sexual assault

Pastor Kenneth Adkins is facing consequences for his sexual relationship with a teenage girl and boy at his church seven years ago. On Monday, a jury of three men and nine women found the 57-year-old guilty of eight child molestation-related charges. According to The Florida Times-Union, Adkins is scheduled to be sentenced on April 25. However, […]

On Thursday, a federal judge in Massachusetts dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by Sammy Davis Jr.'s former lover Katherine McKee.

There are new developments in the suicide death of aspiring actor Jay Bowdy.

After a long battle with cancer, Bishop Eddie Long of Dekalb County's New Birth Missionary Baptist Church passed away at the age of 63 on Sunday.

The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.

Dr. Candice Bridge plans on creating innovative ways to catch sexual assault suspects outside of DNA evidence.

Reid weaves in and out of personal narrative to express his contempt for Trump and his rhetoric that has severely frightened a majority of minorities, including African-Americans, the LGBT community, Muslims, Mexicans and women.

A NJ mother filed a lawsuit against William Paterson University, alleging the school mishandled her daughter's rape accusation.

"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.

Robinson, a former member of the Riverdale Police Department, was formally charged with rape and sexual assault against a person in custody on Wednesday.

An attorney filed a third complaint accusing NYC schools of systemically mismanaging sex assault cases involving disadvantaged Black girls. While the city continues to review the cases, the lawyer for the girls is seeking a wider federal probe.

“I screamed,” the victim testified. “I was pretty upset. I felt really bad. A little bit betrayed and confused at the same time. It was terrible — a pain I’ve never felt, " the victim said in court.