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Update: former NFL star Darren Sharper to remain in jail

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A Los Angeles judge has once again refused to release former NFL safety Darren Sharper from jail. Sharper is awaiting trial in Los Angeles after pleading not guilty to charges that he raped and drugged two women last year. 

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Update: Darren Sharper in LA court today

Former NFL star Darren Sharper returns to court Thursday for a hearing in Los Angeles that will determine whether he is released on bail. The decision follows a new set of charges against Sharper alleging that he sexually assaulted and drugged two women in Tempe, Ariz. last year. 

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Detroit officer responding to domestic violence call charged with raping victim

A Detroit police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting the victim of a domestic violence call he responded to. Officer Deon Nunlee, 40, was arraigned on three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of assault with intent to penetrate, and one count of misconduct while on duty.

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Police Report: Darren Sharper told several about ‘non-consensual’ sex

According to a police report, former NFL player Darren Sharper told several witnesses that he and an acquaintance had non-consensual sex with two women in New Orleans last fall. Sharper is currently in jail in Los Angeles, where he is also facing charges. 

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Texas man wrongfully convicted of rape receives a posthumous exoneration, statue erected in his honor

A Texas man who was wrongfully convicted of a 1986 rape will be honored with statue in the town. Timothy Brian Cole was sentenced to 25 years in prison after being identified in a lineup by Texas Tech University rape victim Michele Mallin. He died 13 yeas into his sentence, but maintained his innocence til […]

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Former NFL player Darren Sharper to be arraigned, charged with raping 7 women

Ex NFL star Darren Sharper is set to be arraigned in Los Angeles on rape and drug charges. The charges come as part of an investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted and drugged at least seven women. 

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Former NFL player Darren Sharper accused of drugging, raping at least 2 women

Los Angeles County prosecutors plan to ask a judge to increase the bail to $10 million for former NFL player Darren Sharper. Sharper, 38 is charged with raping women in four states: California, Arizona, Nevada and Louisiana. 

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Women come forward, say that Bill Cosby drugged, took advantage of them while young

Long-time actor and comedian Bill Cosby is in the midst of a sex abuse scandal after yet another woman has come forward with the allegations. Barbara Bowman, a 46-year-old artist, says Cosby adopted her as a mentee in the late 80s when she was a teenager–and repeatedly subjected her to emotional and physical abuse. Bowman […]

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ESPN Report: Mizzou fails to report sexual assault, victim commits suicide

According to an ESPN “Outside the Lines” report, The University of Missouri-Columbia did not investigate or inform law enforcement about an alleged rape, that at least one member of the school’s football team participated in. Administrators found out about the alleged 2010 incident more than a year ago. The victim, Sasha Menu Courey, committed suicide […]

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Family of LaVena Johnson demand investigation into mysterious death with petition

Supporters of an investigation into the death of a 19-year-old U.S. Army Private who was found dead in 2005 is demanding justice. LaVena Johnson’s body was discovered at Balad military base in Iraq. She was the first female soldier from Missouri to die in the country and while her death was officially declared a suicide, Johnson’s […]

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