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Sexual Assault

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  • Report: Few sex crimes prosecuted in southern Illinois

    Thousands of sex crimes reported to police in southern Illinois aren't being prosecuted, even though most victims can identify their attackers. A Belleville News-Democrat investigation finds (http://bit.ly/18eQGkI ) that 70 percent of the nearly 6,800...
  • Affidavit: Man admits leaving mall with missing Md. sisters

    A sex offender told investigators he left a Maryland shopping mall with two young sisters who disappeared in 1975 and later saw his uncle sexually assaulting one of the girls, according to newly unsealed police affidavits. Authorities have been searching...
  • Police: Neurologist charged with additional sex crimes

    A New Jersey neurologist has been charged with sexual assault in connection with a months-long investigation involving his patients. Authorities say Dr. Syed Jaffery turned himself in Thursday and faces charges of sexual assault, sexual contact,...
  • Pembroke Pines man accused of sex with child, 5

    Pembroke Pines man accused of sex with child, 5
    A Pembroke Pines man is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl over a two-year period. The now-10-year-old girl has come forward to accuse Boaz Philippe, 35, of sexual battery she says occurred when she was between the ages of five and seven,...
  • Madison Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault Charges

    Madison Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To  Sexual Assault Charges
    NEW HAVEN — At first, the 17-year-old football player's communication with the Madison high school teacher seemed harmless. They talked about current events, gym workouts and his senior quote in the yearbook. So when the teacher asked if she could...
  • Racine County teens accused in sexual assault of young girls

    Two Racine County teenagers are facing sexual assault charges after allegedly giving alcohol to two young girls at a party and having sex with them. The 17-year-old from Waterford was charged Thursday with first-degree sexual assault of a child, while...
  • Former nurse did not violate probation, judge rules

    Former nurse did not violate probation, judge rules
    A nurse found guilty in 2008 of sexually assaulting patients did not substantially violate his probation by breaking his curfew in October 2014, an Orange County judge ruled Thursday. Kevin Laing, 53, was sentenced in 2008 to 15 years of probation for...
  • Guard recruiter convicted in Tenn. armory shooting that hurt 3

    Guard recruiter convicted in Tenn. armory shooting that hurt 3
     A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee National Guard recruiter who opened fire inside an armory and wounded three people, rejecting his claim that he was trying to kill himself and started firing wildly when a soldier grabbed him from behind....
  • California again slams Kaiser for delays in mental health treatment

    California again slams Kaiser for delays in mental health treatment
    For the second time in two years, California regulators slammed HMO giant Kaiser Permanente for causing mental health patients, including some who were severely depressed or suicidal, to endure long delays for treatment. The state Department of...
  • Charges in 1986 country club golf pro's slaying dismissed

    A man recently charged in the 1986 killing of a popular country club golf pro had the charges against him thrown out on Friday because of an evidence error involving one of the victim's hairs. The Bennington County state's attorney dismissed the...
  • Man accused of sexually assaulting ex-girlfriend in Bucktown

    Man accused of sexually assaulting ex-girlfriend in Bucktown
    A 33-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend Thursday and then setting fire to a bathroom while she fled. Nathan Nissenbaum, of the 400 block of West Wrightwood Avenue, is still hospitalized but his case was before Judge James...