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U.S. Marshals arrest Delaware rape suspect in Virginia

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Police Release Sketch Of Wanted Rapist

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'Sweetheart Swindler' charged with rape, kidnapping, police say

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Military dad charged with raping, killing 9-month-old daughter

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Grand Bay man arrested in Tennessee for raping and killing daughter

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Tennessee father charged with raping and killing infant daughter

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Millbrook man charged with rape of minor
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Coasters that test for date rape drugs distributed to Tennessee bars
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Police arrest 16-year-old boy on suspicion of rape
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in Washington state arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of raping a jogger. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the Yakima City Police Department says a 19-year-old woman told police she was jogging Wednesday when a man attacked and raped her. The suspect ran off after the attack, and the woman ran to a parking lot at a nearby park for help   Read More ...
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Millbrook man arrested, charged with rape of minor
MILLBROOK, AL (WSFA) - A Thanksgiving day arrest of a Millbrook man was made after the suspect attempted to flee from police. Eric Eugene Thrasher, 40, has been arrested and charged with first-degree rape involving a minor, according to Millbrook Police Chief P.K. Johnson. According to Johnson, Thrasher attempted to flee from authorities after being approached within the 3600 block of Grandview Road   Read More ...
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Brazil striker Robinho given nine-year term for rape in Italy
MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian court sentenced former AC Milan and Brazil forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013. A Milan court ruled that Robinho and five other Brazilians assaulted the woman, who was 22 at the time, after plying her with alcohol in a discotheque   Read More ...
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Three high school football players rape 14-year-old girl at gunpoint outside Pa. fair, police say
Three 16-year-old boys from Manchester Township have been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint after leaving the York Fair. Sean Heisey, York Daily Record. YORK, Pa. — Three 16-year-old boys have been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint after leaving a Pennsylvania fair, according to court documents. Those arrests came at the end of a two-month investigation by the West York Police Department and the York County District Attorney's Office   Read More ...
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After 28 Years in Prison, a Guilty Plea Sets a Connecticut Man Free
NEW HAVEN — On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, Leroy Harris appeared in court and pleaded guilty to kidnapping and robbery. The plea was a legal fiction and everybody knew it. He knew it. The prosecutors knew it. The judge knew it, too. Nearly 30 years ago, Mr. Harris was convicted of raping a woman in this Connecticut city — a verdict he has been trying to reverse ever since   Read More ...
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Dubai executes Jordanian convicted of raping, killing child
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai has executed a 50-year-old Jordanian man convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing an 8-year-old boy. The government-run Dubai Media Office announced the execution on Thursday of Nidal Eisa Abdullah. It says Abdullah's execution came after Dubai's Court of Cassation, the emirate's highest court, rejected his appeal and upheld his death sentence. Abdullah kidnapped 8-year-old Obaida Ibrahim Sidgi Abdul Hadi from a workshop in the neighboring emirate of Sharjah in May 2016   Read More ...
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Dubai executes Jordanian convicted of raping, killing child
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai has executed a 50-year-old Jordanian man convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing an 8-year-old boy. The government-run Dubai Media Office announced the execution on Thursday of Nidal Eisa Abdullah. It says Abdullah's execution came after Dubai's Court of Cassation, the emirate's highest court, rejected his appeal and upheld his death sentence. Abdullah kidnapped 8-year-old Obaida Ibrahim Sidgi Abdul Hadi from a workshop in the neighboring emirate of Sharjah in May 2016   Read More ...
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3 high school football players charged with raping teen girl
WEST YORK, Pa. – Three high school football players have been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint after she left a Pennsylvania town fair. The York Daily Record reports the 16-year-old boys from the Central York High School football team are charged as adults. The girl says she was with friends at the York Fair on Sept. 16 and the boys followed them   Read More ...
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3 high school football players charged with raping teen girl
WEST YORK, Pa. (AP) — Three high school football players have been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint after she left a Pennsylvania town fair. The York Daily Record reports the 16-year-old boys from the Central York High School football team are charged as adults. The girl says she was with friends at the York Fair on Sept. 16 and the boys followed them   Read More ...
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Oklahoma appeals court tosses life sentence in rape case
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A life-without-parole sentence for a man convicted of raping an elderly Nowata County woman has been thrown out by an Oklahoma appeals court that cited "alarming" prosecutorial misconduct during closing arguments. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday vacated the sentences of Travis Dillion Barnes for first-degree rape and burglary. The court said the prosecutor's commentary on Barnes' right to a trial was "nothing short of alarming   Read More ...
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Oklahoma appeals court tosses life sentence in rape case
OKLAHOMA CITY – A life-without-parole sentence for a man convicted of raping an elderly Nowata County woman has been thrown out by an Oklahoma appeals court that cited “alarming” prosecutorial misconduct during closing arguments. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday vacated the sentences of Travis Dillion Barnes for first-degree rape and burglary. In its unanimous opinion, the court said the prosecutor’s commentary on Barnes’ right to a trial was “nothing short of alarming   Read More ...
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Ex-DeKalb corrections officer convicted of rape may be hiding in South Georgia
Charles Pinckney has been on the run since Oct. 27, the day of closing arguments in his trial, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported. Pinckney was convicted and subsequently sentenced to 45 years for raping a 15-year-old girl inside his Atlanta home in December 2016. Pinckney has immediate family in the Glynn County area and “there is credible information he is in the area,” officials said in a Facebook post   Read More ...
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Man who abducted Hines Park jogger, tried to rape her, faces 16-35 years in prison
Floyd Galloway's name has also been connected to Danielle Stislicki's disappearance, though he has not been criminally charged in that case. A man accused of abducting a jogger and attempting to rape her in Hines Park last summer reversed course Tuesday, opting to take a plea deal he previously rejected and which will send him to prison for at least 16 years   Read More ...
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U.S. Marshals arrest Delaware rape suspect in Virginia
A 31-year-old-man suspected of child rape and wanted in Delaware was arrested in Richmond, Virginia.   Read More ...
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Police Release Sketch Of Wanted Rapist
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade Police have released the sketch of a wanted rapist who attacked his victim while she was sitting inside a friend’s car in Southwest Miami-Dade. According to investigators, the victim was in a car in a parking lot at SW 72 Street and 157 Avenue on November 16 at 5:30am. The man suddenly entered the vehicle and stated in Spanish, “they abandoned you   Read More ...
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'Sweetheart Swindler' charged with rape, kidnapping, police say
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Man convicted of statutory rape of 15-year-old in Atlanta sought in Glynn County
BRUNSWICK, GA. | A former corrections officer who absconded from his trial in Atlanta where he was convicted of statutory rape may be in Glynn County where he has family, police said. The U.S. Marshals Service is seeking Charles Barry Pinckney, 26, who had been a corrections officer in DeKalb County and was on trial in Fulton County when he didn’t appear for the final day of his trial, according to news reports   Read More ...
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Medical license suspended of physician assistant accused of rape
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A physician assistant accused of raping a young girl had his medical license suspended. In September, at the family practice clinic where he worked in Cedar Crest after the girl claimed he abused her for months. Beverly is also being sued by Bank of America. Court documents show that he and his partner who own the clinic have failed to make payments on the property   Read More ...
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NYPD captain who's 'not too worried' about date rape to be promoted
An NYPD captain who once dismissed date rape as not as serious as “true stranger rapes” will be promoted Tuesday, the Daily News has learned. Capt. Peter Rose, the commanding officer of the 94th Precinct, will be named a Deputy Inspector, the department confirmed Monday. “Capt. Peter Rose is being recognized for his accomplishments as an executive and was selected for a promotion from captain to deputy inspector," Deputy Chief Timothy Trainor, an NYPD spokesman, said   Read More ...
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2 men serving life sentences for rape, murder released
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago men who were serving life sentences for a 1994 rape and murder have been released from prison based on DNA evidence exonerating them. Nevest Coleman on Monday walked out of Hill Correctional Center in Galesburg with his defense counsel. His family members, including a daughter who was 2-years-old when he was incarcerated, cheered as he approached   Read More ...
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Cold case reopened, DNA links Louisiana inmate to 1997 rape
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — Louisiana officials say DNA links an Avoyelles Parish inmate to a rape 20 years ago. Forty-one-year-old Lorenoza Danela Carlos is serving 20 years for a holdup committed in 2004. KPLC-TV reports that he was arrested Nov. 15 on a charge of aggravated rape. That attack was in Lake Charles in 1997. Deputy Chief Mark Kraus says Lake Charles police began re-investigating the case in May   Read More ...
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Lena Dunham: Believe rape victims, except the one who accused my friend
Lena Dunham has issued a statement in support of a former writer on her show “Girls” who was accused of rape Friday by a young actress named Aurora Perrineau. Perrineau claims she met producer and writer Murray Miller in 2012 when she was just 17-years-old. Friday, the Wrap reported that Perrineau had reported her allegation to police in Los Angeles: The actress was with two friends, she said, and Miller asked one of them for a ride home “because he was drunk,” and the group agreed   Read More ...
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Courageous woman fights off would-be rapist in Brooklyn after getting thrown to the ground
A brave woman managed to fight off a creep who threw her to the ground and tried to rape her in Brooklyn, cops said. The 36-year-old victim was walking on Bath Ave. near 20th Ave. in Bensonhurst when her attacker jumped her from behind about 2:50 a.m. Wednesday, police said. He covered her mouth with his hand as he shoved her to the ground   Read More ...
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US Army combat medic accused of raping one of his twin 9-month-old daughters before strangling her to death
A United States Army medic has been accused of raping one of his twin nine-month-old daughters before strangling her to death. Christopher Paul Conway, 22, was charged with aggravated rape and homicide earlier this week. Police in Clarksville, Texas, had been called to a property to help a family administer CPR to a child at 7.19am on Tuesday morning, November 14   Read More ...
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Man charged with raping, killing 13-month-old Conneaut girl gets $1 million bond
ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio - Bond was set at $1 million for a Conneaut man accused of raping and killing a 13-month-old girl last month. Gurto made his first appearance in Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court Friday afternoon. Gurto, 37, is charged with two counts of aggravated murder, three counts of murder and one count each of rape, felonious assault and domestic violence in the Oct   Read More ...
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Rape victim asks Sen. Franken to take his name off bill inspired by her story
Abby Honold was violently raped in 2014 by another student at the University of Minnesota. Her rapist, Daniel Drill-Mellum, pleaded guilty to raping Honold and another female student last year and was sentenced to 6 years in prison. Honold discovered that her rapist had interned for Sen. Al Franken and so she decided to approach Franken with her story. From the Washington Post: Franken, moved by Honold’s story, worked with her to draft a Senate bill that would provide federal funding for special law enforcement training on interviewing victims of trauma   Read More ...
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Bison man initially charged with attempted murder in kidnapping and rape case
The Bison, South Dakota, grain elevator owner who is free on a $1 million cash bond and facing charges of kidnapping and raping a woman was charged initially with trying to murder her, according to court documents. Richard Seidel was arrested after allegedly attacking the woman on Nov. 2 in Bison. He was jailed in Sturgis for about 10 days before posting a $1 million cash-only bond   Read More ...
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Ex-Wilson Central coach, teacher found guilty of statutory rape by authority figure
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Oklahoma Science Teacher, 22, Charged with Rape of Teenage Student After Police Barge In
A 22-year-old science teacher from Oklahoma was charged with rape after sheriff’s deputies barged in on a tryst she had allegedly set up with a teenage student. Hunter Day, of Yukon, admitted to exchanging explicit texts with the boy, a student in her chemistry class at Yukon Public Schools, after police discovered her in her home surrounded by scented candles on Wednesday, the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office said   Read More ...
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Man freed 45 years after being wrongly convicted of rape
(WVLA) A wrongfully convicted man in Louisiana was freed Wednesday after more than 45 years in prison. Wilbert Jones exited the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison at noon Wednesday, with a heavy helping of gumbo and potato salad waiting at his family's home. Jones, now 65, was 19 in 1971 when police arrested him on suspicion of abducting and raping a nurse at the Baton Rouge General parking lot   Read More ...
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Rolling Stone slams defamation claim in University of Virginia rape story
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rolling Stone is defending itself against a defamation lawsuit over a discredited article about a University of Virginia gang rape. The magazine argues in court documents that members of a UVA fraternity knew about discrepancies in the woman's claim weeks before the article's publication. Rolling Stone says that by choosing to keep problems with the woman's account a secret, fraternity members misled the magazine and now cannot claim they were defamed   Read More ...
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Sen. Al Franken championed a Minnesota rape survivor's bill. Now she wants a new sponsor.
It was on a November evening in 2014, after a tailgate party on her University of Minnesota campus, that Abby Honold was brutally raped by a fellow student. Despite going to the hospital in an ambulance with bruises and bite marks, despite reporting everything to police, it would take more than a year for Honold to find justice.   Read More ...
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Charges certified for former UVA student — grandson of Gov. Dalton — accused of rape, sodomy
A former University of Virginia student and grandson of a Virginia governor who was charged in June with the rape and sodomy of another student appeared in court Thursday for a judge to decide if the case should advance to a higher court. Stephen Dalton Baril, 20, stood quietly next to his attorneys as Charlottesville Detective Regine Wright-Settle walked the court through the victim’s account   Read More ...
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His Rape Conviction Tossed Out, Louisiana Man Is Free After 45 Years
Photo With his 1974 rape conviction recently thrown out by a judge, Wilbert Jones of Louisiana walked out of the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison this week after nearly half a century behind bars. Freed on $2,000 bail on Wednesday, Mr. Jones, 65, greeted family members in the prison’s parking lot, where he smiled and told reporters that he was ready to “enjoy life” and “praise God   Read More ...
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New details released in Yukon High School teacher’s arrest for second-degree rape
YUKON, Okla. - We're learning more information about the arrest of a teacher at Yukon High School. On Thursday, officials with the Canadian County Sheriff's Office announced that they had arrested 22-year-old Hunter Day, a teacher at Yukon High School. Deputies say that the investigation began after they received a complaint by parents who said that Day was having inappropriate contact with their son   Read More ...
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Charged with kidnapping, raping woman, Bison man free on $1M cash bond
A Bison, South Dakota, man posted $1 million in cash to bond out after being charged with kidnapping and raping a woman on Nov. 2. The charges include a possible sentence of life in prison. A grand jury in Perkins County has indicted Richard Seidel, 55, charging him with using a gun to kidnap, assault and rape a woman on Nov   Read More ...
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Judge overturns rape conviction, frees man after 45 years in prison
(CNN)After nearly 46 years in a Louisiana prison, Wilbert Jones became a free man Wednesday after a judge overturned his conviction in a 1971 rape case. You could call it a belated birthday gift. Jones turned 65 on November 1. Jones was convicted of raping a nurse after abducting her from outside a Baton Rouge hospital on October 2, 1971. He was arrested, tried and subsequently sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole   Read More ...
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Military dad charged with raping, killing 9-month-old daughter
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