Rape

Police are looking for this man in connection with an attempted rape that took place in the Bronx. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Would-Be Rapist Brandished Box Cutter, Fled When Victim Screamed

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with an attempted rape that took place in the Bronx.

07/30/2014

Suspect wanted in rape of 24-year-old woman in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Wearing Scrubs Rapes Woman At Gunpoint In The Bronx

The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Sunday on East Tremont Avenue and Meyers Street in Parkchester.

07/23/2014

Suspect wanted in alleged rape in Washington Heights. (credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest Nearly 7-Foot-Tall Suspect In Alleged Rape Of Washington Heights Woman

Jean Rodriguez, 23, of the Bronx is charged with rape, burglary, menacing, sexual abuse and criminal sexual act, police said.

07/18/2014

Suspect wanted in alleged rape in Washington Heights. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Nearly 7-Foot-Tall Man Sought In Washington Heights Rape

Police are looking for a very tall man who they said forced his way into a Washington Heights apartment and raped a 20-year-old woman.

07/16/2014

Nanic Aidsani

Family Members Frustrated As Bronx Nursing Home Rape Case Stalls

Friends and family members of a 64-year-old alleged rape victim expressed frustration Monday that the case against a male nurse accused in the crime has not moved forward.

06/30/2014

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

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