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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • Case of alleged student rape at Morgan State still open

    Case of alleged student rape at Morgan State still open
    The city police investigation into the alleged rape of a Morgan State University student earlier this year remains open, contrary to a report by the university last week. The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation into Morgan's handling of...
  • Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted woman, held her captive for more than 12 hours

    Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted woman, held her captive for more than 12 hours
    A West Pullman man who prosecutors say sexually assaulted a woman and held her against her will for more than 12 hours beginning Tuesday night was ordered held on $300,000 bail Sunday. Darrick Williams, 53, of the 12800 block of South Peoria Street,...
  • 3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik

    3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik
    A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by a Saudi sheik's son in Los Angeles was charged Monday with conspiracy to extort one of the wealthiest men in Saudi Arabia of $20 million, prosecutors said. Leyla Ors, a 34-...
  • Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report

    Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report
    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson used the name of a retired NBA superstar to book an appointment with a massage therapist who he allegedly attempted to sexually assault at a Vernon Hills fitness center, according to a newly released police report....
  • Woman accused in $20-million extortion plot pleads not guilty

    Woman accused in $20-million extortion plot pleads not guilty
    A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by the son of a Saudi sheik pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of conspiring to extort $20 million from the man's family. Two attorneys, one of them once connected to...
  • Boys choir director pleads guilty to child pornography and sexual assault charges

    A longtime boys choir director in Pennsylvania facing child sexual-abuse charges and hundreds of counts of having child pornography pleaded guilty to three of the charges Monday in Monroe County Court in Stroudsburg. Kenneth B. "Bernard" Schade, 74,...
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Britain arrests hundreds of suspected pedophiles

    In a massive national dragnet, British police have arrested more than 600 suspected pedophiles who allegedly accessed pornographic images of children on the Internet, authorities said Wednesday. The sweep comes at a time of heightened sensitivity over...
  • Man charged with sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl in Lehigh County motel

    A Bethlehem Township man hit a 16-year-old girl in the head with a mallet last month in a motel room in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, and then sexually assaulted her, according to court records. Michael A. Burdo, 58, of the 2500 block of Brader...
  • 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...