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Police release video showing suspect in rape

BUFFALO — Police have released a parking lot surveillance video of a man suspected of having raped a college student as she walked near a Buffalo park. Authorities say the Trocaire College student told police she was walking in a ...

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Justices consider Texas rape-murder case

WASHINGTON — A black inmate on Texas’ death row who claims he had a clandestine relationship with a white woman but did not rape or kill her is asking the Supreme Court to take his case. Rodney Reed tells the ...

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California approves landmark ‘yes means yes’ law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault ...

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Court of Appeals — Rape: People v. McCray

New York State Court of Appeals  Rape Complainant’s Undisclosed Psychiatric Records People v. McCray No. 40 Judge Smith Background: The defendant, prosecuted for rape, sought disclosure of the complainant’s mental health records. After an in camera review, some of the ...

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Man convicted of raping 5 prostitutes

A 26-year-old Rochester man faces up to 50 years in prison after being convicted of raping five prostitutes he met online. The Monroe County District Attorney’s Office told local media outlets that Michael Chess was found guilty Wednesday of five ...

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Students: Censure college prof for rape blog

A University of Rochester professor’s hypothetical question about whether the rape of an unconscious person should be illegal has led to demands he be censured or fired. Professor Steven Landsburg’s blog post followed the conviction last month of two high ...

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Man faces sentencing for raping teenage girl

BUFFALO — A 28-year-old New York man has been sentenced to up to six years in prison after admitting he had sex with underage girls and promoted prostitution. Michael Abdallah apologized at his sentencing Thursday in Erie County Court, where ...

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Rape: People v. Russell

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Rape Inclusory Concurrent Count People v. Russell KA 07-01787 Appealed from Wyoming County Court Background: The defendant was convicted of predatory sexual assault as well as first-degree rape. Ruling: The conviction is modified by dismissing the ...

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