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Sexual Assault

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  • Blowback: Jonah Goldberg's questioning of university rape story falls flat

    In his recent column questioning allegations of brutal rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, Jonah Goldberg made clear -- though he didn't say explicitly -- that he has never been in a fraternity. In fact, some quick research shows that his alma...
  • 1 charged, 2nd sought in sex assaults of 2 women on West Side

    1 charged, 2nd sought in sex assaults of 2 women on West Side
    Police tracked down one of two suspects in the sexual assault of two women early on Halloween after detectives released surveillance footage of the women’s attackers and investigators received several anonymous calls identifying the suspects,...
  • Children attacked, abused at taxpayer-funded living centers

    Children attacked, abused at taxpayer-funded living centers
    In residential treatment centers across Illinois, children are assaulted, sexually abused and running away by the thousands — yet state officials fail to act on reports of harm and continue sending waves of youths to the most troubled and violent...
  • At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime

    At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime
    One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn. A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl. A third was convicted in a series of...
  • LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

    LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations
    In the weeks since allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted women decades ago began generating national debate, it's been assumed that the accusations were too old to merit attention from law enforcement. But on Thursday, Los Angeles Police...
  • Bill Cosby's attorney calls sexual assault allegation 'patently false'

    In court documents filed Thursday, Bill Cosby's attorney called a woman's allegation that the comedian sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion decades ago "patently false" and asked for her lawsuit to be dismissed. Attorney Martin D. Singer...
  • University of Virginia suspends fraternities after rape allegations

    The University of Virginia suspended all fraternity activities and asked police to investigate a 2012 sexual assault in the wake of a damning Rolling Stone article that suggested the Charlottesville campus failed to protect students from potential...
  • Avoiding overreaction

    Like many in the commonwealth and across the nation, we were sickened to read the recent Rolling Stone article which included the graphic description of a gang rape at the University of Virginia. It offered a powerful indictment of how campus officials...
  • Maryland teacher accused of sexually assaulting students at school

    A former teacher in a suburban Washington, D.C., county is accused of sexually assaulting at least nine students during the last decade, and police are urging any other possible victims to come forward. Jose Pineda, 50, was arrested by Montgomery...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Story about U.Va. rape stretches believability

    Rolling Stone has published an incredible story about a rape at the University of Virginia, sending shock waves around the country. But when I say the story is incredible, I mean that in the literal, largely abandoned sense of the word. It is not...
  • Amid criticism, Pentagon unveils anti-rape plans

    — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to halt rape and other sexual assaults within the U.S. military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8 percent increase in reported incidents over the past year. The 136-...