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Sexual Assault

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  • Accuser in Ray McDonald case says 49ers' Ahmad Brooks assaulted her, too

    Linebacker Ahmad Brooks is being sued for allegedly sexually assaulting the same woman who told police Brooks' ex-49ers teammate, Ray McDonald, may have sexually assaulted her in December. The accusation against Brooks, first reported by TMZ Sports,...
  • Woodstock man being retried on charges he sexually assaulted woman, 93

    Woodstock man being retried on charges he sexually assaulted woman, 93
    Once again, prosecutors are bringing before a jury the case of a 26-year-old Woodstock man who is accused of sexually assaulting a 93-year-old woman he cared for in a Crystal Lake nursing home in 2011. Opening statements were heard Wednesday morning in...
  • Campus sex crime reporting increases, says Education Dept.

    Reports of sex offenses on college campuses provided to the Education Department have nearly doubled over a five-year period. In a letter to Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., released Tuesday by her office, department officials said they believe the increase...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: May 5 Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer on military sex assault reform still falling short: Statistics can tell a compelling story. Or they can hide one. It depends on who's interpreting the...
  • West Chicago man sentenced to 12 years for sexual assault

    West Chicago man sentenced to 12 years for sexual assault
    A West Chicago man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday after admitting he sexually assaulted a girl that he was babysitting. In a negotiated plea with DuPage County prosecutors, Jose Antonio Merino, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of...
  • New evidence leads to capital murder charge in U.Va. case

    A prosecutor has obtained a capital murder indictment against the man accused of the abduction and killing a University of Virginia student, saying she plans to seek the death penalty. Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney Denise Lunsford said Tuesday...
  • New Britain Man Gets 10 Years For Hartford Kidnapping

    New Britain Man Gets 10 Years For Hartford Kidnapping
    HARTFORD — A New Britain man was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 10 years of special parole Tuesday for his role in a 2012 kidnapping and sexual assault. Danny Famania, 36, must also register as sex offender, Hartford Superior Court Judge Joan...
  • Police: Woman sexually assaulted in Lincoln Park

    Police: Woman sexually assaulted in Lincoln Park
    Police are investigating after a woman said she was sexually assaulted in an apartment in Lincoln Park this week. The 24-year-old woman told police she was assaulted by a man about 1 a.m. Monday in the 500 block of West Arlington Place, according to...
  • Creator of video hopes to educate teens on the issue of violence against women

    AUSTIN, Texas On Christmas Eve, political consultant Bill Miller went into protective father mode as he read about yet another allegation of an athlete committing a violent act against a woman. "It just struck me that I have to do something. This was the...
  • Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Hannah Graham slaying

    Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Hannah Graham slaying
    The man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and a prosecutor said Tuesday she will seek the death penalty if the case goes to trial. The indictment accusing Jesse L. Matthew Jr. of...
  • Capital murder indictment returned in U.Va. slaying case

    The man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and a prosecutor said Tuesday she will seek the death penalty if the case goes to trial. The indictment accusing Jesse L. Matthew Jr. of...