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Sexual Assault

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  • Ex-Montana judge to get bar association award despite censure over rape comments

    Ex-Montana judge to get bar association award despite censure over rape comments
    A former Montana judge who said a 14-year-old rape victim was partly responsible for a teacher's attack on her will receive a lifetime achievement award from his local bar association. Former Montana District Judge G. Todd Baugh was chosen for the award...
  • Elgin man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting child in 2010

    Elgin man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting child in 2010
    An Elgin man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child he knew, according to a release from the Kane County State's Attorney's office. Alejandro Avelino-Consela, 49, of the 500 block of Locust Street in Elgin, pleaded guilty to aggravated...
  • Mistrial in case of sex assault defendant who shot himself in New Hampshire

    Mistrial in case of sex assault defendant who shot himself in New Hampshire
     A judge declared a mistrial in the case of a New Hampshire man who shot himself Friday in the courthouse parking lot while awaiting a jury's verdict on charges he sexually assaulted a piano student more than a decade ago. Authorities said 75-year-old...
  • Former Hinsdale Central teacher charged with sexual abuse

    Former Hinsdale Central teacher charged with sexual abuse
    A former technology teacher at Hinsdale Central High School faces sexual abuse charges for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a former student. James Bryla, 29, of 1811 Hampton Lane, Yorkville, was charged Friday, April 24 with three...
  • Firefighter formerly accused in sex abuse case sues Chicago, officers

    Firefighter formerly accused in sex abuse case sues Chicago, officers
    A suburban firefighter who faced sexual abuse charges in 2013, only to have those charges dropped, has filed a lawsuit against the City of Chicago and multiple city police officers. The suit, filed this week in federal court on behalf of Merrionette...
  • Psychiatric Board Considers Leave Requests In East Haddam Sexual Assault, Westport Gunfire

    MIDDLETOWN — Requests by Connecticut Valley Hospital to extend the community leave of an East Haddam man who sexually assaulted a female jogger in 1993, and a former iron worker from Westport who fired on two police officers, drew strong...
  • Boy, 15, accused of sexual assault of woman on Chicago train

    A 15-year-old boy is being accused of beating and sexually assaulting a 41-year-old woman aboard a Chicago Transit Authority train. The boy was ordered to be held Thursday on $1 million bail on felony charges of aggravated sexual assault and robbery. He'...
  • Mayor encourages city residents to join Denim Day

    Mayor encourages city residents to join Denim Day
    At the end of this month, Lui Damiani, Jr. and many of the people who work for him are encouraging residents all across Central Florida to do something special that day, and wear jeans. When Damiani, a former member of the Orange County Commission,...
  • Correction: Columbia University-Gender Bias Suit story

    In a story April 23 about a gender bias lawsuit, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Columbia University spokesman. He is Robert Hornsby, not Roger Hornsby. A corrected version of the story is below: Columbia student alleges gender...
  • East Hartford Sex Offender Headed Back To Prison

    East Hartford Sex Offender Headed Back To Prison
    HARTFORD — An East Hartford man already on the sex offender registry for sexually assaulting a child in 2006 was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison and five years of probation for inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl. Miguel A....
  • Gardena kidnapping 911 call: 'I just lost my baby ... I can't find her!'

    Gardena kidnapping 911 call: 'I just lost my baby ... I can't find her!'
    The Gardena woman heard her daughter yell, “Mom!” as she was washing her car, and by the time she turned around the girl was gone, snatched away by a stranger. In a panicked six-minute 911 call on April 2, the woman cried and asked for help,...