Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault

FLINT, Mich. — A jury has acquitted former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves on charges alleging he sexually assaulted a woman in a motel room four years ago. The verdict announced Tuesday in a Genesee County courtroom in Cleaves’ hometown of Flint came after a nearly two-week trial that included the testimony of the…

ASAP Rocky case: Rapper found guilty of assault

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho is ASAP Rocky and why is he on Trump’s radar? US rapper ASAP Rocky, real name Rakim Mayers, has been found guilty of assault during a Stockholm fight and given a suspended sentence. The 30-year-old has also been ordered to pay damages to the victim. ASAP…

ASAP Rocky: A complete timeline of rapper’s assault case

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho is ASAP Rocky and why is he on Trump’s radar? The summer of 2019 won’t be one that brings back the best memories for ASAP Rocky. The rapper spent most of July behind bars in Sweden after a violent incident on the streets of Stockholm between…

Cardinals cut Philon after arrest, assault charge

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals released defensive tackle Darius Philon on Saturday following his arrest on Friday morning. Philon was arrested at 11:06 a.m. Friday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The arrest was the result of a police investigation into an allegation that…

Gwent Police officer suspended over sexual assault claim

Image copyright Gwent Police/YouTube/Facebook Image caption Ch Supt Mark Warrender (left) and Ch Supt Marc Budden (right) have both been suspended by Gwent Police Two senior police officers have been suspended after one of them was accused of sexually assaulting a woman. Avon and Somerset Police is investigating the alleged assault, said to have happened…

Charlie Elphicke: Tory MP charged with sexual assault

Image copyright PA Image caption Charlie Elphicke has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women A Conservative MP has been charged with sexually assaulting two women. Charlie Elphicke, the MP for Dover and Deal, is alleged to have assaulted one woman in 2007 and a second woman twice in 2016. Mr…

Title IX report clears MSU players of sex assault

Michigan State University investigators have determined that three former basketball players were not responsible for allegedly sexually assaulting a female student in 2015, according to a Title IX investigation report issued Wednesday. The woman, Bailey Kowalski, graduated from MSU in May, just weeks after she came forward publicly during a news conference. She alleged that…