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August 17, 1991 | From Associated Press
Cleveland police are seeking a grand jury indictment of a member of the rap group Run-DMC following allegations from a woman who said she was raped by the performer. An indictment by a Cuyahoga County grand jury would allow authorities to seek the extradition of Joseph (Run) Simmons, 25, of New York. An arrest warrant for Simmons was issued Thursday following allegations made by a 22-year-old woman who claims Simmons raped her in his hotel room following an Aug.
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August 19, 1997 | Times Wire Services
Two players for defending Major League Soccer champion Washington D.C. United have been charged with sexually assaulting a 24-year-old woman in a Columbus, Ohio, hotel, police said Monday. Defender Mario Gori, 24, of Argentina, was charged with rape and forward Raul Diaz Arce, 27, of El Salvador, was charged with complicity to rape, according to a police statement. Both appeared in Franklin County Common Pleas Court on Monday and each was being held in jail on $500,000 bond.
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November 28, 1995 | ROBERT J. LOPEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Charles E. Rathbun, the photographer suspected of murdering model Linda Sobek, was accused of raping an Ohio woman in 1979 but was acquitted after his lawyer argued that it was a consensual act and that his client's initial statement was illegally obtained, according to interviews and court records. Rathbun was accused of luring the 21-year-old married woman into his apartment by promising to show her photos that he had taken, Ohio police records show.
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November 28, 1995 | ROBERT J. LOPEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Charles E. Rathbun, the photographer suspected of murdering model Linda Sobek, was accused of raping an Ohio woman in 1979 but was acquitted after his lawyer argued that it was a consensual act and that his client's initial statement was illegally obtained, according to interviews and court records. Rathbun was accused of luring the 21-year-old married woman into his apartment by promising to show her photos that he had taken, Ohio police records show.
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August 24, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An arrest warrant was issued for Joseph Simmons, star of the rap group Run-DMC, after he was indicted on rape charges in Cleveland. Simmons, 25, of New York, faces three counts of rape and one count each of kidnaping and gross sexual imposition. A Cleveland woman, 22, told police that Simmons raped her in his hotel room after members of the group's entourage approached her during a performance on Aug. 9.
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May 1, 1991 | HECTOR TOBAR and CHARISSE JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Nearly two years after authorities declined to charge him in the death of a popular Compton College honor student, a former campus basketball star has been rearrested in the slaying, authorities said Tuesday. Adding a new dimension to an already perplexing case, police also booked Roy Zachary Williams, 25, in the June, 1988, stabbing death of a young Long Beach woman. The arrest came after Williams failed to appear in an Ohio court on charges of raping a Cleveland State University student.
SPORTS
November 23, 1991
A sexual assault complaint against two Cleveland Brown players has been dropped. A 26-year-old woman from suburban Mentor had claimed that she was attacked in a limousine after a party Oct. 31 at a downtown tavern. The woman told police one player had raped her while another watched but did not interfere. But the woman told prosecutors she no longer wished to pursue the case.
SPORTS
December 24, 1990
An attorney defending a suspended Cleveland State University player against a rape charge has threatened to sue over disclosure that his client was convicted of murder in California in 1981 when he was 14. "It's a violation of my client's right to privacy and, as far as I know, a violation of California law," said James E. Caywood, who is representing Roy Williams on charges that he raped a student Nov. 3 on the Cleveland State campus.
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June 25, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A woman testified that former University of Cincinnati basketball player Louis Banks raped her and stopped only after she reminded him that he wasn't using a condom. The woman, a criminal justice major, had taken a course on surviving sexual assault. The woman said she was able to persuade him to stop after offering to get a condom from her purse.
SPORTS
December 12, 1992
Larry Kinnebrew, a former running back with the Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills, was indicted on two charges of rape of a 31-year-old woman Nov. 12 at the woman's home in Cincinnati.
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November 7, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Cleveland Brown receivers Reggie Langhorne and Webster Slaughter, identified in a report in the Cleveland Plain Dealer as the subjects of a sexual assault investigation, denied any involvement in the alleged attack. The newspaper, citing sources it did not identify, reported that a woman claims she was assaulted by Langhorne and that Slaughter watched the alleged assault but did not interfere. Police are investigating.
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August 24, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An arrest warrant was issued for Joseph Simmons, star of the rap group Run-DMC, after he was indicted on rape charges in Cleveland. Simmons, 25, of New York, faces three counts of rape and one count each of kidnaping and gross sexual imposition. A Cleveland woman, 22, told police that Simmons raped her in his hotel room after members of the group's entourage approached her during a performance on Aug. 9.
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August 17, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Cleveland police said that they were seeking an indictment against the star of the rap music group Run-DMC, who is under investigation for rape. An indictment would allow authorities to seek the extradition of Joseph Simmons, 25, of New York, who is known in the group as Run. Authorities said evidence from the weeklong investigation was presented to a Cuyahoga County grand jury after a police investigation into an allegation made by a 22-year-old Cleveland woman against Simmons.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 1991 | From Associated Press
Cleveland police are seeking a grand jury indictment of a member of the rap group Run-DMC following allegations from a woman who said she was raped by the performer. An indictment by a Cuyahoga County grand jury would allow authorities to seek the extradition of Joseph (Run) Simmons, 25, of New York. An arrest warrant for Simmons was issued Thursday following allegations made by a 22-year-old woman who claims Simmons raped her in his hotel room following an Aug.
SPORTS
June 25, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A woman testified that former University of Cincinnati basketball player Louis Banks raped her and stopped only after she reminded him that he wasn't using a condom. The woman, a criminal justice major, had taken a course on surviving sexual assault. The woman said she was able to persuade him to stop after offering to get a condom from her purse.
SPORTS
May 2, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Louis Banks, University of Cincinnati basketball player, was indicted on two counts of rape and another sex-related charge involving three women.
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