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Sexual Assault

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  • 2015 Virginia legislative session wraps up with ethics rules

    Virginia's 2015 legislative session is in the books. Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state's ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses....
  • Plainfield teacher charged with sexually assaulting student, officials say

    Plainfield teacher charged with sexually assaulting student, officials say
    Bail was set at $600,000 on Friday for a science teacher who has been accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old female student at Plainfield Central High School, according to the Will County state's attorney's office. Brian D. Smith, 32, was...
  • Ohio island's police chief accused of ignoring assault claim

    The police chief in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay was charged Friday with blocking an investigation into sexual assault claims against an officer more than a decade ago and lying to investigators. Put-in-Bay police Chief Ric Lampela...
  • Man accused of sexually assaulting woman, 93, appears before judge

    Man accused of sexually assaulting woman, 93, appears before judge
    A first-appearance court hearing was Thursday for the man charged in the assault of a legally blind 93-year-old woman in her Deerfield Beach apartment. Bond for Clyde Alvims Leandre, 22, was set for more than $1 million for some charges but revoked...
  • In prison for girl's sex assault, man convicted of seeking hit on prosecutor

    In prison for girl's sex assault, man convicted of seeking hit on prosecutor
    A man already serving 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl was convicted Thursday of trying to hire someone to kill one of the prosecutors in charge of his case, according to prosecutors and court records. Edward Carreon, 31,...
  • We must close the military sex-offender loophole

    Most Americans would find it chilling if a convicted sex offender were dropped into their neighborhood without warning, free to pick new victims at will. But apparently according to a recent report that's exactly what the United States military has...
  • Cops shoot sexual battery suspect in Five Guys parking lot

    Cops shoot sexual battery suspect in Five Guys parking lot
    A man wanted for sexually battering his girlfriend was shot and killed in a busy Lakeland parking lot Thursday as he fled from officers and attempted to pull a gun from his waistband, police said. David Cuevas, 42, was issued a warrant for sexual...
  • 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...
  • Allentown woman charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy

    Allentown woman charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy
    A 39-year-old woman was charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy in an Allentown home last week, according to court records. Rachel Warris, of the 600 block of Dixon Street, was charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a...
  • Former nurse did not violate probation, judge rules

    Former nurse did not violate probation, judge rules
    A nurse found guilty in 2008 of sexually assaulting patients did not substantially violate his probation by breaking his curfew in October 2014, an Orange County judge ruled Thursday. Kevin Laing, 53, was sentenced in 2008 to 15 years of probation for...