Sexual Assault

AP
CNS News
December 05, 2019 - 3:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 23-year-old disabled woman sued Lyft today, alleging that the ride-hailing platform knew about a sexual assault problem among its drivers for nearly five years before she herself was attacked earlier this year. The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit was filed by Cheyenne G.,...
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Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years, same as before
AP
AP News
November 22, 2019 - 2:41 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge dashed the hopes of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky for a shorter prison term Friday, resentencing him to the same 30-to-60-year term imposed against him in 2012 for sexually abusing children. Judge Maureen Skerda gave Sandusky what...
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AP News
November 08, 2019 - 3:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A father and a daughter have been arrested in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman in Las Vegas, holding her for several days before she was found in the Southern California desert, authorities said. Stanley Alfred Lawton, 54, and Shaniya Poche Lawton, 22, are each being...
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LAPD
Rebekah Sager
October 17, 2019 - 3:27 pm
The Los Angeles Police Department released information Thursday about a possible third victim in a string of incidents of sexual assaults against women using rideshare services. The first incident occurred in October 2018. The victim had been drinking in a club in West Hollywood. She left the night...
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In this Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 photo provided by Shael Norris, high school sophomore Aela Mansmann, 15, of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, left, stands with her brother Aidan, 13, as he displays a placard during a school walkout, in Cape Elizabeth. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine is calling on a federal court to stop the suspension of Aela Mansmann who accused an unnamed person of sexual assault. Aela and Aidan participated in the school walkout meant to protest the suspension of Aela and two other students. (Shael Norris via AP)
October 15, 2019 - 2:38 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A 15-year-old girl was suspended for bullying after trying to draw attention to what she believed was an unaddressed problem of sexual assaults involving students at her high school. Now, she's taking the school district to court. Aela Mansmann, a 15-year-old sophomore at...
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Ventura County PD
Rebekah Sager
October 14, 2019 - 3:07 pm
An Oak Park woman has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a teen boy. Amalia Utz was arrested by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office on charges of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor, and oral copulation with a minor under the age of 16. The East County Investigations Bureau Major...
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AP
AP News
October 14, 2019 - 7:27 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt them. The law signed Sunday...
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October 13, 2019 - 5:31 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt them. The law signed Sunday...
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FILE - This file booking image provided by the Denver Police Department shows Michael Hancock. Hancock, an Uber driver charged with first-degree murder in the death of a passenger, shot the man in self-defense after he touched, punched and pulled his hair as he was speeding down an interstate, his lawyer told jurors Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, during opening statements in his trial. (Denver Police Department via AP, File)
October 10, 2019 - 11:54 am
DENVER (AP) — A jury on Thursday found an Uber driver not guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a passenger he said attacked him while driving on a freeway in Denver. Jurors sided with Michael Hancock, 31, who argued that he was defending himself against passenger Hyun (Huhn) Kim. After the...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2016, file photo, Matt Lauer, co-host of the NBC "Today" television program, appears on set in Rockefeller Plaza, in New York. A new book by Ronan Farrow, a former NBC News employee who now works at The New Yorker, names the accuser whose story that Lauer raped her in a Sochi hotel room led to his dismissal. Lauer denied the charges in an angry and defiant letter released by his lawyer Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, and said that his public silence since his firing had been a mistake. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 09, 2019 - 9:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after Matt Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News for sexual misconduct, more questions are emerging about the former "Today" show host's behavior and whether bosses looked the other way at problems involving one of the network's biggest stars. A new book by Ronan Farrow, a...
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