Rape

Somali's walk past solar powered lights at a refugee camp in Mogadishu, Somalia. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

Somalia: Solar lights protect against sex attacks

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Chatting women sitting outside makeshift homes at night is a new scene in a once-dark refugee camp in the Somali capital. In a city where darkness brings the threat of attack, […]

09/02/2013

Members of the FBI evidence response team carry out the front screen door from a house where 3 missing women; Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight where found alive in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo)

Ariel Castro’s house to be demolished this week

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland house where three women were imprisoned and raped for about a decade will be torn down this week. The electricity was turned off at Ariel Castro’s home on Seymour Avenue on […]

08/06/2013

Michelle Knight sits in the courtroom during a break in the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cleveland kidnapping victim: I cried every night

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of three women kidnapped and repeatedly raped for a decade before their escape told her abductor Thursday that her life is just beginning while his is over now that he’s about […]

08/01/2013

Ariel Castro appears in court. (AP Photo)

Man accused in kidnapping of three women will be under suicide watch

CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor in Cleveland says the three women who were missing for about a decade until they were found Monday in the home of Ariel Castro had been beaten repeatedly and sexually […]

05/09/2013

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

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