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Sexual Assault

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  • Darren Sharper drug, sexual assault case moves to La.

    Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints' Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women. He has resolved similar...
  • 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...
  • HopeWorks seeks to add comfort in quilt created by sexual abuse survivors

    Joyce Snow plans to write a poem about surviving a brutal sexual assault as her contribution to a national project, but she's waiting for inspiration at a special event in Fulton next weekend before composing it. The Columbia-based group HopeWorks is...
  • Focus on colleges obscures broader problem: Front Burner

    Focus on colleges obscures broader problem: Front Burner
    According to a Department of Justice report issued several months ago, there is a rape epidemic among 18 to 24 year-old women in the United States. To be clear, there is nothing about attending a college or university that makes someone more likely to...
  • FDLE: Man, ex-girlfriend attacked 2 little girls

    FDLE: Man, ex-girlfriend attacked 2 little girls
    Two Flagler County residents in a child-porn case also face charges of sex attacks on children, state officials announced this week. Paul Dykes Jr., 18, and his former girlfriend, Erin Marie Vickers, 20, are accused of capital sexual-battery after an...
  • Report sheds light on how Darren Sharper avoided arrest so long

    Somehow, Darren Sharper was able to avoid arrest after arrest after being accused of rape after rape. Answers to this came to light in a collaborative piece by ProPublica, Sports Illustrated and The New Orleans Advocate. The haunting story is worth your...
  • NYC official seeks rules to stop sexual assaults in jails

    New York City's public advocate is proposing tough new rules to crack down on sexual assaults in city jails, citing federal statistics that show two Rikers Island lockups have some of the nation's highest rates of reported attacks by both guards and...
  • Texas volunteer firefighters charged with sexual assault

    Volunteer firefighters south of Dallas have been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a man at their fire station in what a prosecutor described as a "rite of initiation." Five men ranging in age from 19 to 30 were charged Monday with aggravated...
  • Youth minister accused of sexually assaulting 2 teen girls

    A youth minister at a central New Jersey church has been charged with sexually assaulting two teenage girls in separate incidents. Middlesex County prosecutors announced Wednesday that 48-year-old Shawn Butler, of Hillsborough, was arrested Friday at a...
  • HR RECON: Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults

    HR RECON: Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults
    Soldiers and airmen from Fort Eustis and Langley Air Force Base rallied last week to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness month on the installations. Col. John Allen, commander of Joint Base Langley Eustis, spoke to a crowd of about 100 marchers about the...
  • Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults

    Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults
    Soldiers and airmen from Fort Eustis and Langley Air Force Base rallied last week to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness month on the installations. Col. John Allen, commander of Joint Base Langley Eustis, spoke to a crowd of about 100 marchers about...