New Documentary Examines Detroit's Untested Rape-Kit BacklogAfter years starring in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Mariska Hargitay is now highlighting the subject matter in a new way by producing "I Am Evidence," a sobering and timely look at the way rape kits have been left to languish, a policy decision with the ghastly effect of enabling serial perpetrators to continue assaulting women. Detroit plays a key role in the documentary, through the story of Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy. Worthy took on the daunting task of dealing with the more than 11,300 untested rape kits that one of her staffers discovered in 2009, untested in a Detroit Police storage building.
Michigan State says Counseling Center Acted Appropriately When Rape was ReportedMichigan State University says the woman accusing three former basketball players of a 2015 sexual assault was treated appropriately by the school's Counseling Center, and the school says it has found no evidence that she was discouraged from making a Title IX complaint or a complaint to police.
Man Facing Trial For Raping 16-Year-Old, Now Charged in Her DeathA man charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old teen is now accused of killing her before she was expected to testify in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday that two men are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey Dumbuya. Her partially clothed body was found in January about 50 miles from her Grand Rapids home.
Detroit Police Search For Man Who Allegedly Raped Girlfriend's 15-Year-Old DaughterThe mother stabbed Price several times and the commotion caused the family dog to attack Price as well, further injuring him.
Legislature OKs Bill To Revoke Paternity In Cases Of RapeWithout a conviction, current law only allows the woman to seek to have parenting time or custody denied.
Dearborn Man Accused Of Raping Woman Who Answered Job Offer To Clean HomesAuthorities say the 45-year-old drove the victim to a vacant home in Canton, where the alleged sexual assault occurred.
Garden City Woman Allegedly Raped By Intruder As Husband, Kids Slept In Other RoomsGarden City police are searching for the suspect who sexually assaulted a woman during a terrifying attack inside her own home.
Up To $2,000 Reward Offered For Information About Suspect Who Allegedly Abducted, Raped 17-Year-Old GirlThe 17-year-old victim was walking home from school when she was attacked and forced into the suspect’s vehicle.
Cold Justice: With Help From TV Show, Man Convicted In Flint Rape CaseMarcel Robinson was convicted Friday of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Court Affirms Conviction, Sentence In False Rape CaseIt's one of two cases that have put Sara Ylen, now 40, in prison.
Police: Woman Raped By Man Who Entered Home Through Open WindowPolice are searching for a man who allegedly broke into a Downriver home and raped a woman in the middle of the night.
Prosecutor: Man Imprisoned For 17 Years Wrongly Convicted Of RapeCarter was nearly 17 in 1992 when he was convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct against a 10-year-old neighbor girl.