Reported rapes have gone up 57 percent since 2009. The NYPD receives about 600 domestic violence calls a day, the organization said.
Eliot Spitzer has launched explosive allegations against his own party. The former New York governor claims a group of Democrats is trying to prevent him from getting on the ballot for city comptroller.
David Albert Mitchell, 42, has been charged with rape, criminal sex act, sexual assault, robbery and assault in connection with Wednesday’s attack.
The powerful speaker of the New York State Assembly says he did not cover up a sex harassment case. After a week of silence, Sheldon Silver spoke out Tuesday. This as a state ethics watchdog appears to be starting up an investigation.
On Tuesday, Appellate Court Judge Michael Obus agreed to drop the sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The former head of the International Monetary Fund then spoke out for the first time
Diallo, once described as “brave” and “unwavering” by prosecutors, left the meeting dissatisfied. According to court papers filed Monday, District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. will recommend that all charges be dismissed.
Before jury selection began Tuesday, the judge in the case dismissed 12 official misconduct charges. The other major charges remain intact.
A former juvenile justice worker convicted of molesting teenagers at the Manhattan Family Court building has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Pregnant women could soon be enjoying some parking perks in New York City if one councilman has his way.
A former juvenile justice worker has been convicted of molesting two girls under his care in a Manhattan courthouse. But he was acquitted of a more serious charge of raping a third girl.
Many foreigners dream of coming to New York City and living a life of freedom. But for the thousands of victims of human trafficking who are held here against their will, life is a living hell instead.
A sex assault victim said she’s ready to face her alleged attacker after a stunning development on Monday in a Manhattan courtroom.
Raped as a teen, a Brooklyn woman says she’s being violated again because her rapist, a juvenile court counselor, is escaping jail time.
The uproar comes as juvenile counselor Tony Simmons was expected to get probation, but no jail time at his sentencing in a rape case involving a 15-year-old girl.