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Sexual Assault

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  • Wandering Eye: Maryland moves to recall Confederate plates, the next battery hope, and more

    Wandering Eye: Maryland moves to recall Confederate plates, the next battery hope, and more
    Sexual assault can have a lot of negative effects on a survivor long after the assault itself: For example, almost one-third of all rape victims develop post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in their life. Aside from PTSD, survivors can develop...
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill: Colleges must hold athletes linked to crimes accountable

    Sen. Claire McCaskill: Colleges must hold athletes linked to crimes accountable
    Sen. Claire McCaskill urged college athletics administrators meeting in Orlando on Wednesday to change what she called a broken system that discourages victims of sexual assault from speaking out against athletes. The Missouri Democrat, a former sex-...
  • Former Catonsville doctor settles civil lawsuit over assault allegations

    Former Catonsville doctor settles civil lawsuit over assault allegations
    A longtime Catonsville doctor who got a Maryland medical license despite a 1987 rape conviction – and whose case inspired a state law requiring physicians get background checks – has settled a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a female...
  • Vernon Hills man guilty of sexual abuse of a 12-year-old

    Vernon Hills man guilty of sexual abuse of a 12-year-old
    A Vernon Hills man was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse during a bench trial this week, but was found not guilty of a more serious charge of predatory criminal sexual assault. Victor Silva-Saldivar, 29, was accused of fondling a 12-year-old...
  • Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail

    Former Vanderbilt players in rape case released from jail
    Two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted in January of raping an unconscious fellow student and jailed have been released on bond. Melinda McDowell, spokeswoman for the Metro Nashville Jail, said Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey were...
  • Champaign officer charged with assaulting past girlfriends

    Authorities say the Champaign police officer selected last year's officer of the year has been charged with sexually assaulting two former girlfriends. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1TNg1VK ) 31-year-old Jerad Gale has been...
  • Oklahoma man convicted of illicit sexual conduct in Kenya

    A federal jury convicted an Oklahoma man on Friday of illicit sexual conduct with children at a Kenyan orphanage that specializes in caring for neglected children. Matthew Lane Durham, 20, of Edmond, was found guilty of multiple federal charges of...
  • Ex-Eastern Michigan athlete sentenced in sexual assault case

    A former member of Eastern Michigan's track and field team has been sentenced to eight months in jail in a sexual assault case. The Ann Arbor News reports (http://bit.ly/1H2UqVW ) Eli Burdette also was ordered Wednesday to be on probation for five...
  • South African judge lets Bob Hewitt appeal his jail sentence

    A judge in South Africa allowed former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt to appeal his six-year jail sentence on Friday for rape and sexual assault and extended his bail pending a higher court's decision. Judge Bert Bam ruled that he would...
  • Karate teacher accused of sexually assaulting former student

    A Vinton karate instructor has been accused of sexually assaulting a former student. Multiple news outlets report 48-year-old Richard Perez, the owner of Perez Kenpo Karate, was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of indecent liberties and...
  • New Jersey National Guard solider cleared of sex abuse

    Federal jurors have found a New Jersey Army National Guard soldier not guilty of sexually assaulting a female soldier. Thursday's verdict cleared 28-year-old Ioannis Karazoupis (eye-OWE'-niss kah-rah-ZOOP'-is) of Flemington, who has since been discharged...