sexual assault

The women suing Bill Cosby for defamation will be allowed by a judge to view the 2005 case file of Andrea Constand, who is also suing the comedian for sexual assault.

A judge from the U.S. District Court in Washington was hit with a civil lawsuit the same day he retired over claims he allegedly assaulted a teenage witness in a high-profile case 35 years ago. CBS News reports that Terry Mitchell, 51, claims Richard Roberts sexually abused her during the trial of White supremacist Joseph Paul Franklin, who killed two Black joggers in Salt Lake City back in 1981.

A 41-year-old man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in upstate New York. The victim? His own daughter.

Justin Posey, 17, accused of transmitting HIV to a 13-year-old girl, was indicted Wednesday on third-degree rape charges, reports The Advocate.

An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.

Arguing that police should have done something sooner to stop rapist ex-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, lawyers for the victims have amended a federal civil rights civil suit against him to include another victim.

Camille Cosby, the wife of disgraced comedian Bill Cosby, was deposed Monday in her husband's defamation case after losing several bids to exempt her testimony.

The alleged sexual assault case against entertainer Bill Cosby will move forward after a judge on Wednesday rejected his defense's pleas to drop the case and allowed previous comments made about the attack usable by the prosecution in court.

Bill Cosby arrived in Norristown, Pa. Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing on the sexual assault charges filed against him in December, The New York Times reports. The hearing at the Montgomery County courthouse was set to determine if the case will proceed with the criminal charges issued by Andrea Constand, who claimed she was sexually assaulted […]

Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney, called an ex-Oklahoma City officer’s sentencing a rare opportunity to get full justice for his clients, who are poor, Black, and female, he said during an exclusive interview with NewsOne.

On Monday, two of the suspects claimed they had consensual sex with the teen after asking her 39-year-old dad for permission.

People serving time after being wrongfully accused is nothing new, but every exoneration feels just as freeing as the last.