SEXUAL ASSAULT

Lanett Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a Juvenile

Lanett police arrested an Alabama man for sexual assault charges. On January 8, Lanett police responded to East Alabama Medical Center in reference to a juvenile who was a victim of a sexual assault. On January 9, police arrested…

Bill Cosby to Face 5 More Accusers in Court

(CNN) - Bill Cosby's legal battle may have gotten a little more difficult. On Thursday, a judge ruled five women who say the comedian sexually assaulted them will be allowed to testify against him at his re-trial next month. The…

James Franco to Attend Sag Awards

(CNN) - Actor James Franco; after recently being accused of sexual harassment is going to the SAG Awards. There was speculation about whether he would attend amid the controversy and after he skipped last week's Critics' Choice Awards. Franco said…

Senator Gillibrand Calls for Trump to Resign

(CNN) - New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says president Donald Trump should resign in light of sexual assault claims against him. The Democrat told CNN's Christiane Amanpour Monday that the accusations are numerous and credible. a group of women who…

'Silence Breakers' Named Time Magazine's Person of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — The "Silence Breakers" — those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment — have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year. Numerous women have spoken out publicly since October about sexual misconduct…

Massage Envy Facing Over 180 Allegations of Sexual Assault

The largest massage franchise chain in the country is facing allegations of sexual assault. Dozens of women say they were sexually assaulted at Massage Envy locations by male massage therapists, including one alleged victim who went public Monday with…

Dictionary.com Announces Word of 2017: Complicit

Dictionary.com has revealed it's word of the year for 20-1: "Complicit."   The site defines "complicit" as "choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act" and "having partnership or involvement in wrongdoing". Interest in the word spiked in…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

In the wake of allegations against Harvey Weinstein, actress Alyssa Milano asked women to tweet "Me too" in response to sexual assault and harassment in an effort to share the gravity of the problem. The concept…

Bill Cosby Retrial in Pennsylvania Set for April 2nd

(CNN) - Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania has been scheduled for April of next year. The comedian's new trial has been postponed twice; partly due to the resignation of his first defense team and the hiring…