| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:45 PM
NEW LONDON — A 37-year-old man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly tried to sexually assault a 9-year-old girl and then a 15-year-old boy who attempted to stop him.
According to police, Clayton Denny, of no known address, restrained the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:05 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Aldon Smith drew a larger-than-anticipated nine-game suspension from the NFL on Friday, a day after commissioner Roger Goodell outlined a stronger stance toward violations of the league's personal-conduct policy.
Smith, the 49ers'...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:37 AM
A 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the Park Manor neighborhood Thursday morning, according to police.
She was in an alley when a man approached her on a mountain bike and assaulted her in a nearby gangway.
The attack happened about 11:30 a....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:18 PM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced sweeping changes to the NFL personal-conduct policy Thursday, writing in a letter to NFL owners obtained by The Baltimore Sun that discipline for domestic violence incidents will increase significantly.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 1:21 AM
(Reuters) - An Oklahoma City police officer accused of raping or sexually assaulting at least six women while on patrol was released from jail after posting $500,000 bond on Friday, officials said.
Daniel Holtzclaw, 27, a three-year veteran of the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:15 PM
War Machine, the mixed martial arts fighter accused of beating his ex-girlfriend, adult film star Christy Mack, in Las Vegas, is facing a slew of felony charges that could put him away for the rest of his life.
Born Jonathan Koppenhaver, the Simi Valley...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A former state trooper who is accused of raping an 81-year-old woman at a Windsor Locks motel in June was the subject of four internal affairs investigations before he was fired in December 2010, according to disciplinary documents released to The Courant...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:55 PM
To address the problem of rape on campuses, California colleges and universities would have to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity under a proposal passed by state lawmakers Thursday.
If signed by Gov....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:52 PM
A Lehigh County judge on Friday sentenced an Upper Macungie man to a time-served to 23-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl, and banned him from visiting playgrounds or having any unsupervised contact with children under 18....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:55 PM
More than two years ago, a young woman was startled in the middle of the night by the sound of her bedroom window sliding shut. She said she awoke to find a man standing over her bed, preparing a brutal attack.
The man tied her up and threatened to kill...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:47 PM
As thousands of young people arrive at Virginia's colleges and universities for the start of a new semester, campus officials have a responsibility to maintain a safe environment for students. That includes protecting them from sexual violence, a...