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Sexual Assault

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  • California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

    (Reuters) - Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses. The measure, passed...
  • Alleged sexual-assault victim fights to stop acquitted ex-cop from getting job back

    Alleged sexual-assault victim fights to stop acquitted ex-cop from getting job back
    A former Leesburg police officer acquitted last week of sexually assaulting a 24-year-old woman said he thought the "justice system came through correctly this time." But the alleged sexual-assault victim thinks otherwise. And she is fighting back. "I...
  • NFL toughens domestic violence stance; lifetime ban for second offense

    In a letter and accompanying memo sent Thursday to every NFL team owner, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a significant change in the league’s policy against domestic violence, with a six-game suspension for first-time offenders and a lifetime...
  • Convicted Rapist Who Skipped Sentencing Despite GPS Monitoring Is Arrested

    Convicted Rapist Who Skipped Sentencing Despite GPS Monitoring Is Arrested
    Nearly a month after skipping out on his scheduled sentencing for a 2012 rape, authorities caught up Thursday with Dardian Celaj, the Albanian national and convicted felon who managed to elude court-ordered round-the-clock GPS tracking. U.S. marshals...
  • Safety on campus

    As thousands of young people arrive at Virginia's colleges and universities for the start of a new semester, campus officials have a responsibility to maintain a safe environment for students. That includes protecting them from sexual violence, a...
  • Kissimmee cops seek sexual assault suspect

    Kissimmee cops seek sexual assault suspect
    Kissimmee police are looking for a teenager they say tried to sexually assault one woman and broke into the apartment of another Monday. The suspect tried to assault a 27-year-old woman near the Reef Club Apartments, 1915 Reef Club Dr., around 3 p.m....
  • Ex-Holden aide's other accusers must be heard, state says

    A trial for former congressional aide Timothy Smith on sex-assault charges has been delayed while prosecutors appeal a judge's decision to bar testimony from others who accused Smith of unwanted advances. At issue is whether the testimony would help the...
  • Former ODU players receive suspended sentences in sexual assault case

    Former Old Dominion football players Reid Evans and Markell Wilkins received suspended sentences Monday in Norfolk Circuit Court, stemming from a sexual assault case in an ODU dorm in June 2012. Evans and Wilkins pled guilty, via Alford plea, to...
  • Hollywood man rapes woman in alley, leaves license behind, police say

    Hollywood man rapes woman in alley, leaves license behind, police say
    A Hollywood man has been charged with two counts of sexual battery on a victim over 12 after police say he raped a woman and fled, leaving his driver's license behind. Larenz Dauquan Daniel, 20, of Hollywood, was arrested Sunday and accused of forcing...
  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
  • Oklahoma City policeman arrested for raping women while on patrol

    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma City police officer was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting at least six women while on patrol, police said. Daniel Holtzclaw, a three-year veteran, was booked on charges that included rape, oral...