Police Saturday evening were on the hunt for a suspect who allegedly followed and raped a woman in the Rego Park section of Queens.
The 22-year-old victim was sleeping in her family’s Long Island City home when she was targeted by the 30-year-old suspect, according to police.
Police said 24-year-old Edgar Marrero forced his way into three homes within three hours Monday night.
Tawana Brawley, the woman who was the center of a racial controversy involving rape allegations a quarter century ago, has begun making payments to a man who won a defamation judgment against her.
A New Jersey man already in prison for sexually assaulting one of his daughters has been sentenced to an additional 50 years for raping one of her siblings.
Police on Saturday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a suspect in an attempted rape and robbery in Brooklyn.
Shortly before 3 a.m. on Tuesday, a 24-year-old woman was walking in the vicinity of 275 Webster Ave., when she was grabbed from behind and thrown to the ground.
Police have arrested two men in connection with the alleged rape and attempted murder of a 16-year-old girl in Brooklyn.
Police in Ossining said John Azabache, a math teacher at Ossining High School, was arraigned Friday on two charges of third-degree rape. Defense lawyer Tony Castro said he pleaded not guilty and posted $50,000 bail.
Jamal Peoples, 27, was sentenced Monday by Essex County Judge Joseph C. Cassini III, after pleading guilty in March to robbery and aggravated sexual assault.
The suspect allegedly grabbed the woman from behind, threw her to the ground, and attempted to rape her but ran off when a car approached the scene.
Police were searching Tuesday evening for a suspect who tried to rape a woman in Central Park the night before.
The next thing the woman remembered was waking up in her room with her clothes off, and her cell phone missing.
According to police, Brian Kearins, 33, was arrested just after midnight on charges of rape, criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child. His victim was a 16-year-old girl, police said.
Police on Monday were seeking help from the public in finding a man who sexually assaulted a woman in an elevator on the Lower East Side.