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Sexual Assault

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  • Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman

    Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman
    Two Santa Barbara men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 62-year-old homeless woman earlier in the week, police said Thursday. Juan Carlos Herrera Romero, 30, and his cousin Gabino Andres Grande Romero, 26, were arrested on...
  • Settled, But Not Done

    University of Connecticut leaders did two smart things on Friday. They agreed to settle a federal lawsuit brought by five current or former students charging the school mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted, and they...
  • Man gets 55 years in Englewood kidnapping, sexual assault

    Man gets 55 years in Englewood kidnapping, sexual assault
    A man previously convicted of kidnapping, was sentenced to 55 years in prison this month in the 2010 kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman on the South Side. Derrick Alexander, 33, was found guilty of criminal sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping...
  • Detroit Tigers' Evan Reed charged with sexual assault in casino hotel

    A Detroit Tigers pitcher now with the Toledo Mud Hens was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 45-year-old woman in March at a Motor City Casino Hotel room. Evan Reed, 28, met the woman about midnight March 30, when she and...
  • MLB roundup: Indians deal Masterson to Cardinals

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Indians deal Masterson to Cardinals The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder James Ramsey, the teams announced Wednesday. Masterson is 4-...
  • Warner joins bipartisan group to curb sexual assaults on campus

    Warner joins bipartisan group to curb sexual assaults on campus
    Sen. Mark Warner joined a bipartisan group sponsoring legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses Wednesday. Warner is joined in sponsoring the bill, called the Campus Safety and Accountability Act, with other high-profile...
  • 'Spiritual healer' sentenced to prison for sexual assault

    A Victorville man who described himself as a spiritual healer was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in state prison for sexually assaulting a woman who visited his makeshift office. Jose Romulo Felix, 42, was also ordered to register as a sex offender,...
  • Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

    Congressional legislators in California and several other states took aim at campus sexual assault Wednesday, introducing two bills that would require universities and colleges to provide more support and training to combat the problem. Campuses that...
  • Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault

    Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault
    A judge today abruptly declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 92-year-old woman at a Crystal Lake nursing home where he worked. Both sides had given their opening statements and the first witness had testified when the...
  • Three more men accuse ex-congressional aide of sexual advances, court documents show

    Two young men told police Timothy Smith, the top aide of longtime U.S. Rep. Tim Holden, brought them to the basement of his Muhlenberg Township home, gave them alcohol and made unwanted sexual advances. More than 20 years before that episode, Smith...
  • Man accused of rape at Keith Urban concert

    Man accused of rape at Keith Urban concert
    An 18-year-old man was accused of raping a teen during a Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts on July 26. During Urban's show at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, 18-year-old Sean Murphy allegedly assaulted the 17-year-old victim on a lawn in the crowd,...