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Central Park Rape

The Central Park Jogger Case Is Settled for $40 Million, But What About Justice for Other Black and Latino Teens?

Natalie Byfield | Posted 08.25.2014 | Black Voices
Natalie Byfield

For me, in this case, the arc of the moral universe encompasses more than the men involved; and thus it is longer even than the 25 years it took for the exonerate men to get this measure of reparation or justice.

Twenty-five Years Later, Central Park Five Reflect on Justice

Raymond Santana | Posted 07.29.2014 | New York
Raymond Santana

To know that there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel, and it's not an oncoming train -- it becomes a refilling of hope, a refilling of belief in our justice system.

25 Years After the Central Park-Rape Case, Looking at Race in Media

Natalie Byfield | Posted 07.27.2014 | New York
Natalie Byfield

That a mostly white media used language like "savage," "wolfpack," "animal" and even "feral" to describe the group of African American and Latino teens accused of rape points to the racial context in which the media placed Meili's assault.

Man Arrested For Raping Woman in Central Park, Police Say

| Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner MANHATTAN -- A man who dragged a woman into a grassy area of Central Park and raped her was arrested Tuesday inside a nearby hosp...

NYPD Seek Rape Suspect In Central Park Case

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.18.2013 | New York

Police are seeking the man who allegedly raped a 28-year-old woman in Central Park early Sunday morning. The NYPD released a security video of the...

Man Sentenced For Raping 73-Year-Old Woman In Central Park

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City woman has harsh words for the rapist who victimized her when she was 73 years old and watching bird...

NYC's Ongoing Denial of the 'Central Park Five' Is a Disservice to Black, Latino Men

Deron Dalton | Posted 05.18.2013 | Black Voices
Deron Dalton

As New York City continues to deny the Central Park Five compensation for six to 13 years each served in prison, denial of any wrongdoing and the racist injustice of the criminal justice system within this case is actually a continued disservice to all black and Latino men.

Woman Sexually Assaulted In Central Park

DNAinfo | Posted 12.17.2012 | New York

UPPER WEST SIDE — A 35-year-old woman was the victim of an alleged sexual assault shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday morning just off Central Park West a...

Central Park Rape Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 12.09.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A homeless ex-con accused of beating and sexually assaulting a 73-year-old birdwatcher in Central Park randomly groped two more women...

IMAGE: Does This Ad Make Light Of Rape?

Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

Despite an alarming four rapes in New York City parks in the past month, Bowlmor Lanes is reportedly considering running a controversial subway poster...

Central Park Rape Suspect Terrified Neighbors In Tiny Hometown

AP | VICKI SMITH and STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 09.16.2012 | Crime

-- The man accused of raping an elderly woman in New York's Central Park frightened people for years in his tiny West Virginia hometown, where a neig...

Man Arrested In Central Park Rape

AP | COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A heavily tattooed homeless man with a history of violence was arrested Thursday on charges he retaliated against a 73-year-old birdw...

Central Park Rape Victim: 'Kill Him. Cut Off His Penis'

Posted 09.13.2012 | New York

The 73-year-old victim of a rape in Central Park spoke to The New York Post about the shocking assault Wednesday from her Upper West Side home. The wo...

73-Year-Old Woman Found On Central Park Path Reports Rape

AP | COLLEEN LONG and ALEX KATZ | Posted 11.12.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A 73-year-old birdwatcher told police she was raped in Central Park Wednesday in broad daylight, possibly by a man angered because sh...

Two More Suspects Arrested In Central Park Sexual Assault

nydailynews.com | By John Lauinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Two more Brooklyn teenagers were arrested Tuesday in connection with a sexual assault on a young woman in Central Park, police said. Shawn Martinez a...

Central Park Sex Attack: Three Men Assault, Rob Woman Inside Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Cops are hunting three men for the sexual attack and robbery of a woman in Central Park early Sunday morning. Police say a 23-year-old woman was wait...