Sexual assault Headlines

  • Cosby camp: Once-beloved actor a victim of racism, sexism

    A publicist for once-beloved actor Bill Cosby complained that his conviction and three- to 10-year prison term for sexual assault Tuesday stem from a racist and sexist justice system, as the defense vowed to appeal the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Cosby, 81, was spending his...

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  • Former WBC welterweight champ Victor Ortiz charged with rape

    Former welterweight champion Victor Ortiz has been charged with raping a woman inside a home in March. Police in Oxnard say the 31-year-old Ortiz turned himself in to Ventura County Sheriffs on Tuesday afternoon. Police say the district attorney filed charges after a months-long...

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  • With Kavanaugh nomination, Trump faces #MeToo

    President Donald Trump's victory helped give rise to the #MeToo era. Now, as it threatens his latest pick to the Supreme Court and his party's electoral majorities in Congress, Trump is taking aim at the movement that has spurred a national reckoning around gender equity and sexual consent. ...

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  • Trump: Dems playing destructive 'con game' with Kavanaugh

    President Trump on Tuesday accused Democrats of playing "the politics of destruction" with Brett Kavanaugh, as the Supreme Court nominee seeks to fend of allegations of sexual misconduct.The president wrote that De...

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  • The Latest: Cosby accusers say he got what he deserved

    Bill Cosby’s accusers say the comedian got what he deserved when a judge sentenced him to prison for sexual assault

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  • The Latest: Cosby accusers say he got what he deserved

    The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bill Cosby's accusers say the comedian got what he deserved when a judge sentenced him to prison for sexual assault. Some of the women who allege Cosby drugged and raped them spoke out Tuesday after he was...

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