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Sexual Assault

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  • Woman testifies that Lake deputy sexually assaulted her in parked car

    Woman testifies that Lake deputy sexually assaulted her in parked car
    TAVARES — With a deep sigh and downcast eyes, a 26-year-old woman Tuesday paused before telling a jury she was sexually assaulted by a Lake County deputy sheriff who promised her boyfriend's freedom in exchange for her silence. The woman and her...
  • Attorney general: NFL failing to focus on domestic violence

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is criticizing the NFL, saying it has failed to spend nearly as much time investigating reports of domestic violence and sexual assault as it spent investigating whether the New England Patriots and...
  • State Awards $900,000 To Man Wrongfully Imprisoned

    State Awards $900,000 To Man Wrongfully Imprisoned
    Hubert Thompson, released from prison in 2012 after DNA tests showed that he was wrongfully imprisoned for more than four years for a sexual assault that he did not commit, was awarded $900,000 on Tuesday by the state of Connecticut. Thompson testified...
  • U.Va. dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

    U.Va. dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story
    A University of Virginia associate dean sued Rolling Stone magazine on Tuesday for more than $7.5 million, saying a debunked and retracted account of an alleged gang rape on campus cast her as the "chief villain." Nicole Eramo, the top administrator...
  • Prosecutors: Passenger left train as woman yelled for help during sex assault

    Prosecutors: Passenger left train as woman yelled for help during sex assault
    A passenger entered a Red Line train as a woman was being sexually assaulted but walked back out as the woman screamed for help, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday at a hearing for a suspect charged in the Sunday attack. The attacker fled to the...
  • Ohio State drum major instructor indicted on rape charges

    A drum major instructor for Ohio State University's celebrated marching band who is accused of sexually assaulting a student was indicted on charges including rape, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Stewart Kitchen, 28, is suspected of assaulting the Ohio State...
  • University of Virginia dean sues Rolling Stone over botched rape story

    University of Virginia dean sues Rolling Stone over botched rape story
    A University of Virginia official, vowing to hold Rolling Stone accountable for one of the most prominent journalism scandals in recent memory, Tuesday sued the magazine and one of its writers for defamation stemming from a now-discredited story about...
  • Man who officials say killed ex with knife she gave him pleads guilty

    Man who officials say killed ex with knife she gave him pleads guilty
    On the day before his trial was to begin, a Northlake man pleaded guilty Monday to the murder of his former girlfriend. Adam Belmont, 26, made a blind plea Monday, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Jury selection was scheduled to begin Tuesday for...
  • Man Charged With Stamford Sexual Assault

    Man Charged With Stamford Sexual Assault
    STAMFORD — A 24-year-old man was charged with sexually assaulting a woman in the vestibule of a Westside apartment complex, police said. The 34-year-old victim was followed into the vestibule of the apartment building by the suspect on Friday,...
  • Man infected with HIV allegedly posed as officer and assaulted girl

    Man infected with HIV allegedly posed as officer and assaulted girl
    A man is accused of posing as a police officer and sexually assaulting a teenage girl as she walked home from school, prosecutors said. Joseph Kenneth Cornett, 41, is facing multiple assault, sex and kidnapping charges, including attempting...
  • Prosecutor has message for victims of sexual assault at Notre Dame

     Prosecutor has message for victims of sexual assault at Notre Dame
    The prosecutor on the University of Notre Dame's home turf has a message for victims of campus sexual attacks: Rather than go to university police, they should directly report sex crimes to a county special victims unit. Amid a growing national...