Rape

Students claim Title IX violations by LA college

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles lawyer says a complaint has been filed on behalf of 37 students and alumni who allege Occidental College administrators violated federal standards for dealing with their rape, sexual assault or retaliation claims.

04/18/2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich

Governor: No mercy for Ohio man who killed baby

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday rejected a plea for mercy by a condemned man who says he intended to rape his girlfriend’s 6-month-old daughter but didn’t mean to kill her, calling the crime “among the worst of the worst.”

04/17/2013

Cornell wrestler charged with raping woman

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A Cornell University wrestler accused of raping another student as she slept was arrested after the victim’s companion snapped pictures of the young man lying on the bed, his pants partway down, and then looked him up.

04/04/2013

Briton jumps out window to escape attack in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — A British woman traveling in India jumped out of the third-floor window of her hotel room on Tuesday, telling police she feared a sexual attack after the hotel’s owner tried to force his way into the room by offering her a massage.

03/19/2013

Arrest made in rape of woman on LA bus

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A man suspected of raping a mentally disabled woman aboard a Los Angeles transit bus during rush hour was arrested Friday, authorities said. The suspect, whose name and age weren’t immediately […]

11/09/2012

Exonerated player gets chance with the pros

LONG BEACH (CNS) – A former Long Beach high school football star who spent more than five years behind bars for rape but had his conviction overturned when his accuser recanted her story will get […]

09/18/2012

Losing candidates get new focus after Akin comment

(AP) – The two losing candidates in the Republican primary for Missouri‘s U.S. Senate seat are getting renewed attention after comments by the party’s nominee about rape. Six-term Congressman Todd Akin said in a television […]

08/20/2012

Obama: GOP candidate's rape comments 'offensive'

(AP) – President Barack Obama says a GOP Senate candidate’s comments on rape are “offensive.” Obama said at a news conference Monday that comments by Missouri Congressman Todd Akin do not make sense. Obama said, […]

08/20/2012

U.S. Senate candidate under wraps after rape remarks

(AP) – Missouri Congressman Todd Akin is keeping a low profile a day after a television interview in which he said that women’s bodies can prevent pregnancies in “a legitimate rape” and that conception is […]

08/20/2012

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