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Sexual Assault

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Top Sexual Assault Articles

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  • Culture change is central to stopping campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON The University of Virginia is now at the center of the growing debate over campus sexual assault. A searing account in Rolling Stone of the gang rape of a freshman at a fraternity party in 2012 has triggered a firestorm of criticism at...
  • DA: Stepdad accused of killing Jessica Padgett had drugs on property

    DA: Stepdad accused of killing Jessica Padgett had drugs on property
    Police found evidence of marijuana dealing at the property of an Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett, and hiding her body — a revelation Friday that came as authorities offered little new insight into what...
  • Colleges cut ties with Cosby as the list of women accusing him of assault hits 20

    Colleges cut ties with Cosby as the list of women accusing him of assault hits 20
    A bad month keeps getting worse for Bill Cosby. As recently as a week ago, 16 women had accused the veteran comedian of sexual assault. Now, that number stands at 20 — and the fallout is mounting. On Wednesday, the Berklee School of Music and...
  • Freemansburg man admits sexually assaulting girl, 13

    On the cusp of trial, a Freemansburg man accused of repeatedly raping a young girl took a plea bargain Wednesday in which he will serve four to eight years in state prison. Diego Carmona, 33, pleaded guilty to a charge of involuntary deviate sexual...
  • West Hartford Police Find Sexual Assault Suspect In New York After 14-Year Search

    West Hartford Police Find Sexual Assault Suspect In New York After 14-Year Search
    WEST HARTFORD – Wednesday afternoon, West Hartford Police located a sexual assault suspect in New York City that fled Connecticut in 2000, police said. According to police, Raymond Albert Rodriguez, 33, was wanted on two counts of second degree...
  • Seminole County man accused of sexually assaulting child

    Seminole County man accused of sexually assaulting child
    A Seminole County man was arrested Thursday for sexually assaulting and kidnapping a child under the age of 12, according to the Winter Springs police department. Benjamin Worthy, 42, forced the girl into his van Wednesday evening while she was...
  • Cops: Man accused of sexually assaulting, kidnapping child

    Cops: Man accused of sexually assaulting, kidnapping child
    A Seminole County man was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting and kidnapping a child, according to the Winter Springs police department. Benjamin Worthy, 42, forced the girl into his van Wednesday evening while she was playing at a park by a pool,...
  • San Diego State fraternities suspend social events after bad behavior

    Greek organizations at San Diego State University will suspend social events after some fraternity members allegedly acted in an “inappropriate and disrespectful manner” toward participants during a recent anti-sexual-assault march. The move...
  • U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations

    U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations
    Faced with mounting pressure from students, faculty and alumni, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan suspended all campus fraternities Saturday, an action prompted by a searing magazine account of an alleged 2012 gang rape inside a...
  • 1 charged, 2nd sought in sex assaults of 2 women on West Side

    1 charged, 2nd sought in sex assaults of 2 women on West Side
    Police tracked down one of two suspects in the sexual assault of two women early on Halloween after detectives released surveillance footage of the women’s attackers and investigators received several anonymous calls identifying the suspects,...
  • University of Virginia suspends fraternities after rape allegations

    The University of Virginia suspended all fraternity activities and asked police to investigate a 2012 sexual assault in the wake of a damning Rolling Stone article that suggested the Charlottesville campus failed to protect students from potential...