Sex Assault

In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
May 15, 2019 - 9:26 am
By Maryclare Dale, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The judge who presided over Bill Cosby's criminal case said he let five other accusers testify at the sex-assault trial because their accounts had "chilling similarities" that pointed to a "signature" crime. A jury last year convicted Cosby of...
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N.J. prosecutors now have clear rules in handling sex assault allegations
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
November 28, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s Attorney General has established new protocols for county prosecutors to follow in how sexual assault accusations are handled. The new rules come after a woman accused a now former advisor to Gov. Phil Murphy of raping her during the 2017 election campaign...
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From left: Shaikey Cooper, Fantasia Gale, Reggie Fields, Shawn Jackson and Angelo Romero.
Philadelphia Police Department
Rachel Kurland
October 17, 2018 - 11:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Five people have been arrested and convicted in connection with a human trafficking case involving a 14-year-old girl, according to the Philadelphia Police Department. After an 18-month investigation, all five co-defendants were convicted of several felonies and...
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Bill Cosby
AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File
September 20, 2018 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 in what became the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Cosby is due in court Monday for a two-day sentencing hearing that follows his conviction in the...
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Nurse with female patient
May 15, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Victims of sexual assault find themselves traumatized, vulnerable, anxious and, according to a new study, quite scared to trust anyone, even if help is being provided...
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