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Sexual Assault

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  • Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after 'painful' review

    Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after 'painful' review
    Rolling Stone magazine retracted a discredited story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia after a devastating independent review by Columbia University deemed it a “journalistic failure that was avoidable.” “The...
  • Florida spring break gang rape alleged; third college student arrested

    Florida spring break gang rape alleged; third college student arrested
    A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the gang rape of a woman on a Florida beach just steps away from crowds of spring break revelers, officials announced Wednesday. Middle Tennessee State University student George Davon Kennedy, 21, was...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground opens sex assault resource center

    Aberdeen Proving Ground opens sex assault resource center
    As the Army celebrated its newest sexual assault resource center at Aberdeen Proving Ground on Wednesday, critics said it was the latest example of the military taking only small steps to combat a major problem. Commanders gathered at the Army...
  • 1 more arrest in videotaped attack on woman on Florida beach

    A third man has been charged with participating in a spring-break sexual assault on a woman on a Florida Panhandle beach that was captured on a cellphone video, authorities said Tuesday. George Davon Kennedy, 21, was arrested Tuesday in DeKalb County,...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 16

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 1 MORE ARREST IN VIDEOTAPED ATTACK ON WOMAN ON FLORIDA BEACH Authorities say a third man has been charged with participating in a sexual assault on a woman on a...
  • 'Animal House' frat to appeal Dartmouth branding sanction

    A Dartmouth College fraternity that partly inspired the 1978 movie "Animal House" and was recently accused of branding new members is appealing a decision to withdraw its recognition as a student organization. George Ostler, an attorney for Alpha Delta,...
  • Vassar ruling highlights sex-assault reporting questions

    After a night of heavy drinking and sex in 2012, two Vassar College students traded Facebook messages suggesting the encounter was consensual. "I'm really sorry I led you on," the woman wrote, adding, "I had a wonderful time last night." A year later,...
  • Senate Approves Hiring Sex-Assault Nurses For UConn Campus

    Senate Approves Hiring Sex-Assault Nurses For UConn Campus
    HARTFORD – UConn would be authorized to hire sexual assault nurses to deal directly with sexual assault victims on the Storrs campus under a bill that won unanimous Senate approval Tuesday. "One in five college women are sexually assaulted on...
  • Former youth minister accused of sexually assaulting teen

    A former assistant youth minister at a central New Jersey church has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl on several occasions in the late 1990s. Middlesex County prosecutors say 60-year-old Ronald Wilcox, of Fruitland, Md., was...
  • Excerpts from recent editorials in Illinois newspapers

    April 11, 2015 The (Joliet) Herald-News After election, don't forget the public To those who came up short in (the April 7) election, thank you for being willing to serve and putting your name before the voters. We hope that if circumstances are right...
  • Kenilworth man sentenced to probation for Wisconsin sexual assault

    Kenilworth man sentenced to probation for Wisconsin sexual assault
    A Wisconsin judge has sentenced a 20-year-old Kenilworth man to probation in relation to a 2014 sexual assault, which took place on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Douglas Gill, who listed a Winnetka address at the time of the incident,...