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Sexual Assault

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  • Hewitt still on bail after South African sentence for rape

    A South African judge on Tuesday extended the bail of retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt, who intends to appeal his conviction for raping and sexually assaulting minors in the 1980s and 1990s. Hewitt, who was sentenced to six years in prison on...
  • Shakeup in Baltimore mayor's criminal justice leadership

    Shakeup in Baltimore mayor's criminal justice leadership
    With Baltimore in the midst of one of its most violent stretches in years, a top criminal justice leader for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has left, marking the biggest shakeup in her administration since the recent rioting and unrest in the city....
  • Ledyard Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

    CANTERBURY — A Ledyard man was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a young girl at a local residence, state police said. Philip Denning, 50, of West Drive was charged with first-degree sexual assault, third-degree sexual assault, fourth-degree...
  • Woman reports attempted sexual assault near UCF

    Woman reports attempted sexual assault near UCF
    A University of Central Florida student said a man pulled her into an apartment and tried to sexually assault her early Saturday morning. According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the woman was returning to her apartment at Arden Villas near...
  • Bridgeport man accused of assaulting girls, 11 and 16

    Bridgeport man accused of assaulting girls, 11 and 16
    A Bridgeport man has been charged with sexually assaulting two girls, ages 11 and 16, according to police. Stephen J. Slezak, 60, of the 500 block of West 36th Street, is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual...
  • Safety tips for riders as summer kicks transit crime into high gear

    Safety tips for riders as summer kicks transit crime into high gear
    Last year's decline in serious crimes reported on the CTA has continued through the first four months of 2015, according to new Chicago police data obtained by the Tribune, but riders are being cautioned against lowering their guard over the summer, one...
  • 22-year-old woman gang-raped on bus in Bangladesh

    A 22-year-old woman was raped by five men on a minibus in Dhaka, the Bangladeshi capital, authorities said, in a case with chilling echoes of the fatal attack on a woman in New Delhi in 2012. Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital said Saturday...
  • Illinois bill aims for local police to investigate college campus sexual assaults

     Illinois bill aims for local police to investigate college campus sexual assaults
    When state Rep. David Harris learned about Northern Illinois University campus police botching a sexual assault investigation, he believed he had to act. The NIU case was one of a stream of cases from around the country that campus police and...
  • Glendale man arrested for alleged sexual assault of minor

    A Glendale man was arrested this week for allegedly sexually assaulting a boy in the dressing-room area of the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena, police said. Leslie Dittert, 57, was arrested by Pasadena police on Monday after the boy told his...
  • National Guardsman convicted of sexually abusing daughters

    An Ohio National Guardsman accused of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and a stepdaughter at their home and trying to intimidate his children so they wouldn't discuss the allegations against him was convicted on Friday. The Marysville man, 42,...
  • Man convicted in Chandra Levy slaying likely to receive new trial

    Man convicted in Chandra Levy slaying likely to receive new trial
    The man convicted in the 2001 slaying of Washington, D.C., intern Chandra Levy may get a new trial after federal prosecutors on Friday withdrew their opposition, citing defense concerns over a government witness, officials said. The move sets the...