sexual assault

On Wednesday, the Twitter user @SoftCaramelKiss sent a homophobic tweet to Sydel Curry, NBA star Steph Curry’s sister.

John R.K. Howard, 18, is named in the suit as the ringleader. The family claims their child suffered multiple abuses at the hands of Howard.

“I screamed,” the victim testified. “I was pretty upset. I felt really bad. A little bit betrayed and confused at the same time. It was terrible — a pain I’ve never felt, " the victim said in court.

The sexual assault case against legendary comedian Bill Cosby will go to trial. The judge ruled, after finding enough evidence in a preliminary hearing after Cosby was first accused of sexual misconduct nearly a decade ago. He’s charged with assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia mansion in 2004, and faces […]

A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday found enough evidence to proceed with the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby.

The account, which started posting May 2, details how the unidentified student was partying with upperclassmen from the men's college -- which is also the brother school to Spelman, a private women's college -- when four students took the anonymous poster into a room and began the sexual assault.

Pennsylvania's Superior Court declines to hear Bill Cosby's appeal. In doing so, it upholds the lower court's ruling that Cosby does not have immunity from prosecution.

The women suing Bill Cosby for defamation will be allowed by a judge to view the 2005 case file of Andrea Constand, who is also suing the comedian for sexual assault.

A judge from the U.S. District Court in Washington was hit with a civil lawsuit the same day he retired over claims he allegedly assaulted a teenage witness in a high-profile case 35 years ago. CBS News reports that Terry Mitchell, 51, claims Richard Roberts sexually abused her during the trial of White supremacist Joseph Paul Franklin, who killed two Black joggers in Salt Lake City back in 1981.

Justin Posey, 17, accused of transmitting HIV to a 13-year-old girl, was indicted Wednesday on third-degree rape charges, reports The Advocate.

An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.

Arguing that police should have done something sooner to stop rapist ex-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, lawyers for the victims have amended a federal civil rights civil suit against him to include another victim.