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Sexual Assault

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  • Man already charged in UVa student's abduction indicted on murder count, but no death penalty

    Nearly four months after his arrest in the disappearance of a missing University of Virginia student, Jesse Matthew Jr. has been indicted on a murder count in the case — but he won't face the death penalty and still has not been charged in the death...
  • Man tied to abduction of Hannah Graham charged with murder

    Nearly four months after his arrest in the disappearance of a missing University of Virginia student, Jesse Matthew Jr. has been indicted on a murder count in the case -- but he won't face the death penalty and still isn't charged in the death of...
  • Hampton man accused of sexually assaulting teen

    Hampton man accused of sexually assaulting teen
    A 20-year-old Hampton man was arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a teen girl, police said. Kaelan Long, of the first block of Sunny Meade Cove, was arrested Jan. 29 and charged with one count each of taking indecent liberties with a child,...
  • U.S. looks to detain more mother, child migrants, sometimes for months

    WASHINGTON An almost-abandoned practice of holding migrant mothers and children in prisonlike settings is not only back but also is surging as the U.S. government continues to struggle with the wave of migrants fleeing violence in Central America. The...
  • Ex-Bull Brunson expected to stand trial on sex abuse charges

    Ex-Bull Brunson expected to stand trial on sex abuse charges
    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson could go to trial next month on sexual abuse charges after his attorney and prosecutors said in court Tuesday that a plea deal appears unlikely. Brunson, 42, has pleaded not guilty to attempting to sexually assault a...
  • Correction: Muslim Leader-Arrest story

    In a Feb. 17 story about a lawsuit accusing the head of the Institute of Islamic Education in Elgin, Illinois, of sexual abuse, The Associated Press, based on information from the plaintiffs' law firm, erroneously referred to an umbrella group, the...
  • State's Attorney Mosby not personally prosecuting sex offender

    State's Attorney Mosby not personally prosecuting sex offender
    As a candidate for Baltimore State's Attorney, Marilyn Mosby said the city's then-top prosecutor needed to personally take on the case of Nelson Bernard Clifford – a sex offender who has been acquitted at trial four times on sex offense charges...
  • House, Senate seek balance on campus assault bills

    RICHMOND – The Virginia House and Senate each passed a series of reforms Tuesday that are meant to fight on-campus sexual assaults. Key to the debate is just how campus officials and police proceed when a victim talks to professors or other...
  • Trial in Mundelein child sex assault case moved to March

    Trial in Mundelein child sex assault case moved to March
    A trial date of March 16 has been set for a 74-year-old Mundelein man charged with the repeated sexual assault of a minor under the age of 13. Bobby Tinkes has pleaded not guilty to four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, Class X felonies that...
  • June trial date set for man accused of killing Virginia student Hannah Graham

    June trial date set for man accused of killing Virginia student Hannah Graham
    The Charlottesville-area man accused of killing University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham is scheduled to stand trial on first-degree murder and other charges June 29. An Albemarle County judge set the trial date during Jesse Matthew's appearance...
  • Ex-Maywood cop's misconduct conviction is dismissed by DuPage judge

    Ex-Maywood cop's misconduct conviction is dismissed by DuPage judge
    An ex-Maywood police officer who was acquitted of charges that he sexually assaulted a woman while on duty now also has been cleared of a misconduct charge, his attorney said Wednesday. In November, Deon Sams had been found not guilty of the alleged...