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Sexual Assault

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  • Man accused of sexual battery against a child

    Man accused of sexual battery against a child
    A 55-year-old man is accused of forcing an 8-year-old girl to touch him inappropriately, according to an arrest report. Boca Raton police arrested Giuseppe Barrelli Tuesday. Police said they were alerted about the inappropriate touching in September...
  • 17-year-old backs away from plea in Winter Springs High gang-rape case

    17-year-old backs away from plea in Winter Springs High gang-rape case
    SANFORD — Two 17-year-old Winter Springs High School football players accused of taking part in the gang rape of a teenage girl were back in juvenile court Tuesday. One tried to plead no contest but by the end of the hearing, that plan fell apart....
  • Transgender woman gets $40,000 for rape at Orlando jail

    Transgender woman gets $40,000 for rape at Orlando jail
    A transgender woman plans to appeal a $40,000 final judgment against the Orange County Jail, for being raped in a general-population cell in 2008. The federal civil judgment became final on Feb. 27, but the woman’s attorney said he considers the...
  • Police: 'Obsessed' sex offender killed by cops had 725 bullets, duct tape

    Police: 'Obsessed' sex offender killed by cops had 725 bullets, duct tape
    Sex offender David Cuevas, according to authorities, amassed an array of weapons and planned to attack a woman he was obsessed with before he was killed Thursday in a gun battle with Lakeland police last week. In his Nissan Xterra, police found 725 9mm...
  • Duke athletic director defends actions following allegations against Rasheed Sulaimon

    Duke athletic director Kevin White released a statement Tuesday afternoon contradicting the claim that any employees associated with the men's basketball program ignored an allegation of sexual assault. "I want to clarify the role of Duke Athletics staff...
  • Hampton man accused of sexually assaulting woman in 2012

    Hampton man accused of sexually assaulting woman in 2012
    A 50-year-old Hampton man has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 2012. Marshall Scott York, of the 400 block of Durham Street, was arrested Feb. 23 and charged with one count of rape, two counts of aggravated sexual battery, two counts of...
  • Facing scrutiny on sex assault, college asks feds for review

    Facing scrutiny over its practices for responding to sexual assault, a liberal arts college in Iowa has taken the unusual step of asking federal investigators to review whether three cases were handled appropriately. Grinnell College President Raynard S....
  • Portsmouth man wanted in 2013 sexual assault case arrested

    A man wanted in Portsmouth on sexual assault-related charges from a December 2013 incident was taken into custody Tuesday. Teon Garland was indicted on a carnal knowledge charge in August after he was accused of assaulting a girl in his Portsmouth home,...
  • Lake County court news: Former boxer faces battery charges

    Former boxer faces battery charges An East Chicago woman who is attending anger management classes while on probation for criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon has been charged with robbery and battery after allegedly punching a furniture...
  • Bianchi: Duke basketball is entering Jameis Winston territory regarding rape allegations

    Bianchi: Duke basketball is entering Jameis Winston territory regarding rape allegations
    It might be a good idea if Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski gives FSU football coach Jimbo Fisher a call on how to handle the damage control. Sadly, it seems that the venerable Coach K is about to enter the Jameis Winston zone when it comes to...
  • Suspect accused of sexually assaulting woman he met on app

    A 26-year old Waterbury man has been charged with sexually assaulting at gunpoint a woman he had just met on a dating app. Police said the woman reported a sexual assault at about 2 a.m. Monday at a multifamily home in New Haven. She told police she...