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Sexual Assault

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  • Serial-rape suspect gets 7.5 years in prison

    Serial-rape suspect gets 7.5 years in prison
    A former Deltona firefighter accused of raping several women pleaded guilty Thursday in Volusia County and was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison, followed by a decade of sex-offender probation. Terry Lee Freeman Jr. was arrested in December, after an...
  • UC appoints Jewish student regent amid controversy

    For the second time in two years, passions surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts have entered an unlikely forum: the UC regents' selection of student representatives on the university governing board. The regents voted Wednesday for a Jewish...
  • One woman's journey to and across the US border

    FORT WORTH, Texas Edilsa Cano was fleeing sexual assault, kidnapping and death threats all from her own family when she left her village in Guatemala at 16. Now 21, she sees her own desperation in the tens of thousands of Central American children,...
  • Police: Stamford Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student

    Police: Stamford Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student
    STAMFORD — A high school English teacher accused of maintaining an inappropriate relationship with a student was arrested Thursday morning and charged with sexual assault, police said. Danielle Watkins, 32, of Norwalk, turned herself in Thursday...
  • Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman

    Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman
    Two Santa Barbara men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 62-year-old homeless woman earlier in the week, police said Thursday. Juan Carlos Herrera Romero, 30, and his cousin Gabino Andres Grande Romero, 26, were arrested on...
  • Former Coventry Fire Chief Sentenced To 10 Years For Sexual Relationship With Teen

    Former Coventry Fire Chief Sentenced To 10 Years For Sexual Relationship With Teen
    VERNON — When Joseph M. Carilli, a former South Coventry fire chief, carried on a two-year sexual relationship with a junior firefighter, he deceived not only the girl but the entire community, a Superior Court judge said Thursday. "Mr. Carilli...
  • Broward man sentenced for role in international child porn ring

    Broward man sentenced for role in international child porn ring
    A 79-year-old Oakland Park man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Thursday for his role in a notorious international group of pedophiles who filmed themselves sexually abusing young children and then trafficked the child pornography online....
  • University of Connecticut in $1.3 million settlement deal on sex assault lawsuit

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The University of Connecticut on Friday said it had reached a $1.3 million deal to settle a 2013 lawsuit filed by five current and former students charging that the school had mishandled claims of sexual assault and harassment. The...
  • UConn Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit For $1.28 Million

    UConn Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit For $1.28 Million
    The University of Connecticut will pay $1.28 million in a settlement with five former or current students who filed a federal lawsuit in November, charging that the university mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted. A statement...
  • Warren County man accused of having sex with child, videoing acts

    A Warren County man was charged Friday with aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child for allegedly having sex with a child and photographing the assaults. Ralph A. Atkinson, 38, of Knowlton Township, just south of Columbia,...
  • Judge Orders Appointment Of Guardian For Boy Accusing Parents Of Sexual Abuse

    HARTFORD — A Superior Court judge has ordered that a guardian be appointed to help determine whether a psychologically fragile child should be required to testify in the trial for two former Glastonbury men who have been accused of sexually...