Rape

FILE- In this March 17, 2013, file photo, Ma'Lik Richmond walks towards the victim and her family to apologize after he was found delinquent on rape and other charges after his trial in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio. Richmond, returned to the field for the first time since serving time in a juvenile detention center for raping a 16-year-old girl in August 2012. He played for the Steubenville High School football team in a scrimmage Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, against Cambridge. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Ohio teen returns to football team after rape case

    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio high school football player found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party two years ago returned to the field Tuesday with his old […]

08/12/2014

FILE - This 1990 file photo provided by Sundance Selects shows accused rapist Yusef Salaam being escorted by police in New York in 1990. Salaam is the subject of the documentary, "The Central Park Five," about the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. A city official said Friday, June 20, 2014 that New York City has agreed to a $40 million settlement in a civil rights lawsuit filed against police and prosecutors by Salaam and four co-defendants exonerated in the notorious case of a jogger attacked in Central Park in 1989. (AP Photo/Sundance Selects, NY Daily News, File)

AP source: Settlement in Central Park jogger case

NEW YORK (AP) — All but closing the books on one of the most sensational crime cases in New York history, the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement with five men who were […]

06/20/2014

June 1, 2011 photo of NFL player Darren Sharper. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Darren Sharper charged with rape in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NFL safety Darren Sharper has been charged in Los Angeles with drugging and raping two women, prosecutors said Friday. Sharper was expected to be arraigned on two counts of rape […]

02/14/2014

Stacey Rambold stands in a courtroom after sentencing by Judge G. Todd Baugh in Billings, Mont., for the rape of Cherice Moralez. (AP Photo/Billings Gazette, Paul Ruhter, File)

Montana appeals teacher’s rape sentence

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – The Montana attorney general’s office on Friday asked the state Supreme Court to throw out a 30-day sentence given to a teacher who raped a 14-year-old girl, saying the punishment was […]

11/30/2013

School superintendent charged in rape case inquiry

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school superintendent, two coaches and a principal were charged by a grand jury that investigated whether other laws were broken in the rape of a drunken 16-year-old girl by […]

11/25/2013

(Sexual assault evidence collection kit, AP file photo)

Will probe bring justice in town’s rape scandal?

ROBBINS, Ill. (AP) – The rape evidence was stored in the police department’s musty basement: brown paper shopping bags, stuffed with sneakers, bras and underpants, jammed on metal shelves. Scattered blood vials and swabs covered […]

11/23/2013

Ariel Castro looks over at the prosecutors table during court proceedings Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Final report: Cleveland kidnapper killed self

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner’s final report confirms Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro died by hanging himself in his prison cell. The report by Franklin County Coroner Jan Gorniak (GOR’-nee-ak) says Castro […]

10/07/2013

Stacey Rambold stands in a courtroom after sentencing by Judge G. Todd Baugh in Billings, Mont., for the rape of Cherice Moralez. (AP Photo/Billings Gazette, Paul Ruhter, File)

Ex-teacher freed after 30-day term for rape draws outrage

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former Montana high school teacher was released from prison Thursday after completing a 30-day sentence for raping a 14-year-old student, a term that is under review by the state’s high […]

09/26/2013

Police hunt suspected serial massage parlor rapist

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Riverside police are hunting a man they say robbed and raped people at Southern California spas and massage parlors for at least a decade — sometimes brutally beating them. Authorities on […]

09/25/2013

Study: 1 in 4 men in parts of Asia have raped

LONDON (AP) — About 1 in 10 men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman who was not their partner, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. When their […]

09/10/2013

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