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Sexual Assault

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  • Jameis Winston's accuser goes public in documentary 'The Hunting Ground'

    Jameis Winston's accuser goes public in documentary 'The Hunting Ground'
    The woman who accused Jameis Winston of rape is going public with her side of the story. In a new documentary film, Erica Kinsman is sharing her account that Winston – Florida State's former star quarterback – sexually assaulted her at an...
  • Sundance 2015: In 'The Hunting Ground,' Jameis Winston's accuser goes public

    Sundance 2015: In 'The Hunting Ground,' Jameis Winston's accuser goes public
    When a group of Oregon football players chanted "No means no" after their Rose Bowl victory over Florida State, an unmistakable taunting reference to the rape accusations against Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston, the moment demonstrated how sexual...
  • Must-see Sundance doc "The Hunting Ground" paints a harrowing picture of campus rape

    The campus rape epidemic is given a face, dozens of them in fact, in "The Hunting Ground," director Kirby Dick's sobering investigation into the systematic silencing of sexual assault victims which premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival....
  • Sundance documentary paints a harrowing picture of campus rape

    PARK CITY, Utah — The campus rape epidemic is given a face, dozens of them in fact, in "The Hunting Ground," director Kirby Dick's sobering investigation into the systematic silencing of sexual assault victims which premiered Friday at the...
  • A survivor fears recent spotlight on rape may make it harder for other victims

    Kassie Edwards reported her rape. It wasn't much of a decision, really. She was attacked on Halloween 2008. Two months earlier, Edwards had transferred to Florida State University to be an African-American studies major, with dreams of eventually...
  • Justice Department explores taking action on violent Illinois youth centers

    Justice Department explores taking action on violent Illinois youth centers
    Illinois' troubled residential treatment centers for children and teens are drawing the attention of federal authorities after the Tribune documented hundreds of rape and assault allegations and found that state officials kept sending juvenile wards to...
  • Police: Man charged with child sex abuse 'used churches to vet' victims

    Police: Man charged with child sex abuse 'used churches to vet' victims
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake County News-Sun reports: A volunteer church mentor who has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child allegedly used at least two area churches to “build trust with the family and kids,&...
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner says painful to watch former TV dad Bill Cosby face assault allegations

    Malcolm-Jamal Warner says it's difficult to see Bill Cosby face allegations of sexual assault. Warner, who played Cosby's son Theo in the hit 1984-1992 sitcom "The Cosby Show," told Billboard magazine that the comedian has been an important mentor and...
  • Alleged rape victim testifies that she doesn't remember being sexually assaulted

    The alleged victim of a rape at Vanderbilt University has testified that she has no recollection of being sexually assaulted. The woman was a 21-year-old student majoring in neuroscience and economics in June 2013 and had recently begun seeing football...
  • No rape charge against 18-year-old in alleged attack near Winter Springs High

    No rape charge against 18-year-old in alleged attack near Winter Springs High
    SANFORD — Prosecutors have gathered DNA evidence against Winter Springs High School football players charged with raping a 16-year-old girl — but not the lone adult, a defendant dropped from the case Tuesday. Torreano Batton, 18, of Sanford...
  • Vernon Teen Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman After Party

    Vernon Teen Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman After Party
    VERNON — A Vernon teenager accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl after a party in an Ellington cornfield in November was arrested on Wednesday, according to police. Kyle Bjorklund, 19, of Skinner Road was charged with first-degree...