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Sexual Assault

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  • Suspended jail official pleads guilty to witness tampering stemming from sex assault case

    The suspended assistant director of the Middlesex County jail has pleaded guilty to witness tampering charges stemming from a sexual assault investigation. Derick Stevens also pleaded guilty in a separate case to making and carrying false police...
  • Police: DNA Links Prisoner To 2009 Gang Rape In Hartford

    HARTFORD — A 26-year-old man serving a six-year prison sentence for robbery was charged Wednesday with participating in the gang rape of an 18-year-old woman in September 2009. The state crime lab matched DNA recovered from the victim to Neville...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Racine County teens accused in sexual assault of young girls

    Two Racine County teenagers are facing sexual assault charges after allegedly giving alcohol to two young girls at a party and having sex with them. The 17-year-old from Waterford was charged Thursday with first-degree sexual assault of a child, while...
  • Former nurse did not violate probation, judge rules

    Former nurse did not violate probation, judge rules
    A nurse found guilty in 2008 of sexually assaulting patients did not substantially violate his probation by breaking his curfew in October 2014, an Orange County judge ruled Thursday. Kevin Laing, 53, was sentenced in 2008 to 15 years of probation for...
  • Guard recruiter convicted in Tenn. armory shooting that hurt 3

    Guard recruiter convicted in Tenn. armory shooting that hurt 3
     A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee National Guard recruiter who opened fire inside an armory and wounded three people, rejecting his claim that he was trying to kill himself and started firing wildly when a soldier grabbed him from behind....
  • June trial date set for man accused of killing Virginia student Hannah Graham

    June trial date set for man accused of killing Virginia student Hannah Graham
    The Charlottesville-area man accused of killing University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham is scheduled to stand trial on first-degree murder and other charges June 29. An Albemarle County judge set the trial date during Jesse Matthew's appearance...
  • Correction: Muslim Leader-Arrest story

    In a Feb. 17 story about a lawsuit accusing the head of the Institute of Islamic Education in Elgin, Illinois, of sexual abuse, The Associated Press, based on information from the plaintiffs' law firm, erroneously referred to an umbrella group, the...
  • State's Attorney Mosby not personally prosecuting sex offender

    State's Attorney Mosby not personally prosecuting sex offender
    As a candidate for Baltimore State's Attorney, Marilyn Mosby said the city's then-top prosecutor needed to personally take on the case of Nelson Bernard Clifford – a sex offender who has been acquitted at trial four times on sex offense charges...
  • Allentown woman charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy

    Allentown woman charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy
    A 39-year-old woman was charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy in an Allentown home last week, according to court records. Rachel Warris, of the 600 block of Dixon Street, was charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a...