sex crimes

Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives as a witness in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial.
Richard Drew/AP
AP News
January 23, 2020 - 2:52 pm
“Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her and made other crude overtures that included sending her X-rated chocolates and showing up uninvited in his underwear with a...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives to court for the start of jury selection in his sexual assault trial Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in New York.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 12:06 pm
The judge at Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial ordered jury selection to begin as scheduled Tuesday, rejecting a defense request for a "cooling-off period" after prosecutors in Los Angeles brought new charges against him. Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein
Mary Altaffer/AP
AP News
January 06, 2020 - 1:59 pm
Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on new sex crime charges in Los Angeles, just as his trial on separate rape and sexual assault charges in New York was poised to get underway, prosecutors announced Monday. Read more here.
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R. Kelly and Aaliyah
AP Photo, file
AP News
December 19, 2019 - 8:00 am
Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he schemed with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994. Read more here.
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A lawyer for Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
AP News
August 22, 2019 - 9:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are bringing a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein in an attempt to bolster their case with testimony from an actress who says he raped her in 1993 . The disgraced movie mogul is set to be arraigned Monday on the revised charges, which Weinstein's lawyers called an...
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Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his death, according to The New York Post, which obtained the document.
NY State Sex Offender Registr/AP via CNN
August 19, 2019 - 7:58 pm
By Darran Simon and Brian Vitagliano, CNN (CNN) - - Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his death, according to The New York Post, which obtained the document. The will was dated August 8 -- two days before Epstein was found dead by suicide in a federal jail in New York, according to The...
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Jeffrey Epstein
New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, file
August 19, 2019 - 12:01 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for the Victoria's Secret...
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R. Kelly
E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
July 12, 2019 - 7:17 am
UPDATED: 11:30 a.m. ___ CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on sweeping federal indictments that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity with...
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