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Sexual Assault

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  • Former high school football star Adam Bednarik accused of sexual contact with student

    Former high school football star Adam Bednarik accused of sexual contact with student
    Former football star Adam Bednarik had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl in the Bethlehem Area School District while working there as a teacher's aide and coach, authorities say. A standout at Bethlehem Catholic High School who later...
  • Deputy accused of assaulting girl

    A Lincoln County sheriff's deputy is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl he met at a neighborhood barbecue. Thirty-four-year-old Zachary Dorr resigned his position Thursday when a judge set bond for him at $100,000 cash on three felony...
  • Police searching for man they say sexually assaulted girl

    Police say a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the hallway of her Forestville apartment building. WJLA-TV (http://bit.ly/1e4kS4p ) reports police say a man followed the girl onto the elevator inside her building Wednesday. When the girl got...
  • Amish girls' kidnappers to spend their lives in prison, officials say

    Amish girls' kidnappers to spend their lives in prison, officials say
    An upstate New York couple will spend the rest of their lives in federal prison after pleading guilty to the kidnapping and sexual assault of two young Amish girls near Syracuse, N.Y., last year, law enforcement officials said Thursday. Stephen...
  • Top general at Ohio Air Force base reflects on career

    The Air Force's first female four-star general at Ohio's largest military base said the Air Force has embraced the importance of gender diversity, but more work needs to be done. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger told the Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1E6SYK5 )...
  • Norwich Police: Doctor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Patient

    Norwich Police: Doctor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Patient
    NORWICH — A doctor has been arrested, charged with sexually assaulting a female patient during an exam, police said. Dr. Manoj K. Saxena, 44, of Foster Drive in Mansfield turned himself in for arrest Thursday, they said. He was charged with...
  • Newport News man accused of attacking woman, intervening boyfriend

    Newport News man accused of attacking woman, intervening boyfriend
    A 48-year-old Newport News man was accused of sexually assaulting a woman and attacking her boyfriend who tried to intervene, police said. About 1:15 p.m. Monday, police responded to the Denbigh area of the city, where a 22-year-old Newport News woman...
  • Nurse ordered to face trial in sex assault of Manor Care patient

    Nurse ordered to face trial in sex assault of Manor Care patient
    A certified nursing assistant at Manor Care in Bethlehem testified Wednesday that in May 2013 she saw a nurse sexually assault a patient who could not move or talk. The lawyer for Robert Poindexter maintained that Poindexter, 46, was just changing the...
  • House OKs Bill On Timely Handling Of Sexual Assault Evidence

    House OKs Bill On Timely Handling Of Sexual Assault Evidence
    HARTFORD — The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a bill that would speed up the process for the transfer of sexual assault collection kits. The bill calls for any evidence collected by medical professionals to...
  • Plan for police-campus coordination on sex assault cases unveiled

    Plan for police-campus coordination on sex assault cases unveiled
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris unveiled a model blueprint Wednesday to improve coordination between law enforcement and colleges on campus sexual assault cases. Harris, who was flanked by University of California President Janet Napolitano and...
  • Bond revoked for St. Charles doc in wake of pot possession charge

    Bond revoked for St. Charles doc in wake of pot possession charge
    A judge revoked bond Wednesday for a doctor from St. Charles who was out on bail on an alleged sex charge when he was arrested last week and accused of being in possession of about 25 pounds of marijuana. Kane County Judge John Barsanti revoked bond for...