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Sexual Assault

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  • No bail for man charged with assaulting girl on CTA bus

    No bail for man charged with assaulting girl on CTA bus
    A Chicago man is being held without bail after, prosecutors say, he assaulted a 4-year-old girl while on his way home from registering as a sex offender. On Tuesday, Judex Colon allegedly boarded a CTA bus on Polk Street, sat down next to the girl&...
  • Jury Convicts Hartford Man In 20 Minutes

    Jury Convicts Hartford Man In 20 Minutes
    HARTFORD — A Hartford Superior Court jury took about 20 minutes Thursday to convict a Hartford bodega owner of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. Ruffino Fernandez, 57, faces up to 45 years in prison at his sentencing April 2. The jury...
  • Chicago Uber driver is second in 3 weeks to be charged with sex assault

    Chicago Uber driver is second in 3 weeks to be charged with sex assault
    An Uber driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a passenger in Chicago, the second such case there in less than three weeks. Adnan Nafasat, 46, of Villa Park, Ill., was charged Wednesday with criminal sexual assault, unlawful restraint and...
  • Former Patient Files Lawsuit Against St. Vincent's Hospital In Sex Assault Case

    BRIDGEPORT — Attorneys for a man who claims he was sexually assaulted by a nursing assistant while he was a patient at St. Vincent's Medical Center last year sued the hospital on Thursday seeking $25 million in damages. The patient, referred to...
  • Colts' Josh McNary Put On Commissioner's Exempt List After Rape Charge

    Colts' Josh McNary Put On Commissioner's Exempt List After Rape Charge
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts put Josh McNary on the commissioner's exempt list Thursday, less than 24 hours after prosecutors charged the backup linebacker with rape, criminal confinement with bodily injury and battery resulting in bodily...
  • Crime down in Oak Park, River Forest, reports indicate

    Crime down in Oak Park, River Forest, reports indicate
    The number of reported crimes decreased last year in Oak Park and River Forest, with Oak Park recording its lowest crime rate in the 42 years that comparable statistics have been collected, according to information released by the two villages....
  • Prosecutor files rape, confinement charges against backup Colts linebacker Josh McNary

    Prosecutors filed charges of rape, criminal confinement with bodily injury and battery resulting in bodily injury against Indianapolis Colts backup linebacker Josh McNary on Wednesday. Early Thursday morning, an attorney for McNary released a statement...
  • UNC wrestling coach questions how universities handle sexual assault allegations

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. On a campus facing federal scrutiny over its handling of sexual assault allegations, the UNC-Chapel Hill wrestling coach has been grappling with criticism over personal social media posts. C.D. Mock, in his 11th season as head coach...
  • Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary charged with rape

    Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary has been charged with rape in a criminal complaint filed Wednesday by prosecutors.  McNary, 26, is accused of sexually assaulting a 29-year-old woman in the early morning hours of Dec. 1. He is charged with...
  • Man sentenced in rape of passed-out victim at Allentown motel party

    Man sentenced in rape of passed-out victim at Allentown motel party
    Talking through tears, the mother of a girl authorities say was raped at a motel drinking party said she wished she could send her daughter's attacker to jail for the rest of his life. But because of a plea deal Eric Smith Jr. received last month, the...
  • For 2nd time in 3 weeks, driver for Uber charged with assaulting passenger

    For 2nd time in 3 weeks, driver for Uber charged with assaulting passenger
    For the second time in less than three weeks, an UberX driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a customer. Adnan Nafasat, 46, of Villa Park, was charged Wednesday with criminal sexual assault, unlawful restraint and kidnapping, according to...