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Melrose »

Man Grabbed Woman by the Neck and Tried to Rape Her, Police Say

Rudell Caldwell, 30, was arrested for trying to rape a woman in Melrose, police said.

Chelsea »

Cuomo and Pelosi Call for End to Rape Cover-Ups in Colleges

The governor and House Democratic leader said schools try to cover up rape to protect their reputations.

Soundview »

Woman Raped on Soundview Rooftop, Police Say

She was attacked on Banyer Place Monday, police said.

Wakefield »

Shelter Worker Killed by Former Client After Sex Attack, Police Say

Ana Charle, who ran a homeless shelter, was murdered by former resident West Spruill, police said.

Upper West Side »

After-School Staffer Sexually Assaulted, Smoked Pot With Teens, Police Say

Jamal Baughan, 22, is accused of smoking pot with teens, raping one and sexually assaulting another. 

Gramercy »

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested in Gramercy Bar Rape

Rodney Stover, who has prior arrests for rape, was arrested and charged Wednesday. 

Gramercy »

Woman Raped in Bathroom of Gramercy Bar, Police Say

A man attacked the woman inside the Turnmill bar on East 27th Street, police said.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Teen Scares Off Mother's Would-Be Rapist, Police Say

"I'm not going to play games with you," the suspect told the woman before the attack, police said.

Midtown »

Woman Crowdsources Capture of Her Sexual Attacker 2 Years After Assault

Elisa Lopez used the viral video of her sexual assault to bring her assailant to justice.

Bed-Stuy »

Woman Fends Off Man Who Followed Her Home to Sexually Attack Her, NYPD Says

She was attacked in the staircase of her Bedford-Stuyvesant home, police said.

Lower East Side »

Woman Fights Off Sex Attacker Who Followed Her Into LES Building: Police

A woman was choked and groped inside a building at Canal and Allen streets, police say.

Douglaston »

Man Arrested for Raping a Spa Worker at Gunpoint, Police Say

Luis Jessup was arrested for raping a woman at gunpoint in Douglaston, police said.

West Farms »

12-Year-Old Girl Raped in The Bronx, Police Say

The suspect dragged her several blocks trying to find a secluded place, police said.

Douglaston »

Woman Raped at Gunpoint in Queens Spa Where She Worked, Police Say

Her attacker can be seen in a video walking through the Douglaston spa, police said.

Morningside Heights »

Activists Ambush Columbia Admissions Session to Protest Sex Assault Policy

Student activists told prospective families the university's new sexual assault policy is a failure.