Sexual assault

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2017, file photo, Kentucky State Rep. Republican Dan Johnson addresses the public from his church regarding sexual assault allegations in Louisville, Ky. Johnson died Wednesday night, Dec. 13, 2017. The wife of Johnson, who killed himself in 2017 after facing sexual assault allegations, has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband's term in a special election that ended up being a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement. Votes on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in this rural Kentucky House district just south of Louisville voted to replace Rebecca Johnson with Linda Belcher, a retired teacher and former Democratic state lawmaker who lost to Dan Johnson by less than 200 votes in 2016. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
February 20, 2018 - 9:23 pm
SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The wife of a former Kentucky Republican lawmaker who killed himself last year after facing sexual assault allegations has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband's term in a special election that ended up being a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement...
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February 19, 2018 - 10:25 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The case of two New York City police officers accused of raping an 18-year-old woman in their custody last year is spurring calls to close what some are calling a police sex loophole. While New York law already bars sex between prison guards and inmates, it doesn't apply to...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Devin Patrick Kelley. Records released Friday Feb. 16, 2018 detail a June 2013 investigation of allegations against Kelley, four years before the November 2017 mass shooting at a tiny church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against Kelly who shot and killed 26 people at the Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)
February 16, 2018 - 6:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack, according to records released Friday. The records also contradict the reason...
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February 16, 2018 - 2:15 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the man who shot and killed 26 people at a Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack. Records released Friday detail a June 2013 investigation of allegations...
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February 16, 2018 - 1:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — French investigators have dropped an investigation into rape accusations against President Emmanuel Macron's budget minister, citing a lack of evidence. The Paris prosecutor's office said Friday the investigation was unable to prove a lack of consent, and did not find signs of "...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former high school teacher and his brother were accused on Thursday of stockpiling explosive materials in their apartment and paying students to dismantle fireworks for gunpowder to make bombs. Christian Toro and his brother, Tyler Toro, were charged in a federal complaint with...
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Former Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch reads a statement during a news conference with his mom Marlene Lynch, left, and attorney Ryan Pacyga, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 in Minneapolis. Former University of Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch dropped his appeal Thursday of his expulsion over allegations of raping two women, while insisting "I did not commit any of the acts that I am being accused of." (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 7:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former University of Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch dropped his appeal Thursday of his expulsion over allegations of raping two women, while insisting "I did not commit any of the acts that I am being accused of." Flanked by his lawyer and mother, the senior center...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Minnesota center Reggie Lynch plays against Illinois during an NCAA college basketball game in Minneapolis. An attorney for Lynch said Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, the senior center is dropping his appeal of sexual assault allegations but still maintains his innocence. The university's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office recommended Lynch's suspension and expulsion in January after finding him responsible for the alleged sexual assaults of two women in April 2016. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
February 15, 2018 - 5:08 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former University of Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch dropped his appeal Thursday of his expulsion over allegations of raping two women, while insisting "I did not commit any of the acts that I am being accused of." Flanked by his lawyer and mother, the senior center...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Minnesota center Reggie Lynch plays against Illinois during an NCAA college basketball game in Minneapolis. An attorney for Lynch said Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, the senior center is dropping his appeal of sexual assault allegations but still maintains his innocence. The university's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office recommended Lynch's suspension and expulsion in January after finding him responsible for the alleged sexual assaults of two women in April 2016. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
February 15, 2018 - 4:51 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former University of Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch dropped his appeal Thursday of his expulsion over allegations of raping two women, while insisting "I did not commit any of the acts that I am being accused of." Flanked by his lawyer and mother, the senior center...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Minnesota center Reggie Lynch plays against Illinois during an NCAA college basketball game in Minneapolis. An attorney for Lynch said Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, the senior center is dropping his appeal of sexual assault allegations but still maintains his innocence. The university's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office recommended Lynch's suspension and expulsion in January after finding him responsible for the alleged sexual assaults of two women in April 2016. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
February 15, 2018 - 4:47 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former University of Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch dropped his appeal Thursday of his expulsion over allegations of raping two women, while insisting "I did not commit any of the acts that I am being accused of." Flanked by his lawyer and mother, the senior center...
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