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These are the women who plan to testify against Harvey Weinstein

These are the women who plan to testify against Harvey Weinstein

Several actresses, a production assistant and a scriptwriter are expected to face Harvey Weinstein in court. At least 100 women have publicly accused the disgraced media mogul of sexual abuse but the vast majority will have no part in the trial. Jurors at a New York state court will only hear six of them. Harvey…MORE

Former Maryland cop charged with rape, attempting to infect victim with HIV

Former Maryland cop charged with rape, attempting to infect victim with HIV

A former Maryland police officer was indicted Tuesday on 11 charges, including rape and attempting to infect a woman with HIV. Martique Vanderpool, a 30-year-old who police say is HIV-positive, is accused of raping a woman after a traffic stop, when he was an officer of the Fairmount Heights Police, according to the Prince George’s…MORE

Investigators believe ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ possibly in custody, report says

Investigators believe ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ possibly in custody, report says

A Florida man has been arrested in a cold case 1983 rape — and law enforcement sources have told the Miami Herald that authorities believe he’s responsible for much more: a notorious string of 1980s South Florida assaults collectively known as the “Pillowcase Rapist” cases. Reacting to the Herald report about the arrest and its…MORE

1 person killed and 5 injured in downtown Seattle shooting

1 person killed and 5 injured in downtown Seattle shooting

Authorities are searching for a gunman after one person was killed and several others were injured in a shooting in downtown Seattle, police and fire officials said Wednesday. The shooting was reported Wednesday afternoon near Fourth Avenue and Pine Street, near Westlake Park, police tweeted. Seattle Fire Department Chief Harold Scoggins said one person was…MORE

University of Michigan provost placed on leave after multiple sexual misconduct allegations

University of Michigan provost placed on leave after multiple sexual misconduct allegations

University of Michigan Provost Martin A. Philbert has been placed on administrative leave while an outside law firm investigates several allegations of sexual misconduct against him, the university said Wednesday. “We take allegations of sexual misconduct very seriously, and our policy is clear: Sexual misconduct will not be tolerated in the University of Michigan community,”…MORE

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