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Sexual Assault

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  • Texas volunteer firefighters charged with sexual assault

    Volunteer firefighters south of Dallas have been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a man at their fire station in what a prosecutor described as a "rite of initiation." Five men ranging in age from 19 to 30 were charged Monday with aggravated...
  • Youth minister accused of sexually assaulting 2 teen girls

    A youth minister at a central New Jersey church has been charged with sexually assaulting two teenage girls in separate incidents. Middlesex County prosecutors announced Wednesday that 48-year-old Shawn Butler, of Hillsborough, was arrested Friday at a...
  • HR RECON: Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults

    HR RECON: Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults
    Soldiers and airmen from Fort Eustis and Langley Air Force Base rallied last week to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness month on the installations. Col. John Allen, commander of Joint Base Langley Eustis, spoke to a crowd of about 100 marchers about the...
  • Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults

    Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults
    Soldiers and airmen from Fort Eustis and Langley Air Force Base rallied last week to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness month on the installations. Col. John Allen, commander of Joint Base Langley Eustis, spoke to a crowd of about 100 marchers about...
  • Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape

    Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape
    PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of sexually assaulting several girls at his former high school say there is a "treasure trove" of evidence proving the girls lied about the abuse, but the lawyers want further access to Facebook...
  • Volunteer firefighters accused of sex assault in Texas

    WAXAHACHIE, Texas Five volunteer firefighters face charges of aggravated sexual assault and a woman is accused of recording the January episode with her cellphone, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety arrest affidavit released Tuesday. During...
  • Former State Trooper Accused Of Rape Pleads No Contest

    Former State Trooper Accused Of Rape Pleads No Contest
    HARTFORD — A former state trooper accused of raping an 81-year-old woman at a Windsor Locks motel pleaded no contest to one count of first-degree sexual assault on Tuesday as part of an agreement with state prosecutors. Jeffrey LaPorto, 43,...
  • At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs

    At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs
    When Bridget Winch went to parties at Kappa Delta Rho, she observed one rule: Never go upstairs. The petite Penn State sophomore, an engineering major with daisies painted on her fingernails, said men at the stone mansion culled guests at the door,...
  • Deaths of children found in freezer ruled homicides

    DETROIT The deaths of two children found in a deep freezer at their mother's Detroit apartment earlier this week were ruled homicides, a spokesman for the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said. Stoni Ann Blair died from multiple blunt trauma and...
  • Furor over Rolling Stone rape article may leave mixed legacy

    The furor over a retracted Rolling Stone article may deter some rape victims from coming forward, but the national campaign to curb sexual assaults on college campuses will keep gaining strength, according to advocates who have been following the high-...
  • Fallout from Rolling Stone feared by advocates for sex assault victims

    Fallout from Rolling Stone feared by advocates for sex assault victims
    The retraction of a Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape has sent reverberations around the journalism industry and raised concerns about its effect on rape victims. An independent report by the Columbia Journalism Review found the piece was a...