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Sexual Assault

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  • Hundreds mourn 3 children killed in Philadelphia carjacking

    PHILADELPHIA Hundreds of people gathered at a rally and vigil Tuesday evening on the grassy lot where three children were killed by a carjacked SUV that veered out of control in Philadelphia last week. Cassandra Alexander, a relative who spoke on...
  • Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

    Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence. Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
  • Man sentenced to 2 life terms for killing pregnant woman

    Man sentenced to 2 life terms for killing pregnant woman
    A Plainfield man will spend the rest of his life in jail after a Wisconsin judge sentenced him to two consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole last week for murdering a pregnant Plainfield woman in 2012. Brian M. Cooper, 37, was found...
  • Experts: Sexual harassment on transit underreported

    Experts: Sexual harassment on transit underreported
    Lexie Guccione, of Buena Park, said she was riding home on a Red Line train last month when she felt something unusual: A man brushed up against her wrist as she held her purse. The train was crowded, so Guccione thought the touch was unintentional&...
  • More schools under investigation for campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has added five schools to a list of 71 colleges under investigation for their handling of campus sexual assault. Last updated July 2, the list reflects schools where at least one student...
  • Philadelphia carjacking suspects charged with murder in death of 3 kids

    Two Philadelphia men accused of carjacking a woman, sexually assaulting her and crashing into a crowd, killing three children, were charged with murder Monday. Jonathan Rosa, 19, and Cornelius Crawford, 23, were charged with three counts of second-...
  • Authorities charge 2 with murder in carjacking that killed 3 children

    PHILADELPHIA Two men have been charged with murder and sexual assault in connection with last week's carjacking that killed three North Philadelphia children and left their mother fighting for her life. Jonathan Rosa, 19, of Fairhill, and Cornelius...
  • Onetime high school janitor charged with sexually assaulting, molesting students

    Onetime high school janitor charged with sexually assaulting, molesting students
    A former janitor at a South Side high school was charged with sexually assaulting a student at the school over a year’s time as well as molesting another student, Cook County prosecutors alleged today. Paul Peatry, 40, who also volunteered as an...
  • Former Student Names Hartford Schools In Sex Abuse Suit

    HARTFORD— A former student at the Special Education Learning Center at Bulkeley High School has filed a civil suit against a former program administrator and a former city teacher. The suit alleges that between 1982 and 1984, when the plaintiff was...
  • Man charged with sex assault of 5-year-old at wife's day care

    Man charged with sex assault of 5-year-old at wife's day care
    ¬† A Waukegan man is charged with sexually assaulting a 5-year-old at his wife’s home day care, authorities said. After the child cried out about the alleged assault, police arrested Mario Montes-Deoca, 60, last week and he was charged with...
  • Father posts photo of sexually abused son online in donation plea

    Father posts photo of sexually abused son online in donation plea
    A Florida father who severely beat an 18-year-old man he said he caught sexually assaulting his son posted the child's photo on a fundraising website to solicit donations for the boy's recovery, police said on Tuesday. The father originally asked for...