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SAN DIEGO | Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

SAN DIEGO — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years ago. Authorities say the 17-year-old girl was assaulted in 2003 in San Diego County. Other details haven’t been released. Winslow hasn’t entered a plea yet. The charge was added Thursday as Winslow was ordered to … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

NEW YORK  | The Latest: AP source: Weinstein charges to include rape

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 8:20 a.m. A law enforcement official says Harvey Weinstein will face criminal sex act and rape charges in a New York court. The official says the film producer will be charged with committing a criminal sex act … Continue reading NEW YORK  | The Latest: AP source: Weinstein charges to include rape

California military base psychologist accused of rape

A clinical psychologist who treated military veterans with post-traumatic stress has been charged with raping female service members who were in therapy as victims of sex assaults, officials said Tuesday. Heath J. Sommer was ordered Monday to stand trial on three felony sexual assault charges after authorities said he targeted female service members in 2014 … Continue reading California military base psychologist accused of rape

Haggis will not give sworn testimony in rape suit next week

LOS ANGELES/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A scheduled deposition of Paul Haggis in a lawsuit in which the Oscar-winner is accused of rape will not go forward as planned next week. Attorneys for Haleigh Breest, a publicist who says he raped her in 2013, scheduled Haggis to give sworn testimony on Monday. But his attorney, Christine … Continue reading Haggis will not give sworn testimony in rape suit next week

6th woman alleges rape by Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons

LOS ANGELES /January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A woman said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that Russell Simmons raped her at his Los Angeles home in 2016, joining five other women who have publicly leveled rape allegations against the music mogul. Simmons, a co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, denied the newest allegations as he did the … Continue reading 6th woman alleges rape by Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons

Kenyans accuse largest hospital of rape, abuse of patients

NAIROBI, Kenya/January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Hundreds of Kenyans have held a peaceful demonstration at the country’s largest public hospital to demand that management act on allegations of rape and sexual harassment of patients. Human rights activist Wanjeri Nderu estimates that more than 500 people responded Tuesday to a call on social media to demonstrate and present … Continue reading Kenyans accuse largest hospital of rape, abuse of patients

US official says rape and abortion both forms of violence

HOUSTON /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The U.S. government official who oversees the agency sheltering immigrant minors says abortion and rape are both forms of “violence” in a memo released Thursday that explains why he won’t allow abortions even for teenagers who have been sexually assaulted. Scott Lloyd heads the Office of Refugee Resettlement at … Continue reading US official says rape and abortion both forms of violence

Prosecutors decline to charge rapper Nelly with rape

SEATTLE / December 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  The rapper Nelly will not face rape charges because the accuser is not cooperating, prosecutors in Washington state said. The woman said Nelly raped her on his tour bus in October in a Seattle suburb. Auburn police arrested Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., in … Continue reading Prosecutors decline to charge rapper Nelly with rape