NYC 'Rape Cop' May Be At Your Next Doctor's Visit

Though Kenneth Moreno was acquitted of raping a woman in her apartment, he was convicted of official misconduct and kicked out of the NYPD. That means he must find work elsewhere, and unfortunately crawling into a hole in the ground isn't a viable career option. Instead, he's training to be a radiologist's assistant… » 10/27/11 10:40am 10/27/11 10:40am

Cheating Cop Accused Of Gunpoint Rape Sorry About The Cheating

Yesterday NYPD officer Michael Pena, who's accused of raping a teacher at gunpoint last month, pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of rape and assault. Pena, who's being investigated for two other sex attacks, suggested on the day of his arrest that the sex was consensual, telling police "I wanted to call my girlfriend,… » 9/22/11 9:50am 9/22/11 9:50am

NYC 'Rape Cops' Juror Suggests The Woman Consented

Patrick Kirkland, a juror who voted to acquit former NYPD cops Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata of almost all charges in the notorious rape trial, has written a long piece on the experience for Gothamist. In it, he defends the jury from charges that they let a rapist go free, somewhat explains why they doubted the… » 9/08/11 1:50pm 9/08/11 1:50pm

NYPD Cop Charged With Rape Previously Accused Of Brutality

New York City cop Michael Pena was indicted yesterday on charges that he abducted and raped a schoolteacher in upper Manhattan while armed. His lawyers said, "Whatever happened, there was certainly no intent on the part of Michael Pena to hurt anybody. There was no intent to sexually abuse anybody." In that case!… » 8/25/11 10:30am 8/25/11 10:30am

Woman In "Rape Cop" Case Says Acquittal "Brought Me To My Knees"

Following the infuriating acquittal of former New York police officer Kenneth Moreno, who allegedly raped a woman on duty while his partner Franklin Mata stood by, he and his wife made several comments to the press in which they smeared his accuser. Now, the 29-year-old woman, who has chosen to remain anonymous, has… » 5/31/11 9:07pm 5/31/11 9:07pm