In December of 2015, a woman named only as Jenny was a star witness in the case against serial rapist Keith Hendricks, who was eventually given two life sentences for his crimes. Jenny is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and when she took the stand, the trauma of being questioned caused a mental breakdown. She ran…
Last December, Betty Reid Soskin was honored at the White House for her service as National Park Ranger—at 94, she is the country’s oldest ranger—and given a commemorative coin by President Obama. Early in the morning June 28, that coin was stolen from her when she was attacked and robbed in her Richmond, California…
An Alaska Airlines flight from Portland to Anchorage was diverted yesterday after a man attempted to kiss a sleeping 16-year-old girl.
Three women were arrested for assaulting a McDonald’s employee last week in Bellevue, Ohio; two of them are seen smiling in their booking pics.
An actress is suing Beautique, a midtown restaurant/nightclub frequented by cast members of the Real Housewives of New York (and, on one very seedy occasion, yours truly), after a drunk manager allegedly tried to take her cab and then knocked her unconscious.
A backup dancer for singer Ricky Martin has landed a slew of domestic violence charges made by his ex-girlfriend, a fellow dancer who once performed with the rapper Pitbull.
On the evening of April 23, New York man Mario Licato was violently assaulted in the Lower East Side because he resembled actor Shia LaBeouf. Now, adding insult to injury, the real Shia LaBeouf is bothering him on the phone.
Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will not be prosecuted for battery, according to a report from Politico, although Michelle Fields still has the option of pursuing a defamation case if she wishes. Palm Beach County State Attorney David Aronberg is scheduled to make the announcement Thursday afternoon.
In a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Donald Trump, a plentiful field of dung piled into the shape of a presidential candidate, defended his campaign manager, who is charged with assaulting a reporter. He did that by suddenly claiming the reporter tried to grab him, and then suggesting the bruises on her arms came…
Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, has been charged with misdemeanor battery after he allegedly assaulted former Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields in early March.
Michelle Fields, the Breitbart reporter who alleges she was physically assaulted by Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, has filed a criminal complaint, according to the Independent Journal Review.
Disgraced Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial is expected to wrap up today; CBC reports that his defense team has chosen not to put him on the stand. Nor will they call any other witnesses or present any evidence; the trial has focused entirely on the credibility of his accusers.
On January 26, a teenage girl in Jamshedpur, India, was reportedly raped by a teenage boy in the Parsudih area of the city. Police arrested her assailant, and took the girl—reported in most places to be 15, and in a few as 13—to the Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital for treatment. On Sunday night, police…
Danica Dillon, the adult film actress who sued Josh Duggar for assault and battery back in November, has provided more details of the violent attacks in an interview with Hustler magazine. Dillon claims Duggar initially paid her for sex in March of 2015, “after a late night at a strip club” in Pennsylvania.
Donald Fagen, the lead singer and co-founder of Steely Dan, was arrested in New York City on Monday night after allegedly pushing his wife, singer/songwriter Libby Titus, into a marble window frame and knocking her to the floor. He has been charged with assault in the third degree and harassment.
Chris Brown is a suspect in an assault and battery that happened Saturday morning at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas. A woman attending a private party at Brown’s suite in the hotel claims Brown punched her in the face after taking his picture.
In the trial of serial rapist ex-cop Daniel Holtzclaw—a man who took an extraordinarily evil bet on America’s disenfranchisement of poor black women, to the point of regularly pulling them over and raping them on the street—some took note of the fact that he was facing an all-white jury and had an attorney who…
Jezebel writers have grown accustomed to writing about the NFL, as players like Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, and Josh McNary make headlines for rape and domestic abuse lawsuits. In fact, scrolling through Jezebel’s archives paints a picture of the league repeatedly refusing to address an epidemic of violence against women.…
Actress Dascha Polanco, made famous by her role as Dayanara Diaz on Orange Is the New Black, now faces actual charges for allegedly punching a teenage girl in July.