NYPD Expands Special Victims Unit To Address Rise In Rape ReportsThe NYPD says despite overall crime being down across the city, more rapes are being reported than years past.
Police: Sex Offender Charged With Rape After Being Found With Missing 14-Year-OldAuthorities say 35-year-old Anthony Ferdinand – a homeless, level 2 sex offender – was discovered with Sage Locus on Saturday.
Freeport Rape Victim Comes Face-To-Face With Alleged Attacker In CourtThere was drama in the courtroom Monday as the highly unusual face-off took place at the arraignment of Ever Martinez-Reyes.
Arrest Made In Violent Freeport RapeAuthorities say Ever Martinez Reyes was arrested in connection with the rape of a 36-year-old woman on Sept. 28.
UPDATE: Police Release Photos Of Suspect In Violent Freeport RapeAccording to detectives, a 36-year-old woman was walking along Parsons Ave. around 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 28 when she was attacked by an unidentified man.
Attempted Rape In Quiet Section Of Greenpoint Has Residents On AlertResidents in a quiet Brooklyn neighborhood are hoping for a quick arrest, after an attempted rape happened on the street in the middle of the night.
NYPD Ramps Up SVU Following Surge In Rape CasesThere has been a dramatic rise in rape cases every month for the past year, and that has forced the NYPD to revamp its Special Victims Unit, adding extra personnel to help bring assailants to justice.
Woman Violently Attacked, Raped On Front Lawn On Long IslandIt happened at around 1:30 a.m. as the victim was walking from her sister's house.
18-Year-Old Sexually Assaulted At Knifepoint In Brooklyn Park BathroomThe NYPD says an 18-year-old girl was attacked in the bathroom located in the Martin Luther King, Jr. playground.
16-Year-Old Raped At High School In Gramercy ParkThe victim was accosted at around 8:20 a.m. at Washington Irving Campus near Union Square.
NYPD: Overall Crime Down In October Compared With Last Year, But Murders, Rapes UpThe NYPD reported Friday that New York City saw overall crime fall again in October, though the Halloween terror attack on the West Side bike path drove murders slightly up compared with last year.
Man Accused Of Raping Bushwick Woman While She Slept Surrenders To PoliceA man wanted for allegedly raping a woman as she slept in her Brooklyn apartment has turned himself in.