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Sexual Assault

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  • Chicago sex assault charges linked to '50 Shades of Grey' movie

    Chicago sex assault charges linked to '50 Shades of Grey' movie
    A University of Illinois at Chicago student leader was charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old female student in what Cook County prosecutors said Monday was part of a reenactment of scenes from the film “50 Shades of Grey.”...
  • Woman, 93, sexually assaulted in her own apartment by intruder

    Woman, 93, sexually assaulted in her own apartment by intruder
    A legally blind 93-year-old woman was able to pull an alarm and summon help from neighbors as a stranger battered and then sexually assaulted her in her apartment, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. About 2:30 a.m. Monday, the woman had taken trash to...
  • Police blotter: Four vehicle chain-reaction crash caused by driver on cell phone

    Police blotter: Four vehicle chain-reaction crash caused by driver on cell phone
    A man told police that he was looking down at his cell phone just before he crashed into the bumper of a vehicle around 3:18 p.m. Thursday near Route 34 and Long Grove Drive in Aurora. The four vehicle chain-reaction crash sent one woman to the hospital...
  • UC Berkeley sex assault conference draws student protest

    BERKELEY, Calif. This week, as university and civic leaders convene at the University of California, Berkeley, for a national conference on campus sexual assault, they will encounter a presentation that was not vetted by the event organizers the victims'...
  • ASSEMBLY WATCH: 'Yes means yes,' legal pot and schools deal all on the table

    ASSEMBLY WATCH: 'Yes means yes,' legal pot and schools deal all on the table
    When it comes to rape cases at college campuses, should "no mean no" or should "yes mean yes"? Maryland lawmakers will debate this week whether to require colleges to consider a sexual encounter an assault unless both participants clearly agree to it at...
  • Feds investigate Washington and Lee discrimination complaint

    Federal officials are investigating a complaint alleging Washington and Lee University discriminated against a female student after she reported a sexual assault. Washington and Lee University President Kenneth Ruscio announced the investigation on...
  • Police investigating alleged juvenile-on-juvenile sexual assault in Orlando

    Police investigating alleged juvenile-on-juvenile sexual assault in Orlando
    Orlando police were still investigating the alleged sexual assault of a juvenile by another juvenile Saturday night. Police were called to a home on Amelia Street at 11:30 p.m., Lt. Scott Smith said. The alleged victim told police that the person...
  • Report: Few sex crimes prosecuted in southern Illinois

    Thousands of sex crimes reported to police in southern Illinois aren't being prosecuted, even though most victims can identify their attackers. A Belleville News-Democrat investigation finds (http://bit.ly/18eQGkI ) that 70 percent of the nearly 6,800...
  • Affidavit: Man admits leaving mall with missing Md. sisters

    A sex offender told investigators he left a Maryland shopping mall with two young sisters who disappeared in 1975 and later saw his uncle sexually assaulting one of the girls, according to newly unsealed police affidavits. Authorities have been searching...
  • Plea in sex crime ends in man's release

    Plea in sex crime ends in man's release
    Less than a month after a judge didn't accept the plea of a Valparaiso man to a sex crime involving a mentally impaired woman, he's being released from Porter County Jail. However, David John Litzau, 19, will now have to serve three years on probation....
  • June trial set for man charged in Virginia student slaying

    A man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student watched by video feed from jail Wednesday as a judge scheduled his trial for June. Jesse Matthew Jr. said little during the 20-minute hearing. As Albemarle County Circuit Judge...