Saturday, May 15, 2021

Woman sexually assaulted in downtown Toronto condo

Toronto Police are searching for two suspects after a woman was sexually assaulted at a downtown condo early Wednesday. (Toronto Sun)

Courtroom erupts after McKnight sentenced to eight years for 5 sex assaults

EDMONTON - Women shouted, sobbed and in one case had to be hauled from the courtroom by sheriffs after former Edmonton nightclub promoter and convicted rapist Matthew McKnight was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday. (Edmonton Journal)

Kevin Spacey to be arraigned in Nantucket sex assault

BOSTON - Actor Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge in an alleged sexual assault of the teenage son of former Boston news anchor Heather Unruh at a Nantucket bar in July 2016, the latest legal entanglement for the two-time Academy Award winner over claims of sexual misconduct. (Boston Globe)

Canadian fashion mogul accused of rape, sex trafficking in class action lawsuit

In a press release on the lawsuit released Thursday, the women state that “Nygard lured and enticed young, impressionable, and often impoverished children and women with cash payments and false promises of lucrative modelling opportunities in order to assault, rape, and sodomize them. When the victims were not swayed by promises, many were drugged to force compliance with Nygard’s sexual desires.” (National Post)

Eight charged with sexually assaulting unconscious teen after video surfaces

PROVIDENCE - Eight men are facing charges in Rhode Island for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old unconscious girl at a party — after the girl’s mother found footage of the attack on Facebook and shared it with detectives, according to a report.(New York Post)

Transit police seek man who groped child on Skytrain

VANCOUVER - Transit Police are seeking a man who they allege made crude remarks toward a young girl on-board a SkyTrain car before groping her.(Vancouver Sun)

Complainant in tears after defence says testimony was ‘scripted’

HALIFAX - A young Halifax woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted by British sailors broke down in tears Friday after a defence lawyer suggested her testimony was “scripted.” Under cross examination by lawyer Ian Hutchison, the woman agreed she had gaps in her memory of what happened on the night of April 9, 2015, in the barracks of a Halifax-area military base, and that she cannot explain those gaps. (Toronto Star)

Teacher accused of raping girl, 13, he met on Tinder

ATLANTA - A teacher and coach at a Georgia high school is accused of molesting a 13-year-old he met on a dating app. (The Province)

Three men charged after 15-yr-old girl sexually assaulted and confined in Ottawa apartment

Three men have been charged after a 15-year-old Ottawa girlwas allegedly lured from a mall and sexually assaulted. Police have charged Bile Mohamed, 27, Yusuf Yusuf, 30, and Ismail Moallim, 21, with sexual assault with a weapon, sexual assault causing bodily harm, sexual interference and forcible confinement. (True North)

St. Mike’s scandal grows to three incidents, seven accused

TORONTO - The assault scandal at prestigious St. Michael’s College School has swollen to three different episodes and now involves seven students who are facing serious criminal charges. (Toronto Sun)

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