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First State Bans
'Stealthing' During Sex
Oct 8, 2021 1:35 AM CDT
First State Bans 'Stealthing' During Sex
Legislation classifies nonconsensual removal of condom as sexual battery
California on Thursday became the first state to prohibit "stealthing," the nonconsensual removal of a condom during sex, when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that defines the act as sexual battery, the AP reports.
Our original story from Feb. 9, 2021, follows:
Suit: For Months,
Cop Gained Teen's
He Raped Her
Mar 6, 2021 9:00 AM CST
Suit: For Months, Cop Gained Teen's Trust. Then He Raped Her
Complaint filed by mom says Rodney Vicknair was officer originally sent to take girl for a rape exam
- A New Orleans cop is now a former one after accusations that he groomed and raped a 14-year-old girl he'd taken for a rape evaluation. The allegations against Rodney Vicknair are detailed in a lawsuit by the teen's mother, which says that Vicknair was the police officer dispatched...
LaBeouf Denies Abuse Claims,
Is Said to Be in Treatment
Feb 11, 2021 10:15 AM CST
LaBeouf Denies Abuse Claims, Is Said to Be in Treatment
He's seeking compensation from ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs
- Lawyers for Shia LaBeouf have responded to his ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs' claims of abuse by denying every single one. In documents filed this week, lawyers say the 34-year-old actor "denies, generally and specifically, each and every allegation contained" in the lawsuit that 33-year-old Twigs filed against LaBeouf in December,...
Guy Who Smacked
on Live TV
Faces the Music
Sep 2, 2020 8:45 AM CDT
Guy Who Smacked Reporter's Butt on Live TV Faces the Music
Thomas Callaway pleads guilty to sexual battery, gets hit with $1K fine, year of probation
- A Georgia man who was seen slapping a female reporter's rear on live TV pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of sexual battery. Thomas Callaway, 44, was arrested and charged in December after he was caught on camera swatting the rear end of WSAV-TV reporter Alex Bozarjian as...
to Weinstein Case
Apr 10, 2020 4:23 PM CDT
Prosecutors Add Felony Charge to Weinstein Case
California officials say they'll keep adding counts if new allegations surface
- Los Angeles County prosecutors have added another charge, felony sexual battery by restraint, to their case against Harvey Weinstein. They said the charge involves a 2010 attack at a Beverly Hills hotel, NBC reports. The victim had been interviewed last year, prosecutors said, and provided information in March confirming that...
Man Accused of
Is Charged With
Dec 14, 2019 6:30 AM CST
Man Accused of Groping Reporter Is Charged With Sexual Battery
Thomas Callaway accused of touching Georgia reporter Alex Bozarjian during live TV broadcast
- A Georgia man says he got "caught up in the moment" as he ran a road race last weekend, but a local TV reporter has now filed a criminal complaint against him. WSAV's Alex Bozarjian was working a live broadcast last Saturday on Savannah's Talmadge Bridge during...
In Minutes, Jury Convicts Man
of Florida Girl's Murder, Rape
Feb 15, 2018 7:24 PM CST
In Minutes, Jury Convicts Man of Florida Girl's Murder, Rape
Donald Smith posed as good Samaritan for poor family to get close to Cherish Perrywinkle, 8
- It took less than 15 minutes Wednesday for a Florida jury to convict a 61-year-old man of abducting, raping, and murdering an 8-year-old girl, the AP reports. The Jacksonville courtroom had just gone into recess after the judge read instructions to the jurors when everyone quickly returned. A decision was...
to Speak Up.
One Named Him
Jan 16, 2018 12:45 PM CST
Seal Told Women to Speak Up. One Named Him
Singer 'vehemently denies' allegations of sexual battery made by actress
- This probably isn't what Seal had in mind when he encouraged sexual abuse victims to speak out in a Thursday Facebook video . After seeing the video, actress Tracey Birdsall tells TMZ she was inspired to tell her own story of assault involving the "Kiss From A Rose" singer....
Feb 16, 2017 10:33 AM CST
Mike Comrie Investigated for Sexual Battery
Hilary Duff's ex-husband allegedly says sex was consensual
- Hilary Duff's ex-husband is being investigated for alleged sexual battery, the LAPD confirms to
. Police did not give any further details, but TMZ , which first reported the story Wednesday, says Comrie met up with a woman, whom he's known for a long time, at a bar Saturday...
Jan 21, 2013 9:00 AM CST
Star Sued for Sexual Battery
Mark Salling's ex-girlfriend says he forced her to have sex without condom
- The ex-girlfriend of
star Mark Salling says he forced her to have sex without a condom, and now she's suing him for sexual battery. Roxanne Gorzela says in her lawsuit that she started dating Salling in September 2010, and that by March 2011 she had agreed to sexual...
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