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Allegations: Straight Rapist Pretended to Be Gay Man to Get Close to Lesbian Victim

Allegations: Straight Rapist Pretended to Be Gay Man to Get Close to Lesbian Victim

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 26
A straight man in Georgia allegedly pretended to be gay in order to worm his way into the confidence of a lesbian whom he then raped.

FBI Raids Canadian Fashion Mogul Following Sex Abuse Claims

FBI Raids Canadian Fashion Mogul Following Sex Abuse Claims

By Jim Mustian | Feb 26
Federal authorities raided the Manhattan headquarters of the Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, a search that came amid claims he trafficked and sexually assaulted dozens of teenage girls and women.

Weinstein Case Could Influence Other Sex Crime Prosecutions

Weinstein Case Could Influence Other Sex Crime Prosecutions

By Maryclaire Dale and Jennifer Peltz | Feb 25
New York prosecutorsare hailing Harvey Weinstein's conviction as a pivotal moment that could change the way the legal system views a type of sexual assault case historically considered difficult to prove.

Boys, 13, Charged with Murder in California Library Fire

Boys, 13, Charged with Murder in California Library Fire

Feb 24
Murder charges have been filed against two 13-year-old boys suspected of starting a blaze that killed two firefighters at a central California library.

U.S. to Lay Out Case Against Assange At Extradition Hearing

U.S. to Lay Out Case Against Assange At Extradition Hearing

By Jill Lawless | Feb 23
The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents.

Man Guilty of Killing 2 who Tried to Stop His Slurs on Train

Man Guilty of Killing 2 who Tried to Stop His Slurs on Train

Feb 22
A man accused of fatally stabbing two people who prosecutors say tried to stop his racist tirade was convicted of murder Friday.

AP Exclusive: DEA Agent Accused of Conspiring with Cartel

AP Exclusive: DEA Agent Accused of Conspiring with Cartel

By Joshua Goodman and Jim Mustian | Feb 22
A once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has been arrested on charges of conspiring to launder money with a Colombian drug cartel.

Man Accused of Racist Threats Expected to Plead Guilty

Man Accused of Racist Threats Expected to Plead Guilty

By Michael Kunzelman | Feb 22
A white man charged with cyberstalking and making racist online threats against a black activist in Virginia is expected to plead guilty next month.

Alleged Dating App Killer, Cannibal Reportedly Not Eating; Passes Out in Jail Cell

Alleged Dating App Killer, Cannibal Reportedly Not Eating; Passes Out in Jail Cell

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 21
A 50-year-old Michigan man dubbed by the press as the "Grindr Cannibal" was found apparently unconscious in his jail cell after declining to eat.

Taylor Swift's Father Safe After Fight with Burglar

Taylor Swift's Father Safe After Fight with Burglar

Feb 18
Taylor Swift's father recently fought a burglar who broke into his $4 million Florida penthouse, a newspaper is reporting.

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