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Sexual Assault

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  • Pentagon issues directives to combat sexual assault in military

    Pentagon issues directives to combat sexual assault in military
    Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to battle rape and other sexual assaults in the military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8% increase in reported incidents over the last year. The 136-page report,...
  • State colleges revising sexual assault policies

     State colleges revising sexual assault policies
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued recommendations to the state's universities Thursday as they work to revamp their approach to sexual misconduct, including training students to intervene when they can and directing school officials to...
  • Winston hearing ends with denial of allegations

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with Winston statement Winston hearing ends with denial of allegations Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's student code conduct hearing wrapped up Wednesday in Tallahassee, Fla., without a decision being...
  • Jameis Winston conduct hearing to continue Wednesday

    Jameis Winston conduct hearing to continue Wednesday
    Jameis Winston, dressed in a gray suit, was met by more than a dozen reporters as he walked outside of a brick-laced FSU building following the first day of his code of conduct hearing. One woman peppered Winston with questions: "How do you explain...
  • Winston hearing ends with no ruling

    The Sports Xchange Winston hearing ends with no ruling Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's student code conduct hearing wrapped up Wednesday in Tallahassee, Fla., without a decision being handed down. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Major...
  • Two men charged in rape of 16-year-old at off-campus Hopkins frat

    Two men charged in rape of 16-year-old at off-campus Hopkins frat
    Baltimore police have charged two Reisterstown men in the Nov. 2 rape and sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Johns Hopkins University off-campus fraternity house, officials said Wednesday. Chaz Haggins, 20, and Ethan Turner, 19, face several...
  • We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy

     We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy
    In its investigation of Rock River Academy in Rockford, the Tribune examined thousands of pages of confidential juvenile case files and other records but also interviewed 20 former residents for their recollections of life inside the facility. Those...
  • Rape story sends shock waves -- and stretched credulity

    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...
  • Jameis Winston's conduct hearing set for Tuesday

    TALLAHASSEE — Nearly two years after Jameis Winston was first accused of sexually assaulting an FSU student, the star quarterback's code of conduct hearing in connection with the incident is scheduled for Tuesday. After numerous delays and...
  • Swarthmore College settles with student expelled in sexual-assault case

    Swarthmore College has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by an expelled student in a case that questioned whether the school's policies for handling sexual assault allegations were biased against men. The young man at its center — an honors...
  • Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on N.J. campus

    Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on N.J. campus
    Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies. The...