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Sexual Assault

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  • Joliet man sentenced to 105 years for sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl

    A Joliet man will spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. Will County Judge David Carlson sentenced 36-year-old James R. Robinson on Tuesday to 105 years in prison on three counts of predatory criminal sexual...
  • $3 million bond for Pearl River Community College student charged with forcible rape, burglary

    Bond has been set at $3 million for a Pearl River Community College student charged with forcible rape and burglary. The Hattiesburg American reports (http://hatne.ws/1zOh7HV ) 20-year-old Laderrick J. Scott, of Forest, remains in the Pearl River...
  • Bolingbrook man gets 160 years for sex assault of child

    Bolingbrook man gets 160 years for sex assault of child
    A Bolingbrook man Wednesday was sentenced to 160 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in 2009. William K. Freund, 33, of the 400 block of Seminole Lane, pleaded guilty in October to predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. He...
  • Woman sues Holiday Inn, security guard in alleged sexual assault

    Woman sues Holiday Inn, security guard in alleged sexual assault
    A Dallas woman, 49, who said she was raped by a security guard in October 2013 at the Holiday Inn North Shore in Skokie announced Feb. 9 that she and her husband are suing the hotel and the guard. Following a morning news conference where Karla Gress...
  • Nebraska proposals would end mandatory minimum sentences for certain gun, drug felonies

    Prison reform advocates are asking Nebraska lawmakers to end mandatory minimum sentences for certain gun and drug crimes, saying the get-tough-on-crime approach has backfired. Their comments at a legislative hearing on Wednesday came as Sen. Ernie...
  • 2 men convicted of sexually assaulting mentally disabled woman who was invited to Bible study

    Two men accused of luring a mentally disabled woman to a home under the pretense of participating in Bible study before taking turns sexually assaulting her and kicking her out during a snowstorm have been convicted. A Union County jury on Wednesday...
  • Fewer reported sex assaults at 3 military academies, but retaliation a problem

    Students at the three military service academies reported fewer sexual assaults in the most recent school year, and a Pentagon anonymous survey shows that the number of students saying they experienced some type of unwanted sexual contact also declined....
  • Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen

    Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen
    Incidents of unwanted sexual contact at the Naval Academy fell last year, the Pentagon said Wednesday, and a greater proportion of alleged victims came forward to report that they had been attacked. Officials said those trends show they are making...
  • Group-home supervision questioned after three girls reported sexual assaults

    Group-home supervision questioned after three girls reported sexual assaults
    LEESBURG — Twyine Littlejohn misses the bubbly girls who lived in the modest home on her street. The teenagers, sitting outside in the high-crime community, would wave hello and ask for candy or for her homemade frozen juice cups, said Littlejohn,...
  • 3rd woman accuses former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of sexual offenses

    A third woman testified Wednesday that she was sexually abused while a minor by former tennis star Bob Hewitt, and that he once said to her at a coaching session "rape is enjoyable." The woman testified in a South African court that she was sexually...
  • Bond upheld for instructor in sex case

     Bond upheld for instructor in sex case
    Glen Baum's lack of criminal history and longtime connections to the area didn't convince a Kane County judge Wednesday to reduce his bail amount in connection to charges he sexually assaulted a teen who was in a class he was teaching through Kaneland...