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  • Man arrested after groping woman in Hooters restroom, running from police

    June 20, 2017 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officers have arrested a man on charges of sexual battery and resisting arrest after he allegedly groped a woman in a Hooters bathroom and fled from police Monday night. Police arrived at the Hooters on Corporate Boulevard in response to a disturbance around 10:30 p.m. Monday.... more »
  • 69-year-old babysitter arrested after indecent behavior with 2-year-old

    June 5, 2017 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Monday, deputies arrested a 69-year-old man who is accused of inappropriately touching a 2-year-old while he was babysitting. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, John Foretich was babysitting the child at the time of the incident. Family says Foretich allegedly kissed the... more »
  • Ouachita Parish deputy charged with rape, fired

    May 30, 2017 1:29 PM

    MONROE - A former sheriff's deputy in Louisiana has been charged with third-degree rape. News outlets report 38-year-old Bradley Smith was charged Monday. The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Smith was fired as soon as he was arrested. Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Glenn Springfield... more »
  • Fake Uber driver charged with sexual assaults

    May 21, 2017 2:22 PM

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A Rhode Island man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl while posing as an Uber driver has been indicted on multiple charges. Prosecutors allege 36-year-old Francis Scott, of Woonsocket, sexually assaulted four female victims between November 2015 and February 2017. Providence police say the... more »
  • Man arrested for raping woman near Spanish Town Road

    April 30, 2017 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man after he allegedly raped a woman who was walking home from work. According to Baton Rouge Police, 41-year-old Alvin Weeks is charged with the rape of a 25-year-old woman which occurred in November 2016. The victim says she was walking... more »
  • Woman sues ex-prosecutor accused of trading sex for leniency

    April 11, 2017 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A victim's mother is suing a former Louisiana district attorney accused of extorting sexual favors from at least 22 women in exchange for favorable treatment from his office. The racketeering lawsuit was filed Monday by a woman whose daughter was a key witness in an FBI investigation... more »
  • 12-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting young girl in group home

    April 10, 2017 7:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old boy has been arrested after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in a group home Sunday. Baton Rouge Police say the incident happened on Carolyn Sue Drive early Sunday morning, just after midnight. The girl was allegedly assaulted while staying at... more »
  • EBRSO: Suspect performed sexual acts near 15-year-old girl at library

    April 7, 2017 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they say performed sexual acts on himself near a 15-year-old girl inside a local library on Monday. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies, the juvenile girl was using a computer at the library, when she felt a warm liquid on... more »
  • Attorney calls for investigation of Fox News amid O'Reilly allegations

    April 3, 2017 5:41 PM

    NEW YORK - An attorney for a former Fox News guest is calling for an independent investigation of sexual harassment allegations against host Bill O'Reilly. Lisa Bloom represents Wendy Walsh, a regular guest on Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor," whose appearances dried up after she refused to go to O'Reilly's bedroom... more »
  • Delgado counselor accused of offering tuition break for sex

    April 1, 2017 1:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Delgado Community College admissions counselor has been arrested for allegedly demanding sexual favors from a student in return for reducing her tuition. Rashad Harold was arrested Thursday on one count of misdemeanor sexual battery. The New Orleans Advocate reports a magistrate judge set the 36-year-old's bail... more »
  • Opelousas man arrested after texting 14-year-old about sex

    March 11, 2017 6:33 PM

    OPELOUSAS - An 18-year-old man has been arrested for what authorities say were inappropriate text messages to a 14-year-old girl, including "you better be worth risking going to jail." The St. Landry Parish sheriff's spokesman, Maj. Eddie Thibodeaux, says George Thomas Wiley III of Krotz Springs is free on $13,500... more »
  • Coast Guard's Twitter account hacked with sex invitation

    March 6, 2017 1:49 PM

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman says an invitation to meet for sex showed up on the mid-Atlantic region's Twitter account after it was hacked. Coast Guard spokesman Nate Littlejohn said that the account was compromised Monday morning. He says the profile photo and bio were changed to... more »
  • Man arrested for sexual battery following incident at LSU dorm

    March 2, 2017 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested for sexual battery after an incident in a dorm room on LSU's campus. The LSU Police Department arrested 27-year-old Jonathan Lenahan for charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment. The incident occurred on Nov. 1 when LSUPD responded to a... more »
  • Report: Uber exec out after failing to disclose allegation

    February 27, 2017 8:23 PM

    NEW YORK - A top engineering executive at Uber, Amit Singhal, is out five weeks after his hire was announced. According to a report in the tech blog Recode, he failed to disclose that he'd left his previous job at Google because of a sexual harassment allegation. Singhal denies the... more »
  • Mississippi teacher charged with sexual battery

    February 26, 2017 12:09 PM

    PURVIS, Miss. - A teacher is behind bars in Forrest County for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a high school student. WDAM-TV reports that Amy Gore was arrested Friday for an incident that allegedly occurred when the 41-year-old worked last year at Hattiesburg High School. Gore is charged with... more »
  • Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, resigns from Breitbart

    February 21, 2017 4:45 PM

    NEW YORK - Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and men. Speaking to reporters in New York on Tuesday, the writer and provocative public speaker apologized for his remarks. Yiannopoulos says his experiences as a... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested after exposing himself inside Circle K

    January 7, 2017 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man was arrested after he allegedly exposed himself and performed sexual acts on himself in front of an employee inside a Circle K on Perkins Rd., according to authorities. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, an employee at the business stated... more »
  • Former State Penitentiary corrections cadet booked for sexual misconduct with inmate

    December 30, 2016 7:53 PM

    WEST FELICIANA – West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's detectives booked a former Louisiana State Penitentiary Corrections Cadet for sexual misconduct with an inmate. The former cadet, 20-year-old Pernell J. Glover, Jr., was booked with malfeasance in office and sexual misconduct prohibited with persons in the custody and supervision of the... more »
  • Uber driver arrested for sexual battery of passenger

    December 21, 2016 11:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE – An Uber driver has been accused of sexual battery after police say he inappropriately touched a female passenger. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office charged 30-year-old Desmond Amabo on two counts of sexual battery. The incident occurred on Sept. 18 when an 18-year-old requested an... more »
  • Prosecutors can use Cosby's deposition at trial, judge says

    December 5, 2016 4:35 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that damaging testimony Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit can be used at his criminal sex assault trial. The defense had insisted that Cosby only testified after being promised he wouldn't be charged in the Andrea Constand case. Montgomery County Judge Steven... more »
  • Bond set for Port Barre High School teacher arrested for sexual conduct with students

    November 9, 2016 5:35 PM

    PORT BARRE – The $7,500 bond has been set for a Port Barre High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly being sexual involved with three of her students. The head girls basketball coach and P.E. teacher of Port Barre High school, 29-year-old Nicole Aymond, was arrested on Nov.... more »
  • Harvard suspends men's soccer team over sexual comments

    November 3, 2016 9:43 PM

    BOSTON - Harvard University is suspending its men's soccer team for the rest of the season over sexual comments made about members of the women's soccer team. University President Drew Faust said in a statement Thursday night that an investigation into the 2012 team found that their "appalling" comments were... more »
  • Ex-NFL star sentenced in Nevada attempted sex assault case

    October 27, 2016 6:07 PM

    LAS VEGAS - A judge in Las Vegas has sentenced former NFL star Darren Sharper to as many as eight years in prison for attempted sexual assault as part of a four-state plea deal. Clark County District Judge Michelle Leavitt ordered Sharper on Thursday to serve the Nevada sentence concurrently... more »
  • Bill Cosby could get trial date at evidence hearing Tuesday

    September 5, 2016 11:28 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - Bill Cosby could learn the date of his felony sexual assault trial when he returns to court Tuesday near Philadelphia. The 79-year-old Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a woman he mentored at Temple University in 2004. The charges come after Cosby's deposition in her lawsuit was... more »
  • Study: 1 in 4 college women report unwanted sexual contact

    September 21, 2015 4:27 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - At a time when colleges and universities are under pressure to combat sexual assault, a new survey offers a sharper picture of just how widespread the problem is. Of the 150,000 female students who responded to a survey of undergraduate woman, nearly a quarter said they had... more »
  • Ethel woman accused of sexual relationship with juvenile

    July 8, 2015 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sherriff's charged a woman Tuesday with having a sexual relationship with a juvenile 7 years ago. The victim told deputies that as a juvenile, he had engaged in a consensual sexual relationship with a 20-year-old woman. According to EBRSO, the victim continued... more »
  • 19-year-old accused of being sexual predator

    January 8, 2015 2:33 PM

    GRAY - Authorities charged a 19-year-old from Lafourche Parish with more than 150 counts of child pornography and additional child molestation charges this week. The state Attorney General's Office said Darion Veal was arrested Wednesday as part of a joint cyber-crime investigation with local, state and federal authorities. ... more »
  • Police say girl taken from park and assaulted

    December 22, 2014 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help Monday identifying a car involved in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a young girl in Baton Rouge. A BRPD spokesperson said on Dec. 13 a 7-year-old girl was playing at Gus Young Park when a man lured her over... more »
  • Hotel spa masseur booked with sexual battery

    October 28, 2014 5:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans masseur is accused of sexual battery on a woman during a session at the Ritz-Carlton spa, where massages cost $145 to $275. Thirty-year-old Charles J. Russo's bond was set Monday at $75,000. He remains in the Orleans Parish jail. It was not clear whether... more »
  • Cowboys' Spillman subject of reported sex assault

    October 2, 2014 1:58 AM

    GRAPEVINE, TX - Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said Wednesday night that the alleged incident took place early the... more »
  • Man faces life sentence in rape convictions

    September 26, 2014 6:17 AM

    GONZALES - A 51-year-old Raceland man faces two mandatory life sentences after an Ascension Parish jury convicted him in the sexual abuse of two girls. Jurors found Edward Caldwell guilty of two counts of aggravated rape and one count of molestation of a juvenile after 40 minutes of deliberation on... more »
  • Sandusky son says victim's story sounded familiar

    July 18, 2014 2:07 AM

    HARRISBURG, PA - Jerry Sandusky's adopted son says hearing the first victim on the witness stand in the former Penn State coach's trial helped push him to come forward with his own allegations of abuse. Matthew Sandusky said in a Thursday broadcast of "Oprah Prime" that he recognized elements of... more »
  • Senator seeks report on college sexual assault

    July 11, 2014 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A New Orleans state senator is asking higher education leaders to compile a report detailing the numbers of sexual assaults reported on Louisiana's college campuses in the last five years. Sen. J.P. Morrell sent a letter Friday to Board of Regents Chairman Clinton "Bubba" Rasberry and the... more »
  • Sharper charged with sexual assault in Arizona

    March 12, 2014 2:11 PM

    PHOENIX- Police say former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has been indicted in Arizona on charges of sexual assault and administering dangerous drugs. The Tempe Police Department said Wednesday that a grand jury had indicted Sharper in sexual assaults committed on Nov. 21 in Tempe. No other details on the... more »
  • Man sentenced for sexual abuse of a minor

    August 9, 2013 2:14 PM

    LAKE CHARLES- A 19-year-old Fort Polk man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, with five years of supervised release, for sexual abuse of a minor. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says Satonius Gaines pleaded guilty to the charge. Finley says Gaines admitted that on July 22, 2012,... more »
  • Board yanks doctor's license after arrest

    July 19, 2013 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A doctor had his medical license pulled by the State Board of Medical Examiners after he was accused of inappropriately touching a patient. Dr. Howard Gidden was arrested and charged with sexual battery last week. A female patient told police he fondled her during treatment for a... more »
  • MLB agrees to sex harassment policy

    July 15, 2013 6:05 PM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - Major League Baseball says it'll strengthen its policy against harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation. The league is scheduled to announce its new policy during All-Star Game festivities Tuesday. It'll create a workplace code of conduct and distribute it to major and minor league players and... more »
  • Doctor accused of sexual battery with patient

    July 12, 2013 2:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge doctor Friday, accusing him of battery and inappropriate behavior with a female patient. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD officers arrested Dr. Howard Gidden, 63, on suspicion of simple battery and sexual battery. Investigators said Gidden behaved in an "inappropriate manner"... more »
  • Jose Canseco accused of sexual assault in Vegas

    May 22, 2013 2:30 PM

    LAS VEGAS- Las Vegas police are investigating a woman's allegations that former baseball player Jose Canseco sexually assaulted her. Police say the 48-year-old Canseco was named as a suspect in the investigation. However, no charges have been filed and no arrest has been made. Word about the investigation became public... more »
  • Obama: Sexual assault in military is a 'betrayal'

    May 7, 2013 1:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says military personnel who engage in sexual assault are betraying the uniform they are wearing. He says he has directed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to "step up our game exponentially" to halt such assaults. In a tough statement, Obama said he wanted members of the... more »
  • New Orleans police officer booked with forcible rape

    April 18, 2013 10:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans police officer has been arrested and booked with the alleged forcible rape of a 15 year-old girl. Police spokeswoman Remi Braden says 42-year-old Desmond Pratt was also booked on charges of sexual battery. Braden says Pratt was placed on emergency suspension without pay following... more »
  • Youth shelter employee arrested on sex charge

    April 1, 2013 8:36 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- Bossier City police say a Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter employee was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl at the facility. Police say 36-year-old Jermario Tywhunn Jefferson, of Shreveport, was booked Saturday with molestation of a juvenile. Jefferson is being held in the... more »
  • Scott not expected to testify in sexual battery trial

    March 20, 2013 11:27 AM

    GONZALES - Former LSU running back Charles Scott is not expected to take the stand as testimony continued today in his sexual battery trial in Ascension Parish, according to his attorney. A detective testified about her findings in the case, and Scott's behavior during interviews. This came a... more »
  • Former police officer indicted on sex charge

    February 7, 2013 7:33 AM

    LAFAYETTE - A former Lafayette police corporal has been indicted by a Lafayette Parish grand jury on charges of sexual battery and malfeasance for allegedly sexually battering a woman while he was on duty. 34-year-old Jackie Hagan Jr., of Sunset, allegedly responded to a report of a crime in downtown... more »
  • Judge hears arguments on Sandusky trial fairness

    January 10, 2013 10:48 AM

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. - A judge has heard arguments from Jerry Sandusky's attorneys about the fairness of his trial but did not issue a ruling. The proceeding Thursday in central Pennsylvania related to Sandusky's claim that his lawyers didn't have enough time to prepare for his molestation trial. Sandusky's post-sentencing motions... more »
  • Criminal cases made Pa. AG hand over NCAA suit

    January 3, 2013 3:09 PM

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Pennsylvania's attorney general says she granted Gov. Tom Corbett the authority to file a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA because her office is currently prosecuting three Penn State administrators. Attorney General Linda Kelly told The Associated Press on Thursday that "an actual conflict of interest... more »

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