Sexual Assault

Katie Godwin, mother of fallen Florence County Sheriff's Investigator Farrah Turner, is escorted by an official before the funeral for her daughter, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at the Florence Center in Florence, S.C. Turner died from injuries she sustained in the line of duty on Wednesday, Oct. 3. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
October 28, 2018 - 5:36 pm
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff's deputy who died from wounds suffered in a mass shooting earlier this month was remembered Sunday at her funeral as a dedicated peace officer who always had a smile. The funeral for Florence County Sheriff's Investigator Farrah Turner, 36, drew...
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This Aug. 21, 2018 photo, provided by the University of Utah, shows Lauren McCluskey, a member of the University of Utah cross country and track and field team. McCluskey, a University of Utah student was shot and killed on campus by a former boyfriend Melvin Rowland, who was found dead hours later inside a church Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, authorities said. (Steve C. Wilson/University of Utah via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 8:08 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sex offender parolee who killed a University of Utah student and track athlete had been lurking on campus for days trying to confront the woman who had broken up with him weeks earlier when she discovered his criminal background, authorities said Thursday. Melvin Rowland, 37...
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Attendees listen to a speaker at a vigil for slain Pullman High School graduate and University of Utah communications major and track athlete, Lauren McCluskey, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Pullman, Wash. Police said Melvin Rowland, 37, fatally shot 21-year-old McCluskey of Pullman, on Monday night on the university campus and then killed himself in a church as officers closed in. (Kai Eiselein/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 1:23 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sex offender who killed a University of Utah student he briefly dated once said at a parole hearing that he was a womanizer who manipulated women to get what he wanted. Melvin Rowland said he was attracted to teenage girls and vulnerable women, and sought to manipulate those...
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October 24, 2018 - 11:42 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A lawsuit alleging sexual assault has been filed against opera singer David Daniels, who is also a University of Michigan professor. A student at the university claims in the lawsuit in U.S. District Court that Daniels groped him, sent sexual photos and videos of himself, and...
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This Aug. 21, 2018 photo, provided by the University of Utah, shows Lauren McCluskey, a member of the University of Utah cross country and track and field team. McCluskey, a University of Utah student was shot and killed on campus by a former boyfriend Melvin Rowland, who was found dead hours later inside a church Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, authorities said. (Steve C. Wilson/University of Utah via AP)
October 23, 2018 - 8:56 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah student and track athlete who was shot and killed on campus by a former boyfriend had filed a police complaint against him after she learned he was a sex offender and broke off the relationship, authorities said Tuesday. Investigators had been working to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby’s trial judge is rejecting the actor's bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing and directing him to file any appeals with the state Superior Court. Cosby is serving a three- to 10-year state prison term after a jury this year convicted him of drugging and molesting a woman at his home in 2004. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
October 23, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's trial judge has rejected his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing after "an exhausting review" of post-trial motions, prompting Camille Cosby to again accuse the judge of bias against her husband. The judge's ruling Tuesday led Cosby's lawyers to file their...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo attends a press conference at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Juventus will play a Champions League soccer match against Manchester United on Tuesday. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 3:51 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Speaking publicly for the first time since being accused of rape, Cristiano Ronaldo defended himself against the allegation and said Monday he is confident the truth will come out in the case. The soccer superstar has been accused of rape in the United States. Kathryn...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2018, file photo, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gestures during a news conference in Oakland, Calif. Schaaf says she has ordered an end to a police department's policy that forced job applicants to give it access to confidential records, including those that would disclose if they had been sexually assaulted. Schaaf said in a statement Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, she has also ordered a thorough review of the Oakland Police Department's hiring practices. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, file)
October 22, 2018 - 12:40 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has ordered an end to the city's police department's policy that forced job applicants to give it access to confidential records, including records that disclosed whether they had been sexually assaulted. Schaaf's order came after the San Francisco...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo heads the ball to hit the post during an Italian Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Genoa, at the Alliance stadium in Turin, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
October 22, 2018 - 9:53 am
MILAN (AP) — Despite his off-the-field turmoil, Cristiano Ronaldo is still scoring goals. His teammates, however, let Juventus down. Ronaldo has scored five goals in nine matches, and two in three matches since being accused of rape last month. On Saturday, Ronaldo gave Juventus the lead in the...
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October 21, 2018 - 6:48 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland, California, police department asks officer applicants to disclose whether they have been sexually assaulted, which appears to be a rare and potentially problematic inquiry, a newspaper reported Sunday. The San Francisco Chronicle queried police in the state's 10...
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