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The incident occurred following the alleged stealing of a cell phone, which sparked a "verbal altercation" leading up to the event.

Witnesses also claim Barnes threw punches at a man and woman who tried to intervene.

Pierce did tell the police that he followed the group to their hotel room, but was grabbed by the accuser and two friends who attempted to "pull him in as he was trying to get away."

Bill Cosby arrived in Norristown, Pa. Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing on the sexual assault charges filed against him in December, The New York Times reports. The hearing at the Montgomery County courthouse was set to determine if the case will proceed with the criminal charges issued by Andrea Constand, who claimed she was sexually assaulted […]

A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ordered the release of five teens accused of raping an 18-year-old girl last week at a playground in what investigators have called an increasingly complicated case, reports the New York Daily News.

A woman’s quick thinking led to the arrest of a Georgia man who attempted to rape her Monday morning. According to WSB-TV, Robert Giles, 27, abducted the woman around 4 a.m. from Hapeville and brought her to a closed adult store 20 minutes away in Jonesboro. Before the sexual assault, Giles ordered the woman to call […]

As of Thursday morning, the threats and vandalism continued. Police were investigating an incident at the Columbia campus' Black culture center. Someone spray-painted over the word "black" on the sign to the culture center.

Following the horrific #AssaultAtSpringValley, the AAPF gathered a diverse panel of voices including students, educators and scholars to discuss how racial gaps in disciplinary policies foster an ineffective learning environment.

Students at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina staged a walk-out in support of fired Deputy Ben Fields who assaulted and arrested a…

A 34-year veteran Baltimore police officer was charged with assault for spitting on a man during an arrest.

A 2009 incident with an Italian photographer has come back to haunt supermodel Naomi Campbell.