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Sexual Assault

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  • After 2 mistrials in nursing home sex case, man takes battery plea

    After 2 mistrials in nursing home sex case, man takes battery plea
    After two mistrials, Angelo Bird pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated battery of an elderly woman he cared for in a Crystal Lake nursing home. Bird, 26, had initially been accused of sexual assault against the 93-year-old woman, who has since died. The...
  • Sharper pleads guilty to rape, finishes multistate plea deal

    Former New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Monday to rape in Louisiana, completing a series of pleas in four states that will see him serve at least nine years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting women. Sharper entered...
  • 86-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting teen boy

    Authorities say an 86-year-old Monmouth County man sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy earlier this month. County prosecutors say bail was set at $250,000 cash for Albert DeCresci, who faces sex assault and child endangerment charges. DeCresci is a...
  • Vanderbilt rape case defendants: Juror withheld information

    Defense attorneys for two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student asked a judge Monday to declare a mistrial, saying a juror intentionally withheld information that he was a rape victim during the jury selection...
  • More states comply with federal rules to stop prison rape

    All but four states have either met or are working toward meeting federal guidelines intended to prevent prison rape, the U.S. Department of Justice says. Idaho, Arkansas, Alaska and Utah continue to reject the federal rules, according to the department'...
  • Providence coach accused of teen sex assault kills himself

    A longtime high school basketball coach charged last week with sexually assaulting a teenage boy killed himself on Monday just hours after defending himself in an email to a newspaper. Tyrone Dale, who was 45 years old, hanged himself in Pawtucket on...
  • Man Sentenced To 4 1/2 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen

    NEW BRITAIN — A Cromwell man was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. Jeffrey Labonte, 49, had previously pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual assault of a mentally incapacitated person....
  • The Mail 6/16/15

    The Mail 6/16/15
    Colleges can Do More Anna Walsh did a terrific job describing the challenges that Johns Hopkins University faces (“Critical Juncture,” Feature, June 10) with regard to community-based strategies and policies around alleged sexual assault....
  • Plea deal explored in Mundelein man's sex assault case

    Plea deal explored in Mundelein man's sex assault case
    A Lake County prosecutor on Tuesday said he is "working behind the scenes" with a defense attorney on a potential plea deal that would close a sexual assault case against a 75-year-old Mundelein man. Bobby Tinkes, who is accused of sexually assaulting a...
  • Decatur man gets 16-year sentence for sexually assaulting twin girls in DuPage County

    Decatur man gets 16-year sentence for sexually assaulting twin girls in DuPage County
    A Decatur man convicted of sexually assaulting young twin girls he knew has been sentenced to 16 years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Judge George Bakalis sentenced Donald Nuckles, 42, to a 12-year term for predatory criminal...
  • West Hartford Schools Facing Second Sex-Assault Lawsuit

    West Hartford Schools Facing Second Sex-Assault Lawsuit
    WEST HARTFORD — The board of education is facing a second lawsuit charging that a young boy was raped in a locker room by a classmate. The latest lawsuit, filed Monday, accuses faculty at King Philip Middle School of failing to properly supervise a...