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Analysis of Untested Rape Kits Reveals Serial Rapists Are 'Far More Common' Than We Thought

Mon Jun 06 14:18:10 EDT 2016 | Jezebel
An initiative to test almost 5,000 previously untested rape kits in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, has resulted in over 250 convictions, as well as unsettling information about --- offenders’ behavior, according to a press release from Case Western University. A team of researchers at the university’s Begun Center, led by Drs. Daniel Flannery and Rachel Lovell, were given nearly $500,000 of Justice Department money to go through data collected from the county’s backlog of --- assault kits. On Monday,..

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The research, titled "Analysis of Cuyahoga County's Procedures for Alleviating the Backlog of --- Assault Kits," was carried out by Dr Racheal Lovell from&nb..
CLEVELAND, June 6 (UPI) -- The testing of thousands of forgotten police "rape kits" in the United States has led to more than 250 criminal convictions and justice for the victims -..
An initiative to test almost 5,000 previously untested rape kits in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, has resulted in over 250 convictions, as well as unsettling information about --- offende..
The testing of almost 5,000 backlogged rape kits in Cuyahoga County, Ohio is shedding light on important differences between one-time and serial rapists — and has led to 250 convic..
As his days in office wane, U.S. President Barack Obama is pushing to commute sentences of non-violent drug offenders convicted under what the White House called "outdated and undu..
Debra Reed was driving on Portland Avenue, near 192nd Street, on Labor Day weekend almost three years ago when a drunken driver crashed into her car. Related Article: DPS hearing b..
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan has repeatedly requested delays in turning over thousands of documents sought by federal investigators looking into --- assaul..
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan has repeatedly requested delays in turning over thousands of documents sought by federal investigators looking into --- assaul..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford University “did everything within its power” to ensure justice in the case of a former swimmer sentenced to six months in jail for --- assaulting..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford University "did everything within its power" to ensure justice in the case of a former swimmer sentenced to six months in jail for --- assaulting..
The university banned Brock Turner from campus after wrapping up its investigation less than two weeks after the attack, calling it "the harshest sanction that a university can imp..
The testing of nearly 5,000 forgotten and backlogged rape kits in and near Cleveland has led to investigations, indictments, prosecutions—and, already more than 250 convictions. Bu..
The documents obtained by the Free Press (http://on.freep.com/1r7ZHEw through a Freedom of Information Act request also indicated the university has sought to limit the scope of th..
Image by Adam Mignanelli In 2013, when he was 24 years old, Nathan Fernandez was arrested for possession of child ---. To hear him tell it, he was a member of a Deep Web an..
SAN FRANCISCO -- A judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for --- assaulting an unconscious woman is facing widespread backlash and cri..
The media payed attention when a California judge sentenced a committed --- offender to just six months of jail time last week after prosecutors asked for years in state prison. Bu..
ROWLETT, Texas (AP) — Dallas-area police say a man hired two --- offenders to kill the woman he was just a week away from marrying. Thirty-eight-year-old Ioannis "John" Makris was ..
ROWLETT, Texas (AP) — Dallas-area police say a man hired two --- offenders to kill the woman he was just a week away from marrying. Thirty-eight-year-old Ioannis "John" Makris was ..
STEWARTVILLE — A new city ordinance meant to keep --- offenders from living near areas where children congregate might actually end up banning those individuals from the entire tow..
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – --- predators and --- offenders are required by law and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to register with the Brevard County S..
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Convicted --- offenders in Louisiana won't be able to work in door-to-door sales. Gov. John Bel Edwards' office announced this week that the governor has si..
--- predators and --- offenders are required by law and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to register with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORID..
President Barack Obama on Friday commuted the sentences of more than 40 drug offenders as his administration continues its effort to lessen the punishments of non-violent criminals..
SAN FRANCISCO –  Stanford University "did everything within its power" to ensure justice in the case of a former swimmer sentenced to six months in jail for --- assaultin..
ISIS burns their "wives" alive because they won't have --- with them. Not wives, not ---. It was rape. Conducted by brutal thugs. There is a difference and it matters. WASHINGTON, ..
Updated 2 hours ago ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan has repeatedly requested delays in turning over thousands of documents sought by federal investigators looking int..
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are working with Ohio prosecutors as they test a massive backlog of rape kits, and they found out a few things about serial rapists. ..
A Tennessee --- offender with Alabama ties was arrested Friday for raping a child, as well as for violating state --- offender registration laws regarding 45 vehicles he was k..
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says 11,000 --- assault kits have been tested by the state's forensic scientists under an initiative launched in 2011 to check for ..
A new documentary takes an up-close-and-personal look at some of LA's youngest criminals.  "They Call us Monsters" follows three juvenile offenders: Antonio, Jarad and Juan, e..
A judge sentenced Brock Turner to 6 months in jail for --- assaulting a woman on campus. The light sentence drew harsh criticism. His victim, who has chosen to not be named, s..
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — One out of every nine students at the University of Alaska reported being a victim of --- misconduct or assault last year, according to a new study release..
A police officer sent an email to a member of the public containing information which could have been used to identify --- offenders. The Dyfed-Powys Police officer mistakenly sent..
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Authorities charged two people and identified dozens for further investigation during recent surprise home visits of some of the county's more than 1,000 --- offe..
The son of a woman who alleged she was gang-raped by Oregon State football players is asking the NCAA to ban athletes who commit acts of violence, especially --- violence. Dariu..