sexual assault

Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
July 10, 2019 - 4:35 pm
UPDATED: July 15, 10:45 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A retired Philadelphia police officer has been sentenced to one year behind bars after admitting he sexually assaulted a woman with a city-issued gun, which happened outside a school. Thomas O’Neill was on duty in July 2016 when he ordered...
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Jeffrey Epstein
Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File
July 10, 2019 - 11:04 am
UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. ___ NEW YORK (AP) — A new accuser of Jeffrey Epstein said Wednesday that the wealthy financier raped her in his New York mansion when she was 15. Jennifer Araoz filed court papers seeking information from Epstein in preparation for suing him, and she aired her allegations on NBC'...
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In this courtroom artist's sketch, defendant Jeffrey Epstein, center, sits with attorneys Martin Weinberg, left, and Marc Fernich during his arraignment in New York federal court, Monday, July 8, 2019.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
July 09, 2019 - 9:11 am
By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — There is only one Justice Department, but two of its largest U.S. attorneys' offices came to vastly different conclusions about what to do with financier Jeffrey Epstein over allegations he sexually molested dozens of underage...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
June 22, 2019 - 12:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. "I have no idea who this woman is,"...
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Harvey Weinstein
Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images via CNN
June 18, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By Jean Casarez, CNN (CNN) -- Harvey Weinstein's defense attorney doesn't want to represent him anymore and has filed to withdraw from the sexual assault case, according to a source. Attorney Jose Baez filed papers Friday asking the court to let him withdraw from Weinstein's case, marking the first...
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State Sen. Daylin Leach
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Tony Romeo
June 10, 2019 - 5:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — State Sen. Daylin Leach remains defiant amid more calls for his resignation, following a preliminary report on an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him. At a Capitol press conference Monday, state lawmakers urged action on policies to stop...
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Christopher Serpentine
Radnor Township Police Department
Jim Melwert
June 05, 2019 - 4:43 pm
RADNOR, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A teacher at Archbishop John Carroll High School has been arrested for alleged inappropriate contact with a student. Christopher Serpentine, 33, of Brookhaven is charged with four counts of institutional sexual assault. The school's website says Serpentine is a fine...
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The Justice Department has charged Assange with receiving and publishing classified information.
Matt Dunham/AP Photo, File
June 03, 2019 - 1:33 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday. The ruling by the Uppsala District Court doesn't mean the...
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In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey stands in district court during arraignment on a charge of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, Mass.
Nicole Harnishfeger/The Inquirer and Mirror via AP, Pool, File
June 03, 2019 - 7:45 am
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for Kevin Spacey are returning to court in the case accusing the former "House of Cards" star of groping a young man at a bar on the island of Nantucket. A pretrial hearing is scheduled in the Nantucket District Court on Monday. Authorities say the assault happened...
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Kevin Spacey
Nicole Harnishfeger/The Inquirer and Mirror via AP, Pool, File
May 31, 2019 - 6:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar in 2016 deleted text messages that would support Spacey's claims of innocence, the actor's lawyer said in court documents filed Friday. Defense attorney Alan Jackson is urging the court to order prosecutors to hand over a "...
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