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Actor tells jury Kevin Spacey abused him when he was 14

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An actor who's accused Kevin Spacey of making a sexual advance on him as a 14-year-old recounted the episode for a New York City jury on Friday, testifying he felt helpless when Spacey climbed on top of him in bed.
“I was frozen,” Anthony Rapp said on the second day of a civil trial in Manhattan. “I was pinned underneath him. I didn't know what to do.”
In a halting voice, Rapp testified that the then-26-year-old Spacey had invited him to a party at his Upper East Side apartment when both actors were starring on Broadway in 1986. He said after he wandered into a bedroom to watch TV and get...
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SoCal man sentenced to 5 years in prison for 2-month smash-and-grab robbery spree

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A 22-year-old from San Bernardino County was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for a two-month smash-and-grab robbery spree targeting cellphone stores across Southern California, the Department of Justice announced.
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CPD: 11-year-old girl sexually abused in alley after school on South Side

CPD: 11-year-old girl sexually abused in alley after school on South Side

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CHICAGO - An 11-year-old girl was sexually abused in an alley while walking home from school Thursday on the South Side.
At around 3:30 p.m., the girl was walking home in the 6200 block of South Indiana when an unknown man approached her. CPD said he then placed his hand over her mouth and pulled her into an alley where she was sexually abused.
At some point, the girl was able to break free and run away.
The suspect is described as a Black man, 45-60 years old, 5'11" with a thin build and graying hair. Police said he was wearing a black shirt, black jeans with a silver belt buckle and...
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2 former caregivers charged after 87-year-old man abused at Texas City nursing home

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Lisa Jo Cooper, 61, and Kecia Danielle Johnson, 57, are charged with injury to the elderly after the abuse was caught on camera at a Texas City facility.
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