March Media Update

Local Baton Rouge therapist accused of groping 11-year-old boy during counseling session Jindal-backed legislation eyes unclaimed gambling winnings to pay for rape exams Multi-national child pornography investigation leads to arrest of Baton Rouge man Man booked on attempted rape at East Brookstown Drive apartment Source: Darren Sharper takes 20 years in Louisiana rapes, but will… Read More

February Media Update

Local Getting sexual assault victims’ medical bills paid City employee arrested on rape charge Domestic violence charge against Junior Galette dismissed by prosecutor ‘Sons of Guns’ star Stephanie Ford decries Mardi Gras float poking fun at her sexual assault allegations, Baton Rouge police officers’ involvement Baton Rouge police investigate officers on Spanish Town float that… Read More

January Media Update

Local Drafting a uniform approach to sexual assault on Louisiana campuses Inventory: 1,163 rape kits sit untested across Louisiana Kenner overhauling domestic violence diversion program  U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Baton Rouge Catholic confession case Former LSU student indicted in alleged “Tinder rape” of Baton Rouge woman Scotlandville band director fired after accused of raping student,… Read More

December Media Update

Local  Background check did not show prior arrests for janitor accused of raping a Baton Rouge student Darren Sharper, 2 others indicted in New Orleans rape cases Darren Sharper charged in a six-count federal indictment  Survivors speak out against NOPD’s response to sexual assaults  Officer indicted in Tangipahoa rape, kidnappings Rape exams will be billed… Read More

June Media Update

Local News Louisiana’s full House approved “Erin’s Law”, requiring schools to teach kids what constitutes sexual abuse and sexual assault. Louisiana lawmakers have given police and prosecutors a deadline to promptly test DNA evidence collected following a sexual assault and to report their progress. The inspector general audit found that the New Orleans Police Department misclassified many rape cases.… Read More

May Media Update

Local News A convicted sex offender from Port Allen repeatedly raped his girlfriend’s 12-year-old daughter last year and arranged sexual encounters between the girl and other adults. He was indicted along with five others in the rape of the child. Baton Rouge Police arrested a 32-year-old man accused of beating and raping a woman at… Read More

March Media Update

Local News Former Saints player, Darren Sharper, is accused of raping two women in New Orleans. Sharper turned himself in to Louisiana authorities on Friday, February 28th. Former Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. plead guilty to “inappropriate sexual contact” and lying to the FBI about the incident. A girl from Baton Rouge disclosed to a school… Read More