assault

crime

A$AP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault in Sweden but Avoids Jail

A$AP Rocky and two members of his entourage were found guilty of assault but given suspended sentences.
David Gilbert
8.14.19
R. Kelly

R. Kelly’s Attorney Lost Him for an Entire Night Before His Child Porn Court Date

Kelly eventually appeared and pleaded not guilty.
Kelly Vinett
8.2.19
A$AP Rocky

A Key Witness in A$AP Rocky's Assault Trial Is Changing Her Story

The verdict could come as early as Friday.
Kelly Vinett
8.2.19
assault

“Things Got a Little Weird:” A$AP Rocky Says He Fought 2 Swedish Guys in Self-Defense

“We don't want to fight y'all,” A$AP Rocky testified in court.
Kelly Vinett
8.1.19
ASAP Rocky

A$AP Rocky Pleads Not Guilty as Assault Case Begins in Sweden

President Trump's favorite rapper will take the stand Tuesday afternoon.
David Gilbert
7.30.19
tech-social-media

Security Contractor at Facebook Content Moderation Facility Arrested for Allegedly Threatening People With a Gun

The individual worked at a facility belonging to Cognizant, a Facebook contractor. Police arrested him while at work, but the alleged assault didn't happen on site.
Joseph Cox
6.7.19
Jussie Smollett

We're Going to Get to Read the Secret Case Against Jussie Smollett Soon

“These are not the actions of a person seeking to maintain his privacy or simply be let alone,” a judge said in the decision to unseal Smollett's case.
Emma Ockerman
5.24.19
Broadly

What This Ted Bundy Survivor Thinks of the Obsession Around the Serial Killer

Kathy Kleiner was 20 years old when she was attacked by the notorious serial killer. Decades on, she wants to recenter Bundy's victims in a narrative that too often excludes them.
Kitty Wenham
2.19.19
Rand Paul

Rand Paul's neighbor has to pay $580K for breaking his ribs over a pile of leaves

Rene Boucher said it was Paul’s careless disposal of leaves on his property that triggered the attack.
Rex Santus
1.31.19
sexual assault

Nurse Arrested in Case of Comatose Woman Who Gave Birth

Nathan Sutherland, a former nurse at Hacienda HealthCare,​ faces one count of sexual assault and one count of abusing a vulnerable adult.
Leila Ettachfini
1.23.19
Broadly

Teen Killed By Abusive Ex Even After Reporting Him to Police Five Times

Metropolitan Police officers are being investigated to see whether they could have prevented the death of the 17-year-old girl.
Sirin Kale
1.15.19
Criminal Justice

Cyntoia Brown's Clemency Gives Hope to Other Trafficking Survivors

After being incarcerated for 15 years, a trafficking victim who received a life sentence after killing the man who paid her for sex as a teenager was granted clemency. We spoke with trafficking activists on what this case means for other survivors.
Kimberly Lawson
1.8.19
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