Rape

Rev. Al Sharpton and Kharey Wise. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rev. Al Sharpton Urges Comptroller To Approve $40-Million Settlement For ‘Central Park Five’

A rally was held on Saturday, in support of five men who were wrongfully convicted in the 1989 Central Park jogger case.

06/21/2014

Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: City Agrees To Settlement With Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

A published report Thursday said the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement to the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a woman in Central Park in 1989.

06/19/2014

Surveillance image of a suspect police say is wanted in an attempted rape in the East Village on June 02, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Sought In Attempted East Village Rape

Police are searching for a suspect who they said is wanted in an attempted sex attack near Second Avenue.

06/05/2014

Public Advocate Letitia James' bill would require New  York City college to report stats on sexual assault every month. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NYC Council Bill Takes Aim At Campus Sexual Assaults

Public Advocate Letitia James is proposing a bill that would require colleges to coordinate with the local rape crisis centers and the NYPD and force them to release sex assaults stats to the public every month.

05/12/2014

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens D.A. Says Rape Conviction Underlines The Importance Of DNA Evidence

Andrew Barrett, 22, was convicted of first-degree course of sexual conduct, first-degree rape, first-degree attempted rape, and third-degree robbery, the Queens District Attorney’s office announced on Wednesday.

05/07/2014

A sketch of a suspect in a rape in the University Heights section of the Bronx (credti: NYPD)/A sketch of a suspect wanted in a rape in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Women On Edge As Cops Hunt Suspects Sought In Separate Bronx Attacks

Police are looking for two suspects who they say are wanted for unrelated rapes in the Bronx.

04/03/2014

University Heights, Bronx Rape Suspect

Search On For Suspect In Rape In Bronx Stairwell

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect they say raped a woman in the stairwell of a Bronx building.

04/02/2014

Bedford Park Rape Suspect

Police: Rape Suspect Impersonated Building Super To Get Into Bronx Woman’s Apartment

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who allegedly raped a woman in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx.

04/02/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

Former NYC High School Dean Pleads Guilty In Child Sex Case

Malik Taylor pleaded guilty Tuesday to rape and child endangerment for his encounters with the underage girl.

04/01/2014

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: DNA Links Convicted Felon To 1996 Cold Case Rape

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Richard Thomas was arraigned on first degree rape and sodomy charges for the July 1996 attack.

04/01/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Brooklyn Man Charged In Rape In Chinatown

A Brooklyn man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in her bedroom in Chinatown.

03/20/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

Queens Teaching Assistant Reportedly Accused Of Sex With Boy, 14

A 39-year-old Queens teaching assistant has been charged with rape, on reported allegations that she had sexual encounters with a 14-year-old boy who attended her school.

03/20/2014

A flyer of a suspect wanted in connection with six daylight sex assaults in Queens. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Police Renew Call For Help In Finding Queens Stun Gun Rape Suspect

Police this week renewed their call to the public to help find a suspect who they say raped a woman last summer in a Queens park.

02/26/2014

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Librarian, N.J. Man Accused In Rape, Murder Plot

Jury selection got under way Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian who are charged with conspiring to rape, torture and murder women and children.

02/24/2014

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Jury Selection To Begin In Trial Of New Jersey Man Accused In Rape, Murder Plot

Jury selection starts Monday in the New York trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian charged with conspiring to rape, torture and murder women and children.

02/23/2014

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