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Just Fairfax for Lt. Gov
February 21, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Baltimore, MD _ More than 150 alumnae of The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland have signed a statement of support for their fellow alumna, Meredith Watson, who has accused Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault. The statement reads as follows: "We are alumnae of The Bryn Mawr...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 09, 2019 - 11:02 pm
Richmond, VA _ The second woman who accuses Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax says she would be willing to testify at any impeachment hearings. That word comes after Fairfax called Saturday for an FBI investigations into sexual assault allevations by both Meredith Watson and Vanessa Tyson...
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AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
January 14, 2019 - 4:12 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A former top prosecutor in Phoenix was hired Monday by a health care facility to investigate the circumstances into how a patient in a vegetative state gave birth after she was sexually assaulted. Police are conducting a separate criminal investigation. Former Maricopa County...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
December 17, 2018 - 5:30 pm
Midlothian, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Chesterfield Police have made an arrest and are investigating a sexual assault that happened on the grounds of Monacan High School in early November. An e-mail to parents says the assault was reported to the school today, and occurred after school hours on the...
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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 11, 2018 - 3:28 pm
By MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers filed a list of nearly a dozen alleged trial errors Tuesday as they appeal his sexual assault conviction and three- to 10-year prison term. The defense asked to have the 81-year-old disgraced comedian released from a...
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(U.S. Navy via AP, File)
December 04, 2018 - 3:28 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and ALANNA DURKIN RICHER , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Norfolk has agreed to pay $4.9 million to four former sailors who were wrongly convicted of a woman's rape and murder based on intimidating police interrogations. A copy of the settlement agreement for the...
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Powhatan County Sheriff's Office
November 19, 2018 - 3:47 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - A former Goochland Sheriffs Deputy has been arrested. The Powhatan Sheriff's Office says 47-year-old Jason Anderson was arrested and charged with the assault and battery of a family member and rape. Anderson was arrested Monday morning (11/19) at his residence in Powhatan...
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(Jefferson Siegel/The Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
August 03, 2018 - 1:04 pm
By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want a court to throw out sexual assault charges against him, citing reasons on Friday including friendly emails from a woman who accused him of rape. Lawyers for the former movie titan-turned-#MeToo villain filed notice...
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(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
July 24, 2018 - 2:15 pm
By CLAUDIA LAUER , Associated Press Bill Cosby should be classified as a sexually violent predator, according to an evaluation by Pennsylvania's Sexual Offenders Assessment Board. The district attorney's office that prosecuted Cosby asked a judge in a filing Tuesday to schedule a hearing on whether...
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dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 5:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Gunn has been fired as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn said in a statement Friday that the tweets are indefensible, and...
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