Rape

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AP News Staff
June 10, 2019 - 4:55 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A prominent donor to Republican causes has contributed $1 million to a political action committee aimed at overturning Missouri's restrictive new abortion law. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a filing with campaign regulators shows David Humphreys of Joplin...
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KMBZ News Staff
April 16, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Kansas City, KS - A Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with the sexual abuse of a child. Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced charges Tuesday against Michael Mastel for rape, aggravated criminal sodomy and three counts of sexual exploitation of a child who was...
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AP News Staff
October 12, 2018 - 8:06 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a January 2016 rape at the University of Missouri. Austin Campbell was sentenced Thursday after being found guilty in August of raping a woman who was sleeping in her dorm room in January 2016. He was a freshman at...
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Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd
KMBZ News Staff
August 10, 2018 - 12:45 pm
A Missouri man has been convicted of raping a woman he met on a dating website. A Platte County jury deliberated less than two hours before finding 31-year-old Bradley Everhart, of Independence, guilty of rape. Prosecutors said the 31-year-old woman met Everhart on the dating website Plenty of Fish...
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March 20, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Liberty, MO - Charges have been filed in Clay County against an incarcerated felon for the rape and robbery of a then 89-year-old Smithville woman in May of 2017. The Clay County prosecutor charged Michael E. Whitford, 57, with rape in the first degree, sodomy in the first degree, burglary in the...
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March 08, 2018 - 6:18 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would make it easier to terminate a father's parental rights if the child was the result of rape. The proposal, approved 31-1 on Wednesday, would allow judges to terminate a father's parental rights if there was "clear, cogent,...
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Marc LaVoie
July 28, 2017 - 7:59 am
A 14th case has been linked to a serial rapist who has targeted college students living off-campus in Manhattan and Lawrence dating back to 2000. Police in Riley County and Lawrence announced Thursday a $10,000 reward increase and called for possible victims to come forward in connection with the...
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University of Kansas
May 11, 2017 - 7:44 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - University of Kansas police have completed their investigation of a reported rape at a dorm for basketball players and other male students and sent their findings to the county prosecutor's office. Douglas County District Attorney spokeswoman Cheryl Wright Kunard said Wednesday...
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March 23, 2017 - 2:42 pm
Raytown, MO - An investigation is underway following the report of a sexual assault against a 13-year-old girl at Raytown Central Middle School. According to police, the girl came forward Wednesday evening, saying that she'd been raped the day before by an 8th-grade boy in a school bathroom...
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