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Sexual Assault

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  • UConn Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit For $1.28 Million

    UConn Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit For $1.28 Million
    The University of Connecticut will pay $1.28 million in a settlement with five former or current students who filed a federal lawsuit in November, charging that the university mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted. A statement...
  • Boys choir director pleads guilty to child pornography and sexual assault charges

    A longtime boys choir director in Pennsylvania facing child sexual-abuse charges and hundreds of counts of having child pornography pleaded guilty to three of the charges Monday in Monroe County Court in Stroudsburg. Kenneth B. "Bernard" Schade, 74,...
  • Cops: 'Pastor Pete' accused of raping clients of Eustis homeless shelter

     Cops: 'Pastor Pete' accused of raping clients of Eustis homeless shelter
    A pastor who founded a shelter for homeless women in Eustis has been accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to sexually assault three female clients, according to police. The allegations against Pedro L. Custodio, 44, known as "Pastor Pete" who...
  • UPDATE: Former Boy Scout leader faces 16 more counts of child sexual abuse

    UPDATE: Former Boy Scout leader faces 16 more counts of child sexual abuse
    July 16 update: Thomas George Seifert was charged with 16 additional counts of felony child sexual abuse Monday, according to the York-Poquoson's Sheriff's Office. The charges involve another teenage boy, a media release states.   A Boy Scout leader...
  • Seven Egyptian men sentenced to life for sex attacks, harassment

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Seven Egyptian men were jailed for life on Wednesday for attacking and sexually harassing women during rallies and celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square. The sentences were the longest since the president vowed to crack down on sexual...
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Assange

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault. Swedish prosecutors...
  • University of Connecticut in $1.3 million settlement deal on sex assault lawsuit

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The University of Connecticut on Friday said it had reached a $1.3 million deal to settle a 2013 lawsuit filed by five current and former students charging that the school had mishandled claims of sexual assault and harassment. The...
  • Police: Stamford Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student

    Police: Stamford Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student
    STAMFORD — A high school English teacher accused of maintaining an inappropriate relationship with a student was arrested Thursday morning and charged with sexual assault, police said. Danielle Watkins, 32, of Norwalk, turned herself in Thursday...
  • Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman

    Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman
    Two Santa Barbara men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 62-year-old homeless woman earlier in the week, police said Thursday. Juan Carlos Herrera Romero, 30, and his cousin Gabino Andres Grande Romero, 26, were arrested on...
  • Former Coventry Fire Chief Sentenced To 10 Years For Sexual Relationship With Teen

    Former Coventry Fire Chief Sentenced To 10 Years For Sexual Relationship With Teen
    VERNON — When Joseph M. Carilli, a former South Coventry fire chief, carried on a two-year sexual relationship with a junior firefighter, he deceived not only the girl but the entire community, a Superior Court judge said Thursday. "Mr. Carilli...