Sex Assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Cosby in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — At an age when other Hollywood stars are settling into retirement and collecting lifetime-achievement awards, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars in what was seen by many of his accusers as a reckoning richly deserved and long overdue. … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Cosby in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Cosby ‘unmasked’: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday at age 81, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his gated estate. The punishment made him the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Cosby ‘unmasked’: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

LAS VEGAS | Nevada investigating legal pimp, candidate for sex assault

LAS VEGAS— Nevada authorities confirmed Wednesday that they’re investigating allegations of sexual assault against a legal pimp and state legislative candidate. The Nevada Department of Public Safety said it was investigating Dennis Hof because of a request from the sheriff’s office in northern Nevada’s Carson City, where Hof owns several legal brothels. DPS spokeswoman Kim … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Nevada investigating legal pimp, candidate for sex assault

DETROIT | Ex-trainer in sex assault had prominent USA Gymnastics roles

DETROIT  — A former trainer who was charged Friday with sexual assault at the famed Karolyi gymnastics ranch in Texas had various roles in training programs, according to information on USA Gymnastics’ website. Debbie Van Horn worked alongside disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, who was sentenced to decades in prison this year after hundreds of … Continue reading DETROIT | Ex-trainer in sex assault had prominent USA Gymnastics roles

Missouri News: Jury Convicts Kansas Sex Offender, Craig Ralston of Sexual Assaults

SPRINGFIELD, MO – An Emporia, Kansas man has been convicted by a federal trial jury of sexually assaulting two victims, including a 5-year-old who was assaulted at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Craig Ralston, 39, was found guilty on Friday, June 15, 2018, of one count of the aggravated sexual abuse of a child less than … Continue reading Missouri News: Jury Convicts Kansas Sex Offender, Craig Ralston of Sexual Assaults

Trustee: MSU president should quit over sex assault scandal

DETROIT/January 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A Michigan State University trustee is calling for the university president to resign over the school’s handling of the sexual assault scandal involving former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Trustee Mitch Lyons issued a statement Saturday breaking ranks with fellow board members who said a day earlier they supported President Lou Anna … Continue reading Trustee: MSU president should quit over sex assault scandal

UK media: Police probe 3rd Spacey sex assault allegation

LONDON/January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Britain’s media say police in London are investigating a third allegation of sexual assault against two-time Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey. The Metropolitan Police force said Thursday it had received an allegation “that the man sexually assaulted a man (Victim 3) in 2005 in Westminster.” The force didn’t identify Spacey as … Continue reading UK media: Police probe 3rd Spacey sex assault allegation