Sexual Assault

Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
AP News Staff
March 11, 2020 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 in prison for rape and sexual assault, a sight the Hollywood mogul's multitude of accusers thought they would never see. Weinstein, who has been accused of violating scores of women, was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New...
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AP News Staff
June 05, 2019 - 5:02 pm
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl, after previously undetected DNA found on her clothing implicated him in the crime, authorities announced Wednesday...
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Rebecca Crockett
April 15, 2019 - 8:23 pm
Overland Park, KS - It's called, What I Was Wearing, and it's everyday clothes, such as jeans and a t-shirt, running shorts, and khakis. Each outfit represents what someone was wearing when they were sexually assaulted, and their story is posted next to it. The display is from a sexual assault...
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AP News Staff
March 13, 2019 - 12:04 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's Justice Ministry has ordered a preliminary inquiry into an appeals court ruling that overturned a rape verdict in part by arguing that the woman who was attacked was too ugly to be a credible rape victim. The ruling has sparked outrage in Italy, prompting a flash mob Monday...
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Bill Grady
April 05, 2018 - 7:37 am
Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) is promoting a new campaign they hope will result in hope and justice. "Start by Believing" is part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Area police departments have signed on to spread the word that victims of sexual assault should not keep...
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Marc LaVoie
September 28, 2017 - 4:50 am
A female jogger who was attacked and grabbed by a stranger on the Indian Creek Trail Tuesday night is opening up about her experience. Stephanie Steiniger said night was falling when a man approached her near 119th and Quivira. She says he asked her for the time, and as she looked down, he grabbed...
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