The authorities say DNA evidence has tied Robert Eugene Koehler, 60, to more than two dozen sexual assaults. A “dungeon in progress” was found under his house, a prosecutor said. NYTimes.com - Published
MIAMI (AP) — A DNA match has led to a Florida man prosecutors suspect is the “pillowcase rapist” responsible for numerous sexual assaults of women in the Miami area during the 1980s. Robert.. Seattle Times - Published
An Oceanside physician who sexually assaulted five female patients referred by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was sentenced Thursday to three years probation and was ordered to register as a..
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Opening statements for the Harvey Weinstein trial begin on Wednesday morning, marking the beginning of what is sure to be a contentious two months filled with witness testimony, cross examination and.. The Wrap - Published
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Authorities are knocking down tiny huts in western Nepal where women have been exiled during menstruation and exposed to cold weather and threats from animals and even sexual.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two Democratic senators demanded Wednesday that Army officials open an investigation into allegations that commanders of an Illinois-based reserve unit mishandled sexual assault.. Seattle Times - Published
So far this century, one tech startup after another has reshaped the way that we live. Facebook transformed social interaction. Uber changed how we get around. Tinder changed how we date. While these.. betanews - Published
A man described as “Britain’s most prolific rapist” has been sentenced to life in prison after his years-long “campaign of rape" in which he lured dozens of intoxicated men to his apartment and.. FOXNews.com - Published
Business Insider is reporting Uber has purchased 596 acres near Pittsburg to establish a test track for self-driving cars. Uber has been in the news a lot lately, and not all of it good. The company.. WebProNews - Published
Two women who say they were sexually assaulted on Frontier Airlines flights are taking the airline to court – they filed a class-action lawsuit last week. Both women say the Denver-based airline has.. bizjournals - Published
OLYMPIA — Washington’s attorney general submitted a budget request to reinvigorate a police team to investigate unsolved homicides and sexual assaults in the state, officials said. The $1.7 million.. Seattle Times - Published
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia minister has been arrested on charges that he committed sexual assaults in Oregon. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation tells local news outlets that Helio Ferriera was.. Seattle Times - Published
The changes apply to cases of clergy committing violence or sexual assaults against anyone under their authority, as well as minors. The pope also changed rules about child pornography. NPR - Published
MADISON, Wis (AP) — The Wisconsin National Guard’s top commander said Monday that he plans to implement federal investigators’ recommendations on how to improve protocols for handling sexual.. Seattle Times - Published
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The head of the Wisconsin National Guard said Monday that he intends to implement all recommendations made following an investigation into multiple reports of sexual assault and.. Seattle Times - Published
Twenty-one women filed a lawsuit last week in San Francisco Superior Court alleging they were sexually assaulted or raped while using Lyft, charging that the company knowingly quieted knowledge of a.. bizjournals - Published
Based on data compiled in 2017 and 2018, Uber found that over 5,000 sexual assaults occurred against drivers and riders over the two-year period. Now, the share-riding app is seeking ways to decrease.. Mashable - Published
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It's finally December, which means a busy holiday travel season overlapping with potentially nasty weather. Add to that mix a shortened holiday season for all of your online.. Business Insider - Published
Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE:UBER) stock slid after the company’s first biennial US safety report revealed more than 3,000 reports of sexual assaults on 1.3 billion rides last year. The 84-page.. Proactive Investors - Published
For the first time, Uber is confirming thousands of sexual assaults involving its passengers and drivers. In a new report, the ride-sharing company says about 3,000 assaults were reported last year.. CBS News - Published
· *Uber is set to lose just over $1 billion from its market cap after the ride-sharing company said that roughly 6,000 sexual assault cases took place in its cars over the last two years. *
· *At 5.. Business Insider - Published
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that House Democrats will move ahead with drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump. We look at what's next. Also, the latest on measles outbreaks. NPR - Published
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018.
That figure includes 235 rapes.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times •Chicago S-T
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.
1. *An Uber safety report has revealed over 3,000 sexual assaults in US rides in 2018.* The ride-hailing firm's long-awaited 84-page.. Business Insider - Published
SAN FRANCISCO — Uber said Thursday that it had reports of 3,045 sexual assaults during its rides in the United States in 2018, with nine people murdered and 58 killed in crashes, in its first study.. Seattle Times - Published