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Sexual Assault

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  • No charges filed against Uber driver in alleged L.A. kidnapping

    Prosecutors declined to file charges Wednesday against a driver with the Uber ride-sharing service after his arrest on allegations of kidnapping a drunk woman and taking her to a Van Nuys motel. Prosecutors determined there was insufficient evidence...
  • Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper stays in L.A. jail pending May hearing

    Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper stays in L.A. jail pending May hearing
    Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper will remain in a Los Angeles jail pending another court hearing next month, the latest development in the ongoing sexual assault investigations against the former safety that stretch across five states. Friday marked the 38-...
  • Westlake High softball coach accused of sexually assaulting student

    Westlake High softball coach accused of sexually assaulting student
    A Westlake High School softball coach has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student athlete, authorities said. Thousand Oaks police received information about possible “unlawful sexual activities” on Wednesday...
  • Albany Park man charged with sexually assaulting girl

    Albany Park man charged with sexually assaulting girl
    A Northwest Side man repeatedly sexually assaulted a girl who was related to his girlfriend, prosecutors said Saturday. Abelardo Rodriguez Jr., 41, is accused of sexually assaulting the girl who is now 11 years old  and who is a relative of his...
  • DNA linking suspect to murder recovered from fingernails of 12-year-old victim

    DNA linking suspect to murder recovered from fingernails of 12-year-old victim
    After waiting for justice for nearly five years , Jahmeshia Conner’s mother came to court Thursday to see with her own eyes the man accused of violently ending the fifth-grader’s life. Rene Valentin-Matos had been extradited from a small...
  • Man gets 6 years in prison for 2nd Facebook attack

    Man gets 6 years in prison for 2nd Facebook attack
    A Rogers Park man already serving time in the sex abuse of one teenage girl he met on Facebook pled guilty to sexually assaulting a second girl he also met on the site while awaiting sentencing in the first case, prosecutors said. In latest case Eduardo...
  • FSU's Ronald Darby and Chris Casher face disciplinary hearing, according to report

    FSU football players Chris Casher and Ronald Darby face a disciplinary hearing Tuesday as a result of their actions the morning Jameis Winston was accused of raping a fellow student, according to a report from Fox Sports. Casher and Darby, Winston&...
  • Bianchi: Why was Jameis Winston suspiciously MIA from teammates' hearing?

    Bianchi: Why was Jameis Winston suspiciously MIA from teammates' hearing?
    The way the Tallahassee Police Department and Florida State University have handled the Jameis Winston sexual assault investigation keeps getting more and more suspicious. The latest embarrassment came Tuesday when two of Winston's teammates -- Chris...
  • Craigslist rapist gets 36 years

    Craigslist rapist gets 36 years
    A Woodstock man accused of raping eight women he met through online sex ads was sentenced this afternoon to 36 years in prison. Charles Oliver, 46, was convicted by a McHenry County jury in February of criminal sexual assault and unlawful restraint of a...
  • Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' sex assault 'epidemic'

    Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' sex assault 'epidemic'
    A California congresswoman has announced plans to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. In an appearance at UC Berkeley last week, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough)...
  • Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children

    Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children
    A former volunteer at a northwest suburban church has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two more developmentally disabled boys, prosecutors said. Robert Sobczak, 20, of Hoffman Estates, was sentenced in Cook County court Tuesday to seven years in...