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  • More possible assault victims sought

    More possible assault victims sought
    The Orange County District Attorney is seeking the public's help in identifying more possible victims of a Laguna Niguel man who allegedly raped two women, including one from Laguna Beach, according to a news release. Babak "Bobby" Azadgilani, 26, was...
  • Ex-Ind. college athlete sentenced in rape

    Ex-Ind. college athlete sentenced in rape
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A former University of Saint Francis athlete has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in the rape of an incapacitated woman at a party. Twenty-three-year-old Troy Turner apologized during an Allen County court...
  • Jailing of Afghan women for 'moral' crimes is increasing, group says

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for “moral crimes” has risen by 50% in the last 18 months, an alarming statistic that reflects the Afghan government’s need to step up efforts to protect...
  • Sentence in Rice County rape case

    Sentence in Rice County rape case
    A Lyons man is sentenced to 17½ years in prison after pleading no contest to charges of rape and aggravated indecent liberties. 34 year old Jeffrey S. Redding was sentenced to a total of 210 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections by Chief Judge...
  • Former Campbell County sheriff's deputy found not guilty of rape

    Former Campbell County sheriff's deputy found not guilty of rape
    A Campbell County jury has acquitted a former sheriff's deputy of several serious charges. Samuel Candler, 27, was indicted last September on counts of rape, buying alcohol for a minor, and using an animate object for sexual penetration. According...
  • Facebook message spurs measure to aid rape victims

    Facebook message spurs measure to aid rape victims
    At age 29, Dave Kerner is part of the social media generation. "Facebook is the reality. It's how we communicate." And it was Facebook that prompted one of his biggest achievements in his new job as a freshman state representative. The Lake Worth...
  • Besieged UConn Woman Gets No Husky Help

    Last month UConn adopted a tough new vulpine husky logo that, according to coach Geno Auriemma, is a "streamlined fighting dog" that says "Don't mess with me." That's just great, but when it comes to defending a courageous, thoughtful student taking a...
  • F.V. man elected president of state Republican group

    Fountain Valley resident and accountant John W. Briscoe, 63, has replaced Celeste Greig as president of the California Republican Assembly. Greig was ousted in a 84-78 vote during the group's convention April 28. The assembly is a volunteer group that...
  • High profile rape cases a particular challenge for victim

    High profile rape cases a particular challenge for victim
    A member of the Wichita State Final Four basketball team is under investigation for rape.  We spoke with a prosecutor in a neighboring county about investigating and prosecuting cases like this. Harvey County attorney David Yoder says perhaps the...
  • Lake County announces new arrests in killings once linked to other men

    Lake County announces new arrests in killings once linked to other men
    Lake County prosecutors  this afternoon announced new murder charges in two notorious slayings that had been attributed to other men until DNA pointed away from the suspects. The announcement comes on the same day prosecutors dropped rape charges against...
  • Drunkenness isn't the same as consent

    It would be easy to close the book and say justice has been served in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case. Two high school football stars were found guilty Sunday of raping an intoxicated 16-year-old at a party in a case that became a national scandal...
  • 5 LAPD officers investigated in mother's death; family wants answers

     
    The grandmother of a woman who died after a confrontation with Los Angeles police officers is demanding answers as LAPD Chief Charlie Beck promised a full investigation. "I take all in-custody death investigations very seriously," Beck said in a...