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2 years 2 months ago

Texas man's execution halted for now

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A federal appeals court says it won't overturn a district judge's reprieve for a Texas man convicted of killing a neighbor and stealing his motorcycle while on parole for rape. The decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals means condemned inmate Anthony Bartee won't...

2 years 4 months ago

Hearing set for Air Force cadet on rape charge

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - A hearing to determine whether the last of three Air Force Academy cadets charged with sexual misconduct will be court-martialed is scheduled to begin Monday. An Article 32 hearing, which is equivalent to a civilian grand jury proceeding, had been scheduled earlier for Robert...

2 years 8 months ago

Sex assault suspect arrested

Colorado Springs Police say they have their man in a child sex assault case from back in October. The 12 year old was walking to her school bus stop on east Brookside on October 25th when she was attacked. Police say a prison escapee from Louisiana, Leonard Palmer,...

2 years 9 months ago

Ex-Broncos Cox's trial on sex assault delayed

DENVER (AP) - The trial of former Denver Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox on sexual assault charges has been postponed until February. The trial was originally scheduled to start Tuesday. The defense requested a delay but the reason wasn't immediately known. The delay until Feb. 27 was announced Wednesday. ...

2 years 11 months ago

NYPD officer faces rape charges

NEW YORK (AP) - An off-duty New York City police officer accused of raping a teacher was being held on bail of $500,000 cash or $1 million bond after appearing in court Saturday. Officer Michael Pena was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges of first-degree rape, criminal sexual...

3 years 3 months ago

Man arrested for suspicion of rape at DIA

DENVER (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at Denver International Airport. Twenty-six-year-old Noel Alexander Bertrand of Portland, Ore., appeared in court Wednesday on suspicion of sexual assault. Bail was set at $50,000. Bertrand didn't yet have an attorney. Investigators haven't released details....

3 years 3 months ago

Libya says woman claiming rape is now free

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Libyan government says a woman who stormed into a Tripoli hotel Saturday to tell foreign reporters that government troops raped her is now with her family. The government says four men were interrogated in the case, including the son of a high-ranking police officer....

3 years 7 months ago

Man sentenced to life in prison in 1977 murder

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing a woman 33 years ago in Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Marcello Maldonado Perez of Port Charlotte, Fla., was sentenced Thursday after a jury in Greeley convicted him of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual assault. Prosecutors...

3 years 7 months ago

Man convicted in 1977 murder in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado jury convicted a Florida man of raping and killing a 22-year-old woman in 1977. The jury found Marcello Maldonado Perez guilty today of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual assault in the stabbing death of Mary Pierce. Pierce was abducted from a Greeley convenience...

3 years 10 months ago

Violent crimes drop across nation, locally

The Federal Bureau of Investigation says violent crime across the country has dropped for the third straight year. Murders are down 7%; robberies down 8%; assaults dipped 4%; and car thefts dropped a whopping 17%. Those numbers are in tune with crime statistics in Southern Colorado, which seem to show...

4 years 4 days ago

EMT arrested in several rape cases

NEW YORK (AP) - New York officials say an emergency medical technician with special access via a universal "fireman's key" sexually assaulted five women and girls since 2001. A gunman forced a woman into a car Monday and raped her in Brooklyn. On July 11, an 11-year-old girl was...

4 years 1 month ago

"Ether Man" hearing postponed

The man suspected in New Mexico as the "Ether Man" rapist continues to face charges in Pueblo, where he was arrested originally on a peeping tom charge. Robert Bruce was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Pueblo District Court in a sexual assault that came to light after...

4 years 1 month ago

Roethlisberger investigation recordings released

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released more than 50 audio and video recordings from its investigation of suspended Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger was accused of sexually assaulting a college student during a late night of partying in the small Georgia town of Milledgeville on March 5....

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado inmate charged in cold case

A Colorado inmate serving time on a drug conviction faces charges of sexually assaulting one woman and trying to assault another 16 years ago. Denver police and the district attorney said Thursday DNA evidence led them to 38-year-old Jody Smith. Smith is accused of trying to grab a woman...

4 years 4 months ago

Girl's remains found near recent killing

When 17-year-old Chelsea King went missing last month, Maurice Dubois had a sinking feeling that his 14-year-old daughter had fallen victim to the same killer. Amber Dubois vanished walking to school on Feb. 13, 2009, about 10 miles from where Chelsea was last seen in running clothes at a...

4 years 8 months ago

Pueblo man now suspected of rapes in 6 states

Authorities say a suspected serial rapist in Pueblo may now be linked to more attacks, in more states. Pueblo Police say they now believe Robert Howard Bruce may have raped 20 victims in California, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. "He traveled extensively and I think they're going to...

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