Sydney attack victims include a mother who saved her baby and a Chinese grad student

[ad_1] SYDNEY — The people killed and wounded by an assailant at a Sydney shopping mall were mostly women. A police officer shot and killed the man who had attacked people at the busy Westfield Bondi Junction mall, and his family said he had a long history of schizophrenia, lacked social skills and had a … Read more

Urgent care worker accused of sexual assaults while claiming falsely to be a nurse in Philly suburbs

[ad_1] NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A dozen additional victims have told police they were victimized by a medical assistant who falsely said he was nurse when they sought treatment in recent months at an urgent care facility outside Philadelphia, police said in filing new sexual assault charges. Ramon Garcia, 33, was accused on Thursday of two … Read more

University of Washington football player arrested, charged with raping 2 women

[ad_1] SEATTLE — A University of Washington football player has been arrested and charged with raping two women in Seattle and court documents say he played in two College Football Playoff games for the school after at least one of the allegations was known to the university. Seattle police officers arrested 18-year-old Tylin “Tybo” Rogers … Read more

Lawsuit naming Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs as co-defendant alleges his son sexually assaulted woman on yacht

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit that names Sean “Diddy” Combs as a co-defendant alleges that his son Christian “King” Combs sexually assaulted a woman working on a yacht chartered by his father. The suit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court says that Sean Combs created the circumstances that led to the assault, and … Read more

Iowa attorney general not finished with audit that’s holding up contraception money for rape victims

[ad_1] DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa attorney general’s office said it is still working on an audit of its victim services that has held up emergency contraception funding for victims of sexual assault despite having a completed draft in hand. Attorney General Brenna Bird, a Republican, paused the funding while awaiting the results of … Read more

Authorities searched Diddy’s properties as part of a sex trafficking probe. Here’s what to know

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — In the first nine months of 2023, Sean “Diddy” Combs triumphantly performed at the MTV VMAs, released an R&B album that garnered a Grammy nomination and was a suitor to buy the BET network. But several lawsuits filed late last year raised allegations of sexual assault and rape against Combs — … Read more

Sean “Diddy” Combs’ LA and Miami homes raided by law enforcement, officials say

[ad_1] Sean “Diddy” Combs’ homes in Los Angeles and Miami have been raided by Homeland Security Investigations agents and other law enforcement officers due to a possible ongoing sex trafficking investigation, U.S. officials confirmed Monday.  “Earlier today, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York executed law enforcement actions as part of an ongoing investigation, with assistance … Read more

The first ‘cyberflasher’ is convicted under England’s new law and gets more than 5 years in prison

[ad_1] LONDON — England’s first convicted cyberflasher was sentenced Tuesday to 5 1/2 years in prison after sending unsolicited photos of his genitals to a teenage girl and a woman. Nicholas Hawkes, 39, a convicted sex offender, was the first person in England and Wales convicted of violating the Online Safety Act, which went into … Read more

Online influencer Andrew Tate detained in Romania, handed UK arrest warrant, his spokesperson says

[ad_1] BUCHAREST, Romania — Online influencer Andrew Tate was detained in Romania and handed an arrest warrant issued by British authorities, his spokesperson said Tuesday. Tate, 37, and his brother Tristan Tate were detained Monday evening for 24 hours on allegations of sexual aggression in a U.K. case dating back to 2012-2015, spokesperson Mateea Petrescu … Read more

Liberty University will pay $14 million fine for student safety violations

[ad_1] Liberty University has agreed to pay an unprecedented $14 million fine for the Christian school’s failure to disclose information about crimes on its campus and for its treatment of sexual assault survivors, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday. The fine is by far the largest ever levied under the Clery Act, a law … Read more