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Jacob Sullivan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 19, 2019 - 1:16 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It was supposed to be the start of jury selection, but it turned out to be a guilty plea for a 46-year-old accused of killing a teenage foster child in what was described as a "rape-murder fantasy." Jacob Sullivan has pleaded guilty to rape, kidnapping and first-...
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Harvey Weinstein
Steven Hirsch/New York Post via AP, Pool
January 25, 2019 - 9:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein won a judge's approval Friday to overhaul the defense team in his rape and sexual assault case, replacing his bulldog New York City attorney with a four-person squad that's high on courtroom stars and headline-grabbing cases. The disgraced Hollywood mogul was in a...
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The Hacienda HealthCare facility
Matt York/AP
January 25, 2019 - 8:22 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is looking into whether it can remove the board of directors of a long-term care facility where a nurse is accused of raping an incapacitated woman who later gave birth, the governor said Friday. In a flurry of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey called for Hacienda HealthCare's board to...
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Chris Brown
Luca Bruno/AP, file
January 24, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against American singer Chris Brown and two other men said Thursday that his client was under "great psychological pressure" at a luxury hotel when "non-consensual sex" allegedly took place inside locked rooms. Brown was...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File
January 22, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on rape allegations against U.S. singer Chris Brown (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Paris prosecutor's office says that U.S. singer Chris Brown has been released from custody over rape allegations against him. Brown and two other people were released on Tuesday evening in...
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In this Sept.21, 2018 file photo, singer Chris Brown performs during Philipp Plein's women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.
Luca Bruno/AP Photo, File
January 22, 2019 - 6:40 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday. Brown was detained Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions and remained in custody...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League match at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland.
Alessandro della Valle/Keystone via AP, File
January 10, 2019 - 6:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009 and paid her to keep quiet, the soccer star's lawyer and Las Vegas police said Thursday. Attorney Peter S...
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Governor Phil Murphy
Thomas P. Costello/Asbury Park Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
David Madden
January 08, 2019 - 1:45 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey legislative panel has resumed looking into an allegation that a Phil Murphy administration staffer was raped by an aide to the governor while both were working on his campaign in April of 2017. The aide resigned last fall after the allegation went public...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com via USA Today Network
Steve Tawa
January 07, 2019 - 5:10 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A staffer in New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's administration, who previously alleged that she was raped by another former top aide to the governor in 2017, has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court. Meanwhile, a hearing resumes Tuesday before a legislative committee on the...
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Police departments in Canada are adopting what has come to be known as the Philadelphia Model as a way to handle open rape cases.
Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
December 23, 2018 - 4:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police departments in Canada are adopting what has come to be known as "the Philadelphia Model" as a way to handle open rape cases based on what was started in Philadelphia two decades ago. A few days every year, the Women's Law Project, Women Organized Against Rape...
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