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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • Former Duke basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon transferring to Maryland

    Former Duke basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon transferring to Maryland
    As a freshman at Duke, Rasheed Sulaimon showed his promise by scoring 25 points in a win over Maryland at Cameron Indoor Stadium. It came during a season in which the 6-foot-5 shooting guard started 33 of 36 games and averaged nearly 12 points for the...
  • Union: Sex assault of prison guard highlights staffing woes

    The Arizona correctional officers union said Monday that they're worried the sexual assault of a guard shows that prison understaffing has created a safety threat. A spokesman for the Arizona Correctional Peace Officers Association said Corrections...
  • Man charged in attempted sexual assault on CTA Red Line

    Man charged in attempted sexual assault on CTA Red Line
    Authorities filed charges against a South Side man accused of trying to sexually assault a woman on a CTA Red Line train on the North Side. A 27-year-old woman told police she was riding a southbound Red Line train between the Fullerton and North/...
  • Prosecutor prefers special police unit investigate rapes at Notre Dame

    Prosecutor prefers special police unit investigate rapes at Notre Dame
    Students at the University of Notre Dame who have been told for years to report sexual assaults cases to campus police have the option of reporting such cases directly to the St. Joseph County Special Victims Unit, the county prosecutor says. St. Joseph...
  • Trial underway for Ohio guardsman facing sex-abuse charges

    An Ohio National Guardsman who has said he wanted to adopt a girl from Africa to protect her from rape went on trial Monday on charges he sexually abused three adopted daughters and his stepdaughter. A prosecutor portrayed the defendant as a man who...
  • Police blotter: Attacked by four men on North Avenue

    The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Oak Park Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest by police does not constitute a finding of guilt; only a court of law can make that determination. Oak Park BATTERY A...
  • Valparaiso man sentenced to 3 years for sexual battery of relative

    Valparaiso man sentenced to 3 years for sexual battery of relative
    A Valparaiso man was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for the sexual battery of a relative in his home. Steven D. Camp, 31, of the 900 block of Hampton Court, was also sentenced to an additional three years of probation after his prison term....
  • Feds OK Montana college town's police rape response changes

    The Missoula Police Department has made all of the changes required after federal investigators found the city and University of Montana failed to properly respond to reports of sexual assault, U.S. Department of Justice officials said Monday. The...
  • Sex offender held in rape at homeless camp

    Sex offender held in rape at homeless camp
    A registered child sex offender from Illinois is accused of raping a fellow homeless male in Deerfield Beach, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Donald Vannatter, 45, was arrested Sunday after the alleged victim showed up at Broward Health North...