breaking news

JUST IN: Trio bilked elderly investors with phony fish farm scheme, FDLE says

Sylvester Stallone sexual assault case under review by prosecutors


Prosecutors in Los Angeles County, California, are looking into a sexual assault allegation against actor Sylvester Stallone, multiple news outlets are reporting.

>> Harvey Weinstein faces new rape accusation in class-action lawsuit

According to the Los Angeles Times, the county District Attorney's Office is trying to determine whether to charge the "Rocky" star after the allegation was reported to Santa Monica police late last year. The accuser said the incident happened in the '90s, police said.

Reuters reported that the state "has a complex statute of limitations for criminal prosecutions of sexual abuse, but offenses must generally be prosecuted within 10 years."

Martin Singer, Stallone's attorney, said the actor "categorically denies the allegations," according to CNN.

>> Read more trending news 

"It is a false claim," Singer told the Times. "It is a complete fabrication."

He added that the accuser previously had a consensual relationship with Stallone, who is now 71, CNN reported.

Read more here.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Community

Lake Worth photos: What city roads, beach, buildings used to look like
Lake Worth photos: What city roads, beach, buildings used to look like

Happy 105th birthday, Lake Worth. Well, belated birthday. The town, according to our records, was officially incorporated on June 14, 1913. But it had been there for years before under a variety of monikers: Jewel (or Jewell), Lucerne, Linton and for a mercifully brief time: Lakeworth. (No, that’s not a typo.) In 2012, there was a campaign...
Jimmy Fallon claps back at Trump's 'be a man' tweet with donation for immigrants
Jimmy Fallon claps back at Trump's 'be a man' tweet with donation for immigrants

"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon is clapping back at President Donald Trump's latest Twitter insult with a donation to an organization that helps immigrants and refugees. According to The Associated Press, the pair's social media spat began Sunday when Trump slammed Fallon's recent comments about the then-presidential candidate's appearance...
New MammoVan rolls out in July
New MammoVan rolls out in July

When Boca Raton Regional Hospital debuted its Kathy Krickstein Pressel MammoVan in 2010, the goal was to make mammograms quick, easy and convenient for as many women as possible. Eight years, 250,000 miles, 13,000 exams and 42 breast cancer detections later, the original MammoVan is being retired, scrapped for parts. But fret not — for in its...
HEALTH NEWS

Ongoing support groups Regents Park Boca Raton (6363 Verde Trail, Boca Raton) offers the following free weekly support groups: • Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m.: Co-dependency Anonymous 12-Step Program • Wednesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m.: Overeaters Anonymous • Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Overeaters Anonymous • Fridays...
'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines welcome baby boy, reveal his name
'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines welcome baby boy, reveal his name

The latest addition to Chip and Joanna Gaines' family has arrived. The "Fixer Upper" stars took to social media Saturday to announce the birth of their fifth child, sharing a photo of the baby boy and revealing his name. "Our baby boy, Crew Gaines, is here and we couldn’t be more in love," Joanna wrote Saturday night...
More Stories