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Sexual Assault

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  • Ex-Louisville basketball player cleared of rape charge

    Former University of Louisville star player Chris Jones is hoping to resurrect his basketball career after he was cleared of allegations that he sexually assaulted two women at a party near campus. A grand jury in Louisville declined Wednesday to...
  • Maryland among schools that have contacted Rasheed Sulaimon

    Maryland among schools that have contacted Rasheed Sulaimon
    A source with knowledge of Rasheed Sulaimon's recruiting process said Wednesday that Maryland has been "in touch" with the former Duke guard about finishing his college career with the Terps. That was confirmed by Sulaimon himself in his first interview...
  • Nearly 8% of Occidental College students surveyed report sexual assault

    Nearly 8% of Occidental College students surveyed report sexual assault
    Nearly 8% of Occidental College students who responded to a survey about sexual misconduct on campus reported that they had been sexually assaulted, according to the results released this week. About 630 undergraduates, 30% of the student body,...
  • Duke's Sulaimon denies sexual assault claims

    Rasheed Sulaimon made his first public comments since his dismissal from the Duke basketball team, telling ESPN this week that he did not sexually assault anyone and that his departure from the basketball team was not related to those allegations. "I...
  • Correction: Columbia University-Gender Bias Suit story

    In a story April 23 about a gender bias lawsuit, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Columbia University spokesman. He is Robert Hornsby, not Roger Hornsby. A corrected version of the story is below: Columbia student alleges gender...
  • East Hartford Sex Offender Headed Back To Prison

    East Hartford Sex Offender Headed Back To Prison
    HARTFORD — An East Hartford man already on the sex offender registry for sexually assaulting a child in 2006 was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison and five years of probation for inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl. Miguel A....
  • Gardena kidnapping 911 call: 'I just lost my baby ... I can't find her!'

    Gardena kidnapping 911 call: 'I just lost my baby ... I can't find her!'
    The Gardena woman heard her daughter yell, “Mom!” as she was washing her car, and by the time she turned around the girl was gone, snatched away by a stranger. In a panicked six-minute 911 call on April 2, the woman cried and asked for help,...
  • Second girl pleads guilty in Hollywood teen rape case

    Second girl pleads guilty in Hollywood teen rape case
    A second defendant accepted a plea deal with prosecutors in the case of a Hollywood girl who was beaten, dragged, kicked and raped in a Hollywood home nearly 18 months ago. Erica Avery, 17, pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual battery and one count...
  • Review: 'Missoula' by Jon Krakauer

    Review: 'Missoula' by Jon Krakauer
    Nestled in an ancient glacial lake bed in the Northern Rockies, Missoula is Montana's second largest city. It's bisected by the Clark Fork, a major tributary of the Columbia River, confluent with the Bitterroot River to the southwest and Big Blackfoot...
  • Suburban Chicago officer charged with assaulting child

    Prosecutors say a suburban Chicago police officer sexually assaulted a child for more than 10 years. The Kane County State's Attorney Office says a member of the Elburn Police Department was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of predatory criminal sexual...
  • Elburn cop charged in sexual assault of girl over 10-year period

    Elburn cop charged in sexual assault of girl over 10-year period
    A longtime Elburn police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a child over a decade, Kane County prosecutors said Tuesday. David L. Wright, 53, was taken into custody Monday at his home in Campton Hills and is being held in the Kane...