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Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to NYPD

Harvey Weinstein has turned himself into police in New York City Friday to face rape and sexual misconduct charges, before being released on $1 million cash bail and fitted with a GPS tracking device.

“It’s On Us,” UK students pledge to help stop sexual assault

Several students at UK signed chalk boards, taking a pledge saying they realize it's on them to help put an end to sexual assault.

Teachers and lawmakers react to Bevin’s comments

Governor Matt Bevin is making national headlines for comments about teachers Friday that some are calling "spiteful" and "disgusting".

Police: Laurel County man sexually assaults, threatens woman

Danny Christopher Farris is accused of sexually assaulting a woman and threatening her with a gun.

Crime Bulletin issued on UK campus after reported sexual assault

UK Police issued a crime bulletin Wednesday afternoon after a reported sexual assault on campus.

Special election to replace lawmaker who killed himself

Voters in a Louisville, Kentucky, suburb will soon choose a successor for a Republican state lawmaker who killed himself last year after a woman publicly accused him of sexually assaulting her in his basement when she was a teenager and he was her pastor.

UPDATE: Nassar victim says Michigan State billing her

Three key members of the board that oversees USA Gymnastics have resigned.

Ky. lawmaker accused of assault dies in apparent suicide

A state lawmaker accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl has died in an apparent suicide.

Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexual assault

Dan Johnson, a Kentucky lawmaker who compared President Barack Obama and his wife to monkeys, is accused of sexual assault.

New HBO documentary about national rape kit backlog shows in Lexington

HBO has a new documentary that sheds light on the national problem of untested sexual assault evidence kits.

New HBO documentary about national rape kit backlog to be shown in Lexington

A documentary about the national problem of untested sexual assault evidence kits will be shown to an invite-only audience in Lexington.

Ray the D.A. – S.A.N.E. Program

Ray the D.A. profiles the S.A.N.E. program, which provides examinations for victims of sexual assault.

Kentucky gets $3 million grant to investigate sexual assault

The federal government has given the Kentucky Attorney General's Office $3 million to investigate sexual assault cold cases.

Officials: Four Kentucky National Guard Soldiers arrested

State Police say they have arrested four Kentucky National Guard Soldiers following the investigation of a sexual assault in Calloway County.

UKPD: Student reports sexual abuse on campus by Uber driver

A disturbing crime bulletin from the University of Kentucky Police Department says that a student was sexually abused by an Uber driver while trying to get back to her residence hall.

UK students rally against sexual violence

The event is called take back the night and it's where students come together with community members to discuss sexual violence and ways that they can end rape culture.

Training to focus on backlog of sexual assault evidence kits

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's office says training sessions planned this month will focus on the backlog of sexual assault forensic evidence kits.

Kentucky man committed under Illinois sex-violence law

Jurors have found that a 50-year-old Kentucky man could be committed under Illinois law because he's likely to sexually assault someone again in the future.

UK hosts play addressing sexual assault

This weekend the UK Theatre Department is showcasing a play that addresses the issue of sexual assault in a digital world.

UKPD Report Sexual Assault on Campus

The University of Kentucky Police Department says that a female student was sexually assaulted on Monday in a residence hall room.

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