sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 years for Sexual Assaults

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. It’s a sight the Hollywood mogul’s multitude of accusers thought they would never see. Weinstein was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in 2006. He…

Montgomery School Teacher Charged with Sexual Abuse Against 12-Year-Old

Courtesy: Floyd Middle School The Montgomery Police Department charged Michael Bradley, 57, with one count each of a school employee having sexual contact with a student under the age of 19 and second-degree sexual abuse. MPD said a sexual abuse investigation started on January 29th.  The incident happened on January 23rd at Floyd Middle Magnet. Bradley was employed as a…

61-Year-Old Montgomery Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of Family Member Under 12-Years-Old

Montgomery Police Department has charged Fermon Dabney, 61, with sexual abuse of a child less than 12-years-old. A sexual assault investigation began on April 7, in the 4200 block of Hartford Street. During the course of the investigation it was determined that the juvenile female victim was sexually assaulted by Dabney, a family member. Dabney was taken into custody Wednesday…

Troy Police Charge Tallassee Man With Rape

Troy Police have charged Richard Alexander Davidson, 20, of Tallassee with rape 1st degree. Davidson is accused of raping a 20-year-old woman at a residence in the 100 block of Nat Avenue on March 24. After interviewing the victim at Troy Regional Medical Center, authorities say they collected several items as evidence that are being examined at the Alabama Department…

Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted in Millbrook Apartment Complex

Millbrook Police are seeking the public’s assistance in solving a sex assault case at an apartment complex. A woman told police that on July 4 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., a man came up behind her and forced his way into her apartment unit and sexually assaulted her. It happened in the 2200 block of Crossings Drive. The woman…

Former Deputy Accused of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

A former deputy accused of choking one woman and sexually assaulting another is jailed in Alabama. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office told news outlets Monday that 27-year-old James William Parsons is charged with escape as well as domestic violence by strangulation and sodomy. One woman said she and Parsons were living together when he choked her until she couldn’t breathe….

Male, 18, Accused of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

Millbrook Police have a charged an 18-year-old male with raping a 15-year-old girl. Police Chief P.K. Johnson says the alleged incident happened Friday, but was not reported until Sunday. The victim’s mother told police the suspect, Jaquez Naqwan Harris, assaulted her daughter while she was staying at a friend’s home, where Harris is also a resident. Harris is charged with…

Civil Rights Pioneer Recy Taylor Dies at 97

Recy Taylor, a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention, has died. She was 97. Taylor’s brother Robert Corbitt says she died in her sleep Thursday at a nursing home in Abbeville. She would have been 98 on Sunday. Taylor was 24 when she was abducted and raped as she walked home from…

President Trump Backs Roy Moore, Discounts Allegations

President Donald Trump is discounting accusations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling voters not to support his “liberal” rival. Trump spoke to reporters Tuesday at the White House before leaving for a Thanksgiving break at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. He says of the Alabama race: “We don’t need a liberal person in there.”…

Moore Campaign Provides Witnesses to Refute Accuser

The Roy Moore campaign has provided a news release with statements from people who refute the details of one of Moore’s accusers.  Beverly Nelson along with celebrity attorney Gloria Allred held a press conference where she claimed she met Moore when she was a waitress at the Olde Hickory House in Gadsden in 1977. The following is a the Moore campaign…