• Sheriff: Tx. Deputy Assaulted Girl, 4, Silenced Mom With Deportation Threats

    A Texas sheriff’s deputy is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child’s mother, an undocumented immigrant, with deportation if she reported him. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar says 47-year-old Jose Nunez was arrested Sunday on a warrant for super aggravated sexual assault, pending formal charges. Salazar said the mother from Guatemala […]

  • Police: Teen tried to rape friend’s mother during sleepover

    Police in Tennessee say a woman fought back when her son’s teenage friend tried to rape her during a sleepover at her home. WREG reports Jordan Corter, 18, is facing charges of attempted rape and sexual battery. According to Fox 13, investigators say the incident took place around 2:30 a.m. Monday at a home in Arlington. The […]

  • California Judge Who Sentenced Stanford Swimmer Faces Voters

    Northern California voters are deciding whether to remove a judge from office for the first time in decades because he sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison. Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky would be the first California judge recalled from office since 1932 […]

  • Woman Files Lawsuit Alleging Uber Driver Drove Her to Motel, Raped Her

    Uber and a former driver for the ride-hailing company are being sued by a passenger who alleges the driver took her unconscious to a North Hollywood motel in 2017 and raped her. The plaintiff is identified only as Jane Doe in the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit filed against Uber Technologies Inc. and Alaric Spence, […]

  • Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

    A California businessman was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days of house arrest and five years of probation after pleading no contest to felony statutory rape of a girl who is now 7 years old. Aside from avoiding prison, 79-year-old Lyle Burgess of Stockton does not have to register as a sex offender. The victim […]

  • Sex without explicit consent is now rape in Sweden

    Sweden has adopted a law requiring people to get explicit consent before sexual contact. Otherwise it will be considered as rape. In Wednesday’s vote, Swedish lawmakers approved the change by 257 votes to 38, with 54 absentees. The law, which goes into effect July 1, says “it is no longer necessary for the offender to […]

  • Zodiac Killer case could be cracked by decades-old DNA

    Following last month’s DNA-driven arrest of a suspect in California’s four-decades-old Golden State Killer investigation, detectives on the trail of the infamous Zodiac Killer say they believe genetic evidence could provide a breakthrough. A suspect calling himself the Zodiac Killer is believed to be responsible for at least five killings in Northern California in 1968 and 1969. The […]

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