man who was exonerated last week in the 1981 rape that was the basis for her memoir “Lucky" and said she was struggling with the role she played “within a system that sent an innocent man to jail.” ...

Former camp counselor pleads not guilty to assaulting camper

Nov. 30, 2021 16:41 PM EST

CONCORD, NH. (AP) — A former prep school teacher in Pennsylvania who pleaded guilty to a sexual assault charge in 2015 involving a student is now facing charges that he sexually abused a camper years earlier when he worked as a counselor at a New Hampshire summer camp. ...

Home of Marilyn Manson searched in sex assault investigation

Nov. 30, 2021 14:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Media storage devices and other items were seized as a search warrant was served on the home of rocker Marilyn Manson in a months-long investigation of sexual assault and domestic violence, authorities said Tuesday. Manson, 52, whose legal name is...

Polish women protest attempts to further restrict abortion

Nov. 30, 2021 13:25 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Poland used red paint to symbolize blood as they protested Tuesday against a government plan to register every pregnancy in a national database and as parliament prepares to debate a new proposal to further restrict abortion. ...

EU wants 'verifiable proof' Chinese tennis player is safe

Nov. 30, 2021 09:34 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Tuesday that it wants China to release “verifiable proof" that tennis player Peng Shuai is safe and to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into her sexual assault allegations. Peng, a three-time Olympian and former...

Man charged in rape on Philadelphia train held for trial

Nov. 29, 2021 18:54 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of raping a woman on a commuter train outside Philadelphia while other passengers were present was ordered held for trial by a magistrate judge Monday. Fiston Ngoy, 35, is charged with rape and related offenses. The Oct. 13 attack on a...

Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore conviction

Nov. 29, 2021 18:50 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, complaining in a petition released Monday the verdict was thrown out over a questionable agreement that the comic claimed gave him lifetime immunity. They...

Maxwell, Epstein were 'partners in crime,' prosecutor says

Nov. 29, 2021 18:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein were “partners in crime” in the sexual abuse of teenage girls, a prosecutor said Monday, while Maxwell’s lawyers said she was being made a scapegoat for a man’s bad behavior as the British socialite’s sex trafficking trial got...

Oklahoma man jailed after football watch party turns deadly

Nov. 29, 2021 17:09 PM EST

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — A man who was asked to leave a college football watch party after making unwanted sexual advances toward several women returned with his pickup truck and rammed it into several people, killing a woman and severely injuring a man, authorities said Monday. ...