TV personality Adam Savage’s sister has accused him of repeatedly raping her for years in the late 1970s. In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, the woman, named Miranda Pacchiana, 51, alleges that Savage abused her repeatedly between the ages of 7 and 10 years old.
For the first time, a former police officer pleaded guilty Monday to committing a series of rapes and murders across California in the 1970s and 1980s that were attributed to the elusive “Golden State Killer.”
Outrage has been sparked in Colombia after a 13-year-old girl was gang-raped by seven soldiers from the country’s army last weekend.
A Waynesville police officer will face criminal charges after a grand jury indicted him on multiple sex charges, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.
Adult film star Ron Jeremy was charged with raping three women and sexually assaulting a fourth, Los Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday.
A former Vanderbilt football equipment manager is accusing former Commodores linebacker Charles Wright of raping her, according to posts on Twitter.
A Waynesville police officer has been charged with rape and other sex crimes involving eight suspected victims for offenses prosecutors said happened before he was hired by the department, court records show
Former “That ’70s Show” star faces up to 45 years in prison if convicted
A Fontana police officer is on paid leave after his arrest for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl four years ago, authorities said Saturday.
A man is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl and then threatening her mother after she reported it to police, according to arrest records.
For survivors of sexual assault, the impact and trauma of the attack is likely to stick with them for a lifetime. It may be disheartening to learn that many states have a limitation on the length of time prosecutors can charge a perpetrator with rape or sexual abuse, and some states have such extensive backlogs of rape kits, that it could take years to process a rape kit. In Texas, the statute of limitations on sexual abuse or rape of an adult is ten years, so if DNA from your rape kit matches with a rapist 11 years after your assault, you may never see justice.
Hennepin County prosecutors said Friday they have filed four additional charges against a Ham Lake man suspected in a string of sex crimes in the Minneapolis area, bringing the total number of cases to nine.
A 66-year-old Florida man was charged Monday in a brutal rape and murder case that has gone unsolved for over three decades. Using DNA evidence from semen taken off a bed in a Los Angeles-area motel, investigators tracked down Manuel Fraga-Madan — now living in Hialeah, Florida — as one of two alleged perpetrators of the 1984 attacks.
A Queensland man accused of torturing, burning and raping a woman over a period of 23 days is facing a possible life sentence.
A man with a ‘devil gremlin’ tattoo is being sought by police after a teen was dragged into the bushes and raped in south-east London.
Sandeep Goel, Director-General of Tihar jail, confirmed to reporters outside the prison that the four convicts had been hanged together at 5.30 a.m.
India was rocked by the brutal nature of the gangrape and murder in December 2012, which led to a major reform in rape laws. Tens of thousands of students took to the streets, putting pressure on the then UPA government to act swiftly.
The four convicts in the December 16, 2012, gangrape and murder case are set to be hanged at Tihar Jail at 5.30 am Friday, after the Supreme Court, the High Court as well as a lower court in the Capital Thursday rejected their pleas seeking a stay.
In a late-night hearing, the Delhi High Court held that the grounds raised by the counsel of the convicts, including that one of them is a juvenile, had already been dealt with by courts.
His defense is currently being handled only by the Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office, which says it is overwhelmed by the voluminous evidence in the case
A nine-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and strangulated on the outskirts of her village in Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh on March 10 succumbed to her injuries, police said.
In the documentary, Feldman alleges that Haim – who died in 2010 aged 38 – told him that Sheen raped him when they were making the 1986 Steven Spielberg film Lucas.
Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison Wednesday for his rape and criminal sex act convictions following an emotional trial that was a landmark moment in the #MeToo era. Weinstein was convicted Feb. 24 of rape in the third degree for assaulting aspiring actress Jessica Mann in a New York City hotel room in 2013, and of committing a criminal sex act for forcing oral sex on former production assistant Mimi Haley in 2006.
While convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein waits to hear how many years he’ll spend in prison, he’ll be living at the one of the most notorious jail complexes in the United States — Rikers Island.
Prosecutors in Sacramento are continuing to investigate Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist suspect Joseph James DeAngelo for a series of rapes in seven California counties and are seeking five fresh DNA samples from him as part of their efforts to convict him in their ongoing case, according to new court filings.
Anthony Sampieri will die in jail after raping a seven-year-old girl in a “horrifying and degrading” attack inside a public toilet at a Sydney dance studio.
Two men who drugged and sexually assaulted a 24-year-old woman for hours inside a now-shuttered Toronto bar have each been sentenced to nine years in prison.
Henri Piette was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping his stepdaughter in 1997
A man who died of a drug overdose after racking up arrests for assault and attempted murder and other crimes has been linked to a decades-old California cold case murder through DNA and genetic genealogy.
Grammy award-winning singer Duffy has revealed she was drugged and raped after being held captive by an attacker.
An Uber driver in southern Oregon is suspected of locking a passenger inside his car and raping her, according to police and court records.
Harvey Weinstein, the once-powerful Hollywood mogul, was found guilty of rape in the third degree Monday
A woman cut off a man’s penis as he allegedly tried to rape her in Pakistan.
The woman told police she was alone in her house in the central province of Punjab when the alleged attacker entered.
The 25-year-old claims the man began attempting to rape her, prompting her to run to the kitchen and grab a knife in self-defense.
Paul Brown, also known as Paul D Smart, was convicted of 15 counts of rape relating to six women and six counts of voyeurism relating to five others at Exeter Crown Court.
The lead defense attorney in Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual assault trial said in an interview that she has never been sexually assaulted “because I would never put myself in that position.”
A woman in China has scared away a would-be sex offender during the coronavirus outbreak by pretending to cough and telling him that she was from Wuhan.
The 25-year-old suspect was taken into police custody after the child’s parents reported the incident, police told the Press Trust of India.
In the January 20, 2020, issue of The New Yorker, I wrote about Brittany Smith, a woman from Stevenson, Alabama, who, in January, 2018, shot and killed a man who she said had raped her, threatened her life in her home, and then attacked her brother after he arrived to help.
Ignoring defense pleas for another year to prepare for the Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist case, a Sacramento judge Wednesday ordered a preliminary hearing for Joseph James DeAngelo to commence on May 12, more than two years after his arrest.
Cape Fear Valley Medical Center admitted it mistakenly sent bills for rape kits to rape victims. Officials said it was an error that happened while switching to a new electronic record system last year.
There are new clues into the criminal mind of alleged Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo.
Ashraq Haji Hamid was just 14 when she was abducted by Isis, separated from her family, and sold on for 100 dollars as a sex slave.
One of Florida’s most hunted criminals — a notorious sex fiend known as the “Pillowcase Rapist” who terrorized more than four dozen women in the 1980s — has been caught, according to reports.
A Delhi gym owner accused of double murder was allegedly addicted to drugs and was arrested in a rape case in 2016, police said, adding that he was out on bail when he allegedly killed 22-year-old Deepti Goyal and cab driver Devendra Singh.
The ABC has apologised for a blunder which saw the names and faces of abuse victims identified in a preview for an upcoming documentary about the Me Too movement without their consent.
The boy, 17, is on trial accused of the attempted murder and rape of the girl, the mother of his child, who was 16 at the time.
A serial rapist who met victims through a dating website will serve an extra two-and-a-half years in prison for sex attacks on five more women.
Phillip Wayne Lett’s 26-and-a-half-year jail sentence will end on June 23 for murdering six-year-old Damien Luke Noyes in Sydney’s west, in 1992 and raping a young boy between 1988 and 1992.