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Sexual Assault

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  • Woman sexually battered during massage by West Boynton man, deputies say

    Woman sexually battered during massage by West Boynton man, deputies say
    A woman wanting a massage for her back problems was sexually battered by a Boynton Beach man, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office. Isidro Fernandez-Perez, 52, of West Boynton, was arrested Thursday and faces three counts of sexual battery,...
  • Ohio State instructor accused of rape reprimanded over text

    A drum major instructor for Ohio State University's marching band who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home was reprimanded last year for sending an "inappropriate" text message, according to records released Friday. Stewart Kitchen...
  • Kids Central acted too slowly to prevent sexual assault on foster girls

    Sickening headlines splashed across the Lake Sentinel in late January and early February: Foster girls raped. The stories described two incidents in which three girls from a Leesburg foster home were sexually assaulted — one said she was gang raped...
  • Second mistrial declared in sex assault case of nursing home worker

    Second mistrial declared in sex assault case of nursing home worker
    For a second time in less than a year, a U.S. Secret Service agent's testimony caused a mistrial in the sexual assault case of a Woodstock man accused of inappropriately touching a 93-year-old woman whom he cared for in 2011 in a Crystal Lake nursing...
  • Bill Cosby accuser says she wants her 'good name' restored

    A Florida woman suing Bill Cosby for defamation said she wants her reputation restored after she was branded a liar by his representatives when she came forward with decades-old sexual assault allegations. Therese Serignese, of Boca Raton, said her case,...
  • Suit alleges sex assault of 1st-grader in Jefferson Elementary bathroom

    Suit alleges sex assault of 1st-grader in Jefferson Elementary bathroom
    A first-grade student was sexually assaulted in a bathroom at Allentown's Jefferson Elementary School, a lawsuit says in allegations that echo a string of student-on-student sexual attacks from a decade earlier. The suit, filed Tuesday in federal...
  • Bill Cosby accuser says she wants her 'good name' restored

     Bill Cosby accuser says she wants her 'good name' restored
    A Florida woman suing Bill Cosby for defamation said she wants her reputation restored after she was branded a liar by his representatives when she came forward with decades-old sexual assault allegations. Therese Serignese, of Boca Raton, said her...
  • Feminist group accuses college of failing to act on threats

    A feminist group on the campus of the University of Mary Washington accuses the school of failing to act on sexual and violent cyberthreats made against its members, according to a complaint filed Thursday. Feminists United said members received hundreds...
  • Elburn cop charged with sexual assault of relative gets public defender

    Elburn cop charged with sexual assault of relative gets public defender
    After 23 years as an Elburn police officer, David Wright told a judge he has no money to hire an attorney, and expressed concern for his family's financial well-being after his arrest last week on charges he sexually assaulted a female relative over the...
  • Police: New Britain man sexually assaulted and extorted teen

    A 20-year-old New Britain man has been charged with sexually assaulting a West Hartford teen he met through Craigslist. Authorities say Steven Turner exchanged text messages with the 15-year-old girl before going to her home, where sexual contact took...
  • Sex offender to judge: Thanks for saving my life

    Sex offender to judge: Thanks for saving my life
    A Bethlehem man who admitted tying up a 16-year-old girl at a Hanover Township motel last year and sexually assaulting her thanked a Lehigh County judge Wednesday for saving his life. Michael Burdo, 58, failed to show up for court in March and police...