Sexual Assault

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Christian Music Fest Founder Charged With Sexually Assaulting Children

The South Jersey pastor behind Creation, the nation’s largest Christian music festival, has been charged with sexually assaulting four children. Police arrested Harry Thomas, of Medford, […]

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The Woman Who Began the #MeToo Movement Was a Philly Activist

You’ve probably seen Tarana Burke all over TIME’s website – and the internet in general – today. If you didn’t already know, Burke is the woman […]

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Philly CEO Nate Mell Accused of Sexual Assault

On a Friday in October, with the #MeToo campaign in full effect in the wake of the explosive Harvey Weinstein allegations that had just emerged […]

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This Bartender Says She Broke Her Hand Beating Man Who Sexually Assaulted Her

The Philadelphia Police Department is looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a South Philadelphia bar, but the woman in question […]

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Massage Therapist in Loews Spa Scandal Convicted of Indecent Assault

It’s been two years since we first told you about the arrest of former Loews Philadelphia massage therapist Jerome McNeill on charges that he sexually […]

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Police Investigating Multiple Reports of Sexual Assault at Temple

Philly police are investigating multiple reports of sexual assault on and near Temple University’s campus. CBS3 reports that officials describe the incidents as potential “date rapes” […]

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Hooters Waitress Says She Was Sexually Assaulted at Work

Everybody knows that the business model of Hooters centers on attractive women in tight outfits serving cold beers and hot wings. But one young woman […]

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Former Philly Cop Accused of Sexually Assaulting Mentally Ill Woman

A recently retired Philadelphia police officer has been accused in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting a woman suffering from mental illness. The officer, Thomas J. O’Neill, […]

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Drexel Frat Suspended for Five Years

A Drexel University fraternity has been suspended for five years. Tau Kappa Epsilon, located at 3421 Powelton Ave., was already temporarily suspended earlier this month amidst […]

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Report: Drexel Police Investigating Second Frat for Sexual Assault

A little more than a week since Drexel University suspended a fraternity amidst a sexual assault investigation, a second frat is allegedly being probed for […]

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Philly Chef Accused of Sexual Assault, Threats

When Philadelphia chef Steve Rosen closed Northeast Philadelphia’s popular Casino Deli Restaurant in 2015 after 35 years in business to concentrate on his catering company, […]

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Seven Women Say They Were Drugged at Popular South Philly Bar

UPDATE: The Philadelphia Police Department has launched an investigation into these drugging claims at the Dolphin. For the full story, click here. ORIGINAL: Heather DeRussy […]

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Racing Star Claims Sexual Assault at Philly Hotel Made Her Leave Sport

Elena Myers is a professional motorcycle racer from California. The first woman to win a professional race at Daytona International Speedway, she is widely considered […]

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Delaware County DNC Delegate Charged With Indecent Assault

The District Attorney’s office has decided to press charges against a Democratic National Convention delegate from Delaware County who allegedly assaulted a fellow delegate during […]

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Police Seek Male Bicyclist Assaulting Women in Center City, South Philly

Philadelphia police are seeking a serial sexual predator who they say assaulted four women while he biked past them in Center City and South Philadelphia […]