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Sexual Assault

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  • In Syria, struggling to shine a light on victims of sexual violence

    Soon after the young woman was released by the Syrian government in a prisoner exchange, activists began noticing the signs. The woman's husband immediately divorced her. She rarely ventured outside her parents' house. Not long after, she left for...
  • Former Montgomery County GOP chairman chooses a judge over a jury trial

    Former Montgomery County GOP chairman chooses a judge over a jury trial
    When ex-Montgomery County Republican Committee Chairman Robert J. Kerns goes to trial next week on sex charges, he will have to convince only one person of his innocence. John L. Braxton, a Philadelphia senior judge, was assigned to the case after the...
  • 3rd Ingleside teacher surrenders after charged with failure to report abuse

    3rd Ingleside teacher surrenders after charged with failure to report abuse
    The third of three Ingleside teachers charged with failure to report suspected child abuse by another teacher has surrendered to authorities, according to prosecutors. The teachers, who at one point all taught at Gavin South Middle School, are accused...
  • Hartford Man Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Child

    Hartford Man Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Child
    HARTFORD — A man who repeatedly sexually assaulted a young girl over several years was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison. Upon his release from prison, Trevor Chin, 52, will be on special parole for 10 years and will have to register as...
  • Two Volunteers suspended amid rape probe

    The Sports Xchange Two Volunteers suspended amid rape probe Two University of Tennessee football players have been suspended from the team amid allegations of a sexual assault. A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams have been suspended, according to the...
  • Internet rage pushes 'America's Dad' Bill Cosby off his pedestal

    I have no trouble believing that a beloved national figure who has brought joy and laughter to millions of people is a pervert in private. Do you? In the last couple of years alone, we’ve seen a string of stellar reputations shredded to bits...
  • Geneva man who videotaped sex assault of minor gets 14 years in prison

    Geneva man who videotaped sex assault of minor gets 14 years in prison
    A Geneva man has been sentenced to 14 years for sexually assaulting a minor — an act the man videotaped, according to Kane County prosecutors. Robert R. Schamne, 23, of the 100 block of Manchester Court, was sentenced Friday by Judge John...
  • Picking 'three-strikers' to free poses complex challenge

    Picking 'three-strikers' to free poses complex challenge
    In California prison, Lester Wallace was hardly a model inmate. He spat at a correctional officer, fought with another convict and grabbed a prison guard by the neck before punching him in the stomach. Wallace racked up more than 20 disciplinary...
  • Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault accusations

    Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault accusations
    Comedian Bill Cosby, in an interview that aired on Saturday, declined to answer questions by a National Public Radio journalist about accusations of sexual assault that resurfaced in recent weeks. Cosby, 77, responded by shaking his head to signal "No"...
  • Bill Cosby will not discuss sex assault allegations - lawyer

    By Jonathan Kaminsky Nov 17 (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby will not comment on "discredited" accusations of sexual assault that have resurfaced in recent weeks against him, his lawyer said on Sunday. Allegations that Cosby, 77, drugged and sexually...
  • Parents catch man having sex with girl, 13, authorities say

    Parents catch man having sex with girl, 13, authorities say
    A 22-year-old Fort Lauderdale man had sex with a 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions, deputies said. McGuyverson Jetin was caught in the act by the girl's parents, according to the arrest report filed in the case. "Her father had to pull you away...