sexual assault

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections/Jim Melwert
Jim Melwert
June 23, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear Bill Cosby’s appeal of his 2018 sexual assault conviction. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police
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Jim Melwert
June 17, 2020 - 4:37 pm
Three men have been arrested in Bucks County on unrelated child sex assault charges, and the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office says there’s reason to believe there may be more victims. Read more here.
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Overbrook person of interest
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 29, 2020 - 5:12 pm
Philadelphia police say they have arrested a teenager in connection with a rape and shooting inside an Overbrook apartment earlier this month. Read more here.
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Overbrook person of interest
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 19, 2020 - 10:45 am
Authorities have released video of a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman in an Overbrook basement apartment, then shot another. Read more here.
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New Jersey Capitol
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David Madden
May 15, 2020 - 4:49 pm
An out-of-court settlement has been reached between the state of New Jersey and a woman who claimed she was raped by a staffer from Gov. Phil Murphy’s election campaign in 2017. Read more here.
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Curtis Fish
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 13, 2020 - 2:53 pm
A Bucks County man is dead after a fire and standoff with police on Tuesday. Authorities say he was out on bail, awaiting trial on rape and kidnapping charges. Read more here.
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Stephen Raught
Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2020 - 4:09 pm
A teacher at Owen J. Roberts High School in Pottstown is charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a student while the school was closed for the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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This video framegrab image from MSNBC's Morning Joe, shows Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaking to co-host Mika Brzezinski, Friday, May 1, 2020.
MSNBC's Morning Joe via AP
AP News
May 01, 2020 - 8:55 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday categorically denied allegations from a former Senate staffer that he sexually assaulted her in the early 1990s, saying "this never happened." Read more here.
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Chief Inspector Carl Holmes
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 12, 2020 - 7:43 pm
A former Philadelphia police commander will head to trial on attempted sex assault and indecent assault charges. He is accused of forcing himself on at least two women. Read more here.
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In this courtroom sketch, Harvey Weinstein, center, is led out of Manhattan Supreme Court by court officers after a jury convicted him of rape and sexual assault, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 in New York.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
AP News
March 11, 2020 - 11:11 am
Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 in prison for rape and sexual assault. Weinstein, who has been accused of violating scores of women, was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in...
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