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Sexual Assault

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  • Elk Grove Village man gets 46 years for sex crimes against young girls

    Elk Grove Village man gets 46 years for sex crimes against young girls
    An Elk Grove Village man was sentenced Friday to 46 years in prison for sex crimes committed against two young daughters of a woman he knew, DuPage County prosecutors said. Scott Gates, 36, had been found guilty in January of predatory criminal sexual...
  • Ohio island police chief to go on trial in October

    An Ohio police chief accused of ignoring sexual assault claims is slated to go on trial in October. The police chief in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay is scheduled for trial in Ottawa County Municipal Court in northwest Ohio. Put-in-...
  • Police: Boynton man molested autistic girl

    Police: Boynton man molested autistic girl
    A Boynton Beach man is accused of molesting an autistic girl, police said. Ricardo Aldaz, 45, faces lewd and lascivious and sexual battery charges, according to a Boynton Beach police arrest report. The information came out during a therapy session...
  • Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

    A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly shown." Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins on Tuesday ruled in favor of defense attorneys who...
  • Wandering Eye: Maryland moves to recall Confederate plates, the next battery hope, and more

    Wandering Eye: Maryland moves to recall Confederate plates, the next battery hope, and more
    Sexual assault can have a lot of negative effects on a survivor long after the assault itself: For example, almost one-third of all rape victims develop post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in their life. Aside from PTSD, survivors can develop...
  • Former Catonsville doctor settles civil lawsuit over assault allegations

    Former Catonsville doctor settles civil lawsuit over assault allegations
    A longtime Catonsville doctor who got a Maryland medical license despite a 1987 rape conviction – and whose case inspired a state law requiring physicians get background checks – has settled a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a female...
  • Vernon Hills man guilty of sexual abuse of a 12-year-old

    Vernon Hills man guilty of sexual abuse of a 12-year-old
    A Vernon Hills man was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse during a bench trial this week, but was found not guilty of a more serious charge of predatory criminal sexual assault. Victor Silva-Saldivar, 29, was accused of fondling a 12-year-old...
  • Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail

    Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail
    Two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted in January of raping an unconscious fellow student and jailed have been released on bond. Melinda McDowell, spokeswoman for the Metro Nashville Jail, said Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey were...
  • Champaign officer charged with assaulting past girlfriends

    Authorities say the Champaign police officer selected last year's officer of the year has been charged with sexually assaulting two former girlfriends. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1TNg1VK ) 31-year-old Jerad Gale has been...
  • Police: Teen charged in rape at hotel

    Police: Teen charged in rape at hotel
    A 17-year-old boy is charged as a juvenile with raping a teenage girl Saturday at a Plainfield Township motel, according to Slate Belt Regional police. Police said the unidentified boy is charged with rape, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault and...
  • Md. aiding colleges in improving response to sexual assaults

    The state of Maryland is helping colleges meet the requirements of a new law aimed at improving their response to sexual assaults on campus. The Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention announced a $71,000 grant Wednesday to the Maryland...