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Sexual Assault

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  • Suspect in Virginia student murder arraigned in separate assault case

    Suspect in Virginia student murder arraigned in separate assault case
    FAIRFAX Va. (Reuters) - The man charged with abducting Hannah Graham, a University of Virginia student whose body was discovered earlier this month on a farm after a five-week search, was arraigned on Friday on three murder and sexual assault charges in a...
  • Rape joke video spurs investigation of Austin police officers

    AUSTIN, Texas Two Austin police officers are being investigated over a YouTube video posted Thursday that shows them making a joke about rape, police said. "Upon learning of the video's contents, the Department immediately launched an internal...
  • Guard accused of sexually assaulting juvenile hall detainee

    Guard accused of sexually assaulting juvenile hall detainee
    A juvenile hall guard in Bakersfield was in custody Friday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a juvenile detained at the facility, police officials announced. Bakersfield police on Sept. 30 began investigating Cesar Navejar, 36, a corrections officer...
  • Hannah Graham murder suspect arraigned on assault charges in separate case

    Hannah Graham murder suspect arraigned on assault charges in separate case
    The man charged with abducting Hannah Graham, a University of Virginia student whose body was discovered earlier this month on a farm after a five-week search, was arraigned on Friday on attempted murder and sexual assault charges in a separate case....
  • Is high school football an endangered sport?

    October was a bad month for high school football. Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey canceled the rest of its season after seven football players were criminally charged and five coaches were suspended over sexual assault allegations....
  • Cynthia M. Allen: The negative about 'affirmative consent' laws

    Whether you believe the oft-repeated statistic that 1 in 5 women in college is sexually assaulted, or agree that the claim is dubious at best as some analysts have illustrated, there is no doubt that contemporary campus culture contributes mightily to the...
  • Ex-deputy pleads guilty to more child sex charges

    Ex-deputy pleads guilty to more child sex charges
    Already facing 50 years in prison on a federal child sex abuse conviction, a former McHenry County sheriff's deputy received 45 more years in prison Friday after pleading guilty in McHenry County to predatory criminal sexual assault of a child....
  • Hartford Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison On Risk Of Injury Charge

    Hartford Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison On Risk Of Injury Charge
    HARTFORD — A 58-year-old man was sentenced to seven years in prison on Friday for risk of injury to a minor as part of a plea agreement with the state that he accepted to avoid a harsher sexual assault charge. Antonio Batista was originally...
  • Boynton Beach officer accused of raping woman at gunpoint

    Boynton Beach officer accused of raping woman at gunpoint
    A Boynton Beach police officer has been arrested after he allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman at gunpoint while he was on duty, police said. Officer Stephen J. Maiorino, an eight-year veteran of the department who was in an episode of the TV show "Cops"...
  • DePaul anti-sex assault campaign tells students to 'Consent the D'

    DePaul anti-sex assault campaign tells students to 'Consent the D'
    DePaul University students have a new slogan for the effort to combat campus sexual assault: "Consent the D." The campaign launched earlier this month with a custom-designed T-shirts featuring the slogan and the DePaul University "D" logo. Its creators,...
  • School board rejects county claim seeking indemnity

    The Glendale school board has rejected a claim filed by Los Angeles County officials seeking indemnity from the school district in a case stemming from a former Glendale student who was sexually assaulted by a vocational instructor at Hoover High. The...