For a Male Sexual Assault Survivor, Justice Won in Court Does Not Equal Healing

[ad_1] When Sam Schultz was sexually assaulted, it felt like a part of them died. It took eight years and the burgeoning #MeToo movement to spur them to go public and make a police report, and an additional five years for their attackers to plead guilty. Now, as much as Schultz hopes there’s a reckoning … Read more

A Mom Chose an Off-The-Grid School for Safety From COVID. No One Protected Her Kid From the Teacher

[ad_1] BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When Raynesha Cummings enrolled her three teenagers in a private school, she hoped to keep them safe from COVID-19. It was small, with no frills — there was just one teacher and the school didn’t serve lunch — but it worked for her family, at least initially. Her son … Read more

Kenosha Man Gets Life in Prison for Fatally Stabbing His Father, Stepmother With a Machete in 2021

[ad_1] KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Kenosha man has been sentenced to life in prison after admitting to fatally stabbing his father and stepmother with a machete after they stopped him from sexually assaulting a teenager. A Kenosha County Circuit Court judge sentenced Jesus Medrano III on Monday to life in prison without the possibility … Read more

More Allegations Emerge About Former Missouri Police Officer Charged With Assaulting Arrestees

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities allege that a former suburban St. Louis police officer who is charged with sexually assaulting several arrestees also covertly took photos of people in public bathrooms. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 34-year-old Marcellis Blackwell, of St. Louis, is not charged with the latest allegation. But federal prosecutors discussed … Read more

Celebrities, Politicians Among Those Named in Sex Abuse Suits Filed Under NY’s Adult Survivors Act

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — For a year, New York‘s Adult Survivors Act suspended the usual legal deadlines to give sexual assault victims one last chance to file lawsuits over misconduct that occurred years or decades ago. By the time the law expired last week, more than 3,700 legal claims had been filed, with many … Read more

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Accused of Sexual Abuse by Two More Women

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Two more women have come forward to accuse Sean “Diddy” Combs of sexual abuse, one week after the music mogul settled a separate lawsuit with the singer Cassie that contained allegations of rape and physical abuse. Both of the new suits were filed Thursday on the eve of the expiration … Read more

Activists Call on France to Endorse a Consent-Based Rape Definition Across the Entire European Union

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Activists wearing masks depicting President Emmanuel Macron urged France on Thursday to change its position and endorse a law proposed by the European Union that would define rape as sex without consent in the bloc’s 27 countries. The demonstrators gathered in downtown Paris on the eve of International Day for the … Read more

Woman Alleges Jamie Foxx Sexually Assaulted Her at New York Bar, Actor Says It ‘Never Happened’

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has alleged in a lawsuit that actor, singer and comedian Jamie Foxx sexually assaulted her at a rooftop bar in New York in 2015, an incident the actor says “never happened.” The lawsuit filed Wednesday in state Supreme Court in Manhattan by a woman known in the documents … Read more

New York City Mayor Eric Adams Accused of 1993 Sexual Assault in Legal Filing

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 1993, according to a legal summons filed Wednesday. The three-page filing does not contain details of the alleged assault but names Adams, the transit bureau of the New York Police Department and the New York … Read more

An American Sexual Offender Convicted in Kenya 9 Years Ago Is Rearrested on New Assault Charges

[ad_1] NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An American man convicted of sexual offences in Kenya nine years ago was denied bail on new charges of defilement, months after he was mysteriously released from prison where he was serving a 50-year sentence. Terry Ray Krieger, 68, was arraigned on Tuesday evening in court in Mavoko County on … Read more