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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • Wisconsin man held on $250K in Crystal Lake child sexual assault case

    Wisconsin man held on $250K in Crystal Lake child sexual assault case
    A Wisconsin man was ordered held on $250,000 bail today after being accused of sexually assaulting two juveniles in northwest suburban Crystal Lake. Jeffrey A. Vesely, 52, of Darien, Wis., was charged with three counts of predatory criminal sexual...
  • Man convicted in 36-year-old Williamsburg rape

    Sometimes, not following your office's standard practice — whether it be your company's or the state's — can be a good thing. Take the case of Mary Jane Burton, a former scientist at the Virginia Department of Forensic Science. We don't...
  • Florida woman, 80, fights off assailant with vacuum cleaner

    Florida woman, 80, fights off assailant with vacuum cleaner
    Authorities are looking for a man they say broke into an 80-year-old woman's home and would have sexually assaulted her if she hadn't fought him off with a vacuum cleaner, according to The Tampa Tribune. The man broke into the woman's Zephyrhills home...
  • Sex abuse case may spell end of football at New Jersey high school

    (Reuters) - The superintendent of a New Jersey school district that canceled this year's high school football season amid a hazing case that led to sexual assault charges said on Monday he is considering suspending the program in future years as well. ...
  • Minnesota earns back-to-back Big Ten victories

    Minnesota earns back-to-back Big Ten victories
    Anyone older than say, 80, might remember how good Minnesota football used to be. The Gophers have a long, storied football history — just not in this millennium. Did you know Minnesota won the very first Associated Press national title in 1936?...
  • 7 football players arrested in New Jersey hazing, sexual assault case

    7 football players arrested in New Jersey hazing, sexual assault case
    Seven high school football players have been arrested in a hazing scandal in central New Jersey, and three of them have been charged with sex crimes for assaults on freshman team members last month, prosecutors said. Six of the defendants, whose...
  • Analysis: NCAA faces critical decisions in ever-changing landscape of college sports

    WASHINGTON For decades, the National Collegiate Athletic Association aspired to be a part of the American identity. It was football tailgates, March Madness and healthy all-American sports competition that often gave kids a shot at college who wouldn't...
  • Penn State monitoring Sayreville hazing arrests

    Penn State monitoring Sayreville hazing arrests
    Seven New Jersey high school students have been charged following a string of sexual assaults in a hazing controversy that prompted officials to cancel the remainder of the school's football season. Six of the seven teenagers from Sayreville War...
  • 7 New Jersey students charged after hazing controversy

    7 New Jersey students charged after hazing controversy
    Seven New Jersey high school students have been charged following a string of sexual assaults in a hazing controversy that prompted officials to cancel the remainder of the school's football season, the New York Times reported on Friday. Six of the...