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Maryland Man Held in Bus Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 5

LOS ANGELES — A gunman who killed a woman and wounded five others on a Greyhound bus in on the Grapevine was cursing and muttering incoherently before the attack, passengers and authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine a motive for the apparently random assault Monday that left two people...

Accusers: Weinstein Excused Lewd Acts as a Showbiz Norm

NEW YORK — Two women who say they met Harvey Weinstein when they were aspiring actresses in their 20s testified at his rape trial Wednesday that the one-time Hollywood titan preyed on their dreams of stardom to sexually assault them. Dawn Dunning told jurors that Weinstein put his hand up...

'I'm Being Raped': Weinstein Accuser Details Alleged Assault

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein accuser Mimi Haleyi testified Monday that weeks after arriving in New York to work for one of his shows, she found herself fighting in vain as the once-revered showbiz honcho pushed her onto a bed and sexually assaulted her, undeterred by her kicks and pleas...

Harvey Weinstein Arrives at Court Ahead of Sex Assault Trial

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein and several of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct converged Monday at the New York City courthouse where a judge and his lawyers handled the final preparations for his high-stakes trial on charges of rape and assault. Weinstein, 67, entered the building...

Rapper A$AP Rocky Charged With Assault Over Fight in Sweden

STOCKHOLM — A Swedish prosecutor on Thursday charged rapper A$AP Rocky with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month, in a case that has drawn the attention of fellow recording artists as well as U.S. President Donald Trump. Rocky, a platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers,...

Alleged Sex Trafficker Jeffrey Epstein Found Injured in Jail Cell

NEW YORK  — Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was found on the floor of his jail cell with bruises on his neck early this week while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. It was not clear whether the injuries were self-inflicted or from...

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Sex-Related Counts

CHICAGO — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts involving one of the women who accused him of sexually abusing her when she was underage, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious he faces....

Opinion: Date Rape Isn’t a Violent Crime in California. Seriously

Under current California law, more than 20 clearly violent crimes aren’t classified as violent, including rape of an unconscious person, trafficking a child for prostitution, assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence. You can pimp a child for sex, beat a spouse or rape a young woman who passes...

Police Hunt Assailant After Beating Outside Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES — The San Francisco Giants fan who was left disabled in an attack outside Dodger Stadium that drew national attention eight years ago said he's dismayed that Los Angeles police are again investigating an assault at the baseball stadium that left a man seriously injured over the weekend....

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