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Sexual Assault

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  • Ohio teacher accused of sexually assaulting students resigns

    The board of education for a central Ohio school district says an elementary school teacher accused of sexually assaulting students has resigned. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/18WCUCM ) the board of education for Olentangy Local Schools in...
  • Records: Teacher charged with sex assault counseled in 2002

    School records show that a Stafford Elementary School teacher accused of sexual assault was counseled nearly 13 years ago about his conduct after a student complained. The Journal Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/19kwpK4 ) that in a memo it obtained in an...
  • A look at the trials that produced flip-flop Knox verdicts

    Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, have been convicted, acquitted, and convicted in three different trials over the death of Knox's flatmate Meredith Kercher. On Wednesday, Italy's high court took up the case for the second...
  • Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals

    Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals
    In the wake of a racist, sexist email that roiled the campus this month, students at the University of Maryland, College Park spoke out at a forum Tuesday, expressing frustration with fraternity culture and unhappiness with the school's response. Some of...
  • Transcript: George McCaskey addresses Ray McDonald signing

    Transcript: George McCaskey addresses Ray McDonald signing
    PHOENIX -- Chicago Bears owner George McCaskey understands what’s at stake. Tuesday’s signing of defensive end Ray McDonald comes with risk and plenty of potential drama. After McDonald experienced multiple legal run-ins in 2014 -- first...
  • Ray McDonald's legal timeline

     Ray McDonald's legal timeline
    May 25, 2014: Police responded to McDonald's San Jose, Calif., home after a woman allegedly grabbed a gun during an argument with her fiance. The gun was registered to the fiance (McDonald). The police report did not name McDonald or the woman, but it...
  • 'Animal House' frat accused of branding members at Dartmouth

    'Animal House' frat accused of branding members at Dartmouth
    A Dartmouth College fraternity with a history of hazing and alcohol violations has been accused of branding new members while under suspension last fall. Alpha Delta, which partly inspired the 1978 movie "Animal House," has a significant record of...
  • New indictment against Elgin Islamic leader accused of sex abuse

    New indictment against Elgin Islamic leader accused of sex abuse
    A prominent Islamic leader who was previously arrested in the alleged sexual abuse of an employee now faces additional charges after he was formally indicted. Mohammed Abdullah Saleem, an imam who founded the Institute of Islamic Education in Elgin,...
  • Woman says priest sexually assaulted her, sues L.A. Archdiocese

    Woman says priest sexually assaulted her, sues L.A. Archdiocese
    A longtime volunteer at a Catholic church in Manhattan Beach has filed suit against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles alleging that a priest sexually molested her while she was arranging flowers in preparation for Sunday Mass. Catherine Bergin filed the...
  • NC State fraternity disbanded over pledge book

    RALEIGH, N.C. The Tau chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at North Carolina State University has been disbanded as a result of an investigation into a pledge book that contained sexually and racially offensive comments, the university and the...
  • Amanda Knox 'very worried' as Italy's high court considers her fate

    Amanda Knox 'very worried' as Italy's high court considers her fate
    Amanda Knox's defense lawyer urged Italy's highest court on Wednesday to overturn the American's conviction in the 2007 murder of her British roommate, calling it a "grave judicial error." Knox faces 28 ½ years in an Italian jail for the 2007 murder...