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Katie Bullock said she was raped last year, but she didn’t report it because she was drinking at the time. Whether it’s drinking or dressing provocatively, Bullock said no one should point to those reasons as an excuse for rape. Bullock told her story to a gaggle of media and more than two dozen students and staff Friday at Minnesota State University Moorhead as part of the first-ever MSUM Stop Rape SlutWalk.
A 47-year-old Cavalier man is facing 20 felony charges, 10 of which carry a potential life sentence without parole, after prosecutors here allege he beat, tied up and forcibly raped a woman 10 times in his home from mid-January to April.
The victim of a brutal sexual assault in East Grand Forks last May said she was “shattered” when a Crookston judge sentenced one of her attackers to less than a year in jail. The “presumptive” minimum sentence for the first-degree criminal sexual conduct to which Jose Soto Jr. pleaded guilty is 12 years in prison, under Minnesota guidelines; the maximum is 30 years.
Two members of Steubenville's celebrated high school football team were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl, and Ohio's attorney general warned the case isn't over, saying he is investigating whether coaches, parents and other students broke the law, too.
The one-story, brick ranch-style home blends into the working-class neighborhood along Nutmeg Square in this western Ohio city, offering no signs of the terrible secrets it once concealed. Its former owner will return to court in Dayton on Tuesday to be sentenced for guilty pleas to child rape and related charges in a haunting case that experts call unusual because the perpetrator was an adoptive father and the victims were three boys in his care.
The victim in a case involving a Moorhead man who is charged with tying her up, raping her repeatedly and holding a knife to her throat – all while she was about seven months pregnant – is worried he will get out and do it again.
An Indian woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.
A man who raped a 14-year-old girl in 1999 in Everett was given a 31-year prison sentence Tuesday in Snohomish County Superior Court. Police linked Daniel Nathan Peltier to the crime last year through a DNA match.
A 47-year-old Fargo man was charged Wednesday with raping an unconscious woman at his Fargo apartment here last September. According to charges filed in Cass County District Court, Allen Cooper and several friends had been out drinking the night of Sept. 4. The group returned to Cooper’s apartment to watch a movie, at which point the woman fell asleep.
Adds men, others as victims The Obama administration on Friday expanded the FBI’s more than eight-decade-old definition of rape to count men as victims for the first time and to drop the requirement that victims must have physically resisted their attackers.
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