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Gloria Allred
Thibault Camus/AP
May 28, 2019 - 11:41 am
PARIS (AP) — Lawyers have issued very different takes on a formal meeting in Paris that was supposed to take place Tuesday between an alleged rape victim and American singer-songwriter Chris Brown. A lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Brown, Gloria Allred, claims he "has...
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In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Beck Gerritson, president of Eagle Forum of Alabama, speaks at an anti-abortion rally outside the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
Kim Chandler/AP Photo, File
May 24, 2019 - 8:09 am
By David Crary, AP National Writer Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it's divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest. The debate pits those who believe any abortion is immoral against...
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Bobby Joe Long
Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP
May 23, 2019 - 12:31 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Lisa Noland said she was 17 when she wrote a suicide note, planning to end her life after years of being raped by her grandmother's boyfriend. A day later, she found herself fighting for her life while being raped by a man now set to be executed in Florida after a killing...
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Phoenix police say Nathan Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse, has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via AP
May 21, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases. A lawyer for Nathan Sutherland says in an...
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In this Wednesday May 1, 2019 file photo, buildings are reflected in the window as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of jumping British bail seven years ago, in London.
Matt Dunham/AP Photo
May 20, 2019 - 7:23 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange "on probable cause...
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DA Larry Krasner and authorities have announced that there are no more backlogged rape kits, thanks to grant money and investigative efforts.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
May 02, 2019 - 2:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Top Philadelphia authorities have announced that there are no more backlogged rape kits, thanks to grant money and investigative efforts. They are now working to identify and arrest rape suspects. Since about 2015, forensic scientists and lab technicians have been...
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Swarthmore College sit-in
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Tim Jimenez
May 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Swarthmore College fraternities are shutting down following the leak of documents that portray prior frat brothers as being involved in rape and sexual misconduct, and using racist, homophobic and misogynistic language. The controversy surrounding the two...
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Swarthmore College students
AP Photo
April 30, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio ) — Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members' derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi...
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Jacob Sullivan and Sara Packer
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 02, 2019 - 3:05 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The man and woman who killed 14-year-old Grace Packer are behind bars — one for life, the other on death row. Now, a mandatory review of the teen's death offers numerous recommendations to try fill the cracks that she slipped through. The report spans Grace's...
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Sara Packer
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 29, 2019 - 5:52 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The mother who killed her 14-year-old adopted daughter in what prosecutors have called a "rape-murder fantasy" has pleaded guilty to the crimes and will spend the rest of her life in prison. Bucks County Judge Diane Gibbons told Sara Packer that when she first...
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