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Sexual Assault

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  • Co-defendant of ex-NFL star Sharper pleads not guilty

    A co-defendant of former NFL star Darren Sharper in Louisiana-based sexual assault cases pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court. Brandon Licciardi faces multiple charges in the federal case. They include allegations that he and Sharper intended to...
  • Stafford Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Child Faces Additional Charges

    ROCKVILLE — A Stafford man charged with inappropriately touching a child is facing additional charges after an examination of his cell phone turned up evidence of sexual assault, state police said. John J. Newton, 67, was charged with fourth-degree...
  • Correction: Spring Break-Sexual Assault story

    In a story April 12 about two men accused of sexually assaulting a woman during spring break, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the assault happened after an unrelated mass shooting. The woman was sexually assaulted between March 10 and 12,...
  • Students suspended after charges in beach sex assault

    Students suspended after charges in beach sex assault
    Two college students from Alabama's Troy University have been suspended after authorities discovered a cellphone video that allegedly shows them sexually assaulting a woman at a beach while a large crowd of spring-break revelers watches. Bay County...
  • Activists call for stricter checks of ride-hailing drivers

    The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women is urging ride-hailing services like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to come up with tougher background checks for their drivers. Mass NOW spokeswoman Katie Prisco-Buxbaum said the companies have...
  • Mom: Son arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State has mental illness

    Mom: Son arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State has mental illness
    The mother of a Wisconsin man accused of trying to join the Islamic State group says he's a mentally ill loner who often makes boastful comments to try to win acceptance. Federal prosecutors have charged Joshua Van Haften, 34, with trying to provide...
  • Broward taxi drivers: From DUI to burglary to assault

    Broward taxi drivers: From DUI to burglary to assault
    Would you climb into a taxicab with a convicted kidnapper? Hand your credit card to someone who'd been charged with identity theft? Let your child ride with a felon convicted of sexual battery? If you've taken a ride in a Broward taxi, limo, sedan or...
  • Community Day shows how justice system works in Baltimore

    Community Day shows how justice system works in Baltimore
    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby encouraged residents Saturday to openly discuss crime issues and play an active role in the justice system. During the first Community Day in Court, Mosby outlined what her office accomplished during her first...
  • Mom: Son accused of trying to join terror group mentally ill

    The mother of a Wisconsin man accused of trying to join the Islamic State group says he's a mentally ill loner who often makes boastful comments to try to win acceptance. Federal prosecutors have charged Joshua Van Haften, 34, with trying to provide...
  • Palatine man accused in sexual assault of child

    Palatine man accused in sexual assault of child
    A Palatine man has been charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, police said. Palatine police officials said Jose Alfredo Vargas-Guzman, 45, of the 800 block of North Bayside Drive, was accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-...
  • Attorney says Jameis Winston needs to mature

    The legal counsel for Jameis Winston said the potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft is ready for the NFL as a quarterback, but he still has "ground to cover" to be ready for the off-field transition. "Jameis is ready to be an NFL quarterback on the...