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Sexual Assault

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  • Rules help keep athletes in school after allegations of misconduct

    Rules help keep athletes in school after allegations of misconduct
    Rasheed Sulaimon is going to play basketball for the University of Maryland. He is a very good basketball player and will likely help the Terps in their quest for a national championship, but he comes with a troubling cloud hanging over his head. Mr....
  • Suspect arrested in Oak Park home invasion case

    Suspect arrested in Oak Park home invasion case
    A suspect wanted in connection with a May 21 home invasion in Oak Park was arrested Saturday in Oak Lawn. According to the village of Oak Park, Mark Barnes, 43, was arrested at a motel in the 9300 block of South Cicero Avenue in Oak Lawn. The arrest was...
  • Correction: Air Force-Fugitive story

    In a story June 8 about a missing Scott Air Force Base officer, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Sgt. David Lawrence Helm is charged with sexually abusing an underage girl. He is charged with sexually abusing an underage girl and an adult...
  • Former Illinois youth pastor pleads guilty to sexual assault

    A former youth pastor has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a young girl he ministered to at three central Illinois churches. According to the Pekin Daily Times (http://bit.ly/1F6tGw5 ), 27-year-old Nicholas Lawrence pleaded guilty Monday in Tazewell...
  • Naperville youth coach pleads not guilty to sexual abuse charges

    Naperville youth coach pleads not guilty to sexual abuse charges
    A Naperville volunteer youth basketball coach charged with having inappropriate contact with one of her players at a sleepover entered a plea of not guilty DuPage County Court last week. Shakyla Wilson, 22, of Naperville pleaded not guilty to one...
  • Ray McDonald's defamation lawsuit against assault accuser dismissed

    Ray McDonald's defamation lawsuit against assault accuser dismissed
    Ray McDonald, who was cut by the Chicago Bears last month after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, has suffered another setback. A judge dismissed McDonald's defamation lawsuit against a woman who claimed he sexually assaulted her last...
  • Sex assault charges against Connecticut teacher dismissed

    A Connecticut special education teacher accused of sexually assaulting several students is criticizing the justice system after a judge dismissed all charges against him. Robert Schmitt of Hamden told the New Haven Register (http://bit.ly/1Goo31I ) after...
  • Lady Gaga joins NY governor's push for campus rape policy

    Lady Gaga is teaming up with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to push for a new campus sexual assault policy at all the state's colleges and universities. The pop artist and the Democratic governor published a joint op-ed on Billboard Magazine's website Monday...
  • Chicago man charged with sexual assault of a minor in Waukegan

    Chicago man charged with sexual assault of a minor in Waukegan
    A Chicago man has been charged with multiple felony charges of sexual assault against a minor in Waukegan. Mario Murphy, 48, was indicted by a Lake County grand jury last week on six counts of predatory criminal sexual assault. According to the...
  • Broader probes of campus sex assaults leave victims hanging

    Olivia Ortiz was elated when the U.S. Department of Education contacted her in June of 2013 to tell her it was opening an investigation into her complaint that the University of Chicago had mishandled her sexual assault case. A junior at the time, she...
  • Man arrested in kidnapping, attempted sex attack case

    Man arrested in kidnapping, attempted sex attack case
    Orange County Sheriff's Office detectives have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a kidnapping and attempted sexual battery of a woman who was walking near the intersection of Magnolia Homes Road and Maitland Boulevard on June 3. Ivan...