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Sexual Assault

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  • Jameis Winston's attorney intentionally delaying hearing, accuser's lawyer claims

    Jameis Winston's attorney intentionally delaying hearing, accuser's lawyer claims
    An attorney for Jameis Winston’s accuser is arguing the star FSU quarterback’s lawyer is intentionally delaying a sexual assault conduct hearing.  In three months, Winston has the option of leaving school following his sophomore football...
  • Jimbo Fisher defends Jameis Winston, says 'there was no crime'

    Jimbo Fisher defends Jameis Winston, says 'there was no crime'
    Jimbo Fisher adamantly defended Jameis Winston and lashed back at national media following a slew of reports focusing on Winston’s off-field issues. Typically reserved and vague when discussing anything related to a sexual assault investigation...
  • Hampton man arrested on sexual assault charges involving 14-year-old boy

    Hampton man arrested on sexual assault charges involving 14-year-old boy
    A 47-year-old Hampton man was arrested on sexual assault charges involving a 14-year-old boy, a police division spokesman said. The charges are in connection with two incidents that were reported to have happened within the last week, police spokesman...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney responds to FSU, conduct review continues

    Jameis Winston's attorney responds to FSU, conduct review continues
    Jameis Winston is cooperating with a student judiciary hearing to determine whether he violated FSU's student code of conduct during an alleged sexual assault in December 2012. Winston’s attorney, David Cornwell, informed the university Friday...
  • Man gets 71 years in sexual assault of girl on Southwest Side

    Man gets 71 years in sexual assault of girl on Southwest Side
    A 28-year-old man was sentenced to 71 years for abducting a 13-year-old girl at gunpoint and sexually assaulting her inside of a van on the city's Southwest Side. Chauvet Stiggers had been convicted earlier of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated...
  • What you can learn from Lena Dunham's rape disclosure

    Actress and author Lena Dunham recently disclosed that she was raped during college. In her new book, “Not That Kind of Girl,” Dunham describes her assault and how it took her years to actually call it what it was -- rape. Dunham may have been...
  • With victims unable to testify, Missouri health care aide avoids sex-crime convictions

    CLAYTON, Mo. St. Louis County prosecutors dropped rape, sodomy and sexual assault charges against a health care and hospice aide, officials say, because the elderly victims have either died or suffer from dementia so severely they could not help the case....
  • Notre Dame eager for challenge ahead — game at Florida State

    Notre Dame eager for challenge ahead — game at Florida State
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — It will be hard to avoid the hype. No. 2 Florida State, the defending national champions, hosting No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday night. ESPN's "College Gameday" will be in Tallahassee. And the news never seems to stop swirling...
  • NFL roundup: Union head blasts Lewis for concussion remark

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Union head blasts Lewis for concussion remark Players Association president Eric Winston criticized Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis for downplaying head injuries. "Always good to see the NFL educating their...
  • Hartford Man Gets 22 Years In Prison For Sexual Assault, Robbery

    HARTFORD — A 23-year-old Hartford man was sentenced to 22 years in prison and eight years of special parole after pleading guilty Thursday as part of a plea agreement to first-degree sexual assault, two counts of first-degree robbery and attempted...
  • Find a better balance

    Jesse L. Matthew, the man charged in the disappearance of University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, briefly attended Christopher Newport University in 2003. Enrolled from January to Oct. 15 of that year, Mr. Matthew faced a sexual assault...