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Sexual Assault

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  • More schools under investigation for campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has added five schools to a list of 71 colleges under investigation for their handling of campus sexual assault. Last updated July 2, the list reflects schools where at least one student...
  • Man gets 55 years in Englewood kidnapping, sexual assault

    Man gets 55 years in Englewood kidnapping, sexual assault
    A man previously convicted of kidnapping, was sentenced to 55 years in prison this month in the 2010 kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman on the South Side. Derrick Alexander, 33, was found guilty of criminal sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping...
  • Teen baby sitter faces 50 rape counts for abusing girls, cops say

    Teen baby sitter faces 50 rape counts for abusing girls, cops say
    A 15-year-old boy from Orlando faces 50 counts of capital sexual battery, accused of repeatedly abusing two girls, ages 6 and 7, while he was baby-sitting them, according to an Osceola County Sheriff's Office affidavit. According to the Sheriff's...
  • Bipartisan bill would tighten rules on campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation to streamline how colleges handle cases of sexual assault. The Campus Safety and Accountability Act would increase penalties for colleges that break federal laws and, among...
  • Warner joins bipartisan group to curb sexual assaults on campus

    Warner joins bipartisan group to curb sexual assaults on campus
    Sen. Mark Warner joined a bipartisan group sponsoring legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses Wednesday. Warner is joined in sponsoring the bill, called the Campus Safety and Accountability Act, with other high-profile...
  • Detroit Tigers' Evan Reed charged with sexual assault in casino hotel

    A Detroit Tigers pitcher now with the Toledo Mud Hens was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 45-year-old woman in March at a Motor City Casino Hotel room. Evan Reed, 28, met the woman about midnight March 30, when she and...
  • MLB roundup: Indians deal Masterson to Cardinals

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Indians deal Masterson to Cardinals The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder James Ramsey, the teams announced Wednesday. Masterson is 4-...
  • Senators earn an 'A' for plan to curb sexual assaults in college

    Senators earn an 'A' for plan to curb sexual assaults in college
    Sen. Marco Rubio doesn't have much time for Democrats. But he does have two daughters. And so it was that Wednesday morning, he found himself standing in solidarity with a bipartisan group of senators that included Democrats Kirsten Gillibrand and...
  • Campuses need a push to confront sexual assault

    If we want to do something about sexual assault on college campuses, first we have to deal with the excuse makers. These are the people who belittle sexual assault as youthful hanky-panky taken a little too far, who dismiss statistics or personal...
  • Vernon Hills police reports: Sex assault charges, wallet thief nabbed

    Vernon Hills police reports: Sex assault charges, wallet thief nabbed
    The following information was taken from Vernon Hills police reports: An 18-year-old Zion man was arrested July 8 in the 400 block of Hawthorn Center. He was charged with possession of cannabis. A 28-year-old Waukegan man was arrested July 8 in the...
  • Senators Urge NFL To Revise Ray Rice Sanctions

    Senators Urge NFL To Revise Ray Rice Sanctions
    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy wrote to the National Football League Friday urging the league to impose harsher sanctions on Baltimore Ravens runningback Ray Rice, who faces an assault charge in a domestic violence case. Rice is...