RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Sexual Assault

A collection of news and information related to Sexual Assault published by this site and its partners.

Top Sexual Assault Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Man charged in Virginia student's slaying appears in court

    The parents of a slain University of Virginia student watched from the second row of a courtroom Wednesday as a judge agreed to delay the trial of the man facing murder charges in the case. John Graham peered over the top of his glasses at Jesse...
  • Man Abused Girl Sexually, Police Said

    NEW BRITAIN — A Broad Street man is accused of physically and sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl, police said. Roberto Cepeda, 42, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree sexual assault, fourth-degree sexual assault and cruelty to...
  • Former Miss Porter's Teacher Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison

    Former Miss Porter's Teacher Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison
    HARTFORD — A former physics teacher and coach at Miss Porter's School in Farmington was sentenced Wednesday to 46 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release for trying to get students to send him naked photos of themselves. Joseph...
  • Student sues University of San Diego over handling of rape allegation

    Student sues University of San Diego over handling of rape allegation
    A law student at the University of San Diego has filed a lawsuit against two students she says raped her, and against the university for allegedly discouraging her from reporting the assault to police and then doing a poor job of investigating the...
  • In India, ban on film about 2012 Delhi gang rape stirs debate

    In India, ban on film about 2012 Delhi gang rape stirs debate
    The convicted rapist speaks of the crime in a voice that is cool, dispassionate — and terrifying. “A decent girl” wouldn’t have been out at 9 p.m., he says, and “a girl is far more responsible for a rape than a boy.”...
  • Murder, sex abuse sentencings set for next week in Lake County

    Murder, sex abuse sentencings set for next week in Lake County
    A sentencing hearing is scheduled next week for Michael Axtell, who faces up to 60 years in prison for his January murder conviction for the beating death of his girlfriend in her Antioch Township home. Axtell was found guilty of murdering 40-year-old...
  • Newport News teacher found not guilty in sexual assault case

    Newport News teacher found not guilty in sexual assault case
    NEWPORT NEWS — It took a jury only 45 minutes Tuesday to find a Newport News orchestra teacher not guilty on charges that he molested a former student. John Lenwell, 47, was acquitted on forcible sodomy and indecent liberties with a minor charges...
  • How grievance culture undercuts the fight against rape culture

    How grievance culture undercuts the fight against rape culture
    If you've been following the national conversation about campus sexual assault, you need to see the new documentary "The Hunting Ground." You need to see it not because the prognoscenti — my portmanteau word for left-leaning members of the...
  • Essex County sheriff's officer accused of sex assault

    An Essex County sheriff's officer is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her Newark home. The county prosecutor's office says 31-year-old Dinis Oliveira turned himself in on Tuesday and was charged with sexual assault, official misconduct and...
  • New coach for NJ football program in wake of hazing scandal

    A New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations is getting a new coach. The Sayreville school board on Tuesday night approved Chris Beagan out of 45 applicants. The 1990 Sayreville...
  • Broward bailiff's trial: Ex-wife recounts armed assault on day she asked for divorce

    Broward bailiff's trial: Ex-wife recounts armed assault on day she asked for divorce
    Formerly married Broward bailiffs on Tuesday found themselves at the center of the courtroom drama they normally watch over — she took the witness stand, he took his seat at the defense table. Fighting tears, the woman gave thundering voice to the...