Sexual Assault

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 file photo, Tommy Robinson the former leader of the far-right EDL "English Defence League" group arrives for an appearance at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. UK Independence Party chief Gerard Batten on Friday Nov. 23, 2018, appointed far-right activist Robinson to be the party's adviser on "rape gangs and prison reform." (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
November 23, 2018 - 10:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage called Friday for the party's current chief to be ousted for appointing far-right activist Tommy Robinson as an adviser. UKIP chief Gerard Batten has named English Defense League founder Robinson — whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-...
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FILE - This 2018 file photo provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office shows Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, who was arrested Aug. 31, 2018, in Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, jail records show. Nearly three months after Liu was arrested in Minneapolis on allegations of rape, there is still no word on whether he will face criminal charges. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
November 22, 2018 - 12:33 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's been nearly three months since Chinese billionaire Richard Liu was arrested in Minneapolis on allegations he raped a university student, and there's still no word on whether he will face criminal charges. Prosecutors say Liu's wealth has nothing to do with their...
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Authorities investigate the scene at a Catholic Supply store where a gunman went into the religious supply store, sexually assaulted at least one woman and shot a woman in the head, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Ballwin, Mo. (Johanna Huckeba/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
November 22, 2018 - 9:56 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man has been charged with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a religious supplies shop. The arrest of 53-year-old Thomas Bruce ended a two-day manhunt that followed the brazen Monday...
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Authorities investigate the scene at a Catholic Supply store where a gunman went into the religious supply store, sexually assaulted at least one woman and shot a woman in the head, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Ballwin, Mo. (Johanna Huckeba/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 7:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man was charged Wednesday with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a suburban St. Louis religious supplies shop. The arrest of 53-year-old Thomas Bruce, of Imperial, ended a two-day manhunt that followed the...
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Authorities investigate the scene at a Catholic Supply store where a gunman went into the religious supply store, sexually assaulted at least one woman and shot a woman in the head, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Ballwin, Mo. (Johanna Huckeba/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 6:01 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the fatal attack at a Catholic supply store in St. Louis County (all times local): 5 p.m. Prosecutors have charged a 53-year-old man with first-degree murder, armed criminal action, sodomy and other counts in a sexual assault and fatal shooting...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2018 file photo, Roxanne White, whose aunt was murdered in 1996, sings and drums a women's warrior and honor song created for missing and murdered indigenous women, before joining a search in Valier, Mont., for Ashley HeavyRunner Loring, who disappeared last year from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Federal figures show the number of Indian Country crimes that the U.S. Justice Department prosecutes has not shown significant change in recent years, despite new programs and attempts to boost public safety on reservations and prosecution rates sexual assaults and other crimes. The Justice Department report released Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, shows U.S. attorneys' offices declined to prosecute 37 percent of the total number Indian Country cases they considered resolved in 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
November 21, 2018 - 1:27 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department's track record for prosecuting Indian Country crimes has not significantly changed in recent years, even amid programs and attempts to boost both public safety and prosecutions on tribal lands, according to federal figures released Wednesday. In...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2016 file photo, mourners carry the casket of Karina Vetrano from St. Helen's Church following her funeral in the Howard Beach section of the Queens borough of New York. The trial of a man accused of killing Vetrano, a New York City woman who was sexually attacked while jogging near her family's home, has ended in a hung jury. A judge late Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, granted a mistrial after the jury said it was split after just a day and a half of deliberations. (Steven Sunshine/Newsday via AP, File)
November 20, 2018 - 11:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of a man accused of killing a woman who was sexually attacked while running near her family's New York City home ended in a hung jury late Tuesday. Judge Michael Aloise in Queens granted a mistrial after the jury sent him a note saying it was split after just a day and a...
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perverted midtown burglar
NYPD
November 20, 2018 - 11:17 am
A deranged burglar groped a man while he slept in his own apartment, according to cops.
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November 19, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors pushed back Monday against Harvey Weinstein's latest attempt to have the criminal case against him dismissed, saying there is "ample evidence" to move forward with the sexual assault charges against the former Hollywood producer. In new court filings, the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2011 file photo, Paul Gascoigne attends the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park, Newcastle, England. Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train. Gascoigne is to appear at a nearby court on Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)
November 19, 2018 - 8:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train. The 51-year-old Gascoigne, who has struggled with alcohol and mental-health problems, was arrested at Durham station on Aug. 20. British Transport Police say Gascoigne "was...
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