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Sexual Assault

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  • Oklahoma City officer formally charged in series of sexual assaults

    Oklahoma City officer formally charged in series of sexual assaults
    An Oklahoma City police officer was formally charged with sexual assault and sodomy after he forced several women to perform sexual acts or expose themselves to him while he was on patrol between February and June of this year, according to court...
  • NFL toughens domestic violence stance; lifetime ban for second offense

    In a letter and accompanying memo sent Thursday to every NFL team owner, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a significant change in the league’s policy against domestic violence, with a six-game suspension for first-time offenders and a lifetime...
  • Convicted Rapist Who Skipped Sentencing Despite GPS Monitoring Is Arrested

    Convicted Rapist Who Skipped Sentencing Despite GPS Monitoring Is Arrested
    Nearly a month after skipping out on his scheduled sentencing for a 2012 rape, authorities caught up Thursday with Dardian Celaj, the Albanian national and convicted felon who managed to elude court-ordered round-the-clock GPS tracking. U.S. marshals...
  • Hollywood man rapes woman in alley, leaves license behind, police say

    Hollywood man rapes woman in alley, leaves license behind, police say
    A Hollywood man has been charged with two counts of sexual battery on a victim over 12 after police say he raped a woman and fled, leaving his driver's license behind. Larenz Dauquan Daniel, 20, of Hollywood, was arrested Sunday and accused of forcing...
  • UConn, Yale Bring Hammer Down Over Hazing, Assaults

    Though it hasn't always been clear, there are standards of behavior for college students, at least at the University of Connecticut and Yale. Both schools made that clear with recent and welcome actions. UConn officials this past week suspended a...
  • Arrest warrant issued for teacher accused of child sex assault: police

     Arrest warrant issued for teacher accused of child sex assault: police
    An arrest warrant has been issued for a Lake Forest man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s department. The man in question, identified by authorities as Michael R. Vucic, 41,...
  • California lawmakers pass measure requiring testing of rape kits

    (Reuters) - Amid ongoing efforts to address a backlog of unanalyzed rape kits that go untested throughout the country, California lawmakers passed a bill on Friday requiring law enforcement to process the evidence within a certain time frame. The bill...
  • Oklahoma City cop accused of sexually assaulting women while on duty

    Oklahoma City cop accused of sexually assaulting women while on duty
    An Oklahoma City police officer and former college football star is accused of forcing at least seven women to perform sexual favors for him while he was on patrol, law enforcement officials say. Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, was arrested Thursday afternoon...
  • State universities must do better in deterring rape

    Florida universities have a shameful record of failure in obtaining convictions for rapes reported to campus police. Of the 55 rape accusations at the state's public universities in the past two years, only seven ended in arrests. And of those cases,...
  • Feds Put Man Who Skipped Rape Sentencing On Immigration Hold

    Feds Put Man Who Skipped Rape Sentencing On Immigration Hold
    DERBY — An attorney for Dardian Celaj, a convicted rapist with alleged mob ties who skipped out on a sentencing hearing and failed to show up in court for a second unrelated criminal case, said Friday that fear drove his client to elude...
  • California lawmakers pass 'yes means yes' campus sexual-assault bill

    California lawmakers pass 'yes means yes' campus sexual-assault bill
    So-called yes-means-yes legislation approved by state lawmakers Thursday would require California colleges and universities to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity. Seeking to address the problem of rape...