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A demonstrator carries a sign with the popular Twitter hashtag #MeToo used by people speaking out against sexual harassment as she takes part in a Women's March in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 16, 2019 - 1:26 pm
The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although they relied on a national survey that didn't use...
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Antonio Brown
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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 9:31 am
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of rape by a former trainer. Read the details here.
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'Coward': Epstein accusers pour out their anger in court
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AP News
August 27, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — One by one, 16 women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein poured out their anger Tuesday, lashing out at him as a coward and a manipulator, after a judge gave them the day in court they were denied when he killed...
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Harvey Weinstein, center, leaves court, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 in New York.
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AP News
August 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Tom Hays, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to a new indictment Monday that includes revised charges of predatory sexual assault, a development that caused the judge to delay the start of his trial until early next year. The change to the case was...
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 15, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Uber driver has been convicted in Chester County court of raping a passenger he picked up at Valley Forge Casino in February 2018. Ahmed Elgaafary, 27, showed no emotion as the verdict was read, guilty on all counts including rape of an unconscious person, and...
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 14, 2019 - 8:33 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Uber driver, accused of raping a 21-year-old he had picked up at the Valley Forge Casino after she passed out in his car, took the stand in his own defense to say the contact was consensual. Ahmed Elgaafary, 27, is charged with rape of an unconscious person...
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 13, 2019 - 2:11 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Malvern woman who says she was raped by an Uber driver after she was picked up at the Valley Forge Casino in February 2018 told her story in Chester County court on Tuesday. The driver, 27-year-old Ahmed Elgaafary from Lansdale, is charged with rape of an...
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Jeffrey Epstein
Palm Beach Post, Uma Sanghvi/AP, File
August 13, 2019 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities pressed on Tuesday with their investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's jailhouse suicide amid mounting evidence the chronically understaffed lockup may have bungled its responsibility to keep him from harming himself. At the same time, prosecutors pursued a parallel...
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The home of Connor Betts.
Bryan Woolston, Pool/AP
August 05, 2019 - 12:23 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended for compiling a "hit list" of those he wanted to kill and a "rape list" of girls he wanted to sexually assault. The accounts by two former classmates emerged after...
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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Kim Glovas
August 02, 2019 - 1:15 pm
UPDATED: 1:36 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 69-year-old man has been charged with raping kids at a South Philadelphia day care center. Joseph Sposaro was arrested on July 16 by the Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit. Police records show the alleged victims were under the age of 13...
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