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Sexual Assault

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  • New assault reporting law should improve prevention

    New assault reporting law should improve prevention
    Marylanders will soon have a better idea of the extent of the problem of sexual assault in our institutions of higher education — as well as what our institutions are doing to respond. Thanks to House Bill 571, which goes into effect Wednesday,...
  • Hartford Police Pursuing Sex Offender

    Hartford Police Pursuing Sex Offender
    HARTFORD — Hartford police are pursuing a 64-year-old male for the attempted sexual assault of a young child. Jose Santos Pedraza, whose whereabouts are unknown, lured a young child to his apartment, according to police, and once inside...
  • Woman sexually assaulted in wealthy DC neighborhood

    Police say a man broke into a woman's home and sexually assaulted her in the same wealthy northwest Washington neighborhood where a family was slain last month. The burglary and sexual assault occurred around 4 a.m. Saturday. Police say they are...
  • Ohio island police chief to go on trial in October

    An Ohio police chief accused of ignoring sexual assault claims is slated to go on trial in October. The police chief in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay is scheduled for trial in Ottawa County Municipal Court in northwest Ohio. Put-in-...
  • Elk Grove Village man gets 46 years for sex crimes against young girls

    Elk Grove Village man gets 46 years for sex crimes against young girls
    An Elk Grove Village man was sentenced Friday to 46 years in prison for sex crimes committed against two young daughters of a woman he knew, DuPage County prosecutors said. Scott Gates, 36, had been found guilty in January of predatory criminal sexual...
  • Experts say untruthful jurors pose a rare hazard in court

    Guilty verdicts in some of the nation's most high-profile criminal cases have been thrown out recently because of jurors who were not truthful. But despite the recent problems with jurors, legal experts say these cases are the exception. On Tuesday, a...
  • Avon Police Continue Investigation Of Reported Sex Assault On Bike Path

    Avon Police Continue Investigation Of Reported Sex Assault On Bike Path
    AVON — Town police Friday put out a call for help from the public in developing leads on a reported sexual assault Thursday on the bike path. Police officials said during a press conference near where the assault is believed to have happened...
  • Doctor Facing Additional Sexual Assault Charges In Norwich

    Doctor Facing Additional Sexual Assault Charges In Norwich
    NORWICH — A doctor faces new charges Friday in connection with sexual assaults that occurred while he was working at Concentra Urgent Care on Connecticut Avenue, police said. Dr. Manoj Saxena, 45, of Mansfield, was charged with second-degree...
  • Teen's stomach pains were pregnancy after sex assault, cops say

    Teen's stomach pains were pregnancy after sex assault, cops say
    A man who was arrested in Georgia was brought before a Broward judge Friday to face a charge of sexual battery upon a minor girl, who told police she later became pregnant. The 2013 incident came to light after the girl, then 14, went to a hospital...
  • Elburn cop accused of sexual assault indicted on 33 counts

    Elburn cop accused of sexual assault indicted on 33 counts
    David Wright, the Elburn police officer accused of sexually assaulting a relative, faces an August arraignment after a Kane County grand jury indicted him on 33 counts. Wright, 53, of Campton Hills, has been held in Kane County Jail on $500,000 bail...
  • Lawmakers urge faster action to protect youths at residential treatment sites

     Lawmakers urge faster action to protect youths at residential treatment sites
    U.S. Reps. Danny Davis of Illinois and Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts on Tuesday urged federal health authorities to speed up their investigation of the nation's largest behavioral health provider, Universal Health Services. Citing the Tribune's...