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Sexual Assault

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  • Police: Man Tried To Sexually Assault 9-Year-Old Girl, Then Teenage Boy

    Police: Man Tried To Sexually Assault 9-Year-Old Girl, Then Teenage Boy
    NEW LONDON — A 37-year-old man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly tried to sexually assault a 9-year-old girl and then a 15-year-old boy who attempted to stop him. According to police, Clayton Denny, of no known address, restrained the...
  • Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor

    Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor
    Allegany County prosecutors dropped sexual assault charges against Dr. William Dando on Tuesday, citing the "he said, she said" nature of Dando's case and his agreement to stop practicing medicine. Dando had been scheduled to stand trial Wednesday for...
  • Rape kit exams not available on area campuses

    Rape kit exams not available on area campuses
    While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses. Instead, they must go to a hospital...
  • Man charged with sexually assaulting girl

    Man charged with sexually assaulting girl
    Police said a Berks County man sexually assaulted a girl for more than three years. Dennis Walters, 54, of Shoemakersville, was charged Sunday with multiple counts of aggravated indecent assault and indecent assault, according to online court records....
  • Sexual assault reported at Christopher Newport University

    Sexual assault reported at Christopher Newport University
    An alert sent to students this morning said that a suspected sexual assault had been reported at Christopher Newport University. University police received the report early Sunday morning at a residence hall, according to the alert posted to the...
  • Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction

    Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction
    Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring. Then 26, English started as a medical assistant for Dr. William Dando in the spring of 2012, helping him with laser surgeries and other...
  • NFL sets new penalties on domestic violence, sexual assault violations

    The penalty was underwhelming. The angry public fallout was not. A month after the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games after he allegedly knocked out his soon-to-be wife at an Atlantic City hotel, the league admitted its error...
  • Lawmakers OK bill setting standards for campus sexual assault policies

    To address the problem of rape on campuses, California colleges and universities would have to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity under a proposal passed by state lawmakers Thursday. If signed by Gov....
  • Trial Looms For Men Accused Of Abusing Boys

    Trial Looms For Men Accused Of Abusing Boys
    HARTFORD — A trial is scheduled to begin early next month for one or both of the former Glastonbury men accused of sexually assaulting children they adopted through the state Department of Children and Families. George Harasz and Douglas Wirth,...
  • California lawmakers pass 'yes means yes' campus sexual-assault bill

    California lawmakers pass 'yes means yes' campus sexual-assault bill
    So-called yes-means-yes legislation approved by state lawmakers Thursday would require California colleges and universities to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity. Seeking to address the problem of rape...
  • 14-year-old sexually assaulted in Park Manor neighborhood

    14-year-old sexually assaulted in Park Manor neighborhood
    A 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the Park Manor neighborhood Thursday morning, according to police. She was in an alley when a man approached her on a mountain bike and assaulted her in a nearby gangway. The attack happened about 11:30 a....