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  • Don't judge Blue Angels captain so quickly [Letter]

    Don't judge Blue Angels captain so quickly [Letter]
    As a passionate aerospace buff and American taxpayer, I'm discouraged a man of Capt. Gregory McWherter's talent, training and expertise would be relieved of his Blue Angels command based on allegations of a "nasty work environment." I've read Susan...
  • U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases

    U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases
    The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education. Both schools have...
  • Allegations in Miramonte molestation case grow

    Allegations in Miramonte molestation case grow
    Previously undisclosed accusations against former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt reveal a more widespread pattern of alleged abuse, with more than 100 possible victims, including some children who said Berndt molested them, according to...
  • Government investigates 55 colleges over handling of sex assault cases

    Government investigates 55 colleges over handling of sex assault cases
    Aiming to reduce sexual assault on campus, the federal government Thursday disclosed that 55 colleges and universities, including four in California, are under investigation for possibly violating the law in their handling of sexual violence and...
  • New guidelines to battle sexual assault at colleges

    Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual assaults on their campuses, the White House announced a series of measures Tuesday intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts. The Obama administration...
  • 2nd woman at Craigslist rape trial: 'His whole personality changed'

    2nd woman at Craigslist rape trial: 'His whole personality changed'
    A second woman took the stand in the Charles Oliver rape trial and testified today that he also became threatening and physically abusive toward her when she went to his house to have sex with him for money. Like the first alleged victim who testified...
  • Jury selection underway for alleged Craigslist rapist

    Jury selection underway for alleged Craigslist rapist
    Four men and four women have so far been seated on the jury for Charles Oliver, the Woodstock man accused of multiple sex crimes against eight women. On the opening day of jury selection for his first trial in McHenry County, Oliver, 45, dressed in a...
  • Craigslist rape trial begins

    Craigslist rape trial begins
    Jurors watched a 12-minute video Tuesday of a Woodstock man engaged in sex acts with a woman who prosecutors say was one of eight he sexually assaulted — but what happened off-camera may be central to whether the jury finds him guilty. Charles...
  • Defense rests in Craigslist rape trial

    Defense rests in Craigslist rape trial
    In a phone call to his father from jail, played in court today at his trial, Charles Oliver said that women he paid for sex "are claiming rape" because he "was aggressive" with them. Oliver, a 45-year-old Woodstock man who is accused of sexually...
  • NU professor faults university's probe

    NU professor faults university's probe
    A Northwestern University professor fighting allegations he sexually attacked a student in 2012 denied he did anything wrong and on Friday accused the university of conducting a “flawed and one-sided investigation” that led to him being...
  • Northwestern professor sued by student

    Northwestern professor sued by student
    A Northwestern University student who had recently sued the school has filed a separate lawsuit against a professor for allegedly getting her drunk and making sexual advances two years ago. The suit, filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court, alleged...