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Sexual Assault

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  • Texas court throws out sex-abuse conviction against day-care owners

    AUSTIN, Texas Texas' highest criminal court on Wednesday threw out the 1992 sexual assault convictions against Dan and Fran Keller but declined to find the former Austin day-care center owners innocent of crimes linked to a now-discredited belief that...
  • Lake Worth man arrested in sex battery case

    Lake Worth man arrested in sex battery case
    A Lake Worth man is accused of sexually battering and choking a woman, causing her to fear for her life, according to a Palm Beach sheriff's arrest report. Gene Roman, 23, was arrested Tuesday on sexual battery and domestic charges. About 2 a.m....
  • Accused Ohio guardsman denies sexual abuse allegations

    An Ohio National Guardsman accused of sexually abusing his adopted daughters and a stepdaughter strongly denied the charges during trial testimony Wednesday. "Did that ever happen?" defense attorney George Leach asked the defendant, referring to an...
  • Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more

    Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more
    On Monday, The Sun published an article by Ian Duncan about a new report from Human Rights Watch, which "says retaliation against military service members who report sexual assaults has contributed to a culture of fear and silence." It's worth reading...
  • APNewsBreak: 'Animal House' frat loses appeal, recognition

    Dartmouth College has rejected an appeal by a fraternity accused of branding new members, ending efforts by the Greek organization that partly inspired the 1976 movie "Animal House" to remain recognized on campus. Alpha Delta appealed last month after...
  • Man charged with 2014 assault of boy in West Side restaurant washroom

    Man charged with 2014 assault of boy in West Side restaurant washroom
    A Little Village man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy in a Chinese restaurant washroom a year ago, authorities said. David Vega, 45, attacked the boy at the Great China Buffet about 5 p.m. on April 26, 2014, according to...
  • Jury convicts sex offender in fifth trial

    Jury convicts sex offender in fifth trial
    A Baltimore jury convicted a man Friday who had been acquitted in four previous sexual assault trials, a win for prosecutors who revived the discarded case in a bid to secure an elusive conviction. Nelson Bernard Clifford, a convicted sex offender, was...
  • Woman sexually battered during massage by West Boynton man, deputies say

    Woman sexually battered during massage by West Boynton man, deputies say
    A woman wanting a massage for her back problems was sexually battered by a Boynton Beach man, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office. Isidro Fernandez-Perez, 52, of West Boynton, was arrested Thursday and faces three counts of sexual battery,...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    Journal & Courier, Lafayette. May 15, 2015. Buying back Indiana's post-RFRA reputation Tourism cheerleaders in Indiana have been taking stock of their dimmed prospects after this spring's struggle over the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. For all the...
  • Former Carpentersville teacher charged with sexually assaulting minor

    Former Carpentersville teacher charged with sexually assaulting minor
    A former Community Unit School District 300 teacher is charged with having sexual contact with a minor she knew, according to a release from the Kane County state's attorney's office. Lindsay P. Anderson, 26, of the 900 block of Foxwood Circle, Geneva,...
  • Archdiocese settles sex abuse claim for $1.25 million, attorney says

    Archdiocese settles sex abuse claim for $1.25 million, attorney says
    A man in his late 20s who said he was abused by former priest and convicted sex offender Daniel McCormack settled a claim with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago for $1.25 million, according to his attorney. The settlement, reached this weekend,...