KU basketball player Arterio Morris has been charged with rape and dismissed from the team.
After jurors last week could not reach a verdict, a Douglas County judge has scheduled a new trial date for a Lawrence man accused of raping an unconscious KU student in 2018.
A Douglas County jury on Wednesday could not reach a verdict in the case of a Lawrence man who was charged with raping a University of Kansas freshman during her first week on campus in 2018.
A Douglas County judge ruled Friday that all four men accused of raping an intoxicated woman and posting videos of the incident to social media will face a jury trial. The judge said just because the woman has done sex work doesn’t mean people can violate her.
A Douglas County jury has found Thomas J. Cormier, 22, not guilty of a 2021 rape. The case required jurors to weigh what is needed to establish — or more importantly, to revoke — consent.
Four men accused of raping an intoxicated woman in Lawrence, then posting videos of the incident to social media, will not know until at least August whether their cases will go to trial.
A formal dedication is set this weekend in Lawrence for a historical marker acknowledging a young Black woman who died in prison in 1889 after being wrongly convicted of murdering the white man who raped her.
A former Lawrence police officer was found not guilty of rape and numerous computer crimes Friday following a weeklong trial in Douglas County District Court.
Gov. Laura Kelly joined activists and legislators Thursday who reflected on a four-year journey to adoption of a Kansas law ending the statute of limitations on criminal prosecution for alleged child sexual abuse and extending opportunity to file lawsuits in those cases.
An audit of a small Mennonite college in rural Kansas has found systemic failings, with sexual abuse reporters pressured to meet their abusers face-to-face and “forgive and forget” the abuse.
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