Headlines for 01_10_2019

Shutdown could hit Minn. advocacy groups for victims of abuse, sexual assault - Star Tribune
Shutdown could hit Minn. advocacy groups for victims of abuse, sexual assault  Star Tribune

Funding for dozens of agencies that serve Minnesota's domestic abuse and sexual assault victims could be cut off if the federal shutdown lasts beyond next ...




Bill aims to ensure sexual assault victims are informed of their rights - Omaha World-Herald
Bill aims to ensure sexual assault victims are informed of their rights  Omaha World-Herald

The measure would ensure that sexual assault victims receive "accurate and timely information they need to navigate the medical and criminal justice systems," ...




Robert Becker, who ran Bernie Sanders' Iowa caucuses campaign, accused of sexual assault - Des Moines Register
Robert Becker, who ran Bernie Sanders' Iowa caucuses campaign, accused of sexual assault  Des Moines Register

The staffer who ran U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2016 Iowa caucuses bid has been accused of sexual assault, Politico reported, and excluded from any potential ...




Jury finds man guilty of sexual assault of child - Danville Commercial News
Jury finds man guilty of sexual assault of child  Danville Commercial News

DANVILLE — A Vermilion County jury Thursday returned a verdict of guilty Thursday against Joseph S.A. Johnson, 33, of Georgetown, for the offense of ...




Cops: Man charged with sexual assault had meth lab in home - Times Herald-Record
Cops: Man charged with sexual assault had meth lab in home  Times Herald-Record

HIGH FALLS - State police said a High Falls man who sexually assaulted someone was found to have a methamphetamine lab in his home during their ...




News Rochester high teacher charged with sexual assault; allegedly had sexual relationship with students 3:15 - WXYZ
News Rochester high teacher charged with sexual assault; allegedly had sexual relationship with students 3:15  WXYZ

A Rochester High School teacher who was fired for having a sexual relationship with students during after-school hours has been charged, sources tell 7 Action ...




Former Kearney teacher gets prison time in sexual assault of student - NTV
Former Kearney teacher gets prison time in sexual assault of student  NTV

A former Kearney Northeast Elementary teacher will serve time in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a student back in the mid-1990s.




Las Vegas Police Seek DNA From Soccer Star Ronaldo in Sexual Assault Inquiry - U.S. News & World Report
Las Vegas Police Seek DNA From Soccer Star Ronaldo in Sexual Assault Inquiry  U.S. News & World Report

(Reuters) - Police in Nevada have formally asked Italian authorities to obtain a DNA sample from Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in the investigation ...




Attorney for veterinarian accused of sexual assault in Louisiana addresses allegations - KPRC Click2Houston
Attorney for veterinarian accused of sexual assault in Louisiana addresses allegations  KPRC Click2Houston

An attorney representing a Galveston County veterinarian accused of rape and sexual battery said Thursday afternoon that his client is innocent.




Cheyenne man charged with first-degree sexual assault - Wyoming Tribune
Cheyenne man charged with first-degree sexual assault  Wyoming Tribune

CHEYENNE – A local man is facing four charges, including first-degree sexual assault, after a woman accused him of raping her in a camper last year.




New Jersey man indicted on sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child counts - ReporterNews.com
New Jersey man indicted on sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child counts  ReporterNews.com

Brian Anthony Catania, 37, was indicted on one count each of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by contact.




R. Kelly's attorney says there are "no facts" to back up sexual assault allegations - CBS News
R. Kelly's attorney says there are "no facts" to back up sexual assault allegations  CBS News

Last Updated Jan 10, 2019 10:07 PM EST. A criminal defense attorney representing R. Kelly responded Thursday to sexual assault allegations against the ...




End the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault, Florida Lawmaker Suggests - Miami New Times
End the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault, Florida Lawmaker Suggests  Miami New Times

For the last year or so, the #MeToo movement has empowered scores of people to come forward with long-buried allegations of sexual assault. Because most ...




New charges filed in child sexual assault case - 1011now
New charges filed in child sexual assault case  1011now

A second child has come forward accusing an Omaha woman of sexual assault.




Judge Dismisses Ashley Judd's Sexual Harassment Claim Against Harvey Weinstein - NPR
Judge Dismisses Ashley Judd's Sexual Harassment Claim Against Harvey Weinstein  NPR

But the federal judge also said the actress could proceed with the defamation part of her lawsuit against the former mega-producer.




More sexual assault charges filed against Butte doctor Patrick McGree - Montana Standard
More sexual assault charges filed against Butte doctor Patrick McGree  Montana Standard

Editor's note: Readers are warned that this news story contains graphic *content*.




2 North Carolina Women Charged With Sexually Assaulting Transgender Woman in Bar - The New York Times
2 North Carolina Women Charged With Sexually Assaulting Transgender Woman in Bar  The New York Times

Two women were arrested this week and charged in the sexual assault of a transgender woman at a bar in Raleigh, N.C.. The transgender woman, whose name ...




ProPublica: Miami-Dade Police Failed To Investigate Sexual Assault At Migrant Children Shelter - WLRN
ProPublica: Miami-Dade Police Failed To Investigate Sexual Assault At Migrant Children Shelter  WLRN

More than 15000 children are being held in migrant children shelters around the country. A recent ProPublica investigation found some kids are reporting.




Sarpy County woman charged with sexual assault of a child faces new counts - Omaha World-Herald
Sarpy County woman charged with sexual assault of a child faces new counts  Omaha World-Herald

A Sarpy County woman awaiting trial on a charge of first-degree sexual assault of a child and two counts of witness tampering now faces additional charges.




NC man sentenced to minimum of 23 years in sexual assault of child - FOX 46 Charlotte
NC man sentenced to minimum of 23 years in sexual assault of child  FOX 46 Charlotte

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A Maiden man has been sentenced to a minimum of 23 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child ...




Conway man sentenced to 30 years for sexual assault of a child - wpde.com
Conway man sentenced to 30 years for sexual assault of a child  wpde.com

A Conway man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl, according to Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson.




Murphy chief of staff resumes testimony on alleged sexual assault - NJTV News
Murphy chief of staff resumes testimony on alleged sexual assault  NJTV News

Pete Cammarano, Gov. Murphy's chief of staff spends a second day testifying on what he knew and when about an alleged sexual assault within the Murphy ...




Man Charged with Sexual Assault in Cabell County Public Library - WOWK
Man Charged with Sexual Assault in Cabell County Public Library  WOWK

A Huntington man is charged with sexually assaulting a woman in the Cabell County Public Library.




Suspect Arrested in Santa Ana Bus Stop Sexual Assault - KTLA Los Angeles
Suspect Arrested in Santa Ana Bus Stop Sexual Assault  KTLA Los Angeles

Police arrested a man Thursday in connection with the sexual assault of a woman at a Santa Ana bus stop over the weekend, officials said. Nick Alvarez ...




Man Arrested And Charged In 1995 Sexual Assault Case - WFAE
Man Arrested And Charged In 1995 Sexual Assault Case  WFAE

A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a woman in southwest Charlotte more than 20 years ago. CMPD says Nathaney Davis, 43, ...




Henryetta youth wrestling coach charged with sexual assault of child out on bond - KOKH FOX25
Henryetta youth wrestling coach charged with sexual assault of child out on bond  KOKH FOX25

A Henryetta youth wrestling coach, who was charged with sexual assault of a child, is now out on bond after appearing in court Thursday. Court records show ...




Chance The Rapper Responds to Friends' Sexual Assault Allegations - Okayplayer
Chance The Rapper Responds to Friends' Sexual Assault Allegations  Okayplayer

Chance The Rapper is speaking out on the sexual assault allegations of his peers and friends. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old Chicago rapper took to Twitter to ...




Ingleside sexual assault suspect captured in Wisconsin - Chicago Tribune
Ingleside sexual assault suspect captured in Wisconsin  Chicago Tribune

An Ingleside man wanted on warrant for allegedly sexually abusing a family member was captured at another family member's home in Wisconsin.




Police charge man in connection with alleged sexual assault attempt on Maui - Hawaii News Now
Police charge man in connection with alleged sexual assault attempt on Maui  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man charged for allegedly trying to sexually assault a woman at the Maui mall was previously convicted of murder, Hawaii ...




Lanett police arrest man for sexual assault of a juvenile - WTVM
Lanett police arrest man for sexual assault of a juvenile  WTVM

A Lanett man has been taken into custody in connection with a sexual assault of a juvenile.




Keep Cross-Examination Out of College Sexual-Assault Cases - The Chronicle of Higher Education
Keep Cross-Examination Out of College Sexual-Assault Cases  The Chronicle of Higher Education

Requiring cross-examination in campus sexual-misconduct proceedings is among the key features of the Department of Education's proposed Title IX reforms ...




Police Close Sexual Assault Investigations of Mario Batali - The Indian Express
Police Close Sexual Assault Investigations of Mario Batali  The Indian Express

Three investigations into sexual assault allegations against the celebrity chef Mario Batali have been closed because detectives could not find enough evidence ...




Kountze man arrested on Charges of Sexual Assault of a 16-year-old - KFDM-TV News
Kountze man arrested on Charges of Sexual Assault of a 16-year-old  KFDM-TV News

Jeffery Scott Horton 46 was arrested today on Felony Charges of Sexual Assault of a Child. The child was 16-year-old and a Student at KISD. The child was ...




Calif. Court: USC Sexual Assault Investigations Unfair - Inside Higher Ed
Calif. Court: USC Sexual Assault Investigations Unfair  Inside Higher Ed

A California state appeals court has ruled that college students who could be expelled or severely punished for sexual misconduct must be allowed to question ...




Air Force colonel will face court-martial on sexual assault charges in March - AirForceTimes.com
Air Force colonel will face court-martial on sexual assault charges in March  AirForceTimes.com

Col. Jason Costello, who is assigned to the North American Aerospace Defense Command-Northern Command headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base in ...




Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty to alleged sexual assault - The Washington Post
Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty to alleged sexual assault  The Washington Post

Kevin Spacey appeared Monday in a Massachusetts court, where attorneys entered a not-guilty plea on behalf of the 59-year-old actor, who was arraigned on a ...




Vermilion High School student accused of sexual assault, Erie County Sheriff's Office said - News 5 Cleveland
Vermilion High School student accused of sexual assault, Erie County Sheriff's Office said  News 5 Cleveland

An observant parent tipped Vermilion Police off to shocking claims of sexual assault involving young girls.




Colorado Tutor Sentenced in Sexual Assault of Student - U.S. News & World Report
Colorado Tutor Sentenced in Sexual Assault of Student  U.S. News & World Report

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado tutor convicted for a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student has been sentenced to at least 10 years in prison.




Guatemalan migrant arrested in El Paso following alleged sexual assault - KFOX El Paso
Guatemalan migrant arrested in El Paso following alleged sexual assault  KFOX El Paso

Francisco Maldonado Tojin, 23, who is from Guatemala, was arrested Tuesday morning by El Paso police. Tojin was charged with burglary of habitation intend ...




Holmen man charged with two counts of sexual assault - La Crosse Tribune
Holmen man charged with two counts of sexual assault  La Crosse Tribune

A Holmen man was charged Wednesday with two counts of third-degree sexual assault after a Dec. 11 incident at the victim's Sparta home.




Utah State student sentenced in sexual assault on campus - Salt Lake Tribune
Utah State student sentenced in sexual assault on campus  Salt Lake Tribune

Logan • A former Utah State University student accused of sexually assaulting another student has been sentenced to six months in jail. The Herald Journal ...




Pennsylvania Awards $1 Million in Grants to Combat Sexual Assault To 38 Colleges, Universities - PAHomePage.com
Pennsylvania Awards $1 Million in Grants to Combat Sexual Assault To 38 Colleges, Universities  PAHomePage.com

HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Stopping sexual violence on college campuses is the goal of almost one million dollars in grants being ...




Police release sketch of Palo Alto sexual assault suspect - The Mercury News
Police release sketch of Palo Alto sexual assault suspect  The Mercury News

Authorities have released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with the sexual assault and robbery of a woman near downtown Palo Alto early Monday.




Kevin Spacey's defense claims sexual assault accuser was flirting with him - CNN
Kevin Spacey's defense claims sexual assault accuser was flirting with him  CNN

Kevin Spacey's defense team argues in a new legal filing that the busboy who accuses the actor of assault was flirting with Spacey that evening.




Suit: Dartmouth student unjustly expelled over sexual assault allegation - Boston.com
Suit: Dartmouth student unjustly expelled over sexual assault allegation  Boston.com

A former student is suing Dartmouth over a sexual assault allegation that got him expelled, saying administrators favored the accuser. Read more on ...




Nipomo woman sues Lyft for alleged sexual assault, calls attacks by drivers 'pervasive' - The Tribune
Nipomo woman sues Lyft for alleged sexual assault, calls attacks by drivers 'pervasive'  The Tribune

A Nipomo, California, woman sued Lyft in San Luis Obispo Superior Court on Wednesday for an alleged sexual assault in November. The lawsuit accuses the ...




Two charged in sexual assault of transgender woman - The Mercury News
Two charged in sexual assault of transgender woman  The Mercury News

By Michael Brice-Saddler | Washington Post. Two North Carolina women have been charged with sexual battery and second-degree kidnapping of a ...




Kevin Spacey’s Manager May Be Key Witness in Sexual Assault Case - Hollywood Reporter
Kevin Spacey’s Manager May Be Key Witness in Sexual Assault Case  Hollywood Reporter

Behind the scenes, sources say Evan Lowenstein is calling the shots and even spearheaded Kevin Spacey's bizarre Christmas Eve video in which the fallen ...




Charges dismissed against Okinawa-based Marine accused of sexual assault - Stars and Stripes
Charges dismissed against Okinawa-based Marine accused of sexual assault  Stars and Stripes

Sgt. Morgan Bergdahl was scheduled to appear for the start of court-martial proceedings on four counts of sexual assault and four of abusive sexual contact.




'Surviving R. Kelly' docuseries followed by 20 percent surge sexual-assault hotline calls - NBC News
'Surviving R. Kelly' docuseries followed by 20 percent surge sexual-assault hotline calls  NBC News

The Lifetime docuseries 'Surviving R. Kelly' that aired Thursday through Saturday was followed by a 20 percent surge in calls to the Rape, Abuse and Incest ...




Man placed on community control in sexual assault case - Defiance Crescent News
Man placed on community control in sexual assault case  Defiance Crescent News

A Defiance man was sentenced Wednesday in Defiance County Common Pleas Court to community control in a sexual assault case.




Mario Batali Cleared of Sexual Assault Accusations - 9&10 News
Mario Batali Cleared of Sexual Assault Accusations  9&10 News

A celebrity chef and a part-time Northern Michigan resident has been cleared in a sexual assault investigation. New York City police closed two sexual assault ...




Sexual assault of woman waiting at bus stop caught on video by Santa Ana bus camera - KFSN-TV
Sexual assault of woman waiting at bus stop caught on video by Santa Ana bus camera  KFSN-TV

A woman who was waiting for a bus in Santa Ana was sexually assaulted by a suspect and it was caught on video by a bus camera.




Former West Side charter school coach charged with sexually assaulting 2 students - WLS-TV
Former West Side charter school coach charged with sexually assaulting 2 students  WLS-TV

A former basketball coach at a charter school on the West Side is charged with sexually assaulting two students, prosecutors said Wednesday.




More Charges Filed Against Doctor Accused of Sexual Assault - Flathead Beacon
More Charges Filed Against Doctor Accused of Sexual Assault  Flathead Beacon

BUTTE — Prosecutors have filed additional felony charges against a longtime Butte physician who is accused of sexually assaulting female patients.




Michael Jackson’s Estate Slams New Sundance Documentary Alleging Sexual Abuse of Children - PEOPLE.com
Michael Jackson’s Estate Slams New Sundance Documentary Alleging Sexual Abuse of Children  PEOPLE.com

Michael Jackson's estate has called a new documentary about the King of Pop "an outrageous and pathetic attempt to exploit and cash in on Michael Jackson"




Stung by Scandal, Duke U. Retooled Its Sexual-Assault Policies. Here's Why It's Still Falling Short. - The Chronicle of Higher Education
Stung by Scandal, Duke U. Retooled Its Sexual-Assault Policies. Here's Why It's Still Falling Short.  The Chronicle of Higher Education

An embarrassing series of cases shows the challenges that colleges face in meting out justice to students.




Woman's kindness ends in sexual assault, robbery | News - Palo Alto Online
Woman's kindness ends in sexual assault, robbery | News  Palo Alto Online

A woman was sexually assaulted and robbed by a man who asked her for spare change as she entered her car in downtown Palo Alto early Monday morning, ...




Copper Cellar employee sues owner for sexual harassment - WVLT.TV
Copper Cellar employee sues owner for sexual harassment  WVLT.TV

The suit, filed in Knox County Circuit Court on January 9, outlines what plaintiff Ana Tipton-Budzynski claims is “a severe and pervasive sexual harassment ...




Former Oriana House recovery coach heading to prison for sexual assault - Akron Beacon Journal
Former Oriana House recovery coach heading to prison for sexual assault  Akron Beacon Journal

A former recovery coach at Oriana House is headed to prison for sexual assault.Todd A. Mathews, 43, pleaded guilty Nov. 8 under an agreement with ...




Towkio Faces Sexual Assault Allegation, Responds - Pitchfork
Towkio Faces Sexual Assault Allegation, Responds  Pitchfork

A woman alleges that the Chicago rapper had sex with her without her consent in 2016. He denies the claim.




Vermont man arrested in Pennsylvania after alleged kidnapping, sexual assault, and car theft - Boston.com
Vermont man arrested in Pennsylvania after alleged kidnapping, sexual assault, and car theft  Boston.com

A Vermont man is in police custody after officials say he allegedly forced a woman and her child into their car outside of the Mall of New Hampshire, sexually ...




Police: 2 suspects arrested in Hyatt Place robbery, sexual assault of female clerk - WSMV Nashville
Police: 2 suspects arrested in Hyatt Place robbery, sexual assault of female clerk  WSMV Nashville

Police have arrested the two men who they say robbed the Hyatt Place hotel near Brentwood on Tuesday.




Enfield Man Enters Plea In Sexual Assault Case - Enfield, CT Patch
Enfield Man Enters Plea In Sexual Assault Case  Enfield, CT Patch

Enfield Man Enters Plea In Sexual Assault Case - Enfield, CT - A one-time RHAM High School teacher reached a plea bargain on charges that he sexually ...




Another woman comes forth to accuse Pa. cop of sexual assault: Report - PennLive
Another woman comes forth to accuse Pa. cop of sexual assault: Report  PennLive

The woman is the third to make accusations the Luzerne County police officer, who is now facing his third set of charges.




SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT SKETCH: Sketch released of man accused of breaking into Gastonia home, sexually assaulting woman | WSOC-TV - WSOC Charlotte
SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT SKETCH: Sketch released of man accused of breaking into Gastonia home, sexually assaulting woman | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Gastonia police released a sketch of man they believe broke into an apartment and sexually assaulted a victim.




Meadville man sentenced for involvement in fatal shooting, sexual assault - Meadville Tribune
Meadville man sentenced for involvement in fatal shooting, sexual assault  Meadville Tribune

The final suspect involved in a 2017 fatal shooting at an Athens Township party who also admitted to a sexual assault at the event has been sentenced to state ...




Man who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault may have filmed alleged groping - NBC News
Man who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault may have filmed alleged groping  NBC News

The man who says that actor Kevin Spacey sexually groped him during an encounter at a Nantucket, Mass., bar two years ago apparently captured some of the ...




3D-printed gun activist Cody Wilson indicted for sexual assault - TechCrunch
3D-printed gun activist Cody Wilson indicted for sexual assault  TechCrunch

The state of Texas has indicted Cody Wilson, a 3D-printed gun rights activist who fought to allow makers to post and print guns, of sexual assault after he had ...




Eagle Rock man pleads no contest to sexual assault of child - Roanoke Times
Eagle Rock man pleads no contest to sexual assault of child  Roanoke Times

FINCASTLE — An Eagle Rock man has received a one-year jail sentence for aggravated sexual battery of a victim under the age of 13.




Grand Island Diocese priest formally charged with sexual assault. - KSNB Local 4
Grand Island Diocese priest formally charged with sexual assault.  KSNB Local 4

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - John Kakkuzhiyil has been charged with first degree sexual assault of an Ord woman. The assault allegedly happened in late ...




JD.com founder will not be charged with sexual assault - CNN
JD.com founder will not be charged with sexual assault  CNN

Minnesota prosecutors will not file sexual assault charges against Richard Liu, the billionaire CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com.




Police say ‘additional steps should have been taken’ in pursuit of sexual assault suspect - vtdigger.org
Police say ‘additional steps should have been taken’ in pursuit of sexual assault suspect  vtdigger.org

Vermont State Police say they failed to take appropriate action after being told Friday that a St. Johnsbury man fled a drug treatment facility. The man went on ...




Sexual Assault Hotline Receives Call Surge Following 'Surviving R. Kelly' Series - Billboard
Sexual Assault Hotline Receives Call Surge Following 'Surviving R. Kelly' Series  Billboard

After the airing of Lifetime's six-part docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network's sexual crisis hotline received 20 percent more ...




Letter carrier reports she was sexually assaulted in West Oak Lane - WPVI-TV
Letter carrier reports she was sexually assaulted in West Oak Lane  WPVI-TV

Federal agents with the US Postal Inspection *Service* are assisting Philadelphia police in the investigation.




Kevin Spacey faces criminal complaint in alleged sex assault at Nantucket bar - The Boston Globe
Kevin Spacey faces criminal complaint in alleged sex assault at Nantucket bar  The Boston Globe

Actor Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge in an alleged sexual assault of the teenage son of former Boston news anchor Heather Unruh at a Nantucket bar in ...




Orangeburg Sheriff's Office makes arrest in 2018 sexual assault case - ABC NEWS 4
Orangeburg Sheriff's Office makes arrest in 2018 sexual assault case  ABC NEWS 4

The Orangeburg Sheriff's Office says a Springfield man has been arrested in a 2018 sexual and physical assault case. 25-year-old Michael Corbitt has been ...




38 Pa. schools receive state grants to combat campus sexual assault - PennLive
38 Pa. schools receive state grants to combat campus sexual assault  PennLive

Gov. Tom Wolf announced the third round of "It's On Us' grants to combat campus sexual assaults at a news conference. Standing behind him (from left) are ...




Juvenile arrested in relation to sexual assault of elderly woman in Southlawn neighborhood - KCBD
Juvenile arrested in relation to sexual assault of elderly woman in Southlawn neighborhood  KCBD

A juvenile has been arrested in connection to the sexual assault of an elderly woman in Southlawn that took place in December.




Officials: If you're a victim of sexual assault, report it - KGBT-TV
Officials: If you're a victim of sexual assault, report it  KGBT-TV

This week, Cameron County Sheriff Eddie Lucio told CBS 4 the department is looking for a man accused of the sexual assault of a child. "Someone that does this ...





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