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India rape victim's friend recounts ordeal


Companion of Indian woman who died from gang-rape says passersby ignored them.


Woman raped during 5-hour ordeal in her car; 3 arrested

A YOUNG woman's Christmas - and her life - was shattered Tuesday when she was kidnapped, raped, robbed and beaten in her own car by three teenagers over five hours, according to police.

Senh: How does one avoid something like this from happening, other than being extra careful at all times. The only positive out of this is that the victim is alive, and all of the perpetrators are arrested.


Man aims to crowdsource $65,000 for sister’s surgery after she miraculously survived being brutally beaten, raped, left for dead

Jacob Tillman, a skateboarder and artist, wants to help his sister Lydia continue to recover from a savage 2011 attack and has created an IndieGogo fundraising campaign called ‘Still Kickin’’ to raise money for her medical costs. The campaign’s goal is $65,000, the price of a special reconstructive jaw surgery she is slated to receive in January.


Daughter-in-Law of Amish Defendant Describes Sexual Demands

A family member testified that Samuel Mullet Sr. repeatedly demanded sex from her. Mr. Mullet is one of 16 charged in a series of assaults in which the beards and hair of men and women were cut.


Pinkberry co-founder to stand trial for alleged assault

A Los Angeles County judge ordered the co-founder of frozen yogurt giant Pinkberry on Thursday to stand trial for allegedly assaulting a homeless man on the side of an East Hollywood road after the victim testified that the entrepreneur repeatedly struck him with a tire iron.


Justin Bieber Trained With Mike Tyson

Justin Bieber Trained with Mike Tyson

Just days before his scuffle with a photographer Sunday, Justin Bieber learned some boxing moves from heavyweight champ Mike Tyson himself. A video of Bieber getting a lesson from Tyson has gone viral on YouTube. Tyson also posted the photo above of him posing with the singer before they started training.


Justin Bieber Under Investigation for Assault on Photographer

Justin Bieber

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are investigating a photographer's claims that Justin Bieber assaulted him, the Los Angeles Times reports. The photographer reportedly drew the singer's ire on Sunday after snapping pictures of Bieber and his girlfriend, Selena Gomez, exiting a movie theater at a mall in Calabasas. A scuffle ensued and the photographer called 911, but Bieber and Gomez had left the scene by the time the police arrived.


Wash. moviegoer accused of hitting noisy kid

A Seattle-area man has been charged with felony assault for allegedly hitting a noisy 10-year-old boy in the face during a movie.


Girls pulled off train by hair; assailants sought

New York City police are seeking the public's help finding a group of a dozen girls they say assaulted two other girls on a subway train.


South Dallas man says neighbor punched out his gold teeth, stole them

Gold Teeth

A Dallas man told police that his neighbor punched him in the face Tuesday while he mowed his lawn then stole six gold teeth that he knocked out. The attack happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of Cauthorn Drive, near Hatcher Street and Second Avenue in South Dallas. The neighbor, who was not identified, confronted the 46-year-old victim yelling and cursing as he mowed, according to a police report.


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