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Sexual Assault

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  • UC Berkeley sex assault conference draws student protest

    BERKELEY, Calif. This week, as university and civic leaders convene at the University of California, Berkeley, for a national conference on campus sexual assault, they will encounter a presentation that was not vetted by the event organizers the victims'...
  • ASSEMBLY WATCH: 'Yes means yes,' legal pot and schools deal all on the table

    ASSEMBLY WATCH: 'Yes means yes,' legal pot and schools deal all on the table
    When it comes to rape cases at college campuses, should "no mean no" or should "yes mean yes"? Maryland lawmakers will debate this week whether to require colleges to consider a sexual encounter an assault unless both participants clearly agree to it at...
  • Feds investigate Washington and Lee discrimination complaint

    Federal officials are investigating a complaint alleging Washington and Lee University discriminated against a female student after she reported a sexual assault. Washington and Lee University President Kenneth Ruscio announced the investigation on...
  • Man shot by cops was sex offender with long criminal past

    Man shot by cops was sex offender with long criminal past
    David Cuevas and his girlfriend met in Philadelphia. They dated for a year before deciding to move from the northeast to Lakeland. Shortly after their December move, the couple broke up and Cuevas moved back to Philadelphia. On Jan. 26, Cuevas...
  • General Assembly approves tighter ethic rules as session comes to an end

    General Assembly approves tighter ethic rules as session comes to an end
    RICHMOND — After hours of back and forth at the end of a 45-day legislative session, House and Senate negotiators struck a deal on new ethics reforms and brought the 2015 General Assembly session to a close. The new ethics rules would cap gifts...
  • Report: Few sex crimes prosecuted in southern Illinois

    Thousands of sex crimes reported to police in southern Illinois aren't being prosecuted, even though most victims can identify their attackers. A Belleville News-Democrat investigation finds (http://bit.ly/18eQGkI ) that 70 percent of the nearly 6,800...
  • 2015 Virginia legislative session wraps up with ethics rules

    Virginia's 2015 legislative session is in the books. Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state's ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses....
  • Plainfield teacher charged with sexually assaulting student, officials say

    Plainfield teacher charged with sexually assaulting student, officials say
    Bail was set at $600,000 on Friday for a science teacher who has been accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old female student at Plainfield Central High School, according to the Will County state's attorney's office. Brian D. Smith, 32, was...
  • Ohio island's police chief accused of ignoring assault claim

    The police chief in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay was charged Friday with blocking an investigation into sexual assault claims against an officer more than a decade ago and lying to investigators. Put-in-Bay police Chief Ric Lampela...
  • Man accused of sexually assaulting woman, 93, appears before judge

    Man accused of sexually assaulting woman, 93, appears before judge
    A first-appearance court hearing was Thursday for the man charged in the assault of a legally blind 93-year-old woman in her Deerfield Beach apartment. Bond for Clyde Alvims Leandre, 22, was set for more than $1 million for some charges but revoked...
  • In prison for girl's sex assault, man convicted of seeking hit on prosecutor

    In prison for girl's sex assault, man convicted of seeking hit on prosecutor
    A man already serving 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl was convicted Thursday of trying to hire someone to kill one of the prosecutors in charge of his case, according to prosecutors and court records. Edward Carreon, 31,...