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Sexual Assault

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  • Ex-Orland Park teacher the second in week to be charged with sex crime

    Ex-Orland Park teacher the second in week to be charged with sex crime
    An ex-gym teacher from an Orland Park-based grade school district was arrested this week and charged with having sex with a former student, a charge that comes just days after another ex-teacher from the same district was accused of having sex with two of...
  • Woman in Vanderbilt gang-rape speaks out to other sex assault victims: 'You are not alone'

    The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior. Once doted on as...
  • Harvard man guilty of sex assault of girl, 9

    Harvard man guilty of sex assault of girl, 9
    A Harvard man was found guilty Wednesday of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl on Christmas Eve 2011. Sandro Gomez, 37, was immediately taken into custody by McHenry County Sheriff's deputies after Judge Sharon Prather found him guilty of predatory...
  • Sexual assault reported at ESU

    State police at Swiftwater are investigating a report of a sexual assault at East Stroudsburg University. According to police, a female student reported being assaulted by a male student between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Jan. 24 on campus property. The victim...
  • After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

    The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior. Once doted on as...
  • Sentencing hearing delayed for Roselle man charged with assaulting Barrington High School student

    Sentencing hearing delayed for Roselle man charged with assaulting Barrington High School student
    The sentencing hearing for Tory R. Taylor, 36, of Roselle, who was charged with criminal sexual assault at a Barrington salon last January, was delayed Tuesday. The Cook County State's Attorney's Office said the delay was due to an incomplete pre-...
  • Psychiatric patient who was sexually assaulted in Florida Hospital files suit

    Psychiatric patient who was sexually assaulted in Florida Hospital files suit
    The family of a 26-year-old mentally retarded, schizophrenic woman today filed suit against the owner of Florida Hospital, accusing it of trying to cover up her sexual assault by another mental patient more than a year ago in their Orlando psychiatric...
  • Former Army prosecutor who handled sexual-assault cases found guilty of rape in court-martial

    A former U.S. Army prosecutor who oversaw sexual assault cases has been found guilty on rape and other charges following a six-day court-martial at Fort Bragg, military officials said Monday. Maj. Erik J. Burris was found guilty on two charges of rape, a...
  • Joliet teacher accused of having sex with former students from Orland school

    Joliet teacher accused of having sex with former students from Orland school
    A teacher at a junior high school in Joliet has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after she was accused of having sex with two former students from a school in Orland Park, authorities said Friday. Cara Labus, 30, of Joliet, was charged...
  • Bond for Streamwood man accused of impregnating girl set at $1 million

    Bond for Streamwood man accused of impregnating girl set at $1 million
    Judge Joseph Cataldo set bond at $1 million Monday for a 44-year-old Streamwood man accused of sexually assaulting and impregnating a 14-year-old relative. Juan J. Torres, of the 700 block of Russet Lane, was charged in Cook County Circuit Court with...
  • Alleged Sexual Assaults Reported To Yale Police

    Alleged Sexual Assaults Reported To Yale Police
    NEW HAVEN — Yale University police received two reports of alleged sexual assaults on campus last week, according to university officials. The first was reported Tuesday. According to a community alert from Yale Police Chief Ronnell A. Higgins,...