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Sexual Assault

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  • Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault

    Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault
    A University of Maryland lacrosse player was cleared in a Virginia sexual assault case Thursday after being accused of molesting a woman at a concert, his lawyer said. Prosecutors dropped a felony sex assault charge against Benjamin Chisolm and a...
  • Ex-pastor gets 6 years for sexually assaulting woman during prayer

    Ex-pastor gets 6 years for sexually assaulting woman during prayer
    A former Norwalk pastor was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for sexually assaulting a female congregant while praying for her during a counseling session, prosecutors said. Jorge Castro, 55, was sentenced after pleading no contest to one...
  • Seahawks' Lynch faces assault investigation

    Seahawks' Lynch faces assault investigation
    Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is under investigation over an alleged assault and personal property damage claim, police in Bellevue, Wash., said Monday. The Bellevue Police Department said in a release that the 28-year-old Lynch was...
  • Seahawks' Lynch under investigation

    The Sports Xchange Seahawks' Lynch under investigation Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is under investigation over an alleged assault and personal property damage claim, police in Bellevue, Wash., said Monday. The Bellevue Police...
  • Despite GPS Monitoring, Violent Felon Vanishes

    Despite GPS Monitoring, Violent Felon Vanishes
    DERBY — As the clock ticked away toward adjournment in Superior Court Wednesday, prosecutors faced the troubling realization that Dardian Celaj would — again — be a no-show. It was the second time in less than a week that the convicted...
  • Teen arrested in sexual assault, death of missing Washington girl

    Teen arrested in sexual assault, death of missing Washington girl
    A 17-year-old has been arrested in the sexual assault and killing of a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her family's Washington home six days ago, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Jenise Wright, who vanished from the mobile home park where...
  • Deerfield Beach man charged with child molestation, sexual battery

    A Deerfield Beach man has been charged with molesting and sexually battering a child several times over a span of nearly three years. Kyle Roy, 33, is accused of performing sexual acts on a child on multiple occasions between July 1, 2009, and May 31,...
  • Man accused of raping boy in friend's Orlando home

    Man accused of raping boy in friend's Orlando home
    A 46-year-old man remains behind bars today after he was accused of breaking into a friend's home in Orlando and raping one his children. Pompillo Alvarado Flores once lived with the family and kept a key to the residence without the owner's permission,...
  • Report: Neighbor arrested in woman's rape at Winter Park-area apartments

    Report: Neighbor arrested in woman's rape at Winter Park-area apartments
    Orange County deputies this weekend arrested a man suspected in the rape of a woman last month at the Affinity at Winter Park Apartments, the Sheriff's Office said Monday. Florentino Apolonio, 30, was arrested at his apartment, which is one building over...
  • No bail for man charged in attempted sexual assault in Brighton Park

    No bail for man charged in attempted sexual assault in Brighton Park
    A South Side man was held without bail today for a Friday morning attempted sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman in the city's Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The woman was walking to work around 8:40 a.m. when she noticed Lemar...
  • Arrests made after push to examine long-untested rape kits

    Arrests made after push to examine long-untested rape kits
    For nine years or so, untested rape kits accumulated in a Hollywood police refrigerator. The backlog grew to 94 cases, when new Police Chief Frank Fernandez ordered an audit last summer and the rape kits were discovered. The Broward crime lab began...