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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • Hundreds mourn 3 children killed in Philadelphia carjacking

    PHILADELPHIA Hundreds of people gathered at a rally and vigil Tuesday evening on the grassy lot where three children were killed by a carjacked SUV that veered out of control in Philadelphia last week. Cassandra Alexander, a relative who spoke on...
  • Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

    Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence. Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
  • Tigers' Reed charged with sexual assault

    The Sports Xchange Tigers' Reed charged with sexual assault Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed was charged on Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman at a Detroit hotel in March. Reed allegedly sexually assaulted an "incapacitated" woman...
  • Campus sexual assault: 'Shouldn't have waited this long' to address, official says

    WASHINGTON There have been more recorded federal investigations in the first half of 2014 into how colleges have handled campus sexual assault than in any single year before. At the helm of this crackdown sits Catherine Lhamon, who calls the numbers...
  • 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...
  • Sheriff's office clarifies WFTV report

    Sheriff's office clarifies WFTV report
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office took the adage "if you see something, say something" and applied it to a report by WFTV-Channel 9. The topic: Attempts to capture a suspect sought in a sexual battery at the Affinity Apartments in Winter Park. In...
  • Geneva doctor charged with sexual assault

    Geneva doctor charged with sexual assault
    A Geneva doctor whose medical license was suspended last month was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a woman he knew, authorities said. Mark Lewis, 55, a practicing physician and surgeon in Geneva, was charged with one count each of aggravated...
  • Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation

     Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation
    As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety. "I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
  • Second teen arrested in sexual assault of woman, 85, in San Jose

    The second suspect wanted in connection with the home break-in and sexual assault of an 85-year-old San Jose woman has been arrested, police said Monday. Investigators arrested the 16-year-old boy Friday in San Jose on suspicion of burglary and sexual...
  • Loyola University rolls out app for students dealing with sexual assault

    Loyola University rolls out app for students dealing with sexual assault
    This summer, incoming Loyola University students are getting a new digital tool to fight the sexual assault problem on college campuses. With funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, a group of Loyola administrators and students created "Here for...