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Sexual Assault

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  • H.B. man sentenced to 36 years to life for recorded sexual assaults on boy

    A Huntington Beach church leader was sentenced to 36 years to life in prison Friday for sexually assaulting a young male relative and creating child pornography. A jury in October found Jeffrey Adam Tracy, 38, guilty of two counts of oral copulation...
  • Stepfather videotaped himself having sex with Jessica Padgett's corpse, DA says

    Stepfather videotaped himself having sex with Jessica Padgett's corpse, DA says
    An Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett, videotaped himself having sex with her corpse — a recording that was recovered on his computer, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said Friday. He...
  • Lake Co. prosecuted man despite doubting his guilt

     Lake Co. prosecuted man despite doubting his guilt
    Just before a Lake County judge asked William Woodard if he wanted to plead guilty, the prosecutor made an unusual admission in court about the strength of the evidence tying the defendant to the sexual assault of a 13-year-old acquaintance. "I don't...
  • LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

    LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations
    In the weeks since allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted women decades ago began generating national debate, it's been assumed that the accusations were too old to merit attention from law enforcement. But on Thursday, Los Angeles Police...
  • Bill Cosby's attorney calls sexual assault allegation 'patently false'

    In court documents filed Thursday, Bill Cosby's attorney called a woman's allegation that the comedian sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion decades ago "patently false" and asked for her lawsuit to be dismissed. Attorney Martin D. Singer...
  • Freemansburg man admits sexually assaulting girl, 13

    On the cusp of trial, a Freemansburg man accused of repeatedly raping a young girl took a plea bargain Wednesday in which he will serve four to eight years in state prison. Diego Carmona, 33, pleaded guilty to a charge of involuntary deviate sexual...
  • Avoiding overreaction

    Like many in the commonwealth and across the nation, we were sickened to read the recent Rolling Stone article which included the graphic description of a gang rape at the University of Virginia. It offered a powerful indictment of how campus officials...
  • Huntington Beach man arrested in sex assault, robbery

    Huntington Beach police arrested a man on suspicion of a sexual assault and robbery that occurred about three months ago near where he was arrested. Jesus Diaz Vasquez, 30, of Huntington Beach was taken into custody Thursday near Parkside Lane and...
  • Maryland teacher accused of sexually assaulting students at school

    A former teacher in a suburban Washington, D.C., county is accused of sexually assaulting at least nine students during the last decade, and police are urging any other possible victims to come forward. Jose Pineda, 50, was arrested by Montgomery...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Story about U.Va. rape stretches believability

    Rolling Stone has published an incredible story about a rape at the University of Virginia, sending shock waves around the country. But when I say the story is incredible, I mean that in the literal, largely abandoned sense of the word. It is not...
  • Amid criticism, Pentagon unveils anti-rape plans

    — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to halt rape and other sexual assaults within the U.S. military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8 percent increase in reported incidents over the past year. The 136-...