Rape

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) is joined by survivors of campus sexual assault during a news conference  in July, 2014  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand To Attend State Of Union Address With Columbia Student Leading Rape Protest

U.S. senators can bring any VIP guest they want to the State of the Union address, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) chose a New York City college student who made headlines with an eye-opening demonstration.

01/20/2015

Students carry mattresses in a protest against sexual assault at Columbia University. (Credit: Jacquelyn14)

Feds Launch Investigation Into Handling Of Rape Cases At Columbia University

The federal government has opened an investigation into how reports of rape on campus are investigated at Columbia University.

01/14/2015

Police are looking for this man in connection with a rape in East New York on Oct. 26, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Man Who Allegedly Impersonated Cop, Raped Masseuse In East New York

The suspect identified himself as a police officer, displayed an “FDA” badge and then forced a 25-year-old woman to have sex, cops said.

01/14/2015

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

No Charges Filed Against Attorney Sanford Rubenstein In Rape Investigation

Prominent civil rights attorney Sanford Rubenstein will not face charges after being accused of rape, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced Monday.

01/05/2015

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Staten Island Restaurant Drops Drink Named ‘Roofie Colada’ After Complaints

A Staten Island restaurant has decided to drop and rename a dessert drink called the “Roofie Colada” from its menu, after complaints about the name referencing the infamous date rape drug.

11/26/2014

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5 Now Charged In Alleged Sex Assault At Ramapo College

Three more defendants had been charged Monday in connection with the sexual assault of a female student at Ramapo College in New Jersey, prosecutors said.

11/24/2014

Walter Barnes (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Brooklyn Man Charged With Impersonating Police Officer And Rape

A Brooklyn man was arrested Wednesday on charges of rape and impersonating a police officer in connection with an incident last month, according to the NYPD.

11/20/2014

Comedian/actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas.  (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby Declines To Comment On Rape Claims In Newly-Released Video

In an “Entertainment Tonight” interview that aired Tuesday, Dickinson said that the 1982 incident occurred in Lake Tahoe, California, where he was appearing.

11/19/2014

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Police: Teen Accused In Alleged Rape In Bronx School Classroom

A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged rape in a Bronx school.

11/19/2014

JHS 145 in the Bronx (Credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Middle School Holds Suspension Hearing For 2 Boys Accused Of Raping 2 Girls

The victims, ages 12 and 13, did not make an appearance at the hearing.

11/03/2014

Psychiatrists Marshall Hubsher (left) and Howard Mahler are accused of conspiring to prescribe Adderall and Xanax illicitly on Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Prosecutor's Office)

2 Psychiatrists, 1 Who Lost License, Accused Of Selling Dangerous Drug Prescriptions

Two psychiatrists – one of whom already lost his license to practice medicine, were charged Thursday on Long Island with conspiring to sell prescriptions to dangerous and addictive drugs, prosecutors said.

10/30/2014

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina. (credit: CBS 2)

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina ‘Disturbed, Saddened’ By Rape Allegations At Bronx Junior High School

Shocking rape allegations involving two students at a Bronx junior high school are under investigation.

10/30/2014

Students carry mattresses in a protest against sexual assault at Columbia University. (Credit: Jacquelyn14)

Columbia Students Rally In National Day Of Action Against Campus Rape

College students in New York and across the nation took part Wednesday night in a “Carry That Weight” national day of action against campus rape.

10/29/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Search For Suspect Who Allegedly Raped Woman On Upper East Side

Police late Friday were searching for a suspect who they say raped a woman on the side of a building on the Upper East Side.

10/25/2014

A screen grab of a video in which little girls use the F word to draw attention to issues of women's inequality. (Credit: F***H8)

Little Girls Drop ‘F-Bombs For Feminism,’ Shock Viewers In Video

A new video by an activist group shows girls between 6 and 13 years old dressed up as pink princesses, and firing off F-bombs to make a point about sexism in society.

10/22/2014

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