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Sexual Assault

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  • Will campus sexual-assault probes affect enrollment?

    WASHINGTON Sixty-seven U.S. colleges are under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault cases. And prospective students have started to take notice. The past academic year marked a seismic shift. No longer were discussions of campus...
  • Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted woman, held her captive for more than 12 hours

    Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted woman, held her captive for more than 12 hours
    A West Pullman man who prosecutors say sexually assaulted a woman and held her against her will for more than 12 hours beginning Tuesday night was ordered held on $300,000 bail Sunday. Darrick Williams, 53, of the 12800 block of South Peoria Street,...
  • No jury would have convicted him anyway

     
    Story: A Florida police chief has caused a media stir by saying he is looking the other way after a father severely beat a man he caught sexually assaulting his 11-year-old son. The father called Daytona Beach police on Friday......
  • Deputies search for Winter Park-area sexual battery suspect

    Deputies search for Winter Park-area sexual battery suspect
    Orange County detectives are continuing to investigate a sexual battery that occurred in the Winter Park area late Friday morning. Sheriff's Office Capt. Angelo Nieves said a woman reported the sexual battery in the area of the Affinity apartments,...
  • Sheriff's office clarifies WFTV report

    Sheriff's office clarifies WFTV report
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office took the adage "if you see something, say something" and applied it to a report by WFTV-Channel 9. The topic: Attempts to capture a suspect sought in a sexual battery at the Affinity Apartments in Winter Park. In...
  • 3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik

    3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik
    A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by a Saudi sheik's son in Los Angeles was charged Monday with conspiracy to extort one of the wealthiest men in Saudi Arabia of $20 million, prosecutors said. Leyla Ors, a 34-...
  • Woman accused in $20-million extortion plot pleads not guilty

    Woman accused in $20-million extortion plot pleads not guilty
    A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by the son of a Saudi sheik pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of conspiring to extort $20 million from the man's family. Two attorneys, one of them once connected to...
  • Pennsylvania boys choir head pleads guilty to child sex assault

    Pennsylvania boys choir head pleads guilty to child sex assault
    (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania boys choir director has pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child and possessing child pornography and faces more than a decade in prison, authorities said on Tuesday. Kenneth Schade, 74, founder of the Singing Boys Choir,...
  • Fla. police chief has no issue with dad who says he beat up son's molester

    Fla. police chief has no issue with dad who says he beat up son's molester
    A Florida police chief has caused a media stir by saying he is looking the other way after a father severely beat a man he caught sexually assaulting his 11-year-old son. The father called Daytona Beach police on Friday to report he had interrupted his...
  • Man who filed 1980's sexual abuse complaint 'livid' Scout leader allowed to lead York troop

    Man who filed 1980's sexual abuse complaint 'livid' Scout leader allowed to lead York troop
    YORK — A man whose sexual abuse complaint in the 1980s spurred the Boy Scouts of America to ban a man from Scouting for life says he's "livid" that the same man was allowed to help lead a Scout troop in York County for the past decade. That former...
  • Boys choir director pleads guilty to child pornography and sexual assault charges

    A longtime boys choir director in Pennsylvania facing child sexual-abuse charges and hundreds of counts of having child pornography pleaded guilty to three of the charges Monday in Monroe County Court in Stroudsburg. Kenneth B. "Bernard" Schade, 74,...