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Sexual Assault

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  • Attorney says Jameis Winston needs to mature

    The legal counsel for Jameis Winston said the potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft is ready for the NFL as a quarterback, but he still has "ground to cover" to be ready for the off-field transition. "Jameis is ready to be an NFL quarterback on the...
  • Ex-youth minister at Elmhurst church gets 10 years for sexual assault

    Ex-youth minister at Elmhurst church gets 10 years for sexual assault
    A former youth minister at an Elmhurst church pleaded guilty Thursday to having sex with an underage member of the congregation. In a negotiated plea with DuPage County prosecutors, Darin Evans, 43, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after admitting...
  • Penn State OKs 'extraordinary' amount to settle Sandusky sexual abuse claims

    Penn State OKs 'extraordinary' amount to settle Sandusky sexual abuse claims
    Pennsylvania State University's board of trustees voted Thursday to pay an undisclosed amount — what one trustee called "an extraordinary" sum — to settle claims filed by sexual abuse victims of Jerry Sandusky. In a special meeting held by...
  • Mosby mounts late push for sexual assault legislation

    Mosby mounts late push for sexual assault legislation
    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is mounting a last-minute push for legislation that would help prosecutors' win convictions against accused repeat sex offenders, but the chairman of a Senate committee where the bill is stalled said the effort...
  • Iowan convicted of sex assault of woman in western Illinois

    An Iowa man has been convicted of a 2013 sexual assault of a woman at a Macomb apartment. The McDonough County Voice reports (http://bit.ly/1CyHQ8i ) that Aaron Zetterlund, of Keokuk, Iowa, was found guilty on Wednesday of criminal sexual assault, a...
  • 2 Texas fire chiefs accused of trying to keep assault quiet

    Court records say the chief and assistant chief of a volunteer fire department in a small town south of Dallas knew of a sexual assault at their station, but didn't report it to authorities and instructed the suspects and victim not to report it. The...
  • Police: Man charged in Moore Twp. sexual assault

    Police: Man charged in Moore Twp. sexual assault
    Moore Township police Thursday charged a man with sexually assaulting a child, according to Northampton County Court records. Moore Township police Thursday charged a man with sexually assaulting a child, according to Northampton County Court records....
  • Wisconsin man accused of trying to join Islamic State group

    A Wisconsin man accused of traveling to Turkey as part of a failed attempt to join the Islamic State in Syria was ordered held without bond Thursday for trying to aid a terrorist group. Joshua Van Haften, 34, made his first court appearance a day after...
  • Man gets 38 years after selling computer with child porn on hard drive

    Man gets 38 years after selling computer with child porn on hard drive
    A former Crystal Lake man was sentenced Thursday to 38 years in prison for possessing child pornography and sexually assaulting two young girls, in a case discovered after he sold his computer and the buyer found images on the hard drive. Judge Sharon...
  • Man gets 22 years for Christmas Eve assault of girl, 9

    A Harvard man was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Thursday for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl on Christmas Eve, 2011. In a bench trial in January, Sandro Gomez, 37, was found guilty of predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal...
  • Wisconsin man arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State

    Wisconsin man arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State
    A Wisconsin man accused of traveling to Turkey as part of a failed attempt to join the Islamic State in Syria was ordered held without bond Thursday for trying to aid a terrorist group. Joshua Van Haften, 34, made his first court appearance a day...