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Sexual Assault

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  • Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape

    Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape
    PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of sexually assaulting several girls at his former high school say there is a "treasure trove" of evidence proving the girls lied about the abuse, but the lawyers want further access to Facebook...
  • Volunteer firefighters accused of sex assault in Texas

    WAXAHACHIE, Texas Five volunteer firefighters face charges of aggravated sexual assault and a woman is accused of recording the January episode with her cellphone, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety arrest affidavit released Tuesday. During...
  • Former State Trooper Accused Of Rape Pleads No Contest

    Former State Trooper Accused Of Rape Pleads No Contest
    HARTFORD — A former state trooper accused of raping an 81-year-old woman at a Windsor Locks motel pleaded no contest to one count of first-degree sexual assault on Tuesday as part of an agreement with state prosecutors. Jeffrey LaPorto, 43,...
  • Brown releases sexual assault task force's final report

    Brown University has released the final report of the school's Sexual Assault Task Force with recommendations for handling sexual and gender-based harassment and violence. The report comes on the heels of a student protest in March for what some say...
  • Rolling Stone failure hurts movement to reform college rape reporting

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, April 7: The thoroughly discredited story about an alleged University of Virginia gang rape passed off by Rolling Stone magazine as investigative journalism was neither...
  • Furor over Rolling Stone rape article may leave mixed legacy

    The furor over a retracted Rolling Stone article may deter some rape victims from coming forward, but the national campaign to curb sexual assaults on college campuses will keep gaining strength, according to advocates who have been following the high-...
  • Fallout from Rolling Stone feared by advocates for sex assault victims

    Fallout from Rolling Stone feared by advocates for sex assault victims
    The retraction of a Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape has sent reverberations around the journalism industry and raised concerns about its effect on rape victims. An independent report by the Columbia Journalism Review found the piece was a...
  • Rape charge dropped against former Uber driver

     Rape charge dropped against former Uber driver
    Cook County prosecutors dropped charges Monday against a former Uber X driver accused of sexually assaulting a passenger, telling a judge they were acting after new evidence came to light. Maxime Fohounhedo, who has been in jail on $500,000 bail since...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Victim advocates hope Rolling Stone retraction won't slow bid to curb campus sexual assaults The furor over a retracted Rolling Stone article may deter some rape victims from coming forward, but the national campaign to curb sexual assaults on college...
  • Rape, reporting and Rolling Stone

    Rape, reporting and Rolling Stone
    The assignment was to write about what's come to be called a "rape culture" on college campuses. The "overarching point of the article," the reporter would later insist, was not one woman's horrific account of a fraternity gang rape at the University of...
  • Stay focused on reform

    An article about the University of Virginia published in November by Rolling Stone painted a violent and vulgar portrait of a gang rape at the school, putting a horrifying personal narrative to the problem of sexual assault on campuses nationwide....