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Sexual Assault

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  • Police: Bethlehem man raped boy, 12

    Police: Bethlehem man raped boy, 12
    A 44-year-old Bethlehem man told a 12-year-old boy he was teaching the boy "how to be a man" during a series of sexual assaults last year, according to police. Lorenzo Culver Jr. of the 200 block of Ettwein Street in Bethlehem, was arrested Wednesday,...
  • Former St. Charles North dean's assistant investigated, cleared twice before arrest

    Former St. Charles North dean's assistant investigated, cleared twice before arrest
    Prior to his arrest, a pair of investigations found no evidence that a former St. Charles North High School dean's assistant had an improper relationship with a female student, according to court records and the St. Charles school district. That...
  • Attorney: No charges for Bill Cosby in Atlantic City

    His lawyer says Bill Cosby will not face charges stemming from a woman's allegations that the comedian sexually assaulted her in Atlantic City decades ago. Actress Lili Bernard met with police in May after claiming Cosby drugged and raped her....
  • Judge sentences teen for sex assault in Dieruff basement

    Judge sentences teen for sex assault in Dieruff basement
    Noting that the case sent a ripple of fear through the community, a Lehigh County judge on Wednesday sent a 16-year-old boy who admitted he sexually assaulted a girl in the basement of Allentown's Dieruff High School to a locked juvenile facility for...
  • Police: Allentown landlord catches tenant sexually assaulting boy

    Police: Allentown landlord catches tenant sexually assaulting boy
    A 66-year-old man was allegedly caught by his landlord sexually assaulting a boy Tuesday in Allentown. The landlord called police at 7:25 p.m., leading to statutory sexual assault charges against Randolph M. Colangecco of the 400 block of North Eighth...
  • Indiana's religious freedom bill among host of new laws

    Just days after a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Indiana's religious freedom law took effect Wednesday amid an ongoing national debate over gay rights and religious objections. Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act,...
  • Elgin man gets 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting child

    Elgin man gets 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting child
    An Elgin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to sexually assaulting a child and was sentenced to a 12-year prison term, according to Kane County prosecutors. Jose Valente-Anaya, 30, of the 1600 block of Mulberry Lane, was sentenced to the prison term as part...
  • Correction Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

    Correction Officer Charged With Sexual Assault
    EAST LYME — An investigation into sexual misconduct at the state's only prison for female inmates has led to the arrest of a third correction officer Tuesday, according to state police. Kareem Dawson, 33, an employee of the York Correctional...
  • Easton man, 82, accused of repeated sexual assaults of a child

    Easton man, 82, accused of repeated sexual assaults of a child
    An 82-year-old Easton man was charged Tuesday with rape of a child for repeated sexual assaults of a juvenile the first half of this year, police said. Harold E. Sutton, of the 200 block of South Fourth Street, was arraigned Tuesday by District Judge...
  • Sen. Pat Toomey vote keeps judicial bias in military sexual assault cases

    Sen. Pat Toomey vote keeps judicial bias in military sexual assault cases
    Shame on Sen. Pat Toomey for voting no to remove prosecutorial decisions on military sexual assault cases from the chain of command. Victims of sexual assault in the military need unbiased courts to have their cases heard fairly. What if you were...
  • UC Berkeley sued for allegedly failing to properly respond to sexual assault complaints

    UC Berkeley sued for allegedly failing to properly respond to sexual assault complaints
    Three current and former UC Berkeley students sued the University of California on Monday for allegedly failing to properly respond to their sexual assault complaints, asserting that administrators did not act quickly enough or adequately penalize...