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Sexual Assault

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  • Man held without bail in molestation of 4 girls

    Man held without bail in molestation of 4 girls
    A Chicago man was ordered held without bail Saturday on charges of repeatedly molesting four young members of his extended family over a five-year period, prosecutors said. Jesus J. Maldonado, 53, is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of two...
  • Court: Colorado crime suspects can search victims' homes

    An appeals court added Colorado to the list of states that can allow criminal suspects to search victims' homes to bolster their defense — a move that raised concerns among prosecutors and victims' advocates. The Colorado judges wrote in their...
  • Prosecutor Wants Jury To Know Of Miranda's Previous Murder Conviction

    Prosecutor Wants Jury To Know Of Miranda's Previous Murder Conviction
    HARTFORD — Prosecutors on Friday asked a judge to let them tell jurors hearing the murder case against Pedro Miranda about a previous murder conviction for which he is serving a sentence of life plus 100 years. Miranda, 57, is on trial in Superior...
  • Devastating 'Hunting Ground' documents shocking prevalence of campus rape

    Documentary director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering can often be found in the eye of a hurricane. Three years ago, they teamed up on "The Invisible War," and now they are back with the equally devastating "The Hunting Ground." The former film, an...
  • Former UN climate panel chief barred from leaving India

    A court on Thursday barred the former chairman of the U.N. climate panel from leaving India, where he faces charges of sexually harassing a woman at his New Delhi energy institute. The court also said R.K. Pachauri could not be arrested until after March...
  • Madison Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault Charges

    Madison Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To  Sexual Assault Charges
    NEW HAVEN — At first, the 17-year-old football player's communication with the Madison high school teacher seemed harmless. They talked about current events, gym workouts and his senior quote in the yearbook. So when the teacher asked if she could...
  • Man who admitted child sex assaults returned to New Jersey

    A man who fled to Jamaica after pleading guilty to child sex assault charges seven years ago has been extradited back to New Jersey. The Record (http://bit.ly/1BUfsmg) reports that Homer Bishop is being held in the Bergen County jail without bail....
  • Man pleads guilty in Crystal Lake child porn case

    Man pleads guilty in Crystal Lake child porn case
    A former Crystal Lake man pleaded guilty Wednesday in McHenry County to sexually assaulting two female family members when they were younger than 13. Jeffrey Vesely, 53, of Darien, Wis., was arrested in October on child pornography charges, according to...
  • 2 members of Congress write Goodell about domestic violence

    Two members of Congress have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence. In a letter sent Tuesday to Goodell, Sen. Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, and Rep....
  • New York launches campaign to combat campus sexual assaults

    New York has begun a statewide campaign to raise awareness about campus sexual assault and support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call to expand a new sexual consent policy to private colleges. Cuomo announced the "Enough is Enough" campaign Wednesday. The...
  • House, Senate churn through bills, negotiations

    RICHMOND – The Virginia General Assembly is chugging toward a weekend close to this 2015 regular session. A number of marque issues – ethics reform, day care regulatory reform and new campus sexual assault reporting rules – remain...