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Sexual Assault

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  • Pennsylvania boys choir head pleads guilty to child sex assault

    Pennsylvania boys choir head pleads guilty to child sex assault
    (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania boys choir director has pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child and possessing child pornography and faces more than a decade in prison, authorities said on Tuesday. Kenneth Schade, 74, founder of the Singing Boys Choir,...
  • Cops: Man walked into home and fondled sleeping woman

    Cops: Man walked into home and fondled sleeping woman
    A 33-year-old man was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 after being charged with walking into a woman's Waukegan home over the weekend and fondling her as she slept, Waukegan police said today. About 7 a.m. Sunday, Waukegan police were called to the 2600...
  • Boys choir director pleads guilty to child pornography and sexual assault charges

    A longtime boys choir director in Pennsylvania facing child sexual-abuse charges and hundreds of counts of having child pornography pleaded guilty to three of the charges Monday in Monroe County Court in Stroudsburg. Kenneth B. "Bernard" Schade, 74,...
  • Settled, But Not Done

    University of Connecticut leaders did two smart things on Friday. They agreed to settle a federal lawsuit brought by five current or former students charging the school mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted, and they...
  • Cops: 'Pastor Pete' accused of raping clients of Eustis homeless shelter

     Cops: 'Pastor Pete' accused of raping clients of Eustis homeless shelter
    A pastor who founded a shelter for homeless women in Eustis has been accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to sexually assault three female clients, according to police. The allegations against Pedro L. Custodio, 44, known as "Pastor Pete" who...
  • UPDATE: Former Boy Scout leader faces 16 more counts of child sexual abuse

    UPDATE: Former Boy Scout leader faces 16 more counts of child sexual abuse
    July 16 update: Thomas George Seifert was charged with 16 additional counts of felony child sexual abuse Monday, according to the York-Poquoson's Sheriff's Office. The charges involve another teenage boy, a media release states.   A Boy Scout leader...
  • Seven Egyptian men sentenced to life for sex attacks, harassment

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Seven Egyptian men were jailed for life on Wednesday for attacking and sexually harassing women during rallies and celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square. The sentences were the longest since the president vowed to crack down on sexual...
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Assange

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault. Swedish prosecutors...
  • Britain arrests hundreds of suspected pedophiles

    In a massive national dragnet, British police have arrested more than 600 suspected pedophiles who allegedly accessed pornographic images of children on the Internet, authorities said Wednesday. The sweep comes at a time of heightened sensitivity over...
  • Man charged with sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl in Lehigh County motel

    A Bethlehem Township man hit a 16-year-old girl in the head with a mallet last month in a motel room in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, and then sexually assaulted her, according to court records. Michael A. Burdo, 58, of the 2500 block of Brader...