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Sexual Assault

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  • Woman sues Holiday Inn, security guard in alleged sexual assault

    Woman sues Holiday Inn, security guard in alleged sexual assault
    A Dallas woman, 49, who said she was raped by a security guard in October 2013 at the Holiday Inn North Shore in Skokie announced Feb. 9 that she and her husband are suing the hotel and the guard. Following a morning news conference where Karla Gress...
  • Nebraska proposals would end mandatory minimum sentences for certain gun, drug felonies

    Prison reform advocates are asking Nebraska lawmakers to end mandatory minimum sentences for certain gun and drug crimes, saying the get-tough-on-crime approach has backfired. Their comments at a legislative hearing on Wednesday came as Sen. Ernie...
  • 2 men convicted of sexually assaulting mentally disabled woman who was invited to Bible study

    Two men accused of luring a mentally disabled woman to a home under the pretense of participating in Bible study before taking turns sexually assaulting her and kicking her out during a snowstorm have been convicted. A Union County jury on Wednesday...
  • Fewer reported sex assaults at 3 military academies, but retaliation a problem

    Students at the three military service academies reported fewer sexual assaults in the most recent school year, and a Pentagon anonymous survey shows that the number of students saying they experienced some type of unwanted sexual contact also declined....
  • Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen

    Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen
    Incidents of unwanted sexual contact at the Naval Academy fell last year, the Pentagon said Wednesday, and a greater proportion of alleged victims came forward to report that they had been attacked. Officials said those trends show they are making...
  • Group-home supervision questioned after three girls reported sexual assaults

    Group-home supervision questioned after three girls reported sexual assaults
    LEESBURG — Twyine Littlejohn misses the bubbly girls who lived in the modest home on her street. The teenagers, sitting outside in the high-crime community, would wave hello and ask for candy or for her homemade frozen juice cups, said Littlejohn,...
  • 3rd woman accuses former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of sexual offenses

    A third woman testified Wednesday that she was sexually abused while a minor by former tennis star Bob Hewitt, and that he once said to her at a coaching session "rape is enjoyable." The woman testified in a South African court that she was sexually...
  • Bond upheld for instructor in sex case

     Bond upheld for instructor in sex case
    Glen Baum's lack of criminal history and longtime connections to the area didn't convince a Kane County judge Wednesday to reduce his bail amount in connection to charges he sexually assaulted a teen who was in a class he was teaching through Kaneland...
  • Summary of recent West Virginia newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Feb. 10 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on stopping drugs at the border: The trend is alarming: sharp increases in illegal drugs flowing northward into the U.S. from Mexico. Since 2011, there has...
  • DNA Leads To Arrest In Cold Rape Case

    DNA Leads To Arrest In Cold Rape Case
    NORWICH — DNA led police to a man who they say beat and raped a woman in an alley more than five years ago. Alexander S. Perry, 24, of Central Avenue was arrested on a warrant Thursday charging him with first-degree sexual assault, second-degree...
  • Romeoville man who filmed sex assault of young girl gets 108 years

    Romeoville man who filmed sex assault of young girl gets 108 years
    A Romeoville man was sentenced to 108 years in prison Tuesday after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl and filming the abuse. Timothy Brandt, 38, of the 400 block of Glen Avenue, was convicted in October on charges of filming the...