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Sexual Assault

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  • Stay focused on reform

    An article about the University of Virginia published in November by Rolling Stone painted a violent and vulgar portrait of a gang rape at the school, putting a horrifying personal narrative to the problem of sexual assault on campuses nationwide....
  • Prosecutors drop sexual assault charges against Uber driver

    Prosecutors dropped charges Monday against a Chicago driver who was accused of sexually assaulting an Uber passenger after obtaining a recording of the driver's conversation with the woman when he gave her a ride in November. Cook County prosecutors told...
  • MSU asking all students what they know about sex misconduct

    Michigan State University will email a questionnaire Monday to its 50,000 students asking detailed and specific questions about their "personal experiences with sexual misconduct," including harassment and assault. The 20- to 30-minute survey is meant to...
  • Woman sexually assaulted at Manhattan Beach

    Woman sexually assaulted at Manhattan Beach
    Manhattan Beach police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman on the beach early Sunday while forcing her male companion to lie face down in the sand. The attack occurred on the beach about 12:15 a.m. Sunday, police said. The two...
  • Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after 'painful' review

    Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after 'painful' review
    Rolling Stone magazine retracted a discredited story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia after a devastating independent review by Columbia University deemed it a “journalistic failure that was avoidable.” “The...
  • FDLE reviewing report about attacks at Dozier School for Boys

    FDLE reviewing report about attacks at Dozier School for Boys
    TAMPA — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has opened a preliminary investigation into the findings of a forensic team from the University of South Florida that has been examining burial grounds at the notorious Dozier School for Boys in...
  • Social service worker charged with sex assault of teen volunteer

    Social service worker charged with sex assault of teen volunteer
    An employee of a northwest suburban social service agency has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage volunteer at the agency, authorities said. Ricky Fecht, 56, a program specialist with Mount Prospect-based Northwest Compass Inc., appeared...
  • At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs

    At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs
    When Bridget Winch went to parties at Kappa Delta Rho, she observed one rule: Never go upstairs. The petite Penn State sophomore, an engineering major with daisies painted on her fingernails, said men at the stone mansion culled guests at the door,...
  • Stafford Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Student

    STAFFORD — A Stafford Elementary School teacher accused of inappropriately touching one student and shouting at another was arrested by state police Monday morning and charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. Todd J....
  • Law could add years to rape sentences

    Law could add years to rape sentences
    Despite advances in DNA technology, it wasn't long ago that if a rapist were identified eight or nine years after committing the crime he would go free because the statute of limitations had expired in Illinois. That loophole was patched, allowing...
  • Barrington massage therapist accused of sex abuse of client

    Barrington massage therapist accused of sex abuse of client
    A Barrington massage therapist who was accused last month of sexual assaulting a client has been charged with a new offense after authorities said another woman stepped forward with a similar claim. Michael Greenfield, 55, appeared in Cook County bond...