sexual assault

Four of five students accused in an alleged sex assault at William Paterson University are pictured at their arraignment on Dec. 2, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Grand Jury Declines To Indict 5 Students Accused In William Paterson University Sex Assault

A grand jury has declined to indict five students who were accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a dormitory at William Paterson University.

01/29/2015

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Middlesex County, N.J. Basketball Coach Accused Of Sex Assault

A former college basketball coach in Middlesex County, New Jersey has been charged with sexually assaulting two boys and engaging in sexually explicit conversations with two others, authorities said Thursday.

01/22/2015

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Brooklyn Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Boy, Offering Him Up To Others

A Brooklyn teacher was arrested Thursday, on allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage boy and offered to pay him to have sex with other adults.

01/22/2015

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

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Cuomo To Push For Tax, Minimum Wage Initiatives In State Of The State Address

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give his State of the State address Wednesday, but he has already previewed much of his 2015 agenda, including a minimum wage hike and small-business tax cut.

01/20/2015

Four men wanted in connection with a violent sex assault and robbery in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For 4 Men Wanted In Violent Brooklyn Robbery

Police have released surveillance video of four men who they said raped a woman and stabbed a man during a robbery in Brooklyn.

01/19/2015

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Attorney: Cosby Was In New York At Time Of Alleged L.A. Playboy Mansion Sex Abuse

Bill Cosby’s attorney said Friday that the comedian was in New York, and not at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, on the night a model accuses him of drugging and sexually abusing her.

01/16/2015

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

Olayo Mataomoros-Anazco is accused of sexually abusing a girl for about five years beginning when she was 6, in Hackensack, New Jersey. (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's office)

Hackensack Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Girl For Years Starting At Age 6

A Hackensack, New Jersey man was arrested and charged this week on allegations that he engaged in ongoing sexual abuse with a girl for some five years starting when she was 6.

01/09/2015

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Brooklyn Man Accused Of Impersonating Cop, Sexually Assaulting Teen

A Brooklyn man has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenager, while pretending to be a police officer.

01/07/2015

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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

Cans left behind by the victim of a brutal Brooklyn sexual assault. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Elderly Woman Violently Sexually Assaulted On New Year’s Day

Police were working Friday night, to track down the man who dragged an elderly woman to a stairwell and attacked her in her own neighborhood.

01/02/2015

Surveillance Image of a suspect police say is wanted for a sexual assault in the East Village on Dec. 28, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

East Village Residents On Edge As Sexual Assault Suspect Still At Large

Around 6 a.m. Sunday, the suspect allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman into the building and up the stairwell at East Sixth Street and Avenue D before trying to rape her.

12/31/2014

Bill Cosby and his wife Camille Cosby speak onstage at the Apollo Theater 75th Anniversary Gala at The Apollo Theater on June 8, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Wife: Assault Claims Against Bill Cosby Have Been ‘Given A Pass’ Without Verification

Bill Cosby’s wife released a statement Monday, saying those who have accused him of sexual assault have been have been “given a pass” without their accounts ever being vetted.

12/15/2014

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Jury Re-Convicts N.J. Man For Gunpoint Rape

A jury has convicted a central New Jersey man a second time for a gunpoint rape committed more than 12 years ago.

12/09/2014

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